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. 69 Line drawings, black and white
It's Robin's birthday and his gift from Grandad is another whirlwind trip, this time to Venice!They enlist the help of the adventurer, Marco Polo, to navigate the canals and discover the hidden gems of the city. Ever wondered why the buildings seem to float on water? 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.