Illustrated History of Antarctica by Marcia Stenson


Illustrated History of Antarctica by Marcia Stenson

Especially aimed at children aged 8 to 12, ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA provides fascinating detail. It includes information on: the geological history, the physical enviornment, the Southern Ocean, earliest explorers, whalers and sealers, explorers, the race for the Pole, science, tourism, the relationships between New Zealand and Antarctica and Australia and Antarctica. Its strength lies in the way Marcia teases out quirky and mind-boggling stories that really appeal to kids. Heavily illustrated and colourful and lively, this guide is easy to read and also very informative.

About the Author

Marcia Stenson is the author of Illustrated History of New Zealand, Illustrated History Of Antarctica and the NZ Post award-winning Book of the Year 2007 Illustrated History of the South Pacific. She has been a secondary school History teacher and a Deputy-Principal, and she has written a number of books including the classic The Story of New Zealand.

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104 pages
Interest Age: 8-12 years


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Publication date

19th October 2007



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