The world's in your hands.
Embark on a journey to every continent in the world to meet its Indigenous people, learn about its culture and customs, and understand how it came to be the place it is today. Lonely Planet's Amazing World Atlas immerses you in the ways of life created by Indigenous cultures and explains how those cultures have continued to shape our modern world.
Explore the globe using continental and regional maps and read about the landscape and population of every independent country on the planet. Plus mind-blowing facts, fascinating history, and captivating culture help you become an expert on our world.
This book is divided into six sections: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America - each with a map of the continent and every geographic region as well as illustrated and photographic depictions of each countries' people, animals, environment and architecture.
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 travelers, 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!
About the Author
Alexa Ward is a children's author, wildlife enthusiast, and aspiring botanist. She splits time living between New York City and her imagination.Amazing World Atlas will be Alexa's second book with Lonely Planet Kids, following America's National Parks.