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Arctic Hero

Written by Catherine Johnson

Illustrated by Seb Camagajevac

Part of the Reality Check Series

Arctic Hero Synopsis

This is the incredible tale of Matthew Henson, African-American explorer, and his mission to reach the North Pole. This is a fascinating life, a great adventure and a compelling story of prejudice. Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842994931
Publication date: 20th February 2008
Author: Catherine Johnson
Illustrator: Seb Camagajevac
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 72 pages

About Catherine Johnson

Catherine Johnson is a screen-writer and best-selling author of several books for children and young adults. Her acclaimed novel Sawbones won the Young Quills Award for Historical Fiction, and her most recent book The Curious Tale of the Lady Caraboo, was nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and the YA Book Prize. Catherine has been a Writer in Residence at Holloway Prison, a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the London institute and has mentored writers in Africa for the British Council.

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