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This fascinating book traces Titanic's history from blueprint to ocean dream and uncovers the factors that led to her tragic end. With technical diagrams, maps, passenger profiles and a timeline of the unfolding events, this 100th anniversary edition is a truly compelling account of the disaster.
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One hundred years on from the sinking of Titanic, relive the breathtaking account of her short history. On 14 April 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the age struck an iceberg and sank to the icy depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Discover all the glory and tragedy of the Titanic in this recreation of her fated maiden voyage.
|Publication date:||1st March 2012|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
Martin Jenkins is an expert at presenting complicated subjects in entertaining and accessible ways to children. He has won several awards for his work. He was born in Surrey in 1959 but grew up in Spain, Ireland and Kent. He attended Cambridge University as a scholar. A conservation biologist by trade, Martin worked full-time for ten years for World Conservation Monitoring Centre, writing about a range of conservation issues. Since 1990 he has worked freelance for organisations such as WWF and a number of UN bodies concerned with conservation and the environment. Martin's jobs have varied greatly: "I've been an orchid-sleuth ...More About Martin Jenkins