Amazing Expeditions

Journeys That Changed The World

Amazing Expeditions Journeys That Changed The World
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Format: Hardback, 48 Pages
ISBN: 9781782407232
Publisher: Ivy Kids
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Throughout history, adventurers have always wondered what is beyond the next mountain, ocean, river... or even planet. Explorers head out to discover new lands, find and establish trade routes, seek treasure, make scientific discoveries, gain territories for their country, or simply do something that’s not been done before.

This visual approach is a great way for children to learn about some key explorers from history, and the journeys they took. Explorers will include: Hanno the Navigator (Carthage/Tunisia), Xuangzang (China), Marco Polo (Italy), Ibn Battuta (Morocco), Zheng He (China), Christopher Columbus (Portugal), Vasco de Gama (Portugal), Ferdinand Magellan (Portugal), Hernan Cortes (Spain), James Cook (Britain), Lewis and Clark (USA), Burke and Wills (Australia), David Livingston and Henry Morton Stanley (Britain/USA), Mary Kingsley (Britain), Ernest Shackleton (Ireland/Britain), Robert Peary (USA), Armundsen (Norway) and Scott (Britain), Tenzing (Nepal) and Hillary (NZ), Thor Heyerdahl (Norway) and Neil Armstrong (USA).

The author

Anita Ganeri spent many years working in the publishing industry as an editor and foreign rights manager before becoming an author. She has written more than 300 books to date, including the award-winning series Horrible Geography. She lives with her family in West Yorkshire.

Anita is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and honorary Fellow of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society In 2010 she was awarded the Tivy Education Medal for her “outstanding contribution to geographical education.” Anita would have loved to have been an explorer, and always has a suitcase packed.

Michael Mullan is an illustrator living Vermont, USA. He has a BFA in Graphic Design and an MFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Michael has over 10 years of professional experience creating commercial work for editorials, ad campaigns, murals, and home décor products. Michael’s work stems from his love for printmaking and mid-century design trends as well as his appreciation for simplicity, native and folk art.

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Format: Hardback, 48 Pages
ISBN: 9781782407232
Illustrations: 300
Size: 9.843 in x 11.693 in / 250 mm x 297 mm
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