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Shackleton's journey (Second edition)

By: Grill, William

1909263109 / 9781909263109
Laminated
919.8904
01/02/2014
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England
32 cm 68 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour)
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 228230, Points 1.00, Book Level 6.70,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More

Winner of the 2015 Kate Greenaway MedalA New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2014Best Children's Book of 2014, Wall Street JournalBest Children's Book of 2014, Brain PickingsA 2015 USBBY Outstanding International BookYoung, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's journey to Antarctica.Grill's beautiful use of colored pencils and vibrant hues effortlessly evokes the adventure and excitement that surrounded the expedition.

His impeccably researched drawings, rich with detail, fastidiously reproduce the minutiae of the expedition.Children will love examining the diagrams of the peculiar provisions and the individual drawings of each sled dog and packhorse.

This book takes the academic and historical information behind the expedition and reinterprets it for a young audience.

BIC:

1MTS Antarctica, 3JJF c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) , 5AK Interest age: from c 9 years, YNH History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage), YNM People & places (Children's / Teenage)

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