Robin's Grandad surprises him with trips around the world. The pair learn about new cultures with interesting tour guides, including Charles Dickens and Antonio Gaudi. 62 Line drawings, black and white
Robin and Grandad are bound for the 'Venice of the North', St. Petersburg! Peter the Great shows them some of the most famous museums in the world, and even introduces them to the world of ballet. Be sure to take a hat and scarf though, it's going to be a snowy trip! Robin is about to find out! Luckily they have The Magic Talking Book of the World's Most Interesting People and Places to help them learn! With his magic spell, Grandad awakens a new historical figure to show them around the cities they visit. Each has a fascinating story to tell Robin, and helps to teach him some very important facts about the world and its history.The Diaries of Robin's Travels is a 10 book series that introduces readers to new cities and historical figures. Aimed at children aged 6 and above, these stories are a combination of fact and fiction, both educational and entertaining.