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Meet The Author Dylan Thuras

September 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Book Stall is thrilled to partner with Arlington Heights Memorial Library (500 N. Dunton Ave in Arlington Heights), 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,” on Monday, September 26 at 4:00 pm. 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 is required for this event. To register, please visit the Arlington Heights Memorial Library website. Books will be available for sale and signing!

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.


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