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Books in the series: Lonely Planet Kids

Bug Atlas

Bug Atlas

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2021

The third in our award-winning Atlas series, following Dinosaur Atlas and Animal Atlas, Lonely Planet Kids' Bug Atlas focuses on the magical miniature world of creepy crawlies. Continent by continent, we take a tour around the globe to uncover fascinating bugs, insects, scorpions, spiders and other icky things that live around, alongside - and often even on - us. Maps show where the critters live, while gatefolds and flaps open to reveal their wonderful, and sometimes very weird, mini lives. From spiders the size of dinner plates, stick insects as long as golf clubs and mega-ant colonies that stretch across countries to cannibal mantises, zombie ants, giant millipedes, beautiful butterflies, shiny iridescent beetles and more, this is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of the world of bugs. As with previous titles in this series, Bug Atlas features a mixture of art and photography, densely packed with information and illustrated with incredible images. Features include: Detailed maps of every continent showing where all the fascinating bugs live. Data boxes for each amazing species, listing its name, size, habitat, diet and more. Life-size elements, both big and small, showing you just how enormous a goliath-bird eating spider is (you don't want to know) to tiny bugs that share our homes almost unnoticed. Incredible macro photography revealing the minute detail of these minibeasts Animal Adaptations - Showing how each species is perfectly adapted for its environment, including the amazing camouflage of leaf insects. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Future Worlds

Future Worlds

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Anna Claybourne Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2021

Ever wondered what life will be like 100 years from now? Based on the latest in scientific thinking, Future Worlds will tell you just that, covering everything from the forms of transport we will use, the jobs we will do to how and what we will eat. Welcome to the future... Packed full of incredible facts, written by Anna Claybourne and illustrated by Rob Ball, you'll get the chance to truly imagine the world in which we will one day live. With full-page gatefolds and flaps to lift that reveal extra information, there's plenty of scope for kids and adults alike to envision the future of Planet Earth. Predict what our cities will look like, how we'll keep ourselves entertained, whether we might end up colonizing other worlds, how we might combat the effects of climate change and lots more. This is a new Lonely Planet guide to the world - just one that doesn't exist yet. Contents: Life in the Future Age of the Robots Cities Homes Entertainment Future Foods Transport Fashion Health and Medicine Education and Jobs Space Travel & Holidays Saving the Planet About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Love Around The World Family and Friendship Around the World

Love Around The World Family and Friendship Around the World

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Alli Brydon Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Introduce children to the wonderful ways love is expressed in different cultures and countries across the globe. From gifting lunch boxes in Japan to adorning brides with beautiful henna designs in India, writing someone a loving poem on Sinterklaas in the Netherlands or lighting a lantern on the Chinese New Year, Love Around The World shows the ways family and friendship are celebrated around the world. This colourful, 32-page book fully explores the themes of family and friendship all around the world. With beautifully-written words by Alli Brydon and exquisite illustrations by Wazza Pink, children will be taken on a journey to a wide variety of cultures and different ways of life. From Wales to Iran to Japan, love is, after all, a universal language. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Infographic Guide to the Globe

Infographic Guide to the Globe

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2020

What is the most popular pet in the world? Where is the hottest place on Earth? When was the first country formed? Learn these and dozens of other fascinating facts about the planet and its people with this dynamically-illustrated and informative guide, with 48 colourful pages packed to the brim with graphs and charts about the world in which we live. Topics covered in the book include: The Earth's distance from the sun Record-breaking weather Largest and smallest countries Awesome animals World religions The World Wide Web Planets in motion And much, much more. With out-of-this-world illustrations by Gwen Keraval and intriguing facts compiled by Eliza Berkowitz, this is an enjoyable learning resource for both adults and kids alike. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The World of Adventure Sports

The World of Adventure Sports

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Emma Carlson Berne Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2020

An adrenaline-fuelled guide to extreme sports for kids, including snowboarding, skydiving, BMXing, rock climbing and much more. As well as a general introduction to each sport, discover star athletes such as Shaun White, Chloe Kim and Danny Way, a list of essential slang, a timeline of the sport's development and a rundown of global hotspots - all accompanied by rad street-art graphics and epic photos. Soar through the air like a bird, ride the waves and scale mountain heights as you explore what exactly it means to do an extreme sport. Brave the elements with dare and skill as you follow athletes skydiving, rock climbing, skiing, paragliding, scuba diving and much more, discovering the best places on earth to get the adrenaline pumping. With words by Emma Carlson Bernie and fun illustrations throughout, this bright and colourful guide is a great introduction to adventure sports for both kids and adults alike. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Kids' Survival Guide Practical Skills for Intense Situations

Kids' Survival Guide Practical Skills for Intense Situations

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2020

What animals will you encounter in the forest? How do you avoid a bear attack? Where do you find water in the desert? How do you build shelter on an island? This handy guide is packed with tips and tricks to survive in the wilderness, from gathering supplies, to reading a map and even escaping quicksand! Bear Grylls eat your heart out! With words from celebrated author Ben Hubbard and illustrations and infographics scattered throughout, this exciting and practical guide is a great introduction for kids on how to handle themselves in the wild. Chapters are divided into different habitats (deserts, mountains, forests, desert islands and tundra), and there is an initial chapter on essential survival tips in the wild. Useful topics touched upon here include basic first aid, how to navigate using the sun and using knots to escape sticky situations. With chapters ranging from how to survive a shark attack, to building a mountain shelter to avoid the cold and navigating using the stars in the desert, this is the quintessential survival guide for young readers wanting to explore the natural world. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Amazing World Atlas

Amazing World Atlas

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Alexa Ward Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2020

Bringing planet earth to life, this colourful and fun addition to Lonely Planet Kids takes you on a trip around the world that you'll never forget. Filled with continental and regional maps, lively text, an entry for every country on the planet, plus mind-blowing facts, and an emphasis on the species that live on our planet, this is an essential resource for young readers wanting to learn about the world. With 240 pages of illustrated maps, engaging infographics, mind-blowing photography and a large dose of humour, this fun and informative world guide, written by children's author and wildlife enthusiast Alexa Ward, is the definitive guide to what our planet is really like. From exploration of indigenous peoples all over the globe, to illustrations of festivals in Brazil and each country's individual history, young readers will be enticed to go on a journey to some of the furthest corners of the globe, learning intriguing facts as they go. Take a trip around the world that you'll never forget with the Amazing World Atlas! About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Brain Teasers on the Go

Brain Teasers on the Go

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Cards Release Date: 09/10/2020

Who's the biggest smarty pants in your family? Find out with Brain Teasers On The Go, a selection of puzzles, challenges and games suitable for all members of the family. With 40 reusable wipe-clean cards and an erasable pen, this fun addition to Lonely Planet Kids is suitable for long car journeys, quick trips to the shops and everything in between. A must-pack addition on any family trip, it comes stored in a small and portable handy box, easily fits inside hand-luggage and can be deployed within seconds! With mind-bending riddles, challenging puzzles and much more besides, this is a great test for both kids and adults alike; perfect for rainy days, long journeys or chill-out time on the beach. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Cities - Then & Now

Cities - Then & Now

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Joe Fullman Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2020

This fun and colourful lift-the-flap book gives a unique insight into how cities looked in the past, compared to how they look now. With ancient cities and ruins including Pompeii, Great Zimbabwe and Babylon, discover how history has shaped our planet's urban areas and changed them over time. Featured cities include: Thebes in Egypt (c. 900 BCE) - Shows the ancient Egyptian capital of Thebes compared to the modern city of Luxor. Featured elements include the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor and King Tutankahmun's Tomb in the Valley of the Kings Constantinople, Turkey (c. 550) - Highlights the capital of the Eastern Roman/Byzantine Empire as it looked at its peak in the 6th century, with its giant hippodrome compared with the modern city of Istanbul Aarhus, Denmark (c. 950) - Showcases the Viking city of Aarhus as it was in the 10th century, compared to the port city that has grown up in its place Tenochtitlan, Mexico (c. 1521) - Exhibits the vast capital of the Aztecs as it was at the moment of the Spanish invasion compared to the cosmopolitan Mexico City which was built on top of it Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (c. 1565) - Explores the Brazilian city as it looked at the moment of its foundation, still largely covered in tropical jungle, to how it looks now London, United Kingdom (c. 1666) - Delves into how London has changed since the time of the Great Fire of London to the present day And much, much more! About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Our Extreme Earth

Our Extreme Earth

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Anne Rooney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2020

From the otherworldly landscapes of the Atacama Desert to the thundering Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, journey to jaw-dropping habitats around the world and learn about the people and creatures that have adapted to living in such extreme environments. With mind-blowing facts to be amazed by, incredible photographs throughout and advice on protecting ecosystems for future generations, this book is a fantastic and entertaining read for children. From the world's highest sand dunes in Iran's inhospitable Lut Desert, the hottest place on Earth, to the world's only marine iguanas in the remote and volcanic Galapagos Islands, writer Anne Rooney charts a course to some of the planet's most unique ecosystems. Accompanied by incredible full-colour photographs throughout, kids will stumble upon lush rainforests, mighty mountains, scorched deserts and much more. From the kaleidoscopic corals of the Great Barrier Reef to untouched tropical rainforests in Papua New Guinea, no corner of our extreme earth is left unturned! About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The Ocean Book Explore the Hidden Depth of Our Blue Planet

The Ocean Book Explore the Hidden Depth of Our Blue Planet

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Derek Harvey Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/09/2020

Dive into the unexplored depths of the deep blue sea and discover its secrets with this trusty and beautifully-illustrated guide by Lonely Planet Kids. Meet the amazing animals, birds and plants that live in our oceans, the habitats in which they live, then learn about the harmful effects climate change, oil spills and plastic waste can have on them - plus, what you can do to help future generations! From the odd-shaped head of the great hammerhead shark to the hairy strips of baleen in a baleen whale's mouth, meet some of the ocean's oddest creatures and discover how they have evolved to live and thrive under the sea. Journey from the colourful coral reefs of the Indian Ocean to the wild waves of freezing Antarctica, covering everywhere from sandy beaches, deserted open seas and mile-deep trenches in-between. Learn all about the history of how the oceans came to be, as well as the sunken cities that were claimed by them, then understand just how powerful the force of water can be as you explore tides, waves, tsunamis and currents. After dropping anchor like the pirate Jack Sparrow on tropical, palm-fringed islands, end with a lesson on how humans have been using and abusing our oceans throughout the years, and what we can do to help protect them for the future. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The Complete Guide to Space Exploration

The Complete Guide to Space Exploration

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/09/2020

To infinity and beyond! This out-of-the-world adventure takes young explorers on a voyage of discovery across the universe. From the first satellites to the Moon landings, and from Mars rovers to the possible colonisation of other planets, this handy reference provides an overview of space exploration past, present and future. Packed with amazing photos and infographics throughout, author Ben Hubbard provides young readers aged nine and above with all the tools they need for space exploration. Starting with a timeline of space exploration throughout the years, he then explores famous events such as the 'Space Race' and the first Moon landings, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took the first steps on the Moon's surface in 1969. Young readers will then discover so-called traveller's guides to all eight planets in our Solar System (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune), the icy dwarf planet Pluto and the Sun, as well as asteroids and comets. You'll then end with a search for extraterrestrial life, the failures with previous space travel and what the future of space exploration might look like. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

How Ships Work

How Ships Work

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Clive Gifford Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/09/2020

The latest in our How... series takes to the waves to reveal the wonders of ships, boats and ferries and answers the questions of how they do what they do, what they're used for and how they have changed over time. Featuring fantastic artwork by celebrated illustrator James Gulliver Hancock, words by author Clive Gifford and loads of flaps to lift, this is the quintessential kids guide to all things ships! Raise anchor as you set sail through the ages, from wooden paddle boats and tiny coracles to swanky mega-yachts with helipads and paddle steamers in this companion to How Airports Work and How Trains Work. From gigantic cruise liners to beautiful sailing ships, young readers will travel through history and around the world to find out everything they ever wanted to know about ships. Lift the flaps to unfurl papyrus sails on an Ancient Egyptian ship sailing up the Nile, tour a historic Spanish galleon, zoom across the water at almost 320 miles per hour in a speedboat, and much more. See how ships stay afloat, cultivate wind power, and navigate using just the stars. Learn all about how the first simple boats carved out of tree trunks evolved into the giant super yachts and cruise liners of today, and take a look at the limitless possibilities of the ships of the future. How Ships Work is jam-packed with amazing facts and awesome illustrations, and was created in consultation with the National Maritime Museum, UK. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Animal Championships

Animal Championships

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Kate Baker Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

Did you know that the cheetah can accelerate faster than a racing car - or that a peregrine can swoop at prey at speeds of almost 260kph (160mph)? These are just some of the incredible facts you'll discover as 50 of the world's most awesome animal athletes compete in their very own athletics championships. From the fastest runner and deepest diver to the loudest screecher and greediest guzzler, this is a sporting contest like no other! With light-hearted text by Kate Baker, quirky illustrations by Andres Lozano and loads of flaps to lift, this interactive book will keep kids amused for hours. What's more, with plenty of fun facts and figures dotted throughout, including where the animals live, what they like to do and their claim to fame in the animal kingdom, this is an invaluable learning resource as well as a whole lot of fun. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Marzia Accatino Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

From monster-slewing heroes to ancient accounts of gods and goddesses from all around the world, such as Thor and Odin, the beautifully illustrated follow-up to Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts is a fun and fascinating journey through the realms of mythology, enthralling with tales of creation, legendary fables, gods and beasts. Accompanied by engaging text by Marzia Accatino, Laura Brenella's captivating illustrations take you on a voyage of discovery all over the globe. Guided by the centaur Chiron, young readers will vault across the world to learn about the powers and weaknesses of the gods, the adventures of the great heroes, the best ways to befriend strange creatures, and the most useful tricks for escaping terrible monsters. From Norse legends of valiant Valkyries preparing for battle to the powers of Ancient Egypt's gods and goddesses, this is an exciting introduction to the world of gods, goddesses and heroes for young kids. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Lift-the-Flap Atlas

