Legendary Routes of the World1
Legendary Routes of the World takes its readers on a splendid popup journey through some of the planet’s most famous itineraries. It includes the pioneering
Aéropostale, which was the first French airborne mail delivery system that connected France with South America; the transatlantic single-handed yacht race dubbed the Rhum Route; the Silk Road connecting the Asian continent’s
east and west through trade; Route 66 in the United States, which is ingrained in popular culture as the setting for countless travel narratives; and the impressive
lunar expedition of 1969. Each one of these legendary routes is inventively presented as a double-page pop-up spread accompanied by interesting anecdotes and information. This is a visually striking gift book whose clever engineering and iconic illustrations inspire wonder in both children and adults.
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Hardcover: 18 pages