Shackleton's Journey
Shackleton's Journey
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Shackleton's Journey

Written and illustrated by William Grill
Published by Flying Eye Books
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Young, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton’s journey to Antarctica. Grill’s beautiful use of colored pencils and vibrant hues effortlessly evokes the adventure and excitement that surrounded the expedition. His impeccably researched drawings, rich with detail, fastidiously reproduce the minutiae of the expedition. Children will love examining the diagrams of the peculiar provisions and the individual drawings of each sled dog and packhorse. This book takes the academic and historical information behind the expedition and reinterprets it for a young audience.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    February 18, 2014
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    7 - 11 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10

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