From the ports of New York and St. Petersburg to London and Barcelona, this beautifully illustrated, fun and informative book offers a unique way of looking at and learning about the busiest ports of the world.
Travel to the world’s ports and you’ll learn much about a country’s people, culture, and industry. Ports are thriving hubs of activity, filled with an endless variety of boats, cargo, and workers. This unique book takes young readers on a journey around the globe’s ports and features some of the world’s most fascinating destinations. In colorful spreads, readers are given insights into each port city: What are they eating in Hong Kong? What lives on the Nile River? What do the boats of Venice look like? From flora to fauna and from tropical climates to polar regions, this book is packed with vibrant, 1950s-era inspired illustrations. As entertaining as it is educational, this book gives children a window into a new way of seeing the world.
Recommended for ages 4–8
Víctor Medina is an illustrator living in Madrid, Spain. He was shortlisted for the 2017 World Illustration Awards.
Mia Cassany is the author of numerous children’s books including "Animalkind", "An Atlas of Imaginary Places" and "Bucketloads of Friends" (all Prestel).
Translated from the Spanish by
Original Title: Puertos
Originally published by: Mosquito
With illustrations from
Hardcover, 44 pages, 23x32, 20 color illustrations
$ 14.95* | £ 10.99* (* recommended retail price)
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US October 01, 2018
UK September 03, 2018