Lonely Planet Kids Lost at Sea! Shipwrecks 1

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2023-09-19
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet
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Discover over 12 gripping retellings of notable shipwrecks in this mind-blowing kids book packed with heroic escapes, daring rescues and danger on the high seas. Find amazing illustrations, historic photography and interactive elements that reveal extra twists and surprises: a must-buy for curious minds fascinated by dramatic real-life events.

Did you know there are over three million shipwrecks lying beneath the world’s seabeds? Unearth more than 12 legendary stories buried with each wreck and learn about the ship’s original mission; the period it sailed in; the day it all went wrong; and the moment the ship was discovered at the bottom of the ocean. From the Mary Rose; the Queen Anne’s Revenge; and HMS Terror; to the most famous of all, RMS Titanic - readers aged 8+ will delight in unfolding the book’s interactive pages that bring these historical stories to life.


Inside Lost at Sea! Shipwrecks:

- Over 12 dramatic retellings of shipwrecks throughout history and across the world
- Stunning original artwork, illustrations and photography accompany each story
- Insightful details, unique facts and observations examine the ship’s purpose, the period it was built, its original appearance, the day it sank and the moment it was found
- Lift-the-flaps, open the gatefolds and other novelty elements keep readers engaged and reveal extra imagery and information
- Covers: ThePunic Ship Of Marsala (Mediterranean Sea, Italy; 3rd century BCE); Roskilde 6 Viking Ship (Denmark; 11th century CE); The Mary Rose (English Channel, England; 1545); Vasa (Stockholm Harbour, Sweden; 1628); San José (Cartagena, Colombia; 1708); Queen Anne’s Revenge (North Carolina, USA; 1718); HMSTerror (Canada; 1845); SS Yongala (Pacific Ocean, Queensland, Australia; 1911); RMS Titanic (North Atlantic; 1912); Endurance (Weddell Sea, Antarctica; 1915); USS Indianapolis (Philippine Sea; 1945)


Lost at Sea! Shipwrecks is the ultimate gift for children – and grown ups – who are mesmerised by the secrets of the seas. Written by Ben Hubbard and illustrated by Eoin Coveney, with expertise provided by the National Maritime Museum in London, readers can dive into the riveting retellings of each shipwreck story and learn all there is to know about some of the world’s most infamous vessels taken by the ocean.


About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids – an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet – published its first book in 2011. Over the past 50 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Author Biography

Written by: Ben Hubbard

Ben has written over 130 books, covering subjects that range from the ocean to space and pets. He has previously authored Lonely Planet Kids titles including The Complete Guide to Space Exploration, Kids Survival Guide and Ocean Animal Atlas.


Illustrated by: Eoin Coveney

Eoin is an Irish illustrator who has produced artwork for products that range from educational books to comics and board games. He has worked with publishers including Abrams Books, The Irish Times, Gill Books and Pearson Publishing.  

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