100 Facts on Explorers
100 Facts Explorers is an intriguing illustrated children's history book, presenting a detailed look at exploration for ages 7-10. Find out everything from the amazing travels of the ancient Greeks and Egyptians to the quests to reach the North Pole and the scaling of the highest peaks. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by detailed photographs and beautiful artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, hilarious facts and brilliantly drawn cartoons add an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 things you should know has all the ingredients for a perfect introduction to this truly fascinating topic. Topics covered: The first explorers, Ancient adventurers, Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, Chinese explorers, Sailing round Africa, Discovering America, The Conquistadors, Around the world, Captain Cook, Crossing America, Exploring Africa, The source of the Nile, Exploring Australia, Arctic adventures, Antarctic adventures, Scientific searches, Archaeological adventures, The highest mountains, Under the sea, Into space.