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Shackletons Journey

Shackleton's Journey

Published: 1 Feb 2014

Hardback, 80 pages

Recommended for age 7+ and 9+

By William Grill

Illustrated by William Grill

Published by Flying Eye Books

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William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's journey to Antarctica. 

Grill's beautiful use of coloured 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.

Winner of the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal 

Tagged Antarctic , boats and ships , Ernest Shackleton , exploration , journeys, travel and transport , polar regions and significant lives

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