Lift-the-Flap Atlas

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Kate Baker Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This interactive and colourful atlas takes young readers on a hands-on journey all around the world. Each page turned brings a new continent to life with a total of more than 100 flaps to lift, beautifully detailed illustrations, and fun facts about different cultures, species of wildlife and places to visit along the way. Written by Kate Baker and accompanied by wonderful artwork from Liz Kay, learning about the world has never been so fun or easy. Starting your globetrotting adventure in the frozen Arctic tundra of North America, you'll discover where the world's longest skating rink is located, where you can swim with pigs and what exactly 'dog mushing' is. You'll then travel on to South America to meet Amazonian Indian tribes, anacondas, toucans and more. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, you'll explore Dracula's spooky castle, the world's biggest snow fort and the story behind Norway's trolls before peeping inside the treasure-filled tomb of Tutankhamun and meeting some of the animal kingdom's world record breakers in Africa. Next, you'll visit the mesmerising Taj Mahal, see where cuddly giant pandas hang out and scare yourself silly with the legend of the 'Kappa' river monster in Asia, then head down under to Oceania for vast coral reefs, Polynesian gods and famous explorers. You'll finish your intrepid journey with a trip to the planet's coldest continent, Antarctica, for tales of South Pole adventurers, wild weather and more. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Phrases - French

First Phrases - French

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2020

Get talking with this fun and accessible guide to French, perfect for any young learner. Topics include greetings, describing your family, discussing school, hobbies, pets, favourite foods, asking for directions and much more. With a simple introduction to the language and easy-to-follow pronunciation guides, this book makes French as easy as un, deux, trois! With 168 bright and colourful pages packed full of new words and phrases, such as 'Where are you going?' 'Where do you live?', 'What is your name?', 'How old are you?', 'I would like to buy a postcard' and many more. Each phrase is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple but clear pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun, informative and easy to learn and digest. Its small size makes it a handy addition to any trip to any French-speaking destination. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Phrases - Spanish

First Phrases - Spanish

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2020

Get talking with this fun and accessible guide to Spanish, perfect for any young learner. Topics include greetings, describing your family, discussing school, hobbies, pets, favourite foods, asking for directions and much more. With a simple introduction to the language and easy-to-follow pronunciation guides, this book makes Spanish as easy as uno, dos, tres! With 168 bright and colourful pages packed full of new words and phrases, such as 'Where is the beach?', 'What did you do on the weekend?', 'What is your name?', 'How old are you?' and many more. Each phrase is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple but clear pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun, informative and easy to learn and digest. Its small size makes it a handy addition to any trip to a Spanish-speaking destination. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Phrases - Italian

First Phrases - Italian

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2020

Get talking with this fun and accessible guide to Italian, perfect for any young learner. Topics include greetings, describing your family, discussing school, hobbies, pets, favourite foods, asking for directions and many more. With a simple introduction to the language and easy-to-follow pronunciation guides, this book makes Italian as easy as uno, due, tre! With 168 bright and colourful pages packed full of new words and phrases, such as 'How much does this cost?', 'How old are you?', 'I would like to buy a ticket', 'We are going to the park' and many more. Each phrase is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple but clear pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun, informative, and easy to learn and digest. Its small size makes it a handy addition to any trip to any Italian-speaking destination. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

A Place Called Home Look Inside Houses Around the World

A Place Called Home Look Inside Houses Around the World

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Kate Baker Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/05/2020

Take a sneak peek inside homes from all around the world with this charming lift-the-flap book, written by Kate Baker and beautifully illustrated by Rebecca Green. From cosy wooden houses in snow-blanketed Greenland to traditional Maasai mud huts in East Africa, young children will discover different ways of living across the globe and get a unique glimpse into diverse cultures and communities. Suitable for children aged three and upwards, the colourful artwork is filled with fun details, helping to bring these miniature worlds to life. With flaps on every page allowing kids the chance to open doors, peep through windows and uncover what makes each distinct culture tick, this book encourages kids to be curious about our diverse world. Whether it's Mongolian yurts in the rolling plains of the Gobi Desert or raised jungle homes in the wilds of the Amazon Rainforest, A Place Called Home will take you on a journey all around the world to see how other people live. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Airports

Airports

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 15/05/2020

The holiday begins at the airport, and in this fun introduction to air travel for very young children, find out all about what happens before and after you take to the skies. Packed full of vivid, eye-catching illustrations by James Gulliver Hancock and easy-to-read, simple text, this engaging book is a great introduction to the wonderful world of planes and airports. From checking in your bags to walking through the body scanner at security, this book delves into all the goings on at airports, as well as preparing the plane, what happens during the flight and landing safely. Readers will take a closer look inside the aeroplanes themselves, including a peek inside the cockpit! As part of a series which also includes Cities and Trains, this is an exciting and inspiring introduction to the world of airports and air travel for very young children. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

How Airports Work Activity Book

How Airports Work Activity Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2020

Get ready to explore airports inside and out in this jam-packed activity and sticker book! Design your own passport, get through the runway maze, colour in a futuristic airport, unscramble anagrams, fill the skies with aeroplane stickers and much more. With over 200 stickers, bright illustrations and amazing facts about airports around the world, this is the perfect way to keep kids occupied whether on your travels or at home! Flying can be an exciting way to travel, and there's plenty of inspiration throughout this book for learning about airports and air travel. With vivid illustrations by James Gulliver Hancock of baggage systems, in-flight meals and the plane's entertainment systems to name but a few, young kids will find plenty to keep them occupied and challenged. They can decorate and design their own airports, and with 48 pages of activities and over 200 stickers, there's plenty of fun to be had at home or in the air! Activities include: Navigating your way through the baggage carousel maze Draw your own in-flight entertainment with felt-tip pens Spot the two identical airline meals on board the flight Colour in the aeroplane and design your own airline logo Add stickers to complete the air hangar jigsaw Find the odd plane out in the airport scene And much, much more! About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

How Cities Work Activity Book

How Cities Work Activity Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2020

Get ready to explore cities inside and out in this jam-packed activity and sticker book! Design your own futuristic building, untangle the cyclists, spot the missing spanners at the building site, use stickers to fill the zoo with animals and much more. With over 200 stickers, colourful illustrations by renowned illustrator James Gulliver Hancock and amazing facts about cities around the world, this new activity book, based on the artwork from the bestselling How Cities Work, is a fun new release for kids. With so much going on in a city environment, there's plenty of scope here to discover, explore and get creative. Packed with amazing facts about the inner workings of the city as well as wonderful illustrations of scenes including rush-hour traffic, high-rise life and even a cat stuck up a tree, kids will find plenty to keep them occupied and challenged either at home or on the road. They can decorate and design their own cityscape scenes, and with 48 pages of activities and stickers galore, there's plenty of fun to be had! Activities include: Search and find in a busy cityscape scene Colour in a high-rise skyscraper with felt-tip pens Spot the difference between two pictures of 'Fluffy' the cat stuck up a tree Add stickers to the community garden Design your own protest posters Complete a city-themed word search And much, much more! About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Cities

Cities

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 15/05/2020

In this fun and light-hearted introduction to cities, find out about different styles of houses, types of transport, places to visit, emergency services and much more. From skyscrapers to museums, and rooftop gardens to houseboats, discover what makes cities tick around the clock with this engaging book. With bright, bold and colourful illustrations by James Gulliver Hancock and easy-to-read text throughout, toddlers and very young children will gain an invaluable insight to how urban areas work. Covering a range of topics from housing to sporting events and everything in between, this is perfect for curious young minds to learn more about the world. As part of a series which also includes 'Airports' and 'Trains', this is the perfect introduction to cities for infants and very young children. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Trains

Trains

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 15/05/2020

Full steam ahead! From underground trains, luxury safari trains and speedy Japanese Shinkansen trains, explore EVERY different type of train available in this colourful book for very young children (aged 0-2), as well as railway stations, the history of trains and much more. With eye-catching illustrations and easy-to-read text, this is an engaging introduction for little train-lovers. Starting with the first trains pulled by horses, explore the history of trains right up to the modern day. Discover steam trains powered by coal, sleeper trains with beds for a good night's kip as well as super speedy modern trains with buffet cars and hi-tech engines. And it's not just the trains themselves; explore the whole process of train travel throughout this fun, colourful book, from ticket purchase to boarding to what you can do on the actual journey itself. As part of a series which also includes Airports and Cities, this is an exciting and inspiring introduction to the world of trains and train travel for very young children. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

World's Coolest Jobs Discover 40 awesome careers!

World's Coolest Jobs Discover 40 awesome careers!

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Anna Brett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2020

From dinosaur palaeontologist and snake-venom collector to water slide tester, Tower of London Ravenmaster, octopus keeper and panda nanny, discover the most fun, surprising and enjoyable jobs found on planet Earth - and see just how different and amazing the world of work can be. Find out how to be a: Motion capture actor and bring to life monsters, animals and more Snake venom collector and collect poison from deadly serpents with your hands Wildlife photographer and capture the world's most incredible creatures on film Professional magician and tour the world inspiring mystery and wonder Costume designer and bring famous film and stage characters to life Sand sculptor and spend your days creating amazing sandcastles out of sand and water London Dungeon actor and scare people silly through hundreds of years of history Wax sculptor and recreate the world's most famous people for Madame Tussauds Computer game designer and create new and exciting virtual worlds to explore Hot air balloon pilot and take to the skies like a giant bird Dinosaur palaeontologist and dig up huge prehistoric fossils all around the world Ostrich babysitter and look after these feisty flightless birds Volcanologist and study the Earth's lava-spewing secrets NASA astronaut and explore everything from asteroids to auroras deep in space Sloth rehabilitator and rescue, rehome and release sloths in tropical Costa Rica And more jobs which we bet you haven't even imagined! About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The Plastic Problem 60 Small Ways to Reduce Waste and Help Save the Earth

The Plastic Problem 60 Small Ways to Reduce Waste and Help Save the Earth

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Aubre Andrus Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/03/2020

Look around you - plastic is everywhere! It's in your shoes, pens, toothbrush, car, toys, TV, water bottles, food packaging... It's so popular that it's almost impossible to get through one day without using it. And it's creating major problems for our planet, wildlife and ourselves. With The Plastic Problem, you'll discover loads of brilliant and easy ways to cut plastic out of your life! By becoming a 'plastic patroller' instead of a plastic polluter, your actions will help protect our world, and inspire friends and family to do the same. Inside this practical guide, the follow-up to our popular 101 Small Ways to Save the World, you'll find out how to: Pack a zero waste travel kit to help your family reduce its rubbish on trips Take better care of your clothes, swap items with friends, and get excited about hand-me-downs Switch your toothpaste for natural tooth powders and choose an electric, non-throwaway toothbrush Take your lunch to school in a reusable container and bring reusable cutlery Reduce the amount of things you buy, reuse what you have, and recycle what you no longer need Take reusable bags to the supermarket or with you when you go shopping Think twice about single-use bottled water and fruit juices Today is the perfect time for a change. As a future guardian of the planet, you can say no to plastic. Your actions, however small, can make a big difference every day. And with each change, you'll help our oceans become a little cleaner and our planet a little healthier. Are you up to the challenge? The contents of The Plastic Problem include: Plastic, plastic everywhere - What is plastic, where does it come from, and why do we use it? The problems with plastic - Why are we still using plastic and what are the reasons we need to stop? Take action! - Learn how to avoid plastic, start making smarter choices and make a real difference Become a 'Precycler' - Choose what's better for the environment instead of what's more convenient About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Build Your Own History Museum

Build Your Own History Museum

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Claudia Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/03/2020

Calling all archaeologists! A crate has arrived for you and it's packed with treasures from the ancient world! Can you assemble them and assign each to the right room in time for the museum's big opening? Among the treasures to display are an Egyptian sarcophagus, a Greek temple and a Chinese Terracotta Army. Fun, interactive and with lots of facts to discover, Lonely Planet Kids' Build Your Own History Museum is a hands-on way to learn about ancient people, cultures and traditions. It's packed with amazing facts and awesome illustrations that reveal how people all over the world once lived and worked. Perfect for history fans of all ages, this follow-up to Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum features the ancient civilizations Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, Egypt, Greece, China, Rome, the Maya, and the Vikings. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

World's Wackiest Animals

World's Wackiest Animals

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Anna Poon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2020

Take a walk on the weird side as Lonely Planet Kids reveals 100 of the world's strangest animals. From glass frogs and mole lizards to umbrella birds and fishing spiders, discover crazy creatures and rare species you've never heard of before from all corners of the globe! Meet the egg-eating snake and satanic leaf-tailed gecko from Africa; the chinstrap penguin and narwhal from the Arctic Circle; the Bornean bearded pig and snub-nosed monkey from Asia; the frilled dragon and superb bird-of-paradise from Australia; the hoopoe and Etruscan shrew from Europe; the ghost-faced bat and magnificent frigatebird from North America; the Brazilian horned frog and red-lipped batfish from South America; and lots more! You'll then plunge into the dark depths of the oceans to meet fish and deep sea marine life, like the hairy frogfish, immortal jellyfish, crown-of-thorns starfish and the mimic octopus. Who will you crown the world's wackiest? About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The Big World of Fun Facts

The Big World of Fun Facts

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2019

Want to know which nation is ruled by a dentist-turned-dictator? Where to find taxis shaped like coconuts? And who watches competitive cockroach racing? Then this is the book for you! The Big World of Fun Facts from Lonely Planet Kids is a bumper book of amazing facts and stories from around the world. From countries, food and folklore to sports, flags, animals and more, this fun and fascinating adventure will boggle your mind. Themes to explore include: Nations of the world Nature Government, politics and the law People and culture Life stages Religion and faith Food and drink Holiday and celebrations School and work Arts and entertainment Sports and games Transportation and communications About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more.

