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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.

*almost!

Reviews

http://www.kids-bookreview.com/2016/10/review-lots.html

Tania McCartney, Kids Book Review

A father with dementia is fading from the life of his son. he takes photos, but of ordinary things... When Dad is gone, one posted photo explains everything. Beautiful.

Katie Ekberg, Australian Women's Weekly

Vibrant and teaming with detail and colour; Lots poses intriguing question ... (and) takes readers on an exciting and quirky world tour.

Frances Atkinson, sydney morning herald

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780670078943

    October 3, 2016

    Viking

    40 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

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

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • 2016
    Winner
    Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book
  • Australian Book Design Awards
    2016
    Winner
    Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2017
    Shortlisted
    5–8 Years

Also by Marc Martin

What's Up Top?
Big Beautiful World
A River
Max
The Curious Explorer's Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals
A Forest

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