World's Coolest Jobs: Discover 40 Awesome Careers! (Lonely Planet Kids)

by Lonely Planet Kids (Author)

World's Coolest Jobs: Discover 40 Awesome Careers! (Lonely Planet Kids)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

From dinosaur paleontologist and snake-venom collector, to water-slide tester, Tower of London Ravenmaster, octopus keeper and panda nanny, discover the most fun, surprising and enjoyable jobs found on planet Earth - and see just how different and amazing the world of work can be.

Find out how to be a:

  • Motion capture actor, and bring to life monsters, animals, and more
  • Snake venom collector, and collect poison from deadly serpents with your hands
  • Wildlife photographer, and capture the world's most incredible creatures on film
  • Professional magician, and tour the world inspiring mystery and wonder
  • Costume designer, and bring famous movie and stage characters to life
  • Sand sculptor, and spend your days creating amazing sandcastles out of sand and water
  • London Dungeon actor, and scare people stupid through hundreds of years of history
  • Wax sculptor, and recreate the world's most famous people for Madame Tussauds
  • Video game designer, and create new and exciting virtual worlds to explore
  • Hot air balloon pilot, and take to the skies like a giant bird
  • Dinosaur paleontologist, and dig up huge prehistoric fossils all around the world
  • Ostrich babysitter, and look after these feisty flightless birds
  • Volcanologist, and study the Earth's lava-spewing secrets
  • NASA astronaut, and explore everything from meteors to moons deep in space
  • Sloth rehabilitator, and rescue, rehome, and release sloths in tropical Costa Rica

And more jobs which we bet you haven't even imagined!

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Lonely Planet Kids
Kate Baker is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages on subjects ranging from history and travel, to natural history and mythology. Her books include previous Lonely Planet Kid's titles: A Place Called Home, Love Around the World and Wild in the City.
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Lonely Planet
Publication date
May 19, 2020
Lonely Planet Kids
BISAC categories
JNF011000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Careers
JNF016000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Curiosities & Wonders
JNF048000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Reference | General
JNF038000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | General
JNF070000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Inspirational & Personal Growth
Library of Congress categories
Vocational guidance

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