Hidden Wonders

Hidden Wonders

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2019

Take a journey into the unknown and discover the planet's wildest and most wonderful sights. Paddle through the eerie glowworm caves of New Zealand, ride with the wild horses of the Namib desert, swing off the end of the world in Ecuador, and be amazed at hundreds more wonders you never knew existed! This travel companion for the incurably curious is your guide to finding the world's most amazing secret places. So grab your compass and let's get started as you explore the far corners of our world. Start your adventure in the west at Hawaii's Pineapple Garden Maze, before travelling along the line of longitude to Vanuatu's underwater post office. Get ready to bungee jump off a road to nowhere in the Brazilian jungle, or lose yourself in the world's largest maze. Whether deep underwater in a prehistoric grotto or high on a cliff at the tip of a rock troll's tongue, afloat on waters as pink as a rose or swimming with pigs on a sandy beach, adventure awaits around every corner. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Wild In The City

Wild In The City

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Kate Baker Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2019

Discover the secret lives of more than 30 extraordinary creatures that share our cities. From red foxes sneaking rides on London buses to leopards prowling the backstreets of Mumbai, this book explores the clever ways animals have adapted to the urban environment and explains how you can help protect our wild neighbours. Crammed with buildings, traffic and people, urban spaces are the last place you'd expect to see wildlife. But all kinds of animals live alongside us in the hidden corners of our towns and cities - from teeny ants living under pavement cracks to pick-pocketing monkeys and spotted hyenas being fed by locals. Within these pages, you'll travel from city to city, across six different continents, meeting just some of these amazing animals. There are tips on where and when you might see them, what signs to look for and how you can help make our cities more nature-friendly places. You'll also see the conservation status of each animal, from those of least concern to species which are endangered. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

How Trains Work

How Trains Work

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Clive Gifford Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/10/2019

All aboard! From the fastest to the longest, the oldest to the newest, through tunnels, across bridges and up mountainsides, take a fascinating ride through the world of trains in this brilliant new book from illustrator James Gulliver Hancock. In this follow-up to How Cities Work and How Airports Work, young readers travel through history and around the world to find out everything they ever wanted to know about trains. Unfold pages and lift flaps to reveal bustling stations, old steam locomotives fuelled with coal, and high-speed trains zooming across Japan at almost 400 miles per hour! And that's not all. See how trains reach the top of mountains, transport people under cities, and work beneath the sea. And don't forget to dress up - we'll take you on some luxurious journeys including the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok, and The Ghan, which runs all the way across Australia! How Trains Work is jam-packed with amazing facts and awesome illustrations, and was created in consultation with Anthony Coulls, Senior Curator of Rail Transport & Technology, National Railway Museum, UK. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Animal Atlas

Animal Atlas

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Anne Rooney Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/10/2019

Explore the animal kingdom like never before with the Animal Atlas from Lonely Planet Kids. Unfold maps to reveal animals from every continent and lift the flaps to see their unique environments and habitats. Discover a world of animal facts, life-size photos and creature features - from a bear's paw and a baby turtle to an anteater's tongue and a goliath birdeater, the world's heaviest spider. EEK! All drawn to scale so you can measure yourself against them. You'll find animals living on freezing ice caps, high on snowy mountain peaks, in parched deserts and down in the dark depths of the ocean. They fly through the air, crawl among trees, burrow into the earth, plunge through the seas, and prowl the forests - and range from the tiniest of insects too small to see without a magnifying glass to the blue whale, which is longer than three buses! The book is divided into seven sections: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australasia, Oceania & Antarctica - each with a map of the major environments as well as illustrated and photographic depictions of some of the animals living there. Are you ready for this round-the-world animal adventure? About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Myths and Legends of the World

Myths and Legends of the World

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Alli Brydon Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/10/2019

Bold reader - open your mystical map and get ready to travel through time with 21 dazzling stories of daring and deceit, reward and punishment. Meet gods, goddesses and demigods, serpents, coyotes, talking fish and clever spiders, and cavort with sea nymphs, mystical women, terrifying beasts and volcano people - as you discover different tales of how the world began. These powerful, fascinating myths and legends will transport you to every corner of the globe. You'll journey from ancient to modern times, from hot climates to freezing temperatures, from mountaintops to seafloors. The stories in this book link you to past generations; these tales have been passed down through a long line of oral traditions. The souls of ancestors, the lives of heroes and the fates of mortals are waiting to be discovered. Myths and legends are retold by Alli Brydon and beautifully illustrated by Julia Iredale. Myths from Africa include: 'The Creation of the World' from the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo 'The Tale of the Ghosts and the Flutes' from the Beba people of Cameroon 'Anansi and the Box of Stories' from the Ashanti people of present-day Ghana Myths from Europe include: The Selkies from Scottish mythology 'Athena, Arachne and the Duelling Looms' from Greek mythology Myths from Asia include: Lord Ganesh from the Hindu pantheon 'Nyai Loro Kidul, Queen of the Sea' from Indonesian mythology Myths of Oceania include: 'The Legend of Maui' from Polynesian mythology Uluru from the Anangu people of Australia The Rainbow Serpent from the Aboriginal people of Australia Myths of the Americas include: 'Coyote Steals Fire for the People' from the Native American people of the United States 'The Hero Twins Visit the Underworld' from the Mayan People of Mesoamerica The Mapinguary from Brazilian mythology Myths from the Arctic include: Sedna, the Mother of the Sea from Inuit mythology Niekija and the Northern Lights from Sami Shamanism About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Seek and Find Cities

Seek and Find Cities

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Kate Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

Join travellers Cat and Bird as they explore the world in this fun search-and-find book. With every turn of the page, there's a new busy city scene to discover - a colourful carnival in Rio, a funfair in Paris, a treasure-filled souk in Morocco. Our intrepid duo have spent all year planning their amazing trip: a city-hopping tour around the globe! They've packed their bags and are ready to go, but they need your help... In each city there are all kinds of things to spot, from tasty festival food and traditional hats to a famous landmark, a unique souvenir and a local animal or two. You'll need to hunt high and low, peep inside buildings and search among the crowds. And don't forget to look for Cat and Bird in every city too. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The Flag Book

The Flag Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/09/2019

Welcome to the amazing world of flags! Did you know that each flag is actually a picture that sends a message to everyone who sees it? In The Flag Book, Lonely Planet Kids introduces you to the flags of every country in the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, and tells you what their design, colours, and images represent, along with lots of other incredible facts. What's the only country that doesn't have a rectangular flag? Why does Hawaii's state flag feature the UK's Union Jack in one corner? And what do the 13 stripes of the USA's Star Spangled Banner represent? You'll find out the answer to all these and much, much more. We'll then show you the other fascinating ways flags are used throughout the world. Learn the International Code of Flag Symbols to communicate with ships at sea; read about flags used in sports, like Formula 1's chequered flag; marvel at flags commemorating world records and incredible human achievements; and peer with a microscope at the planet's smallest flag, which is no wider than a human hair. But that's not all! Travel back in time to the Golden Age of Piracy and have your timbers shivered by the bloodthirsty flags of 'Black Bart' Roberts and his fellow pirates sailing the Caribbean. Chapters include: What are flags for? Speaking in flag Flag designs Coats of arms Pirate flags Ships and aeroplane flags The world's oldest flags Semaphore flags Flag record breakers Flag tales Sports flags International flags About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

This Is My World

This Is My World

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/09/2019

If you were asked to tell someone on the other side of the world about yourself, where would you start? Perhaps you'd mention your favourite hobbies, the pranks you play on your family, or what you want to be when you grow up. Would you include a selfie or a family photo? A cute snap of your puppy or that awesome shot of you playing your favourite sport? In this fascinating and fun collection, 84 children from incredibly diverse backgrounds share their stories and photos of what's unique about their lives - from weather, local festivals and hobbies to their favourite sports and food. These personal portraits also reveal the many things children have in common, no matter where they're from. Discover what it's like to live in an orphanage in Zambezi, by a remote fjord in Greenland, on a cattle ranch in Australia, high up in the Himalaya mountains in Nepal, at an eco-lodge in Costa Rica, and much more. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts

Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/07/2019

If you believe that all you need to fight an evil bloodthirsty fiend is garlic or holy water, think again. What you need is to keep a cool head and reach for your copy of Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts! Have you heard of the headless man roaming Edinburgh Castle? Or the mysterious girl who asks for a ride to the cemetery and then disappears into the night? What about orcs, trolls, gremlins, krakens, bunyips and the Yara-Ma-Yha-Who? Join famous monster hunter Van Helsing on a trip around the globe to find haunted castles, restless spirits, terrifying dragons, wicked witches, and more. Learn the defining characteristics of each beast, where it can be found and - most importantly - how to defeat it. Organised by continent for easy monster-tracking, Lonely Planet Kids' Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts gives you the lowdown on the world's most famous ghosts and mythological creatures, each brought to life by Laura Brenlla's beautiful illustrations. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The Cities Activity Book

The Cities Activity Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

Explore over 60 of the world's most amazing cities with this activity book for urban explorers. Fill in New York's famous skyline, design a Mexican wrestling mask, spot the difference between Viennese dancing horses, and add your own mural to a Melbourne graffiti wall. Start your tour by decorating a totem pole in Vancouver, Canada, and then travel around the world before finding and drawing the world's fastest fish - the black marlin - found near Apia, the capital of Samoa. With a mix of colourful illustrations, photos and facts about each destination, plus over 250 stickers, The Cities Activity Book introduces you to our world's amazing diversity of people, places and cultures. Activities include: Counting the number of windows on the White House in Washington DC Creating the famous Hollywood sign on the hills overlooking Los Angeles Striking up a conversation with a local in Jamaica Completing the colourful costumes of Carnival goers in Rio de Janeiro Spotting the difference between llamas in Cuzco Adding pirate ships and hoards of gold to Cartagena's old port Drawing a puffin from Iceland Filling in the famous sights along London's River Thames Joining the dots to complete the enormous Eiffel Tower in Paris Matching the aardvark to its yummy termite nest in Timbuktu Creating your own colourful matatu minibus in Nairobi Building the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai Finding your way through the maze of Beijing's ancient Forbidden City Counting the commuters in Tokyo's super-busy metro system Completing the outfits of Maoris doing a traditional dance Also available: The Travel Activity Book About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Around the World Colouring Book

Around the World Colouring Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

Discover a world of amazing cultural festivals-all ready to be brought to life by you! Pick your favourite colours and create vibrant masks, hot air balloons, sun gods and more as you travel the globe to celebrate Diwali in India, Carnevale in Venice, Day of the Dead in Mexico City, and beyond. Lonely Planet Kids' Around the World Colouring Book is packed with photos, illustrations and fun facts about a variety of cultures, with plenty of blank spaces to fill. Festivals and scenes include: Independence Day in the USA Montreal International Jazz Festival musicians Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Buenos Aires's Tango Festival St Patrick's Day in Ireland German Christmas markets Breaking the fast of Ramadan in Turkey Timkat festival of baptism in Ethiopia Dragon and lion dances of Chinese New Year Naadam games festival in Mongolia Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival in South Korea The world's biggest water fight at Songkran, Thailand Hungry Ghost Festival in Malaysia New Year's Eve in Sydney Also available: -Around the World Craft & Design Book -Around the World Fashion Sketchbook About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Words - Mandarin

First Words - Mandarin

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 14/06/2019

Perfect for introducing very young children to the Mandarin language, this colourful board book features 12 words to learn - from 'sun' and 'shoes' to 'beach' and 'bed'. Each word is accompanied by an illustration and pronunciation guide that make the vocabulary easy to learn. From Lonely Planet Kids, First Words Mandarin is a great learning resource for families planning a trip or practicing a new language at home. Our dedicated First Words website features a free audio pronunciation guide where you can hear each word spoken out loud. Also available in a board format: First Words English First Words French First Words Spanish First Words Italian First Words Japanese Don't miss our First Words collection for older readers, which feature 100 words with accompanying pronunciation guides and illustrations. First Words English First Words French First Words Spanish First Words Italian First Words Japanese First Words Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Words - Japanese

First Words - Japanese

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 14/06/2019

Perfect for introducing very young children to the Japanese language, this colourful board book features 12 words to learn - from 'sun' and 'shoes' to 'beach' and 'bed'. Each word is accompanied by an illustration and pronunciation guide that make the vocabulary easy to learn. From Lonely Planet Kids, First Words Japanese is a great learning resource for families planning a trip or practicing a new language at home. Our dedicated First Words website features a free audio pronunciation guide where you can hear each word spoken out loud. Also available in a board format: First Words English First Words French First Words Spanish First Words Italian First Words Mandarin Don't miss our First Words collection for older readers, which feature 100 words with accompanying pronunciation guides and illustrations. First Words English First Words French First Words Spanish First Words Italian First Words Japanese First Words Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Words - Italian

First Words - Italian

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 14/06/2019

Perfect for introducing very young children to the Italian language, this colourful board book features 12 words to learn - from 'sun' and 'shoes' to 'beach' and 'bed'. Each word is accompanied by an illustration and pronunciation guide that make the vocabulary easy to learn. From Lonely Planet Kids, First Words Italian is a great learning resource for families planning a trip or practicing a new language at home. Our dedicated First Words website features a free audio pronunciation guide where you can hear each word spoken out loud. Also available in a board format: First Words English First Words French First Words Spanish First Words Japanese First Words Mandarin Don't miss our First Words collection for older readers, which feature 100 words with accompanying pronunciation guides and illustrations. First Words English First Words French First Words Spanish First Words Italian First Words Japanese First Words Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Around the World Craft and Design Book

Around the World Craft and Design Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

Discover, draw and make artefacts from different cultures around the world in this fun and creative activity book - from beautiful Native American dreamcatchers and colourful Hawaiian leis to traditional Russian nesting dolls and carved Maori pendants. Lonely Planet Kids' Around the World Craft & Design Book contains a mix of exciting projects that can be made from common household items. Colourful illustrations, photos and fun facts introduce young artists to different cultures and encourage them to create and showcase their unique designs. Projects include: Designing your own woollen mochilas bag from Venezuela Carving a Welsh 'lovespoon' for someone special Building and playing a djembe drum from Mali Painting a beautiful pysanka egg from Ukraine Decorating a wau kite inspired by Malaysian design Making an Indonesian wayang shadow puppet Designing a decorative Nguni shield from southern Africa Colouring in a totem pole from British Columbia, Canada Adding bright colours to crin dolls from Chile Designing your own set of Russian nesting dolls Making a Hawaiian lei from tissue paper Also available: -Around the World Colouring Book -Around the World Fashion Sketchbook About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

The Travel Activity Book

The Travel Activity Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

Explore over 70 countries and cultures around the world in this globetrotting activity and sticker book. Race camels through the Algerian desert, spot the difference between Bangladeshi rickshaw drivers, unscramble anagrams to name the US presidents on Mount Rushmore, and even perform the haka with the New Zealand rugby team. Your adventure begins on Baffin Island in northern Canada, where you will learn about the mysterious Sasquatch and Ogopogo creatures that are said to live there. Then travel across each continent before finishing your journey in the Mariana Trench, the lowest (and darkest!) point on the Earth's surface. With over 250 stickers and a mix of colourful illustrations and photos, The Travel Activity Book is your ticket to learning all you want to know about tropical rainforests, bustling cities, soaring mountains, wild animals, diverse people and cultures, and more. Activities include: Adding butterflies to Mexico's great monarch butterfly migration Filling the Bahamas' tropical waters with flying fish Spotting the difference between colourful vintage Cuban motorcars Adding moai head stickers to fill in the skyline of Easter Island Completing the world-famous Tour de France cycle race Finding your way out of Hampton Court's garden maze Adding cars to Copenhagen's famous wooden roller coaster Colouring in a set of beautiful Russian nesting dolls Writing a letter to Santa Claus, Finland's most famous resident Joining the dots to discover a Uganda mountain gorilla Bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, Zambia Completing the view of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in Iraq Creating an amazing Great Barrier Reef underwater scene Also available: The Cities Activity Book About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more.

