Mission London takes your young travelers through the famous sights of this international capital, engaging them with an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore London landmarks together as a family. Imagine, not only will your kids *want* to sightsee, together you'll uncover the intriguing histories of sights like Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and many more.Say "goodbye" to a trip filled with the stress of keeping everyone entertained, instead say "hello" to a memorable family vacation, with your kids actively engaged in exploring the wonders of London with you.
Mission Paris takes your young travelers through the famous sights of the City of Light, engaging them with an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore Parisian landmarks together as a family. Imagine, not only will your kids *want* to sightsee, together you'll uncover the intriguing histories of sights like the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Palais Royal, Notre Dame, and many more.Say "au revoir" to a trip filled with the stress of keeping everyone entertained, instead say "bonjour" to a memorable family vacation, with your kids actively engaged in exploring the wonders of Paris with you.
Mission Amsterdam takes your young travelers through the famous sights of the Dutch capital, engaging them with an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore city landmarks together. Say "tot ziens" (goodbye) to a trip filled with the stress of keeping everyone entertained. Instead, say "hallo" (hello) to a memorable vacation, with your kids actively engaged in exploring the landmarks of Amsterdam with you. Imagine, not only will your kids want to sightsee, together you'll uncover the intriguing histories of sights like the Van Gogh Museum, Royal Palace, Rijksmuseum, and many more. Mission Amsterdamensures a fun trip for everyone with a captivating, spy-theme scavenger hunt packed with fun activities and the fascinating stories behind the city's landmarks. Mission Amsterdam is a must-have book for kids visiting Amsterdam! Be sure to check out our other books for Paris, Rome, Barcelona, London, New York, and Washington, D.C. Here's what Amazon customers have to say about other books in the Scavenger Hunt AdventureTMseries: "This book was flat out fantastic. We took a family trip with two adults and one seven year old. I was worried that he would be bored looking at the museums and sights. This book made a huge, huge difference." -Chinagrl "This book helped make our trip...with 6th graders fun and fulfilling. We weren't sure how our kids would take to going to all the museums and landmarks...but this book had us visiting many sites more than once. They were so excited to find each item in the book." -CC in SF "Great for teenagers! I love these books! My kids are 12, 14 and 16 so I was afraid they might think they were "baby" books, but they are enjoying them." -Marilyn Thomas
Headed to NYC with kids? Want to ensure your young explorers get the most out of their incredible opportunity to experience the Big Apple? Then you've come to the right place! Mission New York takes your young travelers through the famous sights of NYC, engaging them with an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore New York landmarks together. Say "goodbye" to a trip filled with the stress of keeping everyone entertained. Instead, say "hello" to a memorable vacation, with your kids actively engaged in exploring the landmarks of New York with you (yes, even at museums!). Get Mission New York today for your young jet-setters...and make sure it's in their bag when they take off for the Big Apple! Mission New York offers a fun vacation for everyone - with a captivating, spy-theme scavenger hunt packed with entertaining activities. When your kids set off on their mission, with the goal of earning enough points to become a special agent, they'll gain points as: -History Sleuths: They'll search for clues in the statues and sculptures of Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, and Rockefeller Center, to name only a few. -Culture Detectives: They'll discover the fascinating stories as they explore the collections of the Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. -Monument Investigators: They'll uncover clues on the Brooklyn Bridge, at the Ellis Island Museum...and many more engaging activities. Experiencing NYC is an amazing opportunity for anyone, especially a young person. Make your kids' trip one to remember. Get Mission New York today for your young explorers...and be sure it's in their suitcase when they set off for the Big Apple! Be sure to check out our other books for Washington, D.C., Paris, Rome, Barcelona, London, Florence, and St. Augustine. Here's what Amazon customers have to say about other books in the Scavenger Hunt AdventureTMseries: "This book was flat out fantastic. We took a family trip with two adults and one seven year old. I was worried that he would be bored looking at the museums and sights. This book made a huge, huge difference." -Chinagrl "This book helped make our trip...with 6th graders fun and fulfilling. We weren't sure how our kids would take to going to all the museums and landmarks...but this book had us visiting many sites more than once. They were so excited to find each item in the book." -CC in SF "Great for teenagers! I love these books! My kids are 12, 14 and 16 so I was afraid they might think they were "baby" books, but they are enjoying them." -Marilyn Thomas
Author: Shiela H Leon
Release Date: 2015-12-13
Together with Leonardo, their own tour guide, your kids will have so much fun discovering Rome-its history and geography, the Italian culture and language-and exploring Rome's best sites for children. Leonardo makes it interesting with "juicy information," challenging quizzes, special tasks, and colorful activities.
Here's a book about Rome that's seriously streetwise. Lonely Planet Kids' City Trails: Rome features colourful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes or inside the average guidebook. We'll show them where to find Rome's belly button, read a poem to chocolate, snack on witch sweets, and lots more! Join Lonely Planet explorers Marco and Amelia as they hunt for more secrets, stories and surprises in another of the world's great cities. Themed trails include: Where Emperors Trod Delicious Rome Watery Rome Spotted Outside Look Up Look Down Going Gruesome Party Days Take the Stage I'm in Charge! Meet the Creatures The Holy Way Wear Rome Andiamo! Win Here! Green Rome Walk, Shop, Walk Brilliant Buildings Rome's Ghostie Guests Also available: City Trails - London, Paris, New York City, Tokyo, Sydney, Washington DC About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school. Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition
Together with Leonardo, their tour guide, your kids will have so much fun discovering Italy-its history and geography, flags and symbols, food and culture, and even some useful words in Italian! Leonardo makes it interesting with "juicy information," challenging quizzes, special tasks, and colorful activities.
