The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers

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How did early explorers navigate? Who was the first human to reach outer space? When did the first person reach the North Pole? Kids can find the answers to these questions and many more in this easy-to-use family reference book! Packed with important facts, The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers features 40 concise, exciting accounts of explorers from around the world and throughout time, from the Vikings to the astronauts! Illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps, this book ...
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Overview

How did early explorers navigate? Who was the first human to reach outer space? When did the first person reach the North Pole? Kids can find the answers to these questions and many more in this easy-to-use family reference book! Packed with important facts, The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers features 40 concise, exciting accounts of explorers from around the world and throughout time, from the Vikings to the astronauts! Illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps, this book makes it easy for kids to explore!
Praise for As Far as the Eye Can Reach:
“Kimmel’s work is a well written, lively account for young readers.”
—Kirkus Reviews
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Look it up. The title says it all for this book. Did you ever just want quick, simple, and easy to read information on one explorer? Did you ever wonder how the explorer looked? Then, this is the book for you. The explorer list is extensive and includes: Henry Hudson, Mary Kingsley, Vasco da Gama, and James Cook. The chapters are divided by areas which were explored and include: the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Pacific, the Arctic and Antarctica, and space and the ea. Each explorer is covered in a detailed two- to three-page spread of text, map, and historical pictures. The book is a perfect supplemental and research text for grades fifth through eighth. Every school library should own a copy. 2004, Random House, Ages 10 to 14.
—Mindy Hardwick
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375824784
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 7/27/2004
  • Series: Look-It-Up Bks.
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,401,591
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 10.89 (h) x 0.34 (d)

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