The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space

The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/05/2019

Five. Four. Three. Two. One. Blast off! Having survived some of the scariest destinations on Earth in The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places, Eddie and Junko are off on another epic adventure - this time to outer space. Join our intergalactic explorers as they travel across our Solar System and beyond. Find out what it's like to live on the Moon, visit the International Space Station and fly through Saturn's rings, before you head deeper into space to escape black holes and watch stars explode. You'll encounter many dangers on your journey, but your custom high-tech suit and gadget-packed spaceship will protect you - even against extreme temperatures and asteroids! With real-life photos, out-there illustrations, incredible facts and mind-blowing space stats, The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space is an awe-inspiring introduction to the Universe. After blast-off you can: Dock at the International Space Station and space walk Land on the Moon and explore its surface Visit the Sun and other planets in our Solar System Meet a Mars rover and Voyager 1 - the furthest human-made object from Earth Explore Mars' giant mountain and Jupiter's moons Get the lowdown on newborn stars, black holes and supernovas Explore the Milky Way and the Asteroid Belt And much more! Also available: The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Wild Things

Wild Things

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/03/2019

Have you ever wanted to find fairies in the garden, meet a unicorn, ride a dragon or share a picnic with a mermaid? Just because you've never seen these magical creatures doesn't mean they don't exist! The Wild Things of stories and the imagination are everywhere, but they're shy, secretive, sometimes camouflaged and only reveal themselves to true believers. This fantastical guidebook will help you track dragons, create fairy fashions, brew magic potions, build snow unicorns, discover trolls and go on night hunts to capture moon magic. Search forests, meadows, fields, ponds, rivers and the seaside, as well as everyday places like school playgrounds, local parks or among the pots on the patio. You can discover the mysteries of nature all year round and at any time of day or night. So switch your imagination on, use your senses, brush up on your magic skills and take a giant leap into the world of the Wild Things. Activities include: Tracking dragons Creating fairy fashions Brewing magic potions Building snow unicorns Discovering trolls Capturing moon magic Creating secret messages Making a magical spellbook Looking after the natural world Designing a witches' costume Creating your own broomstick Making wild mini worlds Bringing tree monsters to life Leaving trails of monster prints About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Games on the Go

Games on the Go

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Cards Release Date: 25/03/2019

Are we there yet? Banish the boredom of long car journeys and big trips with Games on the Go, a fun and colourful mix of spotting games, drawing challenges, word searches, dingbats and more. A must-pack addition on any family trip, it fits easily inside hand luggage and can be deployed in seconds! Comes with 40 wipe-clean cards and a dry-erase pen, all stored in a small, handy box. Games include: Road trip bingo Turning fingerprints into colourful friends Amazon rainforest-themed crossword Wildlife watching Drawing suitcase contents Dingbats and puzzles Mazes Drawing favourite meals Making star constellations Designing flags Noughts and crosses Drawing city skylines About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

America's National Parks

America's National Parks

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Alexa Ward Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/03/2019

Calling all adventurers! Are you ready to explore America's 60 amazing national parks? From Acadia's seaside cliffs and coves to Zion's enchanting red valleys, take a journey through the United States' most spectacular and exciting landscapes with America's National Parks from Lonely Planet Kids. With awesome facts, photos and illustrations on every page, you'll discover erupting geysers, exploding volcanoes, howling wolves, soaring eagles, mountains, glaciers, rainforests and more throughout the continental USA, Hawaii, American Samoa and the US Virgin Islands. America's national parks are bursting with gasp-worthy wonders: the world's largest tree with branches stretching 400 feet into the sky; the planet's grandest canyon 6,000 feet deep; a crystal-clear lake deeper than the Empire State Building. Meet the animals roaming each park, including gators, bison, gray wolves, spotted salamanders, great horned owls, bald eagles and grizzly bears, and find out the best activities, like snorkeling, white-water rafting, hiking, winter sports, exploring ghost towns and geyser watching. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

World's Cutest Animals

World's Cutest Animals

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2019

Warning: you may want to cuddle this book! We've found the planet's cutest animals and squeezed them inside this adorable title. From fluffy pandas and penguin chicks to pygmy possums and inquisitive quokkas, discover a mix of family favourites and lesser-known critters, all accompanied with fun facts and big, beautiful photos! Starting from North America, you'll travel through all the continents of the world to meet 100 outrageously cute creatures. Say a big hello to the fennec fox from the deserts of Africa, the northern pygmy owl from the western United States, the European hedgehog, Siberian chipmunk, the New Zealand fur seal and the bearded emperor tamarin from South America. You'll also meet endangered and nearly endangered species and learn how to get involved with different conservation efforts to help protect them. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Sticker World - Airport

Sticker World - Airport

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2019

Get ready to create the best airport ever! From designing your own passenger jet and checking in customers, to selling holiday hats and sunglasses, this is your chance to build the ultimate airport. Serve up your favourite food, fill in passports and transport weird and wonderful objects around the world in giant cargo planes! Just add stickers, doodles and lots of colour to bring everything to life. Inside, you can get involved in lots of activities, including: Choosing routes to fly your planes Adding windows, wings and wheels to your planes Creating your own special currency Designing your pilots' uniforms Colouring in cabin crew uniforms Treating passengers to tasty inflight meals Decorating your air traffic control tower Discovering strange lost property Helping customers find their luggage on the carousel About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Sticker World - Castle

Sticker World - Castle

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2019

Get ready to create the best castle ever! From designing medieval costumes and adding ghosts to your spooky dungeons, this is your chance to build the ultimate castle. Design a coat of arms, entertain friends with enormous banquets and put on a jousting competition. Just add stickers, doodles and lots of colour to bring it all to life. As the castle owner, you'll have loads of fun activities to do, including: Creating a map so visitors can find their way around Designing suits of armour and dressing up like a knight Decorating your walls with funny family portraits Counting all your treasure and designing a crown Cooking up a delicious medieval feast in the kitchen Organising an amazing birds of prey demonstration Growing lots of vegetables and planting flowers About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Sticker World - Farm

Sticker World - Farm

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2019

Get ready to create the best farm ever! From growing crops and building barns to rounding up herds of sheep and milking cows, this is your chance to create the ultimate farm. Keep bees and make delicious honey, fill your shop with tasty food and drink, and drive a tractor everywhere! Just add stickers, doodles and lots of colour to bring it all to life. As the farmer, you'll have loads of fun activities to do, including: Creating a map so visitors can find their way around Planting and tending to crops in your fields Looking after ducks, geese and chickens Milking cows and making delicious ice cream Building a climbing frame for goats to play on Keeping bird away with a watchful scarecrow Raising lambs, piglets and calves About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Words - French

First Words - French

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 12/10/2018

This handy board book is perfect for introducing very young children to the French language. Coming in a convenient travel size, it features 12 words to learn - from sun and shoes to beach and book. Each word is accompanied with a beautiful illustration and pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. From Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher, First Words France is a great resource for families at home or on a trip. And be sure to visit our First Words website, where you can use our free audio pronunciation guide to hear each word spoken out loud. Other titles in this series: First Words Spanish First Words English For older children aged 5 - 8, check out our original First Words collection, with each book featuring 100 words to use while travelling. Available in: English French Spanish Italian Japanese Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Brick City - New York

Brick City - New York

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2018

It's New York - but not as you know it. This unofficial guide helps LEGO (R) fans of all ages discover Central Park, the Chrysler Building, Brooklyn Bridge and 17 more landmarks recreated in amazing detail by top brick artists from around the world. Then make your own with 20 quick-build projects that include a hot dog cart, yellow taxi cab and subway train. For adults and children aged 8 and up, Brick City - New York is a fun and colourful introduction to the Big Apple, packed with secrets, stories and insights that bring The City That Never Sleeps to life in an exciting and brick-tastic way. Model reconstructions include: One World Trade Center Wall Street Central Library Reading Room Coney Island The High Line Times Square Buildable projects include: I heart NY icon Staten Island Ferry Empire State Building telescope Grand Central Terminal clock Statue of Liberty torch Graffiti spray can and wall Also available: Brick City - London, Brick City - Paris About Lonely Planet Kids: Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority - published its first book in 2011. Our global team of experts combine astonishing facts, engaging visuals and just the right touch of fun to create books that ignite curiosity about topics including culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to encourage the next generation of global citizens to make every day an adventure, whether they're at home, in school or on their travels. Come explore!

Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum

Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jenny Jacoby Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2018

Calling all dinosaur experts! We need your help. We've just received a crate of dinosaur fossils - and they need assembling! Fast! Can you find the right room for each skeleton and build them in time for the museum's big opening? There are five pop-up dinosaurs to put back together, including a Triceratops, Stegosaurus and T-rex. It's going to be roarsome! Lonely Planet's Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum is an activity book with a difference, where you get to play chief palaeontologist. The museum rooms are ready, but there aren't any skeletons to display. It's up to you to figure out which one is which and where they need to go. Fun, interactive and with lots of facts to discover, this book is perfect for any dinosaur fan, budding biologist or model maker. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Cardboard Box Creations

Cardboard Box Creations

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Laura Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2018

What can you do with a cardboard box? Plenty! No longer destined for the recycling bin, turn your spare scraps into amazing things, from a hot air balloon and space rocket to a Chinese dragon and Tiki totem pole! Welcome to a world of crafting, creativity... and cardboard! Lonely Planet's Cardboard Box Creations will take you around the globe as you build 20 travel-themed objects, icons and famous landmarks. Including step-by-step instructions and a starter kit of cardboard sheets with cut-out template guides, you'll soon become a master cardboard crafter! Cardboard projects include: Suitcase and camera London bus Shadow theatre Empire State Building Tent and campfire Amazon canoe and caiman Japanese-inspired tea house Redback spider Didgeridoo Aquarium About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Brick City - London

Brick City - London

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2018

It's London - but not as you know it. This unofficial guide helps LEGO (R) fans of all ages discover the Houses of Parliament, Tower of London, Covent Garden and 17 more landmarks recreated in amazing detail by top brick artists from around the world. Then make your own with 20 quick-build projects that include an Underground train, a red bus and fish & chips. For adults and children aged 8 and up, Brick City - London is a fun and colourful introduction to England's capital, packed with secrets, stories and insights that bring the city to life in an exciting and brick-tastic way. Model reconstructions include: London Eye & County Hall Westminster Abbey Battersea Power Station St Paul's Cathedral The Globe Theatre Tate Modern Buildable projects include: British Museum 10 Downing Street door Buckingham Palace Tennis racket and ball Canal boat Crown jewels Also available: Brick City - New York, Brick City - Paris About Lonely Planet Kids: Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority - published its first book in 2011. Our global team of experts combine astonishing facts, engaging visuals and just the right touch of fun to create books that ignite curiosity about topics including culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to encourage the next generation of global citizens to make every day an adventure, whether they're at home, in school or on their travels. Come explore!

