This world atlas may be bigger than my head, but every piece of information made me smarter! With beautiful illustrations and jaw-dropping facts, this atlas takes you around the world from the deepest underground city to the longest-erupting volcano, and everything in between. Intrigued? Take a look andopen the book!
Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures brings together some of the world's most spectacular sights and extraordinary events in a stunningly illustrated addition to the critically acclaimed Atlas of Adventures series.
Journey from one extreme to the other as you turn the page to discover what record-breaker is next. This is a high-octane tour around the world, stopping off at every continent to marvel at natural and human phenomena.
From the highest waterfall to the deepest underground city, the largest primate to the smelliest flower, this is an adventure that can’t be beaten.
Whether you’re exploring the hottest place on Earth in Ethiopia, the world’s largest cave in Vietnam, or riding the longest railway across Russia, adventure is all around you in this fun-packed atlas.
Richly detailed illustrations by Lucy Letherland bring every adventure to life—as well as some quirky characters hiding among all the excitement.
Emily Hawkins’ expertise provides all you need to know to plan your next adventure—or whisk you there from the comfort of your sofa!
With over 30 scenes to explore, adventurers 7 years and older will find hundreds of things to spot, with facts about our astonishing planet to learn on every page. Get ready to meet some incredible record-breakers in this beautifully illustrated compendium of wonders.
Praise for the Atlas of Adventures series: ‘It encourages curiosity, understanding and tolerance and nurtures a love of the world around us.’ – The Bookbag, on Atlas of Adventures
‘Lucy Letherland’s inky illustrations make the book a joy to look at.’ – The Guardian, on Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures
‘… it is akin to opening up a chest of treasures.’ – BooksforTopics, on Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World
‘Another absolutely gorgeous addition to the Atlas of Adventures series.’ – Goodreads, on Atlas of Ocean Adventures
About the Author
Lucy Letherland is an illustrator based in London, UK. She graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2011 with a First Class BA (Hons) in illustration with animation. Lucy's work is strongly led by humor and narrative, creating a playful, graphic quality. Her books include Atlas of Adventures, Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World, Atlas of Animal Adventures, and Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures.
Emily Hawkins is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages. She wrote the New York Times bestseller Oceanology, as well as several other titles in the Ology series, which has sold over 16 million copies worldwide. She holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and now lives in Winchester with her young family.