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Legendary Routes of the World (Hardcover) (Alexandre Verhille & Sarah Tavernier)
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Legendary Routes of the World takesits readers on a splendid popupjourney through some of theplanet's most famous itineraries.It includes the pioneeringAéropostale, which was the firstFrench airborne mail delivery systemthat connected France withSouth America; the transatlanticsingle-handed yacht race dubbedthe Rhum Route; the Silk Roadconnecting the Asian continent'seast and west through trade;Route 66 in the United States,which is ingrained in popular cultureas the setting for countlesstravel narratives; and the impressivelunar expedition of 1969.Each one of these legendaryroutes is inventively presentedas a double-page pop-up spreadaccompanied by interesting anecdotesand information. This is avisually striking gift book whoseclever engineering and iconicillustrations inspire wonder inboth children and adults.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Activity Books, Adventure + Adventurers, Travel
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Alexandre Verhille & Sarah Tavernier
Street Date: November 25, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-6612
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