What is the most popular pet in the world? Where is the hottest place on Earth? When was the first country formed? Learn these and dozens of other fascinating facts about the planet and its people with this dynamically-illustrated and informative guide, with 48 colourful pages packed to the brim with graphs and charts about the world in which we live.
Topics covered in the book include:
The Earth's distance from the sun Record-breaking weather Largest and smallest countries Awesome animals World religions The World Wide Web Planets in motion And much, much more. With out-of-this-world illustrations by Gwen Keraval and intriguing facts compiled by Eliza Berkowitz, this is an enjoyable learning resource for both adults and kids alike.
About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!