Lonely Planet’s World Search – An exciting new series for children aged 5 and up


World Search
is an exciting new children’s book series from Lonely Planet, which introduces a new generation of future travelers to the wider world around them. Aimed at readers aged 5 and up, these fun titles let kids lift the lid on a range of topics including Amazing Jobs, Incredible Animals and Busy Places.

Packed with fun illustrations to bring the books to life, each book in the World Search series also features over 50 sturdy, easy to lift flaps to help children explore places, people, and cultures; and really get under the skin of each destination. Busy, colourful scenes will keep young readers engaged, whilst search-and-find activities on each page help develop concentration skills. An extra menu of items to find on the last page will also give kids a reason to go back through each book again and again.

  • Busy Places: Explore busy cities like New York and Paris and find out what life is really like for the people that live there.
  • Amazing Jobs: From a flying doctor in Australia to a Bollywood actor in India, discover more about the most interesting jobs from around the world.
  • Incredible Animals: Learn about the big cats of Africa before taking a look at the posh and pampered pets of LA; these are the most unusual animals around.

Notes to editors:

The three titles in Lonely Planet’s World Search series are Amazing Jobs, Incredible Animals and Busy Places. All three titles will be available in stores from 14th February priced £9.99 each, and from shop.LonelyPlanet.com.

Advance review copies, hi-res page spread images and interviews with the editor are available by request.

More titles from Lonely Planet:

This month, Lonely Planet has also revealed four new destination titles in it’s Not for Parents series, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Lonely Planet’s Not for Parents children’s series is designed for children aged 8-12 to help kids to understand the world through interesting information and quirky illustrations.

Other children’s titles from Lonely Planet are available from the the Not for Parents series, including The Travel BookThe Real Wonders of the World, How to be a World Explorer, How to be a Dinosaur Hunter, Extreme PlanetNew YorkRome, London, Paris, Great Britain, Australia, USA and China.

About Lonely Planet:

Lonely Planet is the world’s leading travel content provider, supplying inspiring and trustworthy information for those planning a trip, on the road or browsing as an armchair traveller.  Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has gone on to print over 120 million books in nine languages to almost every destination on the planet. It also boasts mobile apps, a complete ebook portfolio, an award-winning website, and a dedicated traveller community. Visit us at lonelyplanet.com, join us on Facebook (facebook.com/lonelyplanet) and Twitter (@lonelyplanet and #lp).

For information please contact Jane Cook in the Lonely Planet Media & Communications Office at:

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8433 2949, E-mail: jane.cook@lonelyplanet.co.uk