World's Strangest Places (Lonely Planet Kids)

by Lonely Planet Kids (Author)

World's Strangest Places (Lonely Planet Kids)
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Discover the planet's weirdest and most wonderful places. Our travel experts have found 40 of the planet's most bizarre sights and natural wonders - and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal the incredible power of nature, amazing feats of human construction and the world's most mysterious locations.

The world is full of beautiful and strange places to visit and marvel at. Some are thousands of years old, others modern and recently discovered. Inside World's Strangest Places, kids will discover the city where everything is underground, a post office you need a swimsuit to visit, and secret locations that, well, are far too secret to mention here. And with our 'strange-o-meter', they can compare each place based on its uniqueness, wow factor, surreality and mysteriousness.

Places include:

Pig beach in the Bahamas

Plane Graveyard in Arizona

Rainbow Mountain in Peru

Chocolate Hills in the Philippines

Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean

Area 51 in Nevada

Crooked Forest in Poland

Salt flats of Uyuni in Bolivia

Eye of the Sahara in Mauritania

Snake Island in Brazil

Stonehenge in England

Bermuda Triangle

Cave of the Crystals in Mexico

Nazca lines in Peru

Other titles in the series include:

- World's Strangest Predators

- World's Strangest Ocean Beasts

- World's Strangest Creepy Crawlies

About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

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Lonely Planet Kids
Joe Fullman is a freelance author based in London. Over the past 20 years, he has - by a rather neat symmetry - written and contributed to guidebooks to around 20 countries. That means he's visited an awful lot of museums - although he's always happy to fit in a couple more. In between his foreign adventures, Joe has also found time to write children's books on everything from dinosaurs and space to music and ancient history. Joe also authored Incredible Cabinet of Wonders for Lonely Planet Kids, released in October 2017.
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Lonely Planet
Publication date
August 20, 2018
Lonely Planet Kids
BISAC categories
JNF016000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Curiosities & Wonders
JNF038000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | General
JNF051000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | General
JNF058000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Travel
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