Little People Big Dreams - Ernest Shackleton
ISABEL SANCHEZ VEGARA and OLIVA HOLDEN
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Ernest Shackleton, the fearless Antarctic adventurer.
When Ernest Shackleton was young, he longed for a life of adventure. After a career in the Merchant Navy, he joined a landmark expedition to try to reach the South Pole for the first time in history. Although he had to go home early, he never gave up. His own expeditions set new records for the closest anyone had ever been to the South Pole, and he is remembered now as a courageous and inspirational leader.
This exciting book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the intrepid explorer's life. Discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists in this heartwarming series. All of these impressive historical figures went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a young child with a dream.
These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
Recommended for ages 4-8
203 x 250mm
Frances Lincoln Children's Books