Shackleton's Incredible Antarctic Expedition by Anita Ganeri
  

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Shackleton's Incredible Antarctic Expedition by Anita Ganeri

In October 1914, the explorer, Ernest Shakleton and a team of men, set out on the ship, Endurance, to cross Antarctica via the South Pole. A few months into their voyage, the ship became trapped in ice, eventually sinking. With little hope of rescue, Shakleton's crew lived on the ice, enduring freezing temperatures and with only the food they could catch from the sea. When the ice floes began to crack beneath them, the men undertook a treacherous journey in three small lifeboats across the icy, stormy sea, eventually landing on Elephant Island - a place where no-one lived or was ever likely to visit...Retold in vivid detail and illustrated with contemporary photographs and artefacts, this story recounts one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human endeavor ever recorded.

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This book is excellently presented and will capture many of its readers School Librarian Attractive presentation with coloured backgrounds and well laid out pages makes this book engaging and a good read Parents In Touch

About the Author

Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri spent many years working in the publishing industry as an editor and foreign rights manager before becoming an author. She has written more than 300 books to date, including the award-winning series Horrible Geography. She lives with her family in West Yorkshire, England.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Anita Ganeri
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Author's Website

www.oxgan.pwp.blueyonder.co...

Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

26th May 2016

ISBN

9780750297097


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