Great Explorers

Great Explorers

by Shirley Greenway, Roger Morriss, Colin Hynson
     
 

Combining a time line of significant events with maps of the routes taken by explorers and pioneers, this educational resource navigates the exciting journeys of some of the best-known voyagers and offers amazing facts along the way. This guide includes details on the exciting discoveries made by Britain’s most famous scientific navigator, Captain Cook, and

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Overview

Combining a time line of significant events with maps of the routes taken by explorers and pioneers, this educational resource navigates the exciting journeys of some of the best-known voyagers and offers amazing facts along the way. This guide includes details on the exciting discoveries made by Britain’s most famous scientific navigator, Captain Cook, and charts his voyage across the South Seas. The travels of Sir Francis Drake, England’s most celebrated seafaring hero, are also documented in this adventurer’s guide along with Magellan, Columbus, and the explorers to first settle in Africa. A fun-facts page brings out interesting tidbits and keeps the voyage alive as the routes are traced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846962080
Publisher:
TickTock Books Ltd
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Shirley Greenway is an author, an editor, and a photographer of children's books. Colin Hynson is a freelance children's and educational writer who has published nearly 30 books. He is also a scriptwriter for children's radio programs and websites. Roger Morriss is a history professor at the University of Exeter, where he specializes in British naval and maritime history. He is a specialist in Nelson-era dockyards and the author of Naval Power and British Culture, 1770–1840.

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