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World's Coolest Jobs

Discover 40 awesome careers!

9781788689250

Lonely Planet
Available: 05/19/20
7.28 x 9.45 · 96 pages
Ages 6-8 years
9781788689250
CDN $13.99 · pb

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Lonely Planet Kids and Anna Brett

illustrated by Duck Egg Blue Ltd

From dinosaur paleontologist and snake-venom collector, to water-slide tester, Tower of London Ravenmaster, octopus keeper and panda nanny, discover the most fun, surprising and enjoyable jobs found on planet Earth - and see just how different and amazing the world of work can be.
Find out how to be a:
• Motion capture actor, and bring to life monsters, animals, and more
• Snake venom collector, and collect poison from deadly serpents with your hands
• Wildlife photographer, and capture the world's most incredible creatures on film
• Professional magician, and tour the world inspiring mystery and wonder
• Costume designer, and bring famous movie and stage characters to life
• Sand sculptor, and spend your days creating amazing sandcastles out of sand and water
• London Dungeon actor, and scare people stupid through hundreds of years of history
• Wax sculptor, and recreate the world's most famous people for Madame Tussauds
• Video game designer, and create new and exciting virtual worlds to explore
• Hot air balloon pilot, and take to the skies like a giant bird
• Dinosaur paleontologist, and dig up huge prehistoric fossils all around the world
• Ostrich babysitter, and look after these feisty flightless birds
• Volcanologist, and study the Earth's lava-spewing secrets
• NASA astronaut, and explore everything from meteors to moons deep in space
• Sloth rehabilitator, and rescue, rehome, and release sloths in tropical Costa Rica

And more jobs which we bet you haven't even imagined!
About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 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. We want 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. Come explore!

About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids-an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet-published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, 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. We want 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. Come explore!