Land Ho!: Fifty Glorious Years in the Age of Exploration

Land Ho!: Fifty Glorious Years in the Age of Exploration

by Nancy Winslow Parker

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Land Ho!: Fifty Glorious Years in the Age of Exploration by Nancy Winslow Parker

Did you know that Columbus was not actually looking for America when he found it? Aside from being one of themost famous mistakes of all time, Columbus's find led to one of the msot important discoveries in history—the discovery of the New World.

But Columbus wasn't the only explorer to end up in the New World. This fact-filled and comprehensive book maps out the adventures and misadventures of twelve well-known explorers from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, including Magellan, Vespucci, and Cabot. It shows the actual routes these men traveled and tells about their supplies and equipment, their personalities and interests—and much, much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060277598
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Nancy Winslow Parker is the author and illustrator of numerous books for children, including Locks, Crocs, and Skeeters; Bugs, written by Joan Wright Richards; and Money, Money, Money. She lives in New York City and Mantoloking, New Jersey.

Nancy Winslow Parker is the author and illustrator of numerous books for children, including Locks, Crocs, and Skeeters; Bugs, written by Joan Wright Richards; and Money, Money, Money. She lives in New York City and Mantoloking, New Jersey.

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