The World Is Waiting For You


The world is waiting... for you to explore. Follow that path around the next bend. Who knows where it might lead?

Illustrated with photographs

Published by National Geographic, 2013

ISBN 978-1-4263-1114-7

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“A stirring invitation to leap, dive, soar, plunge and thrill to the natural world’s wonders and glories.”

                                                                        Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Kerley pairs lean prose with exquisite photographs (many from National Geographic’s archives) in this exuberant celebration of the boundless possibilities life holds for children....The daring photographs and invigorating text aim to inspire--and succeed.”

                                                                    Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Spectacular photographs and a brief, lyrical text combine to make an irresistible read....This picture book will help inspire young readers to get out and do some hands-on exploring of nature.”

                                                                         ABC Action News, Tampa

“This gorgeous, inspirational title urges readers forward.”

                                                                                    School Library Journal

“Notable....a tribute to exploration.”    Language Arts, NCTE

Best Books for Children and Teens 2013 -- Kirkus Reviews

Great Reads 2013 -- NPR

Oregon Book Award Finalist

2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People