Explorers

Explorers

by Paul Wilkinson, Philip Wilkinson
     
 

This fascinating book slips down the Silk Road with Marco Polo, joins David Livingstone in Africa trekking along the Nile, and braves the icy reaches of the polar regions.
The full gamut of exploration is covered from the pioneering, westward trailblazing of Lewis and Clark to deep-sea diving with Jacques Cousteau. Children will explore mapping techniques and

Overview

This fascinating book slips down the Silk Road with Marco Polo, joins David Livingstone in Africa trekking along the Nile, and braves the icy reaches of the polar regions.
The full gamut of exploration is covered from the pioneering, westward trailblazing of Lewis and Clark to deep-sea diving with Jacques Cousteau. Children will explore mapping techniques and discover how past explorers have made their mark. Whether it's a simple survey of one's own street or an adventurous round-the-world expedition, this is the perfect reference for any would-be explorer.

Special Features
- An illustrated timeline places each exploration in its historical context
- Section on preparing for an expedition-choosing tools and equipment
- Glossary and index

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753454527
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Best Ever Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 12.25(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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