UPDATE September 12, 2015: I’m sorry but this tour is now FULL. Other opportunities coming soon!
We are pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the new titles recently released by Lonely Planet Kids – an imprint from Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel publisher – from October 15 to 31, 2015.
Lonely Planet Kids aims to enhance learning, interaction and appreciation for the planet’s rich diversity of people, places and cultures. Immersive, engaging and educational, the new Lonely Planet Kids books continue to explore the world and inspire a whole new generation of travelers as only Lonely Planet can.
Blog Tour Details
The blog tour will run from October 15 to 31, 2015 and will include a shared Rafflecopter for a $25 Amazon gift card (or PayPal cash), open worldwide. In exchange for posting in the Lonely Planet Blog Tour you will receive one link (Twitter, Facebook, or *Instagram) in the Rafflecopter widget. Print copies of one of the four books available will be provided to all blog tour hosts who agree to provide a review. This tour is only open to bloggers located in the U.S. or Canada. We are looking primarily for review posts, but we will allow a limited number of special posts (i.e., excerpts or images) on a first come, first served basis. There are a limited number of tour stops available.
* At the conclusion of the tour, we have a very special thank you planned – details to come! *
About the Books
You Rule!: Create Your Own Country
Title: You Rule!: Create Your Own Country | Authors: Scott Forbes & Emma Laura Jones | Publication Date: September, 2015 | Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids | Pages: 96 | Recommended Ages: 8+
Description: Think you can run a nation? You Rule!: Create Your Own Country by Scott Forbes and Emma Laura Jones shows ambitious young leaders (ages 8+) how to create a new nation completely from scratch. Decide on laws, establish borders, design a flag, gain citizen support and more. Be king, queen, chief, emperor, president or dictator – you decide, because right here, right now, you rule!
Lonely Planet Kids – The Travel Book
Title: Lonely Planet Kids – The Travel Book: A journey through every country in the world | Publication Date: September, 2015 | Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids | Pages: 212 | Recommended Ages: 8+
Description: Where can you climb a giant tower of sticky buns? What is a bokikokiko? Discover the answer to these questions and hundreds more with Lonely Planet Kids The Travel Book: A Journey through Every Country in the World the new, kid-friendly (ages 8+) version of Lonely Planet’s best-selling The Travel Book. In Lonely Planet Kids The Travel Book, every country from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe gets a dedicated page spread packed with amazing facts on animals, culture, sports, food and much more, bringing the world to life with eye-popping photography and illustrations.
How to be an International Spy
Title: How to be an International Spy | Author: Andy Briggs | Publication Date: September, 2015 | Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids | Pages: 160 | Recommended Ages: 8+
Description: Are you ready to start your training, Agent? How to Be an International Spy: Your Top Secret Guide to Espionage ($17.99) by Andy Briggs will teach aspiring undercover investigators (ages 8+) all they need to know about the shadowy world of spies. From cool gadgets and sneaky surveillance to code cracking and daring decoys they can try in real life, this guide will take readers through the ranks of new recruit to secret agent in no time.
Adventures Around the Globe
Title: Adventures Around the Globe | Publication Date: September, 2015 | Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids | Pages: 60 + 12 pages of stickers | Recommended Ages: 4+
Description: Come and explore some of the world’s most amazing places with Adventures Around the Globe, a special edition sticker atlas from the ‘Adventures in…’ activity book series. Young explorers (ages 4+) will discover fun facts, interact with maps and puzzles, decorate real-life locations with over 250 reusable stickers – even create a fold-out 3D model of the globe.
About Lonely Planet Kids
From the world’s leading travel media company comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children’s imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We’re kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be.
We will inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We promise to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It’s going to be a big adventure! Come explore.