Into the Unknown

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Into the Unknown
Written by Stewart Ross
Format: Novelty Book
ISBN-10: 0763649481
ISBN-13: 9780763649487
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Into the Unknown
How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air

author: Stewart Ross
illustrator: Stephen Biesty

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 Eriksson’s voyage to North America (eleventh century)
--Zheng He’s travels from China to East Africa (fifteenth century)
--Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe (sixteenth century)
--Tenzing Norgay’s and Edmund Hillary’s scaling of Mt. Everest
(twentieth century)
--Plus ten more exciting journeys!
Back matter includes an index, a glossary, and sources.

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

(Ages 8-13)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$19.99 / $23.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763649481 /  9780763649487
on sale date:
04/2011
type/format:
Novelty Books / Novelty Book
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
96 / 7 7/16" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
History; Science & Nature; Technology;
author’s comments:
Stewart Ross has been writing children’s history books for over 20 years. He has over 200 published titles to his credit that have been translated into more than fifteen languages. He has also taught history all over the world. He lives in Kent, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Stephen Biesty’s first book for children, Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections, has sold more than a million copies worldwide since its publication in 1992. He lives in Somerset, England.
 
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