Synopses & Reviews
Travel the world without leaving your living room.
This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinéskis. It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic animals and plants, cultural events, and many more fascinating facts associated with every region of our planet.
"A visual extravaganza with
fascinating trivia in pages as spacious and luxurious as a classic road
atlas. It's an invitation to travel around the world one page at a time." Shelf Awareness for Readers
"[R]ewarding fare...for both young cartografiends and armchair travelers." Kirkus Reviews
"At once a celebration of
diversity and an investigation of the natural and cultural offerings
that make each country unique, this expansive and impressive book of
maps...is richly detailed with dozens of extraordinary drawings." Foreword Reviews
"[A] delight to explore, as
the Mizielińskis fill their maps with tiny labeled images of local
wildlife, cuisine, activities, and notable citizens....Compelling." Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Aleksandra Mizielińska and Daniel Mizieliński graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland, in 2007. In 2010 they were nominated for the Bologna Ragazzi Award and the IBBY Honor List.