The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands

The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary LandsIt s one of the first things we discover as children, reading and drawing Maps have a unique power to transport us to distant lands on wondrous travels Put a map at the start of a book, and we know an adventure is going to follow Displaying this truth with beautiful full color illustrations, The

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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

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Clara: The (Mostly) True Story of the Rhinoceros who Dazzled Kings, Inspired Artists, and Won the Hearts of Everyone . . . While She Ate Her Way Up and Down a

Clara: The (Mostly) True Story of the Rhinoceros who Dazzled Kings, Inspired Artists, and Won the Hearts of Everyone . . . While She Ate Her Way Up and Down aBased on the true story of an eighteenth century rhino who toured Europe and started a sensation In detailed illustrations, McCully shows Clara being introduced to Louis XV of France, Frederick the Great of Germany, and others willing to pay for a chance to stroke her soft lip Her owner, a Dutch

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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

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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 Rose s heart is set on discovering something that s never been found She just doesn t know where to find it So she sets

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Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies

Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great MoviesAcclaimed artist Andrew DeGraff has created beautiful hand painted maps of all your favorite films, from King Kong and North by Northwest to The Princess Bride, Fargo, Pulp Fiction, even The Breakfast Club with the routes of major characters charted in meticulous cartographic detail Follow Marty

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Restless Empire: A Historical Atlas of Russia

Restless Empire: A Historical Atlas of RussiaFrom the first Slavic migrations to the Romanovs rise to the Putin era, Russia has endured for centuries as a nation whose sheer size and diversity have challenged its rulers and shaped its identity Restless Empire illuminates the epic sweep of Russian history in a beautifully illustrated

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Plotted: A Literary Atlas

Plotted: A Literary AtlasThis incredibly wide ranging collection of maps all inspired by literary classics offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds Andrew DeGraff s stunningly detailed artwork takes readers deep into the landscapes from The Odyssey,Hamlet,Pride and Prejudice, Invisible

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Minds of Winter

Minds of WinterWhen history looks through the annals of polar exploration, it is sure to deem Sir John Franklin s 1845 campaign in search of the Northwest Passage as the darkest chapter All 129 men would be lost to the ice and nothing retrieved from an inventory that included two Greenwich chronometers given to

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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

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A History of America in 100 Maps

A History of America in 100 MapsThroughout its history, America has been defined through maps Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, to encourage settlement or to investigate disease, maps invest information with meaning by translating it into visual form They capture what people knew, what they thought they knew,

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