Courageous Circumnavigators True Stories of Around-the-World Adventurers by Fiona MacDonald


Courageous Circumnavigators True Stories of Around-the-World Adventurers by Fiona MacDonald

This book tells the stories of those intrepid adventurers who have circled the globe, from the first voyage around the world led by Ferdinand Magellan to modern solo circumnavigators such as Ellen MacArthur and Steve Fossett. Find out about the courage and skill of circumnavigators, and whether you've got what it takes to be an ultimate adventurer.

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 10


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Publication date

12th March 2015



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