Take a trip across the globe to explore 18 of the world's most intriguing islands and discover their stories.
Remote, mysterious, exotic, unforgettable: islands are captivating and unique places. But what makes them so special? Take a trip across the globe to explore 18 of the world's most intriguing islands and discover their stories.
Some islands are busy, bustling homes to many people, while others have almost no life at all. Some are covered in thick jungle, others in freezing ice. Some are millions of years old, and others are brand new. Islands come in countless shapes and sizes, and this book lets you explore. Turn the pages to climb their mountains, swim in their seas, discover their histories, wonder at their treasures - and above all, be inspired.
Ben Lerwill is a multi-award-winning travel writer based in Oxford. He's a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers and has written for publications and websites including national newspapers,Rough Guides,National Geographic Traveller, and many more. He is also an experienced children's author.Li Zhang is originally from Jiangsu Province in China, but is based in New York. Drawing on a whole range of influences from pop artists like David Hockney through to traditional Chinese painting, she has forged her own individual approach to painting and loves experimenting with perspective and geometry.
Table Of Contents:
Fraser Island (Australia) - Ile de la Cite (Paris, France) - St Kilda (Scotland) - Surtsey (Iceland) - Snow Hill Island (Antarctica) - Palm Jumeriah (UAE) - Easter Island (Chile) - Ellis Island (New York, USA) - Miyajima Island (Japan) - Santorini (Greece) - Socotra (Yemen) - Floating Uros Islands (Peru) - Galapagos (Equador) - Pitcairn (UK territory in the Pacific) - Wrangel (Russia).
Children's, Teenage & educational