The New York Public Library Amazing Explorers A Book of Answers for Kids by The New York Public Library, Brendan January
  

The New York Public Library Amazing Explorers A Book of Answers for Kids

Written by The New York Public Library, Brendan January
Illustrated by
Part of the New York Public Library Books for Kids Series

RRP £13.99

Synopsis

The New York Public Library Amazing Explorers A Book of Answers for Kids by The New York Public Library, Brendan January

Sail down the Ivory Coast with the ancient Phoenicians. Meet the Kublai Khan with Marco Polo. Join the Antarctic explorers in their race to reach the South Pole. Discover vast new lands, plumb the depths of the deepest oceans, and venture into outer space. Find answers to everything you've ever wanted to know about the world's greatest adventurers and explorers...Who was the greatest general & explorer of the ancient world? See page 7. What was the Silk Road? See page 11. What caused the Age of Exploration? See page 23. What was considered the worst crime on the high seas? See page 45. Who was Ynes Mexia? See page 69. Who found the source of the Nile River? See page 74. How did Ballard find Titanic? See page 105. Who was the first woman in space? See page 135. Also in The New York Public Library series ...Amazing Native American History Amazing Hispanic American History Amazing African American History Amazing Women in American History Incredible Earth Amazing Space Amazing Mythology

About the Author

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, and The New York Public Library Student's Desk Reference. BRENDAN JANUARY is the author of many nonfiction children's books.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

The New York Public Library, Brendan January
More books by The New York Public Library, Brendan January

Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Publication date

10th July 2001

ISBN

9780471392910


This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools