3-D Atlas & World Tour

3-D Atlas & World Tour

By Marie Javins; Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811860611, 96pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008

Much more than an atlas, this book is a virtual travel experience It includes more than 40 maps, 30 feature articles on impressive places, and more than 50 eye-popping 3-D photos of the world's most interesting sights. Readers visit the Grand Canyon, look down from the top of the Eiffel Tower, "snorkel" in the Great Barrier Reef, peek inside a blue ice cave in Antarctica, and more Physical maps are also rendered in 3-D, so mountains bulge out from the page.

About the Author
An avid tent camper, New Jersey resident Marie Javins has trekked her way across the U.S., Africa, and New Zealand, tent camping all the way. She was an editor and colorist for Marvel Comics for 13 years, before taking up travel writing.