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Ernest Shackleton

Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Illustrated by: Olivia Holden

Meet 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.


Format: Hardback, 32 pages

ISBN: US 9780711245716, UK 9780711245709

Size: 9.449in x 7.677in / 240mm x 195mm

Published: September 1, 2020

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Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.

Olivia Holden

OLIVIA HOLDEN is a freelance illustrator from Lancashire, England. Since graduating in 2015 Olivia has worked professionally with a variety of publishers across the globe. Her process includes a mix of gouache, pencils and crayons to invite different textures and welcome an organic painterly naivety to her work.


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