Wonders of the World
By Claudia Martin (Author)
Arranged by continent, the book includes natural features such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Northern Lights and Niagara Falls, as well as human creations like Stonehenge, Rome’s Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, Angkor Wat and the Empire State Building. From the ancient world to the present day, from the natural world to man-made accomplishments, Wonders of the World explores the most outstanding places around the globe. From waterfalls to deserts, from bridges to opera houses, from natural fires that never stop burning to the Earth’s largest man-made holes, the book explains the fascinating stories about extraordinary places, both famous and little-known. Presented in a handy, pocket-sized landscape format, Wonders of the World is a stunning collection of breathtaking images and places.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Claudia Martin is a travel writer who has contributed to many guide books and magazines, including Lonely Planet, Time Out and Cadogan Guides. She is also the author of books on history, geography and culture for adults and young people. Her books for children include Early Islamic Civilization and The Indus Valley.