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An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms {book review}

An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms

I love to share books with my children, my daughter loves a picture book, especially non-fiction ones. We were recently gifted a copy of An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms by Emily Hawkins and Lauren Baldo, which is perfect for children aged 7-9 years.

An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms

Most of the places in the book have never been found – but within the pages, you will succeed where even the most daring adventurers have failed.

An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms

In this copper-foiled, richly illustrated atlas of forgotten places, discover lost kingdoms, phantom islands and legendary continents that were once sought by explorers, and now believed to by mythical. From the lost worlds of Atlantis and el Dorado to lesser-known destinations such as Hy-Brasil and Zerzura, you will uncover ancient maps, age-old manuscripts and cryptic carvings that reveal clues to these lost kingdoms. Discover rich mythologies about different cultures, from the Aztecs to Japanese folklore, in this whimsical blend of myth and history, fact and fantasy.

An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms

Once a children’s book editor, Emily Hawkins is now a full-time author. Her work has been featured on the New York Times bestseller list as well as winning the Children’s Travel Book of the Year. Along with her background in children’s non-fiction, she has a strong interest in myth, folklore and storytelling.

Lauren Baldo is an illustrator based in the Philippines. He has worked as a storyboard artist, comic artist, graphic designer, and children’s book illustrator.

An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms by Emily Hawkins and Lauren Baldo, perfect for children aged 7-9. Published by Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group.

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    November 7, 2022 at 8:42 pm

    The illustrations in this book look amazing – definitely something I’d pick up for a little one. I would have loved this book!

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