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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 , journeys, travel and transport and maps

The Explorers and Exploration pack

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An easy-purchase topic  pack of children's books to support the topic of Explorers and Exploration. You can purchase individual titles or the full collection.

  • The Atlas of Great Journeys
  • Amundsen's Way
  • FERDINAND (Magellan)
  • 80 Maps
  • Everest : Reaching the Roof of the World
  • The Lost Book of Adventure from the notebooks of the Unknown Adventurer

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.
  • Africa, Amazing Africa: Country by Country
  • Martha Maps It Out
  • Maps of the United Kingdom
  • 80 Maps
  • Big City Atlas

The Journeys and Transport set

A collection of children's books on the topic of Journeys and Transport.

The Maps and atlases set

A collection of children;s books on the topic Maps and Atlases.