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

Based 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

Minds of Winter

When 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

Mapping My Day

Flora 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

An Atlas of Countries That Don't Exist: A Compendium of Fifty Unrecognized and Largely Unnoticed States

Acclaimed travel writer and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton takes us on a magical tour of countries that, lacking diplomatic recognition or UN membership, inhabit a world of shifting borders, visionary leaders and forgotten peoples Most of us think we know what a country is, but in truth the

On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks

Cartography enthusiasts rejoice the bestselling author of the Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map Simon Garfield s Just My Type illuminated the world of fonts and made everyone take a stand on Comic Sans and care about kerning Now Garfield takes on a subject even