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Shackleton's Journey

Written & illustrated by William Grill
Published by Flying Eye Books
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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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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Who Wrote Shackleton's Journey

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William Grill

A graduate of the University of Falmouth, William Grill is an exciting young talent with a slew of prizes under his belt, including being the youngest CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal winner since 1960.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781909263109
Publication Date:
February 18, 2014
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1909263109

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