Christopher Columbus The Story of the Intrepid Italian Explorer by Martin Howard
  

Christopher Columbus The Story of the Intrepid Italian Explorer

Written by Martin Howard
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Part of the Lives in Action Series

Synopsis

Christopher Columbus The Story of the Intrepid Italian Explorer by Martin Howard

Christopher Columbus' astonishing life is a story of inspiration, bravery, incredible achievement and terrible hardship. As the explorer who took three small boats across the Atlantic and found an undiscovered continent, he was a hero - but his greed for gold and power brought tragedy on the people living there, and eventually caused his own downfall. His amazing story captures the excitement and urgency of the Golden Age of Discovery. Lives in Action is a series of narrative biographies that recount the lives of some of the key figures in history. Page-turning, thrilling plots that read like fiction will keep the most reluctant reader hooked.

About the Author

Martin Howard

Martin Howard is the author of many humour titles for both adults and children, examples include the hugely successful Bad Dog’s Diary series and The Wickedest Witch, the first book in the Witches At War! series.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Martin Howard
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Publisher

A & C Black (Childrens books) an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

1st April 2011

ISBN

9781408132654


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