Tom Crean - Ice Man The Adventures of an Irish Antarctic Hero by Michael Smith, Annie Brady
  

Synopsis

Tom Crean - Ice Man The Adventures of an Irish Antarctic Hero by Michael Smith, Annie Brady

Tom Crean was no ordinary man, and his chilling adventures in the Antarctic raise goosebumps in this stirring story of survival in extraordinary conditions. He saved comrades from drowning in frozen waters, and rescued others from freezing snow, whilst following his leaders - Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton, the famous Polar explorers. Written by Crean's biographer who wrote the best-selling An Unsung Hero , this is a boy's own story of courage, strength and determination sure to thrill any young reader.

Reviews

'An exciting story that's all the more powerful for being true.'

'Fascinating true story of an Irish adventurer.'

'An ideal book for children.'

About the Author

Michael Smith is author of the best-selling biography of Tom Crean, An Unsung Hero. His other books include I Am Just Going Outside, a biography of Captain Oates (2002) and Polar Crusader about Sir James Wordie (2004). He has also written books for children, including Shackleton: The Boss. He contributes to TV and radio and lectures on Polar history. Michael was a business and political journalist with The Guardian and The Observer.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: 7 - 12

Author

Michael Smith, Annie Brady
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Publisher

The Collins Press

Publication date

31st March 2006

ISBN

9781905172313


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