Tolkien: An Illustrated Atlas

Tolkien: An Illustrated AtlasJ R R Tolkien s fictional universe is as vast as the human imagination, so an atlas is a helpful tool to get around Consider this book your navigational guide to Middle earth and the Undying Lands Maps, images, and vivid descriptions in full color create an enchanting reference to all the fanta


SunA boy and his grandad set off on a scorching adventure in this companion to Snow and Rain n nIt s the hottest day of the year, hotter than broccoli soup, hotter than the Atacama Desert, hotter than the surface of the sun It s just the right kind of day for a boy and his granddad to go for a picnic.

Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I

Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward IVirginal, chaste, humble, patiently waiting for rescue by brave knights and handsome princes this idealised and largely mythical notion of the medieval noblewoman still lingers Yet the reality was very different, as Kelcey Wilson Lee shows in this vibrant account of the five daughters of the g

Meet Yasmin!

Meet Yasmin!Meet Yasmin Yasmin Ahmad is a spirited second grader who s always on the lookout for those aha moments to help her solve life s little problems Taking inspiration from her surroundings and her big imagination, she boldly faces any situation, assuming her imagination doesn t get too big, of cours

My Heart Is a Compass

My Heart Is a CompassIn this celebration of the power of imagination, a creative girl on a mission to bring something new to the world becomes a storyteller and inventor of intricately detailed maps n nRose s heart is set on discovering something that s never been found She just doesn t know where to find it So she set

Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the World

Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the WorldA singular atlas of 100 infographic maps from thought provoking to flat out fun Publisher s note Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds was published in the UK under the title Brilliant Maps Which countries don t have rivers Which ones have North Korean embassies Who drives on the wrong side of the

Speaking American: How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide

Speaking American: How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual GuideDid you know that your answers to just a handful of questions can predict the zip code of where you grew up Speaking American offers a visual atlas of the American vernacular who says what, and where they say it revealing the history of our nation, our regions, and the language that divides and u

Nowherelands: An Atlas of Vanished Countries 1840-1975

Nowherelands: An Atlas of Vanished Countries 1840-1975These are the stories of fifty countries that once existed but have now have been erased from the map Varying vastly in size and shape, location and longevity, they are united by one fact all of them endured long enough to issue their own stamps n n nSome of their names, such as Biafra or New Brunsw

Sad Topographies. A Disenchanted Traveller's Guide

Sad Topographies. A Disenchanted Traveller's GuideSad Topographies is an illustrated guide for the melancholic among us Dispirited travellers rejoice as Damien Rudd journeys across continents in search of the world s most joyless place names and their fascinating etymologies Behind each lugubrious place name exists a story, a richly interwoven na

Mapping My Day

Mapping My DayFlora loves drawing, especially drawing maps Follow Flora and her zany family as she takes us through her day with a series of vibrant and interactive maps In our current GPS ruled world, map reading is something of a dying art But learning to read, understand, and draw maps is a fun and active w