Meet the Author: Dylan Thuras Presents his Children's Book at Arlington Heights Memorial Library

We are thrilled to partner with Arlington Heights Memorial Library, as they host New York Times best-selling author Dylan Thuras, co-author of The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid. Embark on a journey of a lifetime as you climb mountains, zip-line over forests, and dive into oceans! This bestselling kid's book, now out in paperback, is your passport to a world of hidden wonders, illuminated by gorgeous art. The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid is best for kids ages 8-12, and the in-person author event is recommended for children in 3rd to 6th grade. Registration through the library is required for this event. For more information and to register, CLICK HERE. 

To request special accommodations, please contact the Arlington Heights Memorial Library at 847-392-0100 or youthprograms@ahml.info prior to the event. 

The Book Stall will have books available for sale, and the author will be happy to sign them!

About the Book: The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid spans 100 real destinations in 47 countries on every continent, all shown in stunning, full-color illustrations. For curious kids, this is the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime—and see how faraway countries have more in common than you might expect! Hopscotch from country to country in a chain of connecting attractions, and go on a worldwide voyage, hopping between common points of interest to discover incredible caves filled with giant crystals in Mexico, find tiny islands in Australia where giant prehistoric-looking insects once crawled, peer into the most beautiful river in the world in Colombia, and explore the Blood Falls of Antarctica.

About the Author: Dylan Thuras is the co-founder of Atlas Obscura, the co-author of the Atlas Obscura book, and the host of the AO Youtube series 100 Wonders. He and his co-founder Josh started Atlas Obscura because they felt the world was still this huge, bizarre, vast place filled with astounding stuff. With Atlas they share their sense of wonder at this truly strange world we live in. Thuras is also the father of the two cutest, most charming children in the world and does a lot of embarrassing dad stuff these days. Visit www.atlasobscura.com to learn more.

 

Event date: 

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Event address: 

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid By Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illustrator)
$13.46
ISBN: 9781523516148
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Workman Publishing Company - July 19th, 2022

New York Times bestseller, now in paperback!

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid is a thrilling expedition to 100 of the most surprising, mysterious, and weird-but-true places on earth. 


For curious kids, this is the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime—and see how faraw