Lonely Planet Kids’ two new releases this month stretch from ancient civilisations to the future of our planet.

The most recent release, How to Build Your Own History Museum is fun, interactive and with lots of facts to discover. This Lonely Planet Kids novel is a hands-on way to learn about ancient people, cultures and traditions. It is packed with amazing facts and awesome illustrations that reveal how people all over the world once lived and worked. Perfect for history fans of all ages, this follow up to Lonely Planet Kids’Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum features five spectacular pop-ups to make and display: an Egyptian sarcophagus, a Greek temple, a Mesopotamian lamassu statue, a Mayan Quetzalcoatl head, and a Viking longboat.

The second book released by Lonely Planet Kids this month is The Plastic Problem. Plastic is everywhere — it is almost impossible to get through a day without using it — and that is causing major problems for our planet. The Plastic Problem discovers 60 small ways to reduce waste, save the earth, and make a big difference. With each change, you will help our oceans become a little cleaner and our planet a little healthier.

Lonely Planet Kids published its first book in 2011. Over the past 47 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. They plan to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure.

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