Get ready for an incredible thrill-packed journey across the world with the second edition of Lonely Planet Kids' best-selling title. Continent by continent, this exciting hardcover book takes children through every country on Earth. Did you know that: Canada is home to around 2 millions lakes? The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is so big that it can be seen from outer space? Or that Spain's La Tomatina festival, where 110 tons of tomatoes are thrown every year, is the world's biggest food fight? Packed with thousands of fun facts about everything from super cities to remote rainforests, awesome animals, fabulous foods and fun festivals, we bring the world to life through stunning illustrations and vibrant photography. We also introduce you to amazing people from each country and highlight their achievements. This second edition of The Travel Book will provide kids with the ultimate reference to learn all about all the incredible - and incredibly diverse - lands that make up our planet. Whether you're looking for a book to inspire your own child, or a gift to give to a young explorer, this book will provide endless hours of amazement and wonder. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!