From a lost city in the desert to a cave alight with thousands of glowworms, learn about some of the most unusual places on earth and the myths, legends, and history behind each of them!
Looking at places like The Skeleton Coast in Namibia, Wizard Island in the United States, and The Fairy Tale Route in Germany, The Dark Hedges and Other Magical Places that Really Exist takes young readers on a journey around the world to real places that sound straight out of fantasy. Featuring both natural and man-made wonders, this travel book combines history and storytelling to explore the far reaches of the earth.
About the Author
L. Rader Crandall spent her childhood on a small Caribbean island where her fascination with stories surrounding real places was formed while she searched the sea for mermaids and the coves for pirate treasure. She grew up to become a writer and currently spends much of her time exploring castles, forests, and villages in Germany, where she lives with her family.