"Lively writing captures the excitement of exploration while providing just enough geographic and historic detail." — School Library Journal (starred review)
Ready to relive some of the most daring voyages of all time? Unfold these spectacular cross sections and explore fourteen historic journeys, with the help of dramatic storytelling and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology. Presented in a larger format to make these exciting journeys even more accessible and engaging.
Back matter includes an index, a glossary, and sources.A true lesson in bravery and perseverance, this book will make your little one marvel at man's constant quest for exploration.
—The Washington Post
From the maps to the drawings of vessels and artifacts to the detailed cutaway views that make each bit of technology more understandable, Biestys well-labeled illustrations make this one of the most visually fascinating books available on explorers.
Ross and Biesty take readers on fourteen historical explorations… Although the human drive for discovery underlies each account, answering the ‘how did they do that?’ question becomes the focus of this remarkable book.
—The Horn Book (starred review)
Lively writing captures the excitement of exploration while providing just enough geographic and historical detail.
—School Library Journal (starred review)