You Can Now Pre-Order the Atlas Obscura Kids' Book!

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The seeds of adventure are planted at a young age.

When you're a kid, reading a book that makes the world feel more vast, mysterious, and magical can be one of the most thrilling experiences in the world. That was certainly the case for me.

That's why I'm so proud to announce that Atlas Obscura is planting its own seed of adventure with our newest book from Workman Publishing, The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid. It will be released on September 18, 2018, and is now available for pre-order.

Written by yours truly along with co-author Rosemary Mosco and illustrator Joy Ang, the book takes young readers on a trip around the planet to discover its most mesmerizing and mysterious wonders. It's a journey to ice caves, dinosaur discos, abandoned theme parks, and so much more. Along the way, kids of all ages will learn about the connections that bind our world together in the most unexpected ways.


The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid contains the best of Earth’s secret wonders between two covers, proving that the world is vast and there are marvelous treasures behind every corner—or even right under your feet.

Each location—100 real destinations in 47 countries on every continent—is illustrated in stunning full-color. The book also features fun extras such as a handy packing list, a world map, obscure facts, GPS coordinates, and a list of useful travel advice on how best to get to any adventure.

If you loved our New York Times best-selling first book, you won't want to miss this chance to introduce Atlas Obscura to the young (or young-at-heart) reader in your life. Pre-order the Atlas Obscura kids' book today.