The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid (Hardcover)

By Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illustrator)

Workman Publishing Company, 9781523503544, 112pp.

Publication Date: September 18, 2018

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

Created by the team behind the #1 New York Times bestselling Atlas Obscura,The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid is a thrilling expedition to 100 of the most surprising, mysterious, and weird-but-true places on earth. 

For curious kids, this is the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime—and see how faraway countries have more in common than you might expect! Hopscotch from country to country in a chain of connecting attractions: Explore Mexico’s glittering cave of crystals, then visit the world’s largest cave in Vietnam. Peer over a 355-foot waterfall in Zambia, then learn how Antarctica’s Blood Falls got their mysterious color. Or see mysterious mummies in Japan and France, then majestic ice caves in both Argentina and Austria. 
As you climb mountains, zip-line over forests, and dive into oceans, this book is your passport to a world of hidden wonders, illuminated by gorgeous art.


About the Author

Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura.


Rosemary Mosco is a science communicator and acclaimed cartoonist. She is the author of the graphic novel Solar System: Our Place in Space and the webcomic Bird and Moon. She lives in Massachusetts.


Praise For The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

“A thrillingly imaginative expedition to 100 weird-but-true places on earth.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Curiosity is both a must and a given. The tone is consistently upbeat but not melodramatic, giving the oddments a sense of reality rather than fantasy—that you could go and witness these phenomena yourself. One delectable sampler of wonders, there for the asking.”—Kirkus

★ “This unique atlas impresses the interconnectedness of the world upon readers, stoking their sense of respect, wonder, and opportunity.”—Booklist,Starred Review