City Trails - Singapore

City Trails - Singapore

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2018

Get ready for a walking tour like no other! This seriously streetwise guide is packed with themed trails, from history and skyscrapers to food, nature and spooky stuff, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales you won't find on the tourist routes. In City Trails: Singapore, join Lonely Planet explorers Marco and Amelia as they hunt for more secrets, stories and surprises in another of the world's great cities. You'll discover a wobbly rainforest walkway, a rainbow-coloured school, racing dragons, the world's longest rooftop swimming pool, and lots more! Themed trails include: Head in the Clouds Get a Piece of the Action Back to its Roots Shop Til You Drop Great Shapes Crossing Continents Shelter From the Storm ...And Relax Rainbow City Water Way to Go Choose Your Island The Dark Side Not Just Noodles Singapore Style Go Wild in the City Up All Night Also available: City Trails - London, Paris, New York City, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney, Washington DC and Barcelona About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Brick City - Paris

Brick City - Paris

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2018

It's Paris - but not as you know it. This unofficial guide helps LEGO (R) fans of all ages discover the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Centre Pompidou and 17 more landmarks recreated in amazing detail by top brick artists from around the world. Then make your own with 20 quick-build projects that include Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur and a Tour de France cyclist. For adults and children aged 8 and up, Brick City - Paris is a fun and colourful introduction to the French capital, packed with secrets, stories and insights that bring the City of Light to life in an exciting and brick-tastic way. Model reconstructions include: L'Aquarium de Paris Pont Neuf bridge Mona Lisa Street artists of Montmartre Fashion show Bottle of champagne Buildable projects include: Montmartre lamp post with performer Espresso machine Metro station entrance Croissant Bells of Notre Dame Paint palette with brush Also available: Brick City - London, Brick City - New York About Lonely Planet Kids: Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority - published its first book in 2011. Our global team of experts combine astonishing facts, engaging visuals and just the right touch of fun to create books that ignite curiosity about topics including culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to enc

First Words - English

First Words - English

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 12/10/2018

This handy board book is perfect for introducing very young children to the English language. Coming in a convenient travel size, it features 12 words to learn - from sun and shoes to beach and book. Each word is accompanied with a beautiful illustration and pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. From Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher, First Words English is a great resource for families at home or on a trip. And be sure to visit our First Words website, where you can use our free audio pronunciation guide to hear each word spoken out loud. Other titles in this series: First Words French First Words Spanish For children aged 5 - 8, check out our original First Words collection, with each book featuring 100 words to use while travelling. Available in: English French Spanish Italian Japanese Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

City Trails - Barcelona

City Trails - Barcelona

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2018

Get ready for a walking tour like no other - all from the comfort of your sofa! This seriously streetwise guide is packed with themed trails, from food and festivals to music, art and sport, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales you won't find on the tourist routes. In City Trails: Barcelona, join Lonely Planet explorers Marco and Amelia as they hunt for more secrets, stories and surprises in another of the world's great cities. You'll discover human pyramids, dancing eggs, a witch school, and lots more! Themed trails include: Legends From Long Ago Animal Land Delicioso! Gaudi Town Street Shows Watery Way Let's Go! Winning City Musical Marvels Perfect Parks City of Art High Time Barcelona Style City Surprises Spotted in the Streets Spooky Stuff Also available: City Trails - London, Paris, New York City, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney, Washington DC and Singapore About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

101 Small Ways to Change the World

101 Small Ways to Change the World

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Aubre Andrus Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2018

It's hard to believe that you could change the world, but it's true! We'll show you loads of awesome ways to help out family, friends, yourself and the planet - and show how you're never too young to make a big difference. Includes random acts of kindness, craft projects, energy-saving ideas and much more. 101 Small Ways to Change the World is a practical, fun and creative book to inspire you at home, school and in your local community and beyond! Remember, all big ideas start with just one person who decides to do things differently. You could be that person. Ideas for Caring for Others include: Talk to a new kid in class Start an after-school club Eat less meat Donate clothes and food Ideas for Caring for the Planet include: Say no to plastic Buy local food and drink Plant a tree Take a shorter shower Ideas for Caring for Yourself include: Love yourself and stand tall Disconnect and get outside Be active Spend more time with family About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

First Words - Spanish

First Words - Spanish

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Board book Release Date: 12/10/2018

This handy board book is perfect for introducing very young children to the Spanish language. Coming in a convenient travel size, it features 12 words to learn - from sun and shoes to beach and book. Each word is accompanied with a beautiful illustration and pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. From Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher, First Words Spanish is a great resource for families at home or on a trip. And be sure to visit our First Words website, where you can use our free audio pronunciation guide to hear each word spoken out loud. Other titles in this series: First Words French First Words English For older children aged 5 - 8, check out our original First Words collection, with each book featuring 100 words to use while travelling. Available in: English French Spanish Italian Japanese Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Ancient Wonders - Then & Now

Ancient Wonders - Then & Now

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Stuart Hill Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/09/2018

Ancient Wonders - Then & Now introduces children to some of history's most famous civilisations and the amazing palaces, temples and buildings they created. In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover all about each man-made marvel, what it looks like today, and its influence on modern life. Then, by opening the gatefolds and lifting flaps, they'll find out how these wonders were built, what they once looked like, and their role in ancient society. Kids will experience gladiatorial combat in Rome, a Chinese army built from clay, Cleopatra's sunken underwater palace, and lots more. Historical sites featured: Angkor Wat Machu Picchu The Roman Baths The Parthenon The Colosseum Stonehenge Petra The Great Pyramid of Giza The Terracotta Army Cleopatra's Palace Chichen Itza Easter Island About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

How Airports Work

How Airports Work

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Tom Cornell, Clive Gifford Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/09/2018

Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport - from a peek inside the cockpit to the hustle and bustle of departures. In this follow-up to How Cities Work, we explore the earliest airports through to today's giant transport hubs and what airports could look like in the future. Packed with amazing facts and illustrations from James Gulliver Hancock, it'll surprise and delight readers young and old, ensuring they never look at air travel in the same way again. Created in consultation with Tom Cornell, VP Airspace / Airfields, Americas at Landrum & Brown. Contents include: Airports Through the Ages The Great Get-to-the-Airport Race Find Your Way Round the Airport The Maintenance Hangar In the Terminal Inside an Aircraft The Control Tower Sees All Preparing Planes Ship That Cargo The Incredible Luggage Journey Airports of the Future About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places

The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Anna Brett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/09/2018

Hazard hunters Eddie and Junko are exploring some of the most extreme environments on Earth! But don't worry, they have their dangermobile packed with gadgets to tackle everything they come across. Join them and discover the fires of erupting Stromboli, the world's fastest winds on Mt. Washington, Brazil's venomous snake island, and much more. In this fascinating round-the-world adventure, you'll travel to 35 of the planet's most dangerous natural places. With a mix of photos and illustrations, amazing facts and danger stats, it's a fun and absorbing introduction to our wild and wonderful world. You'll visit: Death Valley, California Tornado Alley, the American Midwest Catatumbo Lightning, Venezuela Holuhraun Lava Field, Iceland Saltstraumen Whirlpools, Norway The Poison Garden, UK Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe Darvaza Gas Crater, Turkmenistan Forest of Knives, Madagascar Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica Komodo National Park, Indonesia Mary River Crocodiles, Australia About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

World's Strangest Predators

World's Strangest Predators

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2018

Discover the planet's weirdest and scariest predators. Our animal experts have found 40 of the planet's most bizarre species and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal each creature's ferocity, beastly behaviour and cunning methods to catch their prey. Every creature needs to eat to survive, and for many that means tucking into other animals! To do this, they've created clever ways to hunt and gobble up their unsuspecting 'lunch'. Inside World's Strangest Predators, kids will discover plants that feast on insects, a real-life dragon that can tackle a buffalo and the snake with a unique disguise for catching birds. And with our 'strange-o-meter', they can compare each creature's danger, cunning, ferocity and strangeness! Predators include: Venus flytrap Piranha Arctic Fox Box jellyfish Trapdoor spider Komodo dragon Giant Amazon centipede Polar bear Great white shark African crowned eagle Anaconda Great grey shrike Tarantula hawk wasp Honey badger Other titles in the series include: - World's Strangest Places - World's Strangest Ocean Beasts - World's Strangest Creepy-Crawlies About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

World's Strangest Creepy-Crawlies

World's Strangest Creepy-Crawlies

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2018

Enter the weird and wonderful world of creepy-crawlies. Our animal experts have unearthed 40 of the planet's most bizarre species and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal each creature's seriously strange characteristics and the unusual ways they hunt, eat or defend themselves. They're sometimes hard to spot, but there are a mind-boggling 10 billion billion bugs on the planet. Inside World's Strangest Creepy-Crawlies, kids will discover the tiny terror that blows itself up to save its friends, a creature so well disguised even its own species can't see it, and a giant spider the size of a dinner plate. And with our 'strange-o-meter', they can compare each animal based on its creepiness, fight factor and superpowers! Creepy-crawlies include: Elephant beetle Hickory horned devil Happy-face spider Zombie snail Leafcutter ant Froghopper Spiny devil katydid Goliath birdeater spider Giant weta Asian giant hornet Scorpion Death's-head hawkmoth Bird-dung crab spider Exploding ant Other titles in the series include: - World's Strangest Predators - World's Strangest Places - World's Strangest Ocean Beasts About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

World's Strangest Places

World's Strangest Places

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2018

Discover the planet's weirdest and most wonderful places. Our travel experts have found 40 of the planet's most bizarre sights and natural wonders - and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal the incredible power of nature, amazing feats of human construction and the world's most mysterious locations. The world is full of beautiful and strange places to visit and marvel at. Some are thousands of years old, others modern and recently discovered. Inside World's Strangest Places, kids will discover the city where everything is underground, a post office you need a swimsuit to visit, and secret locations that, well, are far too secret to mention here. And with our 'strange-o-meter', they can compare each place based on its uniqueness, wow factor, surreality and mysteriousness. Places include: Pig beach in the Bahamas Plane Graveyard in Arizona Rainbow Mountain in Peru Chocolate Hills in the Philippines Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean Area 51 in Nevada Crooked Forest in Poland Salt flats of Uyuni in Bolivia Eye of the Sahara in Mauritania Snake Island in Brazil Stonehenge in England Bermuda Triangle Cave of the Crystals in Mexico Nazca lines in Peru Other titles in the series include: - World's Strangest Predators - World's Strangest Ocean Beasts - World's Strangest Creepy Crawlies About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

World's Strangest Ocean Beasts

World's Strangest Ocean Beasts

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2018

Enter the weird and wonderful world of ocean beasts. Our animal experts have found 40 of the planet's most bizarre species and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal each sea creature's seriously strange characteristics and the unusual ways they hunt, eat or defend themselves. More than 70% of our planet is covered in water and our oceans contain millions of living things. Inside World's Strangest Ocean Beasts, kids will discover the biggest creature the world's ever known, worms that look like Christmas trees, ferocious predators and masters of disguise. And with our 'strange-o-meter', they can compare each animal based on its appearance, weird abilities, rarity and strangeness! Ocean Beasts include: Trumpetfish Sea cucumber Ocean sunfish Red lionfish Sea pig Striped pyjama squid Longhorn cowfish Blue whale Flamingo tongue snail Narwhal Portuguese man-of-war Pistol shrimp Immortal jellyfish Red-lipped batfish Other titles in the series include: - World's Strangest Predators - World's Strangest Places - World's Strangest Creepy-Crawlies About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Around The World Fashion Sketchbook

Around The World Fashion Sketchbook

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jenny Grinsted Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2018

From the Indian sari and Mexican Day of the Dead costumes, to Chinese wedding dresses and Scottish tartan, this seriously stylish sketchbook introduces children to different people, cultures and fashion around the world. Full of fun and imaginative activities, there's lots of space for kids to get creative and design their own outfits. They will discover Brazil's colourful Carnival and its famous samba dancers, meet Indian women and their beautiful patterned saris, get streetwise with New York's hip-hop scene, go horse riding with Argentina's cowboys, and loads more. Inside Around the World Fashion Sketchbook, kids will discover: The stories behind colours, festival dresses and fabric patterns Fun and amazing facts about people, culture and their clothing Lots of space to doodle, design and colour in their own outfits About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

My Family Travel Map - Australia

My Family Travel Map - Australia

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Joe Fullman Format: Fold-out book or chart Release Date: 13/04/2018

Introduce kids to Australia and help them plan their next family trip with this giant fold-out continental map. Bright and colourful, it unfolds into a detailed poster ready for kids to personalise by adding stickers to mark their family's travels and favourite places. But that's not all! Flipping the map over reveals lots of fun facts to learn along the way. My Family Travel Map - Australia is a new, regional and more detailed version of Lonely Planet's original My Family Travel Map. It's now easier to plan trips and children can mark their dream, must-visit destinations to create an ultimate wishlist. Stickers include everything from wild weather and cool creatures to help bring the map to life, while bite-size stats and quirky facts reveal fascinating insights about Australia's territories and largest cities. It's also perforated, making it easy to remove and display as a wall poster. Other Lonely Planet Kids family activity books also available: -My Family Travel Map -My Family Travel Map - North America -My Family Travel Map - Europe -My Family Height Chart -My Holiday Scrapbook -My Holiday Drawing Journal -My Travel Journal -Backyard Explorer -Boredom Buster -Round the World Quiz Book -Brain Teasers About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

My Family Travel Map - Europe

My Family Travel Map - Europe

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Joe Fullman Format: Fold-out book or chart Release Date: 13/04/2018

Introduce kids to Europe and help them plan their next family trip with this giant fold-out continental map. Bright and colourful, it unfolds into a detailed poster ready for kids to personalise by adding stickers to mark their family's travels and favourite places. But that's not all! Flipping the map over reveals lots of fun facts to learn along the way. My Family Travel Map - Europe is a new, regional and more detailed version of Lonely Planet's original My Family Travel Map. It's now easier to plan trips and children can mark their dream, must-visit destinations to create an ultimate wishlist. Stickers include everything from wild weather and cool creatures to help bring the map to life, while bite-size stats and quirky facts reveal fascinating insights about each country. It's also perforated, making it easy to remove and display as a wall poster. Other Lonely Planet Kids family activity books also available: -My Family Travel Map -My Family Travel Map - North America -My Family Travel Map - Australia -My Family Height Chart -My Holiday Scrapbook -My Holiday Drawing Journal -My Travel Journal -Backyard Explorer -Boredom Buster -Round the World Quiz Book -Brain Teasers About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

My Family Travel Map - North America

My Family Travel Map - North America

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Joe Fullman Format: Fold-out book or chart Release Date: 13/04/2018

Introduce kids to the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean and get them to help plan their next family trip with this giant fold-out map. Bright and colorful, it unfolds into a detailed poster ready for kids to personalize by adding stickers to mark their family's travels and favorite locations. But that's not all! Flipping the map over reveals lots of fun facts to learn along the way. My Family Travel Map - North America is a new, regional and more detailed version of Lonely Planet's original My Family Travel Map. It's now easier to navigate over greater distances en route and children can mark their dream, must-visit destinations to create an ultimate wishlist. Stickers include everything from wild weather and cool creatures to help bring the map to life, highlight what makes each destination unique, and create a keepsake record of family travel memories. It's also perforated, making it easy to remove and display as a wall poster. Other Lonely Planet Kids family activity books also available: My Family Travel Map My Family Travel Map Europe My Family Travel Map Australia My Family Height Chart My Vacation Scrapbook My Vacation Drawing Journal My Travel Journal Backyard Explorer Boredom Buster Round the World Quiz Book Brain Teasers About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humor and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Brain Teasers

