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Story of the Titanic by Steve Noon, DK Publishing

2012 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic's Sinking!

This DK classic being brought back in print tells the story of the Titanic's fateful voyage through vivid original artwork.

Young readers will learn and discover how the ship was built and equipped, what kind of passengers and crew she carried, and what facilities she offered onboard. Learn how she struck an iceberg, why she sank so quickly, how many people were saved, and how many lives were lost.

  • Detailed double-page artwork with cutaway scenes tell the tragic story of the 'unsinkable' liner
  • Pictorial details and lively annotation give fascinating insight into the Titanic's construction and the daily life of its passengers and crew from the start of the maiden voyage to its sinking
  • Covers the official inquiries into the sinking, as well as the discovery of the wreck

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756691714
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 02/20/2012
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,216,003
Product dimensions: 10.20(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 5 - 12 Years

About the Author

Steve Noon has worked as an illustrator in many fields. The superb detail and technical brilliance of his illustration, combined with his long-standing interest in history, brought him commissions for two previous Dorling Kindersley books: Open House and A Street Through Time. The latter won Longman's prestigious History Book of the Year Prize in the History Today Awards 2000. Dr. Eric Kentley is currently assistant director at the Design Museum, London. Previously he was head of ship technology at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. During research for the museum's Wreck of the Titanic exhibition in 1995, he took part in an expedition to the site of the wreck and dived down to the Titanic wreck in a submersible. Eric Kentley is also the author of Dorling Kindersley's Explore the Titanic and Eyewitness Boat.

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