Mapping the expeditions that shaped the world as we know it.
Every explorer is a true adventurer. Bound by a common curiosity for the unknown, the intrepid individuals featured in Explore the World traveled across land and sea gathering expansive knowledge of geography, climate, culture, flora, and fauna. The expeditions that shaped the world we live in are gathered in this illustrated, non-fiction compendium.
From Vikings setting sail in choppy waters to Polynesians investigating the many islands in the South Pacific, this book shines a light on the people that made these adventures possible. Telling stories of teamwork and courage, from the sherpas climbing up Mount Everest to the astronauts who dared to fly into space,Explore the Worldbrings the history up to date.
Anton Hallmann was born in Brandenburg, Germany, and studied illustration at the Hamburg University of Applied Science. He is primarily working in editorial illustration for newspapers like Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and FAZ. His other clients include the likes of Google, Lufthansa, Deutsche Bahn, and others. He currently lives in Stockholm and Explore the World is his kid’s book debut.
A book that encourages children to go play outside and discover what nature has to offer.
Leave the house and roam outdoors: It is a fascinating place, waiting to be conquered by little ones with curious minds. Whether in the garden, park, or a nearby forest, a closer look at nature will draw out budding architects, their first constructions built from stones, branches, and leaves. A thorough investigation of trees will reveal all kinds of insects; and listening to animals will teach their sounds.
Let’s Play Outdoors! is for a new generation of environmentally conscious children, showing them how to interact with their surroundings in a meaningful way. The suggested activities inspire independent learning about animals, plants, and the weather, as well as how to look after the world.
Did you know that Antarctica is not just the coldest, but also the driest continent on Earth? Have you ever wondered how a polar bear stays warm in the Arctic?
Penguins and polar bears never get to meet—except maybe at the zoo! But what else is there to know about the Arctic and Antarctica, two of our planet’s most mysterious, fascinating, and vulnerable regions?
Penguins and Polar Bearstakes the reader on an adventure to the ends of the world, exploring the land, as well as the the unique and resilient animals and plants to be found at the North and South Poles. You’ll dive into the chilly oceans, skim over the brightest ice sheets, and meet the incredible people who live and work in these regions. So pack your warmest clothes and get ready for a very cool journey!
Precious Planet is a book for children from the age of 10 and up to learn about ways in which we can preserve our planet. Sustainability is becoming more important for older and younger generations alike, to create a liveable world for the future.
1 planet, 197,000,000 square meters, 7.7 billion people and 1 ton of facts.
This spectacular book uses eye-popping illustrations to explain the world’s natural phenomena. Sarah Tavernier and Alexandre Verhille illustrate our home that was formed almost 4.6 billion years ago in a very detailed manner, from the earth’s crust, the continents we live on to the oceans in between.
Dive with them and the author Emmanuelle Figueras into the planet’s fascinating geography, from saving water and trees, to looking out for each other, while opening children’s eyes to the importance of sustainability and conservation in a fun and engaging way.
Emmanuelle Figueras is a journalist and children’s book author who lives in the south of France.
Sarah Tavernier is a French artist and designer who creates murals, books and pop-ups.
Aleexandre Verhille is a French illustrator and the author of several children’s book.
Embark on a visual journey through train travel’s rich history and embrace the sense of adventure as the world whizzes by.
Tales of the Railsembraces traveling by train and explores the infinite discoveries to be made onboard, from spectacular scenery and colorful cities, to the many different characters in the carriage.
Discover 13 impressive train routes from around the globe, learn about Japan’s record-breaking bullet train, then slow down to experience an overnight journey on one of Britain’s last sleeper carriages. Studying where and why these routes exist, and discovering facts about the people that keep the engines running, this fully illustrated book is an ode to the golden age of train travel.
Tales of the Railswill show you why rail travel is fun and exciting; let’s take a ride!
Dive into an exploration of these majestic mammals, one of the most fascinating animal species on the planet.
Shortlisted in the AOI's World of Illustration Awards 2020 - Children's Publishing category
You already know that whales aren't fish, but did you know they are mammals, just like us humans, who need to hold their breath under water? In The World of Whales we explore many interesting facts about these fantastic animals, looking at the habits and characteristics that make the many species of this family so special. From the stealthy orcas that traverse the seas, to the beautiful songs of humpbacks and the booming calls of the blue whales, we immerse ourselves in the lives of these grandiose swimmers. Join our subaquatic expedition to follow agile fins and flukes, learn about their routines, and marvel as these marine giants breach the ocean’s surface.
Wildlife lover Darcy Dobell is the author of many scientific textbooks and articles aimed at younger readers, and advises organizations on how to protect the oceans.
British illustrator Becky Thorns has an inquisitive design style inspired by her travels. The World of Whales is her first picture book.