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Shackleton's journey (Second edition)

By: Grill, William Grill, William(Illustrated by)

1909263109 / 9781909263109
Laminated
01/02/2014
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United Kingdom
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 Medal A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2014 Best Children's Book of 2014, Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of 2014, Brain Pickings A 2015 USBBY Outstanding International Book Young, 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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