Brain Teasers

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Sally Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2018

Who's the smarty pants in your family? Packed with number and logic puzzles, riddles, dingbats, codes and much more, this fun and challenging travel-themed activity book is perfect for car journeys, holidays and rainy days - and provides a great test for both kids and adults. Designed for children aged 7+. Brain teasers include: Scrambled Cities - anagrams of famous places Code breaker - morse code messages to decipher Flagtastic - match the country to its flag World traveller, desert and jungle word searches Say what you see - solve the visual word puzzles Flag finder - crack a series of semaphore messages Riddles of the Sphinx - crafty cryptic questions Arctic explorer crossword and airport sudoku Other Lonely Planet Kids family activity books also available: -Boredom Buster -Round the World Quiz Book -My Holiday Scrapbook -My Holiday Drawing Journal -My Travel Journal -Backyard Explorer -My Family Travel Map -My Family Travel Map: North America -My Family Travel Map: Europe -My Family Travel Map: Australia -My Family Height Chart About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

My Holiday Drawing Book

My Holiday Drawing Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Gillian Johnson Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/04/2018

Pencils and colouring pens at the ready! In this fun and interactive book, kids can learn to sketch, illustrate and colour in. With sections on how to draw people and understanding perspective, plus step-by-step instructions and imaginative prompts and ideas, it'll inspire any child to get creative on their next trip. My Holiday Drawing Book makes a great companion on any getaway. Designed to be carried and used almost anywhere, it'll keep kids entertained whether they're waiting at the airport, having a picnic in the park or playing on the beach. Highlights include: Drawing an object without looking Shading, circles and creating tones Still life Gesture drawing and capturing movement Basic perspective, horizon lines and the rule of thirds Landscapes Animals - dogs, elephants, giraffes, bumblebees and more Animals - closely observed and gesture drawings People - faces, bodies, moving bodies People - in the city, in nature, in restaurants Other Lonely Planet Kids family activity books also available: -My Holiday Scrapbook -My Travel Journal -Backyard Explorer -My Family Travel Map -My Family Travel Map - North America -My Family Travel Map - Europe -My Family Travel Map - Australia -My Family Height Chart -Boredom Buster -Round the World Quiz Book -Brain Teasers About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

My Holiday Scrapbook

My Holiday Scrapbook

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Kim Hankinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2018

Help kids bring their holidays back home! This colourful and fun scrapbook provides a place for children to collect and store mementoes from their travels. There's plenty of space to stick in tickets, photos and other souvenirs collected from any trip. Includes a page of stickers and a pouch to keep memories safe. My Holiday Scrapbook has lots of room for kids to get creative on their own, as well as providing ideas and suggestions to help younger children get started. And with lots of stickers to add, it's easy to personalise each journal and make it stand out. Highlights include: Create a city skyline with ticket stubs Fill a pirate's treasure chest with super-shiny scrap Make an icky sticky food diary Complete a mosaic masterpiece Go leaf collecting and create a miniature park Record the weather. How sunny has it been? Create a zoo with pictures of animals you've seen Collect teeny tiny shells and fossils Design a flag for your holiday destination Make a self-portrait out of sticks and twigs Other Lonely Planet Kids family activity books also available: -My Holiday Drawing Journal -My Travel Journal -Backyard Explorer -My Family Travel Map -My Family Travel Map - North America -My Family Travel Map - Europe -My Family Travel Map - Australia -My Family Height Chart -Boredom Buster -Round the World Quiz Book -Brain Teasers About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

First Words - Mandarin 100 Mandarin words to learn

First Words - Mandarin 100 Mandarin words to learn

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2018

Bring the Mandarin language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book from Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher. Perfect for the whole family, First Words Mandarin features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. Plus, its small size makes it a handy addition to any trip to China or Taiwan. Also included is a free audio pronunciation guide. Scan the QR code on the back cover or visit our First Words website to hear each word spoken by a native child. Also available: First Words French First Words Spanish First Words English First Words Italian First Words Japanese About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

First Words - Japanese 100 Japanese words to learn

First Words - Japanese 100 Japanese words to learn

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2018

Bring the Japanese language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book from Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher. Perfect for the whole family, First Words Japanese features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. Plus, its small size makes it a handy addition to any trip to Japan. Also included is a free audio pronunciation guide. Scan the QR code on the back cover or visit our First Words website to hear each word spoken by a native child. Also available: First Words French First Words Spanish First Words English First Words Italian First Words Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

First Words - Italian 100 Italian words to learn

First Words - Italian 100 Italian words to learn

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2018

Bring the Italian language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book from Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher. Perfect for the whole family, First Words Italian features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. Plus, its small size makes it a handy addition to any trip to Italy. Also included is a free audio pronunciation guide. Scan the QR code on the back cover or visit our First Words website to hear each word spoken by a native child. Also available: First Words French First Words Spanish First Words English First Words Japanese First Words Mandarin About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Around the World in 50 Ways

Around the World in 50 Ways

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Dan Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2018

Set off from London and travel across the globe. Then try to make it back! In Lonely Planet Kids' Around the World in 50 Ways, kids choose their favourite routes and transportation, from tuk-tuks and sleds, to steamboats and hot-air balloons. They'll visit famous cities and exotic, far-flung places - and learn amazing facts about each destination along the way. But they'll need to be careful: not every path will take them where they want to go! Welcome to the Tower of London! That's the starting point of this amazing adventure. But what's the next leg of the journey? That depends on the transportation chosen. Once aboard, kids can discover all about these amazing machines and how they work. Then upon arriving at their next destination, they'll get to explore the local area and see what makes it so interesting and unique. With over 20 possible routes, who knows where they'll end up? About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Sticker World - Theme Park

Sticker World - Theme Park

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Becky Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2018

It's time for children to get creative with Lonely Planet Kids' Sticker World - Theme Park. From designing death-defying roller coasters to choosing what sweets are sold and picking the park's mascot, kids can build the theme park of their dreams in this fun and interactive book. As chief planner, architect and builder, they can add colourful stickers and drawings to each page and bring their construction to life. Inside, kids can: Design a map so people don't get lost Build roller coasters and add loop-the-loops Draw their own Ferris wheel and get it spinning Dress log flume riders in waterproof ponchos Use felt tips to decorate carousel horses Entertain visitors with Wild West shows Spook everyone with a scary haunted house Colour-in a swashbuckling pirate ship Create an ice cream and lolly stall Treat their visitors to a tea cup ride About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Sticker World - Museum

Sticker World - Museum

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Becky Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2018

It's time for children to get creative with Lonely Planet Kids' Sticker World - Museum. From designing an awesome entrance and cool cafe, to filling the picture frames with art, kids can build the museum of their dreams in this fun and interactive book. As chief planner, architect and builder, they can add colourful stickers, doodles and drawings to each page to bring their construction to life. Inside, kids can: Complete t-rex, stegosaurus and triceratops skeletons Create caveman stories using pictures and doodles Bring prehistoric and extinct creatures back to life Colour in decorative headsets from ancient Egypt Doodle bright and colourful Viking longship sails Bring dazzling medieval outfits to life Decorate picture frames in their art gallery Add propellers and paintwork to old and new planes Complete the solar system in their planetarium About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Sticker World - Zoo

Sticker World - Zoo

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Becky Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2018

It's time for children to get creative with Lonely Planet Kids' Sticker World - Zoo. From creating a watery wonderland for penguins, to choosing which items are sold in the gift shop, kids can build the zoo of their dreams in this fun and interactive book. As chief planner, architect and builder, they can add colourful stickers and drawings to each page and bring their construction to life. Inside, kids can: Design a map so visitors don't get lost Choose where each animal lives Bring sharks and other sea creatures to life Create their own panda and give it a name Use stickers to feed hungry sea lions Draw underground tunnels for meerkats to explore Add ropes and swings to their gorilla enclosure Colour in leopards and other big cats Doodle baby animals and their parents Stock shelves with souvenirs in the gift shop About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

City Trails - Tokyo

City Trails - Tokyo

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2017

Here's a book about Tokyo that's seriously streetwise. Lonely Planet Kids' City Trails: Tokyo features colourful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes or inside the average guidebook. We'll show them where to bathe in chocolate, climb Japan's tallest tower, meet a giant robot, and lots more! Join Lonely Planet explorers Marco and Amelia as they hunt for more secrets, stories and surprises in another of the world's great cities. Themed trails include: Fishy City Active Earth Up in the Air Bonkers Buildings Cuuuute! Tokyo Tech Tokyo on a Plate Tokyo Style Spooky Stories Cartoon Capers Amazing Art 24-hour Tokyo Busy and Noisy! On with the Show! Tokyo Transport Blast from the Past Sports and Games Emperors and Empresses Plants and Animals Also available: City Trails - London, Paris, New York City, Rome, Sydney, Washington DC About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

City Trails - Washington DC

City Trails - Washington DC

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Moira Butterfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2017

Here's a book that's seriously streetwise. Lonely Planet Kids' City Trails: Washington DC features colourful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes or inside the average guidebook. We'll show them where to find Henry the giant elephant, oyster sandwiches, the Grand Canyon on a ceiling, and lots more! Join Lonely Planet explorers Marco and Amelia as they hunt for more secrets, stories and surprises in another of the world's great cities. Themed trails include: DC Time Travel City Sounds Statue City Animals Around Town World of Words Street Stroll Powerful Places Only in DC Eat the Streets The Green Scene Win Washington Look Up! Brilliant Buildings Washington G-G-G-Ghosts! Underground Washington Rich Pickings Water World Go Washington Showtime! Also available: City Trails - London, Paris, New York City, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

City Trails - Rome

City Trails - Rome

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Moira Butterfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2017

Here's a book about Rome that's seriously streetwise. Lonely Planet Kids' City Trails: Rome features colourful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes or inside the average guidebook. We'll show them where to find Rome's belly button, read a poem to chocolate, snack on witch sweets, and lots more! Join Lonely Planet explorers Marco and Amelia as they hunt for more secrets, stories and surprises in another of the world's great cities. Themed trails include: Where Emperors Trod Delicious Rome Watery Rome Spotted Outside Look Up Look Down Going Gruesome Party Days Take the Stage I'm in Charge! Meet the Creatures The Holy Way Wear Rome Andiamo! Win Here! Green Rome Walk, Shop, Walk Brilliant Buildings Rome's Ghostie Guests Also available: City Trails - London, Paris, New York City, Tokyo, Sydney, Washington DC About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

City Trails - Sydney

City Trails - Sydney

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Helen Greathead Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2017

Here's a book about Sydney that's seriously streetwise. Lonely Planet Kids' City Trails: Sydney features colourful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes or inside the average guidebook. We'll show them where to find haunted pubs, ancient Aboriginal art, the best surfing beaches, and lots more! Join Lonely Planet explorers Marco and Amelia as they hunt for more secrets, stories and surprises in another of the world's great cities. Themed trails include: In the Beginning Underground...Underwater Sky High Making a Splash Sydney Spooks Convicts, Refugees and Ten Pound Poms The Name Game Sydney Shapes Do it Outdoors Float On? Asia in Oz Walk on the Wild Side Looking Good Sporty City Mudbugs, Bush Tucker and Big Fat Snorkers Deadly Sydney Got to be Green Wet, Wet, Wet Sydney in the Dark Also available: City Trails - London, Paris, New York City, Rome, Tokyo, Washington DC About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

The Big Earth Book

The Big Earth Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Mark Brake Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2017

Planet Earth. Four elements. One incredible story. Lonely Planet Kids' The Big Earth Book takes children on a rollercoaster ride through history, geography, science and more to show how four elements - earth, fire, air and water - created the world and everything that exists today. Amazing facts, photography and illustrations bring our planet and its past to life in an exciting, engaging way. Written by Mark Brake, a science writer and broadcaster who's worked for NASA, the BBC and the National Science Museum of Thailand, and created in consultation with Dr Mike Goldsmith, a research scientist and writer with a PhD in astrophysics from Keele University in the UK. Highlights include: Earth: How the Earth was formed The structure of the Earth Plate tectonics and rocks Earthquakes and volcanoes Humans in the stone age Hunter-gatherers and farming Fossils and digging for treasure DNA: the code of life Fire: Ingredients for fire Fire and humans The history of fire The dangers of wildfire The Great Fire of London Gunpowder and fireworks The combustion engine Carbon and global warming Air: What's air made of? The Northern Lights How animals learned to fly Dinosaurs in the air Birds and bats The history of flight Speech and language Music and instruments Weather and climate Water: The origins of water Rivers and oceans The water cycle The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Canals, bridges and dams Exploring the seas The age of exploration Tsunamis and waterfalls About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders

The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Joe Fullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2017

It's time to peek inside the world's most famous museums. Welcome to Lonely Planet Kids' Incredible Cabinet of Wonders - the greatest little museum in the world! 12 collectors, from toy makers and monster hunters, to sailors and archaeologists, have created their own themed cabinets and filled them with their favourite things. Kids can lift the flaps and open the cabinet doors to discover 100 extraordinary objects from our planet's weird and wonderful past and present, then read fascinating stories behind each one and find out where to see them in real life. What objects will they find? And what stories will they tell? The 12 themed collections are: Toy Maker's Cabinet Sailor's Cabinet Monster Hunter's Cabinet Naturalist's Cabinet Miniaturist's Cabinet Doctor's Cabinet Treasure Hunter's Cabinet Archaeologist's Cabinet Costume Maker's Cabinet Musician's Cabinet Scientist's Cabinet Make Believer's Cabinet Each cabinet is illustrated by a different artist and features photos of every astonishing and unusual artefact. About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

The Animal Book

The Animal Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Ruth Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2017

Get ready for a walk on the wild side through every continent on Earth! Kids can discover the animal kingdom like never before in Lonely Planet Kids' The Animal Book, a beautiful encyclopedia featuring over 100 incredible creatures, from the grey wolf and green anaconda, to the bald eagle and emperor penguin. Packed with facts and illustrations, it also explores our relationship with these animals and how we're affecting their lives and habitats, such as reindeer helping to deliver food for Arctic communities and elephants hunted for their tusks in Africa. Animals are all around us, but sometimes we forget just how remarkable they are. With The Animal Book, kids can discover some of the world's most diverse and fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects and invertebrates, from those they can spot in their backyard to more endangered species in jungles, deserts and freezing oceans. They'll also learn about conservation efforts and how to help protect wildlife and the planet. Dawn Cooper's wonderful illustrations are combined with fantastic photographs and expert authorship by Ruth Martin. Organized by continent, The Animal Book covers: Arctic North & Central America South America Europe Africa Asia Oceania Antarctica Oceans About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humor and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place-inspiring children at home and in school.

