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By: Saunders, Ben

Part of the The Ladybird Expert Series series
071818727X / 9780718187279
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17 cm 56 pages
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Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Shackleton is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to perhaps the most extraordinary survival stories of all time. Polar explorer Ben Saunders draws on his own experience of the Antarctic to bring to life the history, dangers and challenges of Shackleton's Endurance expedition.

Inside, you'll discover how Shackleton, by successfully bringing all his men home in the face of near insurmountable odds, earned his reputation as one of the greatest leaders in history. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. Other books currently available in the Ladybird Expert series include:* Climate Change* Quantum Mechanics* Evolution* Battle of BritainFor an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds.

Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.


1MTS Antarctica, 3JH c 1800 to c 1900, BGH Biography: historical, political & military, BTH True stories: discovery / historical / scientific, RGR Geographical discovery & exploration

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