Gandys Children’s Travel Book of the Year 

SHORTLIST:
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The Lost Book of Adventure: from the notebooks of the Unknown Adventurer  by The Unknown Adventurer, edited by Teddy Keen

Transcribed from the discovered, tattered notebooks of an unknown adventurer; this beautifully illustrated love letter to the wild contains everything you need to know to survive and thrive in nature: from orienteering and treehouse building to wilderness first aid and fire-lighting.

 

Rediscover your primal self with this one-of-a-kind adventure book!

Together by Isabel Otter and Clover Robin

Isabel Otter and Clover Robin take the reader on a journey of migration, along the way highlighting the benefits of togetherness. 

 

Together sits perfectly amongst picture books aimed at increasing young readers’ awareness of the wider world that they are a part of, and has a simple message of friendship and togetherness, and working together in ways that benefit us all.

Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall, Illustrated by Grace Easton and Jessica Smith

How did the USA become a superpower?
Why do people go to war?
And why are some countries rich while others are so poor?

Find the answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. This remarkable, unique introduction to world affairs will inspire curious minds everywhere.

Darwin's Voyage of Discovery by Jake Williams

A wonderful celebration of history's most remarkable journey, published to celebrate 160 years of Charles Darwin's ground-breaking text on evolution, On the Origin of Species.

 

Complemented by gorgeous artwork detailing the wildlife, and fascinating information on the journey, this is a beautiful and absorbing book for the young explorers everywhere.

Fire Girl, Forest Boy by Chloe Daykin

Maya has to escape. She’s on the run in a country she doesn’t know and has no idea who to trust. Raul is escaping too – travelling back to his home where a terrible tragedy happened, ready to stir up trouble. When their paths collide in the middle of the jungle, the sparks begin to fly. As modern world corruption meets the magic and legends of ancient times, can Maya draw on her hidden light to find the way through to the truth?

 

A book about light, about magic and belief, and about unlocking your own potential, from the critically acclaimed author of Fish Boy and The Boy Who Hit Play.

Incredible Journeys by Levison Wood, illustrated by Sam Brewster

Alongside real-life explorer Levison Wood, travel around the world, meet some of history's most daring pioneers, and be inspired to go on your  very own adventures!

Embark on 20 epic expeditions alongside Levison Wood, from the Silk Road and medieval pilgrimages to the Holy Land to Nellie Bly's trip around the world, and recent missions to the Moon and the Mariana Trench. Along the way, Levison Wood shares his own insights into adventuring, telling you what it's REALLY like to follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Great.

Beautifully illustrated with maps showing the routes and filled with detail bringing the cultures of each region to life, this is a lavish gift book to treasure from one of our greatest living explorers.

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