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First Explorers : Discovering the Great Southern Land - Karin Cox

First Explorers

Discovering the Great Southern Land

By: Karin Cox

Hardcover Published: 8th January 2018
ISBN: 9781921580376
Number Of Pages: 48

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Imagine stumbling across a forgotten continent, a place like nowhere else on Earth, a place inhabited by strange hopping mammals, venomous snakes and Aborigines who hurl spears at your approach. You made it across vast, treacherous oceans and now that you’ve discovered the fabled Great Southern Land, you record its riches before you risk the long journey home.

The life of an explorer was an adventure, as men battled thirst,starvation, disease, flies and mosquitoes in their quest to add their names to the history books. In First Explorers, learn about the first Europeans to map the coastline of Australia, as well as the more glamorous explorers who headed into the continent’s rugged, mysterious interior. Includes a timeline, quiz, activities, glossary and index.

About the Author

Karin Cox is an Australian editor, poet and author who has written more than 28 natural history, Australian social history, children’s picture books and travel guides. Two of her books have been listed on the Children’s Book Council of Australia 2010 Notable Books list.

ISBN: 9781921580376
ISBN-10: 1921580372
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 8th January 2018
Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 1.0 x 19.0  x 24.6
Weight (kg): 0.33

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