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Ferdinand (Magellen)

FERDINAND (Magellan)

Published: 2 Apr 2020

Paperback / softback

Recommended for age 7+

By Candy Gourlay

Illustrated by Tom Knight

Published by David Fickling Books

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Meet Ferdinand Magellan, the swashbuckling 16th-century explorer who masterminded the first-ever voyage to sail round the world and 'discovered' many new lands (even though loads of people already lived there!).

Find out: Why he was hated by royals and sailors alike; Why he made one of his sailors dance with a giant; How he was saved by a pot of jam!

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