Adventurous Kid’s Guide to the World’s Most Mysterious Places

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There are many strange and wondrous places in the world. Imagine having a magic carpet that can take you to all those places. That is exactly what author Patrick Makin and illustrator Whooli Chen have done — imagined such journeys to nineteen amazing destinations for middle-grade readers. Some of these are ancient such as the Lascaux Cave or the Tomb of Genghis Khan. Some are quite modern but still unusual such as the underwater Six Flags park or Area 31 famous for aliens. Some are just plain scary and creepy like Snake Island or the bone-filled Catacombs of Paris. There are several places most kids have probably never heard of, but every one of them is fascinating. Each section has a write-up about the place and what makes it special and is followed up by a couple of pages with six or eight paragraphs about specifics of the place, all illustrated with realistic drawings in rich colors. This oversize (10.35 X 12.5 inches) book is printed on heavy paper and printed edge to edge with beautiful decoration and graphics. The writing is conversational and engaging. Kids (and adults) will love every page. This is not to be missed.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 80 pages
Publisher Abrams
Publish Date 18-May-2021
ISBN 9781419751592 Buy this Book
Issue July 2021
Category Children's