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

Patrick Makin, Whooli Chen (Illustrator)


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Go on the journey of a lifetime through 19 real-life, off-limits locations

If you could explore anywhere in the world, where would you choose? Hop on your magic carpet and fly across the globe to discover the secrets of 19 off-limits locations, from Area 51 to the Vatican “Secret” Archives to Bouvet Island (the remotest place on Earth) to the heavily guarded Queen’s bedroom. Explore places you never thought you would be able to visit—including natural wonders, historic sites, places of danger, and cultural curiosities—and discover why they have been shrouded in secrecy from the rest of the world . . .

Magic Cat, 9781419751592, 80pp.

Publication Date: May 18, 2021

About the Author

Patrick Makin’s first job as a writer was as a war correspondent in Yemen, before he moved to Bristol and started working as script-editor for an animation production company. The Adventurous Kid’s Guide to the World’s Most Mysterious Places is his first book for children. He lives in Bristol. Whooli Chen works with a delicate palette and sensitive painterly layers that take whimsical illustration to another realm. Chen studied a master’s in illustration at the University of the Arts London, where she found a muse in an urban street fox. She lives in Australia.