How Animals Build

How Animals Build

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2017

Lonely Planet Kids' How Animals Build is a beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap hardback that explores the incredible world of animal architects. Children can open flaps and unfold spreads to discover amazing animal homes up high, underground, on land, and under the sea. From spider webs and rabbit warrens, to bird nests and ant colonies, and even coral reefs and beaver lodges, we reveal the secrets to these extraordinary structures and how they're built. Do bees need cement mixers to build hives? Do beavers use cranes to construct dams? No, of course not! Like many animals, they're building geniuses who don't need building site tools to create incredible work. Welcome to nature's very own, super-clever world of construction. Created in consultation with Michael Leach, wildlife expert, speaker, photographer, filmographer, and author of over 20 books on subjects ranging from big cats and owls to great apes and bears. Themed topics include: Apartment Block with Branches Dig, Diggers, Dig! Number 1 Bunny Street A Winning Design It's Buzzing in Here! Nest Neighborhoods This Way to Waterworld Extreme Builders Mouse House Here About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humor and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place-inspiring children at home and in school.

Unfolding Journeys - Following the Great Wall

Unfolding Journeys - Following the Great Wall

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Stewart Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/06/2017

Unfold the adventure of a lifetime as you travel along the Great Wall of China. This sensational fold-out frieze is more than six-feet long and can be removed and displayed. It features stunning illustrated detail on one side and incredible facts on the other. Get ready for an unforgettable journey across China. From the dusty desert of Gansu province to the rolling waves of the Yellow Sea, this amazing journey takes you past flaming mountains and ancient wonders. Watch out for mighty fortresses, giant pandas and the extraordinary Army of Terracotta Warriors. Along the way you'll discover breathtaking wonders of nature, visit modern China, and see how the traditions and landscape of the Great Wall are changing. You'll also encounter fascinating ancient Chinese monuments and amazing creatures living near the Great Wall. Part of our 'Unfolding Journeys' series. Also available: Unfolding Journeys - Rocky Mountain Explorer , Unfolding Journeys - Amazon Adventure, Unfolding Journeys - Secrets of the Nile. Collect them all! About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Unfolding Journeys - Secrets of the Nile

Unfolding Journeys - Secrets of the Nile

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Stewart Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/06/2017

Unfold the adventure of a lifetime as you sail up the longest river in the world with Lonely Planet Kids Unfolding Journeys - Secrets of the Nile . This sensational fold-out frieze is more than six-feet long and can be removed and displayed. Jump aboard and get ready for an unforgettable journey along the River Nile. From the golden beaches of the Mediterranean, travel upstream to explore the cultural, historical and natural wonders of ancient and modern Egypt. Find out about Egyptian pharaohs and explore their treasures, tombs and mummies; visit modern Egypt and see how the landscape of the Nile is changing; discover the Pyramids and other wonders of the ancient world; and encounter some of the exotic creatures that make the Nile their home! Packed with stunning illustrations on one side and incredible facts on the other - get ready for a truly unforgettable journey! Part of our 'Unfolding Journeys' series. Also available: Unfolding Journeys - Rocky Mountain Explorer , Unfolding Journeys - Amazon Adventure, Unfolding Journeys - Following the Great Wall. Collect them all! About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Marco's Maze Mission

Marco's Maze Mission

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jane Gledhill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2017

Get ready for an a-maze-ing mission around the world! Brilliant but absent-minded photographer Geronimo Keats is back from the trip of a lifetime. The only problem is, his luggage...isn't! Time for young explorer Marco to swing into action and find his missing belongings - but he'll need your help! Travel the world like never before in this brilliant book of mazes brought to you by Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher. In Lonely Planet Kids Marco's Maze Mission, you'll tackle fiendish mazes and discover incredible facts on every page as you explore Norway's fjords, the USA's Grand Canyon, New Zealand, Belize and beyond. Packed with fun illustrations and a gorgeous two-colour palette, Marco's Maze Mission provides hours of brain-boggling fun for children aged 7+. Also available: Amelia's Maze Adventure About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Amelia's Maze Adventure

Amelia's Maze Adventure

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jane Gledhill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2017

Get ready for an a-maze-ing globetrotting adventure! Disaster! Lady Vivian Winthrop has returned from a round-the-world expedition, but her precious jewels are missing. It's up to young explorer Amelia to retrace her steps and track them down - but she'll need your help! Travel the world like never before as you complete this brilliant book of mazes brought to you by Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher. In Lonely Planet Kids Amelia's Maze Adventure, you'll tackle the Tomatina festival in Spain, waltz through the Palace of Versailles, rush to Mount Rushmore, and lots more famous locations - all with incredible facts on every page! Packed with fun illustrations and a gorgeous two-colour palette, Amelia's Maze Adventure provides hours of brain-boggling fun for children aged 7+. Also available: Marco's Maze Mission About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

The Round the World Quiz Book

The Round the World Quiz Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Sue McMillan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/2017

Can you take on the world? Challenge family and friends to more than 500 tricky and fascinating questions about our amazing world, brought to you by Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher. Full of fun illustrations, and with a super bright neon cover, it'll keep the whole family entertained on the road or at home. The Round the World Quiz Book is packed with questions on topics such as 'Epic Earth' and 'Extreme Places to Animal Magic' and 'Strange but True.' Can you name the biggest country in the world? Do you know where in the world it's rude to arrive on time? How about which country's flag is not rectangular? Or where you'll find the world's tallest waterfall? With different difficulty levels to get readers of all ages thinking, and tons of points up for grabs, things are guaranteed to get competitive! Part of our Family Activity Range. Also available: Boredom Buster, My Travel Journal, My Family Travel Map, Backyard Explorer, My Family Height Chart. Collect them all! About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Backyard Explorer

Backyard Explorer

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Nicola Baxter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/04/2017

The best adventures start at home! You don't need to trek to the South Pole or hack your way through a rainforest to explore our wonderful world. Your own backyard is just waiting to be discovered. Scribble, jot and draw in this brilliant fill-in journal, brought to you by Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher. Backyard Explorer is filled with fun things to make, do and find, to discover the exciting world beyond kids' front door! They can go cloud-spotting, make a skyline collage, design your dream house, complete a scavenger hunt, make your very own time-and-place capsule and lots more? Kids will see their surroundings in a wonderful new way. There's space to write, draw, collage, colour and complete - turning the finished book into a wonderful scrapbook to treasure forever. With fun illustrations, a super bright neon cover and a handy, backpack sized format, it's a must-have item for any young explorer. Part of our Family Activity Range. Also available: Boredom Buster, My Travel Journal, My Family Travel Map, Round-the-World Quiz Book, My Family Height Chart. Collect them all! About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

My Family Height Chart

My Family Height Chart

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Fold-out book or chart Release Date: 14/04/2017

Measuring your height has never been so much fun! This fun pull-out height chart is more than two metres (6.5 feet) tall, and covered with the tallest, smallest, weirdest and wackiest things to size yourself up to. Are you taller than the world's biggest bunny? Could your baby sister fit inside a giant cucumber? How does Dad match up to the biggest recorded king cobra snake? The chart features illustrations of and facts about awesome animals, freaky food and all sorts of other cool stuff. My Family Height Chart is perforated for easy removal so you can display it proudly on your wall. Includes stickers to add to the chart to see how you've grown. Give yourself a trophy or a rosette sticker when you reach a personal milestone. And make sure the rest of the family gets involved too. With over 80 colourful stickers, there are enough for everyone! How will you measure up? Are you? Taller than a lemur tail? Smaller than a giant snail? Bigger than a rearing snake? Tinier than a huge cupcake? Part of our Family Activity Range. Also available: Boredom Buster, My Travel Journal, My Family Travel Map, Backyard Explorer, Round-the-World Quiz Book. Collect them all! About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

First Words - Spanish

First Words - Spanish

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2017

Bring the Spanish language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book from Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher. Perfect for the whole family, First Words Spanish features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. Plus, its small size means it's a handy addition to any trip to Spain or a Spanish-speaking country. Also included is a free audio pronunciation guide. Scan the QR code on the back cover or visit our First Words website to hear each word spoken by a native child. Also available: First Words French First Words English About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

First Words - English

First Words - English

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2017

Bring the English language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book from Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher. Perfect for the whole family, First Words English features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. Plus, its small size means it's a handy addition to any trip to England or an English-speaking country. Also included is a free audio pronunciation guide. Scan the QR code on the back cover or visit our First Words website to hear each word spoken by a native child. Also available: First Words Spanish First Words French About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

First Words - French

First Words - French

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2017

Bring the French language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book from Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher. Perfect for the whole family, First Words French features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. Plus, its small size means it's a handy addition to any trip to France or a French-speaking country. Also included is a free audio pronunciation guide. Scan the QR code on the back cover or visit our First Words website to hear each word spoken by a native child. Also available: First Words Spanish First Words English About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Let's Explore... Desert

Let's Explore... Desert

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jen Feroze, Christina Webb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2017

Marco and Amelia are on a trip through the world's dry and dusty deserts. This sticker activity book is packed with puzzles to complete, stickers to add, pages to colour and loads of fascinating facts. Ride camels to an Arabian oasis, discover dino fossils, camp out under the stars, take a trip down the River Nile and lots more. Gorgeously illustrated and featuring the Lonely Planet Kids explorers - Marco and Amelia - this is the perfect gift for any curious child aged 5+. A desert adventure awaits... let's explore! Also available: Let's Explore... Jungle Let's Explore... Ocean Let's Explore... Safari Let's Explore... Mountain Let's Explore... City About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

The World's Cutest Animal Colouring Book

The World's Cutest Animal Colouring Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jen Feroze Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2017

Here comes a colouring book that is seriously cute! Each spread features a coloured animal pattern on the left, and a black and white version on the right. From the jungle treetops, to the ocean floor, there's a fabulous choice of animals to create and complete. Copy the colours, or create your own bold and beautiful combinations. With gorgeous, quirky illustrations from Lulu Mayo - creator of A Million Cats and A Million Dogs (Michael O'Mara), this is the perfect gift for any child aged 7+. There are 22 adorable animals to choose from, many of them decked out in super sweet outfits! At the back of the book you'll find a world map, pinpointing where in the world each cute creature can be found, plus some fun facts about each animal featured. Choose from: Foxes Rabbits Badgers Frogs Alpacas Koalas Pandas Squirrel monkeys Orcas Dolphins Tropical fish Tapirs Elephant shrews Blue whales Crocodiles Penguins Tigers Squirrels Raccoons Reindeer Peacocks Sea turtles Which will you colour first? About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

How Cities Work

How Cities Work

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jen Feroze Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2016

Get ready to explore the city in a whole new way. This innovative book for younger readers is packed with city facts, loads of flaps to lift, and unfolding pages to see inside buildings and under the streets. Children aged 5+ can learn about skyscrapers, subway systems and stinky sewers. Discover where people live and peek behind closed doors to see what's going on in houses and apartments, or why not find out about what goes on underneath the streets you walk on every day? Each page is stylishly illustrated by James Gulliver Hancock, creator of the All The Buildings That I've Drawn So Far series (Universe Publishing) and there are loads of quirky details to spot. How many giant cowboy hats can you find through the book? Created in consultation with Jill Sterrett, lecturer with the department of Urban Planning at the University of Washington. Contents : The birth of a city In and out of the city City living Build, build, build! High-rise life Green spaces Going underground City hall Emergency services Recreation and culture Night and day Cities of the future About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

The Cities Book

The Cities Book

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Heather Carswell, Bridget Gleeson, Patrick Kinsella Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/09/2016

Do you know where in the world you can buy drinkable gold; why an 'elephant's foot' is one of the most dangerous objects in the world; or where you might have to swim to school? Discover the answers to these questions and loads more mindblowing facts in The Cities Book, where readers aged 8+ are taken on an incredible world tour through 86 of the world's greatest cities. Sister title to the bestselling The Travel Book, every page is packed with facts on city living, and gives kids a flavour of what it's like to grow up in each place featured. From food and festivals, to awesome architecture and amazing history - there's something for everyone. A mix of wow photography, beautiful illustrations and hand drawn maps bring each page to life. It's the perfect gift for curious kids everywhere. Contents: Toronto Montreal Vancouver San Francisco Los Angeles Las Vegas New Orleans Nashville Chicago New York Philadelphia Washington DC Miami Havana Kingston Mexico City Oaxaca City La Paz Cartagena Manaus Rio de Janiero Cuzco Buenos Aires Ushuaia Reykjavik Tromso Stockholm Copenhagen Edinburgh London Dublin Amsterdam Brussels Paris Berlin Munich Krakow Prague Vienna Moscow Pripyat Istanbul Athens Rome Vatican City Venice Madrid Barcelona Lisbon Marrakesh Cairo Timbuktu Dakar Addis Ababa Nairobi Zanzibar Town Cape Town Jerusalem Mecca Dubai Samarkand Mumbai Varanasi Thimphu Ulaanbaatar Beijing Chengdu Hong Kong Bangkok Singapore Hanoi Manila Tokyo Kyoto Pyongyang Seoul Darwin Perth Ballarat Melbourne Sydney Auckland Rotorua Queenstown Apia South Tarawa About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Unfolding Journeys Amazon Adventure

Unfolding Journeys Amazon Adventure

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Stewart Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/09/2016

