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Into the Unknown: How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air

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Ready to relive some of the most daring voyages of all time? Unfold these spectacular cross sections and explore fourteen historic journeys.

Open this dynamic book and discover how the greatest explorers in history — from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong — plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced together the picture of the world we have today. With the help of masterful cross sections, dramatic storytelling, and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology, immerse yourself in such expeditions as:

—Leif Erikssons voyage to North America (eleventh century)

—Zheng Hes travels from China to East Africa (fifteenth century)

—Magellans circumnavigation of the globe (sixteenth century)

—Tenzing Norgays and Edmund Hillarys scaling of Mt. Everest

(twentieth century)

—Plus ten more exciting journeys!

Synopsis:

With the help of masterful cross sections, dramatic storytelling, and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology, readers can immerse themselves in 14 historic expeditions, from Leif Erikson's journey to North America to Edmund Hillary's scaling of Mt. Everest. Full color.

About the Author

Stewart Ross has written more than 200 titles for children and adults about (or inspired by) history. He lives in Canterbury, England.

Stephen Biesty is the creator of Stephen Biestys Incredible Cross-Sections, which sold more than a million copies worldwide since its publication in 1992. He lives in Somerset, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763649487
Author:
Ross, Stewart
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Illustrator:
Biesty, Stephen
Author:
Biesty, Stephen
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Science & Nature - Discoveries
Subject:
Technology-Inventions
Subject:
Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Subject:
history;exploration;explorers;geography
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.12 x 8.73 x .85 in 1.75 lb
Age Level:
08-13

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Product details 96 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763649487 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With the help of masterful cross sections, dramatic storytelling, and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology, readers can immerse themselves in 14 historic expeditions, from Leif Erikson's journey to North America to Edmund Hillary's scaling of Mt. Everest. Full color.
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