Your Journey to Baikal!

Text by Olga Patrusheva, illustrated by Anna and Varvara Kendel

Would you like to visit the oldest and deepest lake in the world? This lavishly
illustrated guide provides a unique opportunity to explore the hidden depths of Baikal.

World Heritage Site, Lake Baikal is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Eastern
Siberia and offers many opportunities to enjoy the area. Be it hiking, horse riding, kayaking, or just observing the stunning nature. But we’re all interested in different things… How do you choose? This book will be your guide. Filled with numerous facts and engaging information, it will help you discover your own Lake Baikal, one that will stay with you forever.

2019 Winner in the Non-Fiction Category of The Book Inside (Samokat’s contest for the best book projects)

  • Illustrations by award-winning twin sisters Anna and Varvara Kendel (including Golden Pinwheel Grand Award 2021, “Golden Apple” at the International Illustration Biennale Bratislava 2021,finalists of BCBF Illustrators Exhibition 2022 and 2023)
  • Inspired by a real journey undertaken by one of the illustrators. From the history of the lake to its inhabitants, each new section is packed with maps, facts, and figures.
  • Includes a list of sightseeing locations and routes for all levels in the most visited and less-known Baikal areas.
  • Created in cooperation with science editors and Baikal experts.
  • Offers recommendations on how to help protect the lake.
  • A perfect gift for young explorers and nature lovers.

Simplified Chinese

Age: 10+
Pages: 48
Size: 245*340 mm
Published in 2022 by Samokat
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