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Great Voyages

80 Maps

Published: 26 Apr 2018

Hardback, 96 pages

Recommended for age 7+ and 9+

By Deborah Patterson

Published by British Library Publishing

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Sumptuously illustrated with eighty maps from the British Library's unrivalled collection, this gorgeous children's book whisks its reader around the globe. Like that of Jules Verne's famous hero, the journey begins and ends in London, plotting an eastwards route with stop-offs at some of the world's most fascinating places. There are extraordinary details to pore over, as well as stories about how and why these maps were made, and by whom.

Fascinating snippets explore each place in more depth, revealing its history, famous people, landmarks, wildlife, culture or customs. Helpful fact files provide at-a-glance information to broaden geographical knowledge.

Tagged boats and ships , exploration , explorers and exploration , journeys, travel and transport , maps and maps and atlases

The Explorers and Exploration pack

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The Maps and Atlases pack

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Maps and Atlases is a curated, easy-purchase pack of books introducing maps and mapping for primary schools. It is ideal for boosting library collections. You can purchase all books individually, and you may be interested in other books from extensive maps and atlases collection.
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