First Man to Reach the South Pole

First Man to Reach the South Pole - Famous Firsts

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A gripping illustrated account of the historic race to reach the South Pole in December 1911.

Pacey, accessible text recounts the story of Roald Amundsen's historic journey to reach the South Pole, from its origins in his failure to be the first to reach the North Pole, to planning the journey, early expeditions and setbacks, mounting rivalry with Captain Scott and its tragic conclusion, and the final joy of successfully reaching the South Pole.

Fully illustrated throughout, with fresh, modern artwork breathing new life into this famous story. Perfect for readers aged 8 and up.

Book information

ISBN: 9781526313508
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Imprint: Wayland
Pub date:
DEWEY: 919.89
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 276g
Height: 213mm
Width: 237mm
Spine width: 11mm