Shackleton - The Boss The Remarkable Adventures of a Heroic Antarctic Explorer
Written by Michael Smith
Illustrated by Annie Brady
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Shackleton - The Boss The Remarkable Adventures of a Heroic Antarctic Explorer by Michael SmithAt sixteen, Irishman Ernest Shackleton left school, joined the navy and became a legendary explorer. His extraordinary adventures in the Antarctic have thrilled generations. Here, for the first time, a best-selling author on Polar exploration writes about Shackleton's gripping exploits especially for children. This inspiring story of Shackleton, whose men called him 'The Boss', involves four expeditions to the snow and ice of Antarctica over 20 years between 1901 and 1922. His adventures included a breathtaking march to within a few miles of the South Pole and the amazing saga of survival on the famous Endurance expedition.
'If you see this book you should get it'
'Gripping, very tense and exciting'
'For true-life adventure not many can match The Boss'
'A must-have for all school libraries'
About the Author
Interest Age: 7 - 12
More books by Michael Smith
The Collins Press
31st July 2006
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