Chart an unforgettable journey in your trusty canoe down the Amazon river with this beautifully illustrated 16-panel concertina pull-out wall frieze. Learn just how unique and important this fascinating place is as you wind past colourful communities, busy jungle cities, and incredible rainforest creatures and wacky wildlife, from high up in the Andes of Peru, to the bustling city of Belem in Brazil. Then turn the frieze over to discover loads of fascinating facts about each point of interest encountered along the journey, from pink river dolphins to a disappearing tribal village. Each title in our Unfolding Journeys series has its own distinct artwork style. Unfolding Journeys - Amazon Adventure's contemporary illustrated icons are etched in black and white against the bright greens, blues and pinks that encapsulate the Amazon's history and landscape. Part of our Unfolding Journeys range Also available: Unfolding Journeys: Rocky Mountain Explorer. Collect them all! About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Unfolding Journeys Rocky Mountain Explorer

Unfolding Journeys Rocky Mountain Explorer

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Stewart Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/09/2016

Chart an unforgettable journey through the Rocky Mountains with this beautifully illustrated, 16-panel concertina pull-out wall frieze and learn just how unique and important these mountains are to our world. . Make your way through snow-capped mountains and fast-flowing waterfalls, from the cool city of Vancouver on the western coast, to Banff, the skiing mecca, and over to rodeo-centre Calgary. Then turn the frieze over to discover loads of fascinating facts about each point of interest encountered along the journey, from an abandoned mountain town to the gold rush focal point, Fraser Canyon. Each title in our Unfolding Journeys series has its own distinct artwork style. Unfolding Journeys - Rocky Mountain Explorer's illustrations of wildlife and architecture lie on a vintage-style backdrop of faded postcard wilderness that encapsulate the Rocky Mountains' history and rugged landscape. Part of our Unfolding Journeys range Also available: Unfolding Journeys: Amazon Adventures. Collect them all! About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Spot The Lot

Spot The Lot

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Christina Webb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2016

What a lot of things to spot! This bright and charming book combines the challenge of I-spy, the fun of a search and find book and the creativity of a sketchpad and a colouring book! With a scene for any destination, children aged 5 and up can get involved with every page, no matter where they are. Packed with bold illustrations from award winning artist, Thomas Flintham, there are hours of fun to be had. Look out for the items in the I-spy grid, find and colour them in a detailed search scene, then create your own fun scenes on the next page. From the seaside to the ski slopes to the shopping mall, there's something for everyone. With points to score on every page, the whole family can get involved. Who will spot the lot? Contents: At The Airport At The Beach At The Movies At The Park At The Campsite On The Ferry In The Country In The City At The Hotel At The Mall At The Market At The Gallery On The Plane By The Pool In The Restaurant On The Road On The Slopes In The Station At The Amusement Park At The Zoo Make Your Own Scoring About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

My Family Travel Map

My Family Travel Map

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Nicola Baxter Format: Fold-out book or chart Release Date: 01/04/2016

Turn your family's journeys into a work of art with this interactive map. The giant, fold-out map can be personalised to chart where you've been, what you've seen and where you want to go. There are over 180 colourful stickers to add, in different shades for each member of the family, and the map is perforated for easy removal so you can display it proudly on your wall. Put stickers on your favourite places and dream destinations, and then flip the map over to find out fascinating facts about them on the back. Fun for all the family, this is the perfect gift for travellers, explorers and dreamers everywhere. Part of our Family Activity range. Also available: My Travel Journal, Boredom Buster About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Pop-up London

Pop-up London

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

London will come alive with this beautiful and colourful pop-up book from Lonely Planet Kids. With a set of six stunning pop-ups and gorgeous illustrations, this book is the perfect introduction to the magic of London for any age. This stylish look at the city's iconic landmarks will kickstart the travel bug in young explorers! Pop-up London includes Buckingham Palace, The Shard, the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, St Paul's Cathedral and the London Underground. Also available: Pop-up Paris, Pop-up New York About Lonely Planet Kids : From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Pop-up New York

Pop-up New York

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

New York will come alive with this beautiful and colourful pop-up book from Lonely Planet Kids. With a set of six stunning pop-ups and gorgeous illustrations, this book is the perfect introduction to the magic of New York for any age. This stylish look at the city's iconic landmarks will kickstart the travel bug in young explorers! Pop-up New York includes pop-ups of the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, an iconic yellow cab and a hot dog cart! Also available: Pop-up London, Pop-up Paris About Lonely Planet Kids : From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Pop-up Paris

Pop-up Paris

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

Paris will come alive with this beautiful and colourful pop-up book from Lonely Planet Kids. With a set of six stunning pop-ups and gorgeous illustrations, this book is the perfect introduction to the magic of Paris for any age. This stylish look at the city's iconic landmarks will kickstart the travel bug in young explorers! Pop-up Paris includes pop-ups of the Eiffel Tower, the Pompidou Centre, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Moulin Rouge, the Arc de Triomphe and a tower of delicious macarons! Also available: Pop-up London, Pop-up New York About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Let's Explore... Safari

Let's Explore... Safari

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Christina Webb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2016

Lonely Planet Kids' brand new series of sticker activity books, Let's Explore , is perfect for any child with a sense of adventure. With fascinating facts, puzzles to solve and pages to colour and complete, little explorers aged 5 and up will love discovering the amazing environments of our planet. In Let's Explore Safari, things are about to get really wild! Join your guides on a jeep safari in Africa, and keep your eyes peeled for some incredible animals. Spot the big five, discover who's drinking at the waterhole, find out about some true animal superheroes and loads more. An African adventure awaits. Let's explore! Includes over 250 stickers. Perfect for on-the-road entertainment. Authors: Lonely Planet Kids About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We're kick-starting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet is. Our mission is to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the magnificent place it is. Award-winning children's titles from Lonely Planet include The Amazing World Atlas (Independent Publisher Award, Gold for Juvenile Multicultural Non-fiction, 2015), How to Be a Space Explorer (Independent Publisher Award, Silver for Juvenile Non-fiction, 2015), Not For Parents The Travel Book, Not For Parents Paris, Not For Parents London, Not For Parents New York City, and Not For Parents Rome (all Parent Tested Parent Approved winners, 2012). Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Let's Explore... Jungle

Let's Explore... Jungle

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jen Feroze Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2016

Lonely Planet Kids' brand new series of sticker activity books, Let's Explore , is perfect for any child with a sense of adventure. With fascinating facts, puzzles to solve and pages to colour and complete, little explorers aged 5 and up will love discovering the amazing environments of our planet. Let's Explore Jungle sends you deep into the world's tropical forests. Help the explorers prepare for their voyage, colour exotic birds with fabulous feathers, find your way through the Amazon maze and loads more. A rainforest adventure awaits. Let's explore! Includes over 250 stickers. Perfect for on-the-road entertainment. Authors: Lonely Planet Kids About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We're kick-starting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet is. Our mission is to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the magnificent place it is. Award-winning children's titles from Lonely Planet include The Amazing World Atlas (Independent Publisher Award, Gold for Juvenile Multicultural Non-fiction, 2015), How to Be a Space Explorer (Independent Publisher Award, Silver for Juvenile Non-fiction, 2015), Not For Parents The Travel Book, Not For Parents Paris, Not For Parents London, Not For Parents New York City, and Not For Parents Rome (all Parent Tested Parent Approved winners, 2012). Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Let's Explore... Ocean

Let's Explore... Ocean

Author: Lonely Planet Kids, Jen Feroze Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2016

Lonely Planet Kids' brand new series of sticker activity books, Let's Explore , is perfect for any child with a sense of adventure. With fascinating facts, puzzles to solve and pages to colour and complete, little explorers aged 5 and up will love discovering the amazing environments of our planet. Let's Explore Ocean takes you under the waves and into a whole other world. Dress the explorers in their diving gear, learn how to make a submarine-style periscope, decorate reefs with colourful coral, and loads more. An undersea adventure awaits. Let's explore! Includes over 250 stickers. Perfect for on-the-road entertainment. Authors: Lonely Planet Kids About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We're kick-starting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet is. Our mission is to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the magnificent place it is. A big adventure awaits! Come explore. Award-winning children's titles from Lonely Planet include The Amazing World Atlas (Independent Publisher Award, Gold for Juvenile Multicultural Non-fiction, 2015), How to Be a Space Explorer (Independent Publisher Award, Silver for Juvenile Non-fiction, 2015), Not For Parents The Travel Book, Not For Parents Paris, Not For Parents London, Not For Parents New York City, and Not For Parents Rome (all Parent Tested Parent Approved winners, 2012). Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Adventures Around the Globe Packed Full of Maps, Activities and Over 250 Stickers

Adventures Around the Globe Packed Full of Maps, Activities and Over 250 Stickers

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2015

This special edition in our beautiful Adventures In sticker book series takes young readers aged 3 and up on a non-stop tour of the continents, adding fun and humour along the way. Find out fun facts, decorate sticker scenes, add colour and patterns to some iconic sights, and solve puzzles as you travel across the world. There's also a fold-out surprise - a 3D model of the globe to make, decorate and track your globe-trotting adventure. Perfect for keeping young entertained while on the road. Authors: Lonely Planet Kids About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We're kick-starting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet is. Our mission is to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the magnificent place it is. A big adventure awaits! Come explore. Award-winning children's titles from Lonely Planet include The Amazing World Atlas (Independent Publisher Award, Gold for Juvenile Multicultural Non-fiction, 2015), How to Be a Space Explorer (Independent Publisher Award, Silver for Juvenile Non-fiction, 2015), Not For Parents The Travel Book, Not For Parents Paris, Not For Parents London, Not For Parents New York City, and Not For Parents Rome (all Parent Tested Parent Approved winners, 2012). Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

How to be an International Spy Your Training Manual, Should You Choose to Accept it

How to be an International Spy Your Training Manual, Should You Choose to Accept it

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2015

There's no going back, Agent. Once you enter this book, your training will begin as you join the secret world of spies. You'll rise through the ranks from recruit to secret agent, learning a host of skills to put into covert operation immediately. Get the scoop on some of the biggest agencies in the world, discover the coolest gadgets out there, crack some fiendish codes and lots more. For aspiring spies aged 8 years and up. Great for on-the-road entertainment. Authors: Lonely Planet Kids About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We're kick-starting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet is. Our mission is to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the magnificent place it is. A big adventure awaits! Come explore. Award-winning children's titles from Lonely Planet include The Amazing World Atlas (Independent Publisher Award, Gold for Juvenile Multicultural Non-fiction, 2015), How to Be a Space Explorer (Independent Publisher Award, Silver for Juvenile Non-fiction, 2015), Not For Parents The Travel Book, Not For Parents Paris, Not For Parents London, Not For Parents New York City, and Not For Parents Rome (all Parent Tested Parent Approved winners, 2012).

Adventures in Wild Places, Activities and Sticker Books

Adventures in Wild Places, Activities and Sticker Books

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2014

This new sticker activity series for kids aged 3 and up shows kids the incredible sights and diverse environments of planet earth. Keep little hands busy on long journeys with these bumper books of stickers that mix amazing facts about the world's coolest places with great photos and illustrations, plus a small dose of humour. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

How to be a Space Explorer Your Out-of-this-World Adventure

How to be a Space Explorer Your Out-of-this-World Adventure

Author: Lonely Planet Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2014

Everything young explorers needs to know to travel in space, covering what life in zero gravity is like, how to find your way around the solar system, and the all-important question of how to pee in a spacesuit! Unique illustrations take kids to the heart of the action and amazing photos show what the universe is really like. Incredible stories of real-life space exploration for kids aged 8 and up, by author and astrobiologist Professor Mark Brake. More than 300 amazing photographs The perfect present for every aspirant astronaut! About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

World Search - Incredible Animals [Au/UK]

World Search - Incredible Animals [Au/UK]

Key Stage 1

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/02/2014

Aimed at readers aged 5 and up, this fun series lets kids lift the flap on scenes from around the world to see what's happening inside. Over 40 sturdy, easy to lift flaps, as well as search-and-find activities, will keep young readers coming back again and again! This title covers: Gauchos - Argentina, Park vet - Virunga National Park Congo, Rollerblading police - Paris France, Royal flying doctors - Australia, Sherpa guide - Himalayas, Actors & stunt people - Bollywood India, Park ranger - Yellowstone National Park USA. Titles in the World Search series from Lonely Planet, aimed at 5+ readers include  Incredible AnimalsAmazing JobsBusy Places

World Search - Amazing Jobs [Au/UK]

World Search - Amazing Jobs [Au/UK]

Key Stage 1

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/02/2014

Aimed at readers aged 5 and up, this fun series lets kids lift the flap on scenes from around the world to see what's happening inside. Over 40 sturdy, easy to lift flaps, as well as search-and-find activities, will keep young readers coming back again and again! Titles in the World Search series from Lonely Planet, aimed at 5+ readers include  Incredible AnimalsAmazing JobsBusy Places

World Search - Busy Places [Au/UK]

World Search - Busy Places [Au/UK]

Key Stage 1

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/02/2014

Aimed at readers aged 5 and up, this fun series lets kids lift the flap on scenes from around the world to see what's happening inside. Over 40 sturdy, easy to lift flaps, as well as search-and-find activities, will keep young readers coming back again and again! Titles in the World Search series from Lonely Planet, aimed at 5+ readers include  Incredible AnimalsAmazing JobsBusy Places Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher.

Not For Parents China Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Not For Parents China Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/10/2012

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*This is not a guidebook. And it is definitely 'not-for-parents.'It is the real, inside story about one of the world's most exciting countries - China. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales about ancient empires, martial arts, the discovery of gunpowder and the first cup of tea. Check out cool stories about ice sculptures, dust storms, bloodthirsty warriors and dragons. You'll find acrobats, fighting crickets, futuristic buildings and some seriously weird snacks.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Klay LamprellAbout Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, children's books, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) *#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013

Not For Parents How to be a World Explorer

Not For Parents How to be a World Explorer

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2012

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*How to be a World Explorer will teach you all you need to know about venturing through all the landscapes on Earth. How do you cope with extreme cold? How do you find water in the wild? How do you escape from quicksand? How do you navigate by the stars? How do you build an igloo? How do you fight a bear? It's all here!Authors: Written and researched by Lonely PlanetAbout Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, children's books, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) *#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013

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