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A stunning graphic picture book by award-winning author illustrator Marc Martin with quirky facts about different places around the world.

A book about everything* for everyone.

From Hong Kong to the Amazon and Ulaanbaatar to Antarctica, come on a guided journey around the world and discover the many things that make each place unique. Sleepy sloths, colourful cows, prolific pastries, staggering skylines, terrible traffic, bustling bodies, burglarising baboons . . . you’ll be surprised by what you find along the way!

From award-winning author and illustrator Marc Martin comes a quirky fact-filled adventure for curious globetrotters, young and old.




Tania McCartney, Kids Book Review

Formats & editions

  • Hardback


    October 3, 2016


    40 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • 2016
    Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book
  • Australian Book Design Awards
    Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    5–8 Years

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The Curious Explorer's Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals
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Turtles All the Way Down
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There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake
Peppa Pig: Peppa's Christmas Fun Sticker Activity Book
Where is The Green Sheep?
Each Peach Pear Plum
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Where's Spot?
Koala Lou
Slinky Malinki
Peter Rabbit: The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin
Who Sank The Boat?
Roald Dahl’s 123
Spot Plays Football
LGB The Princess And The Pea
Harry The Dirty Dog