This is not a guidebook. And it's definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real inside story about one of the world's most famous cities - New York. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales about towering skyscrapers and deep subways, a naked cowboy, and the Yankees loudest fans. Check out cool stories about hot dogs and snapping alligators, bulls in the stock exchange and sports on the street. You'll find superheroes, famous battles, cops, cooks, and millions of rats. Which lady moved to New York from Paris in 350 pieces? Did Martians really invade New York in 1938? Which skyscraper was meant to double as an airship dock? Would you like to spend a night inside an elephant? This book shows you a New York your parents probably don't even know about. Featuring over 12,000 words and 400 photos, maps and illustrations, Lonely Planet's new Not for Parents: New York City opens up a world of intriguing stories and fascinating facts about one of the world's most exciting cities. Be sure to also check out Not for Parents Paris, Rome and London, as well as the Not for Parents Travel Book - a journey through every country in the word.
Author: Sarah - Jane Williams
Release Date: 2015-04-22
Would you like your kids to learn, have fun, stay entertained, and get the most out of your trip? Special travel guide especially for your kids! - From planning and packing to returning home with great family memories and knowledge about the places you visited. - Fun, educational, and interesting engages your kids in the family vacation. - Your children will have their very own kid-friendly tour guide, Leonardo. Kids' Travel Guide - United Kingdom is useful for your children regardless of which city or part of the UK you plan to visit. Kids' Travel Guide - United Kingdom focuses on basic information about the United Kingdom: its geography, flags, symbols, and interesting history, as well as English culture -including customs, language, and even food. Don't worry ... Leonardo delivers all this information in a very interesting and colorful way -through special graphic design, activities, and fun facts and tasks. You, the parents, are invited to participate, or to find an available bench and relax while you enjoy your active children. You may also be interested in the Kids' Travel Guide - London, which focuses on the top attractions for children in the city of London. In the city series, Leonardo takes your kids to each of these top sites, interests them with fun facts, gives them tips and quizzes, and challenges them with tasks and activities. Join the FlyingKids community - www.theflyingkids.com -your one-stop shop for information on family travels.
Author: Henry Clark
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2015-04-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
This never-before-seen twist on time travel adventure explores the theme of accepting those who are different--and having the courage to join them. The moment Ambrose Brody steps into a fortune-teller's tent, he is whisked into a quest that spans millennia with his best friend, an enigmatic carnival girl, and an unusual family heirloom that drops them into the middle of the nineteenth century! The year 1852 is a dangerous time for three non-white children, and they must work together to dodge slave-catchers and save ancestors from certain death--all while figuring out how to get back to the future. Fortunately, they have a guide in the helpful hints embedded in an ancient Chinese text called the I-Ching, which they interpret using Morse Code. But how can a three-thousand-year-old book be sending messages into the future through a code developed in the 1830s? Find out in this mind-bending, time-bending adventure!
Author: Jonathan W. Stokes
Release Date: 2017-11-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
"Addison Cooke is Indiana Jones and James Bond rolled into one for the middle-grades set."--Booklist Addison Cooke's second laugh-out-loud adventure--a journey through Asia in pursuit of the legendary tomb of Genghis Khan! Fresh off of a victorious treasure hunt and rescue mission in South America, Addison Cooke just can't seem to steer clear of rogue bandits, pesky booby traps, and secret treasure troves. But it sure beats sitting around in school all day. Addison's aunt and uncle, on the other hand, are none too happy about their habit of attracting kidnappers. When they become pawns in a dangerous gang's plan to steal the most prized possession of the notorious Mongolian leader Genghis Khan, Addison and his friends find themselves once again caught in the middle of a multi-million-dollar international heist. Armed with nothing but their wits and thirst for adventure, they travel across Asia in an attempt to rescue Addison's family and stop the treasure from falling into the wrong hands. Brimming with round-the-clock action and tons of laughter, Addison Cooke and the Tomb of the Khan is perfect for fans of Indiana Jones, ancient history, and James Patterson’s Treasure Hunters series. Praise for Addison Cooke and the Tomb of the Khan: "Humorous and thrilling...a clever and well-done fast-paced adventure for intrepid readers." --Huffpost Praise for Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas: "Combines the derring-do of Indiana Jones with a genuine archaeological mystery. Stokes brings a cinematic scope to the story. This lively debut promises more seat-of-the-pants thrillsfor readers who love adventure."--Booklist "Cinematic pacing and action drive the story, but it’s Addison and his friends who will keep readers engaged. Humor is never in short supply . . . and Addison’s endless optimism and irrepressible confidence in his own abilities are endearing."--School Library Journal "Addison is often one step ahead of the adults, but his lead is constantly threatened, building steady tension throughout the novel, screenwriter Stokes’s debut."--Publishers Weekly “What to give the kid who's read all the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson books? Try Addison Cooke...this fast-paced adventure will enthrall middle-grade readers and leave them wanting more."--Parents
Author: James Patterson
Publisher: jimmy patterson
Release Date: 2016-07-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Join the Kidds on their trek to exotic Russia and the dangerous Arctic as they outrun the bad guys in their search for stolen treasure. After their adventures in China and Germany, the Kidd family is ready for some rest and relaxation. But when you're an ace treasure hunting team, there's always another adventure waiting around the corner! This time, the Kidds head to Russia where a set of priceless paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt has gone missing. Hot on the trail of the daring thieves, the Kidds race through the sinister streets of St. Petersburg and the wild Arctic tundra to track down the stolen treasure. The action never stops with more chases, sneak attacks, spy missions, and doublecrossing than anyone can handle...except the Kidds!