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Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World

Written by Ben Handicott

Illustrated by Lucy Letherland

Part of the Atlas of Series

Key Stage 2 Adventure Stories The Natural World

LoveReading View on Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2018

Stunning, large scale illustrations capture some of the most thrilling places to visit in the world. Broad in its vision and range, this incredible Atlas includes both natural and man made places. The juxtaposition of the two is an excellent way of celebrating both. Readers can be amazed by Pantanal, the astonishing tropical Brazilian wetland with its vibrant and original wildlife. And they can be equally impressed by the Great Wall of China or Machu Picchu, two man made structures that have survived over hundreds of years. Examples of Wonders of the World are taken from all around the world making this an exceptional journey of exploration and adventure in a visual format that makes it fun to visit and re-visit looking for cleverly illustrated details on every spread.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for November 2018: 

Mince Spies by Sophie Corrigan

Hampstead the Hamster by Michael Rosen

The Antlered Ship by Dashka Slater

Atlas Adventures: Wonders of the World by Ben Handicott

Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration by Leonard S. Marcus

The Dog that Saved Christmas by Nicola Davies


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Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World Synopsis

From the team behind the best-selling Atlas of Adventures comes this awe-inspiring journey of discovery. Travel around the world to scale the Eiffel Tower, trek the Great Wall of China, and raft through the Yosemite Valley. Showcasing the globe's most impressive landscapes, iconic buildings and evocative antiquities from both the modern and ancient worlds, this is the most wonderful Atlas adventure yet!

Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World Press Reviews

Praise for the Atlas of Adventure series:

"Stylish, funny and clever" ~ Fiona Noble, The Bookseller on Atlas of Animal Adventures

"Lucy Letherland’s stylish illustrations fill the pages with action and detail, making them a delight to explore" ~ Books for Keeps on Atlas of Adventures, Book of the Week

"Every pages has dramatic eye-catching illustrations" ~ The Irish Examiner on Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786032171
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: Ben Handicott
Illustrator: Lucy Letherland
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 96 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Adventure Stories, Geography, The Natural World

About Ben Handicott

BEN HANDICOTT studied linguistics and education before heading off to learn Vietnamese and Mandarin over a number of years living in Asia. On his return home he published travel books for Lonely Planet and now looks to pass on his love of travel, food and language to his own children.

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