50 Maps of the World: Explore the globe with 50 fact-filled maps! (The 50 States) (Hardcover)

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By Ben Handicott, Kalya Ryan, Sol Linero (By (artist))
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Description


50 Maps of the World is an essential addition to the bookshelf of any young travel lover, map maestro, or geography genius. Spanning the world from Spain to Singapore, Colombia to Canada, Turkey to Tanzania, discover all you need to know about some of the most awesome places on Earth.

Geography, history, and culture spill from the pages in this luxuriously illustrated treasure trove of travel knowledge. Each two-page spread is dedicated to a different country, providing both quick-fire facts and the chance to delve deeper into what makes every nation unique.

Natural wonders, bustling metropolises, storied pasts, and cultural icons are all presented in expert detail by a pair of experienced explorers.
  • Meet our earliest ancestors in Ethiopia, marvel at Machu Picchu in Peru, and visit the floating villages of Cambodia in this colorful guide to 50 fascinating countries.
  • Each spread includes dozens of spotlighted locations, a timeline of the nation’s history, and introductions to the people who have helped shape it.
  • With the expertise of Ben Handicott (Hello Atlas, Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World) and Kalya Ryan, alongside the stunning illustrations of Sol Linero (The 50 States, 50 Cities of the U.S.A.), experience the diversity of our world like never before.
50 Maps of the Worldreimagines what maps can be, providing not just a geographical fact fest but a vivid insight into the history, culture, and wildlife that shape our living world. It is the perfect gift for young globetrotters and armchair travelers alike.

Also available from the 50 States series: The 50 States, The 50 States: Activity Book, The 50 States: Fun Facts, 50 Cities of the U.S.A., 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, and I Spy the 50 States.

About the Author


Ben Handicott studied linguistics and education before heading off to learn Vietnamese and Mandarin over a number of years living in Asia. On his return home he published travel books for Lonely Planet. His books with Wide-Eyed Editions include Hello Atlas and Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World. Ben now looks to pass on his love of travel, food and language to his own children.

Kalya Ryan is a travel-writer known for her work with Lonely Planet, highlighting the world’s most unforgettable beaches, museums, festivals and natural wonders. 50 Maps of the World is her first children’s book.

SolLinero is a children's book illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires. Her distinctive artwork is filled with rich detail, bright colors and a love for local culture. She has worked for Airbnb, Pottery Barn Kids, Unicef and international magazines such as Oprah, Jamie Oliver, Wired and Scholastic. With Wide-Eyed Editions, Sol has also illustrated the bestselling 50 States series.

Praise For…


“Both amusing and fairly edifying.”
- Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9781786036407
ISBN-10: 1786036401
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 112
Series: The 50 States