This dreamy, gorgeously detailed picture book leads children on a journey to impossible but wonderfully imagined places.
Upside-down mountains, volcanoes that spew bubble gum, a gentle humpback whale keeping an entire city afloat. These and other wonderful worlds may not exist on Earth, but elsewhere — who knows? Each spread of this captivating book invites readers on a fantastic voyage. Ana de Lima’s whimsical, softly colored illustrations are filled with surprising details that reward close examination, while Mia Cassany’s soothing narrator is a nameless fellow traveler. A jungle where the animals exchange stripes, spots, and markings each time they sneeze, an archipelago made up of dessert-shaped islands, and a lighthouse so tall you can draw a new galaxy with your finger are just some of the wild places to visit. Perfect for before-bed reading, or daytime
dreaming, this stunningly illustrated book will delight young
readers and encourage them to conjure their own imaginary
Mia Cassany is the author of numerous children’s books including "Animalkind", "An Atlas of Imaginary Places" and "Bucketloads of Friends" (all Prestel).
Ana de Lima is a Spanish illustrator with a background in fashion design. She lives in Nuremberg, Germany.
Original Title: Atlas de los lugares que no existen
Originally published by: mosquito books
With illustrations from
Ana de Lima
Hardcover, 40 pages, 23x32, 40 color illustrations
$ 19.95* | £ 14.95* (* recommended retail price)
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US March 15, 2018
UK March 15, 2018