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No Return : Captain Scott's Race to the Pole - Peter Gouldthorpe

No Return

Captain Scott's Race to the Pole

Paperback

Published: 27th March 2012
For Ages: 7+ years old
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RRP $17.99
$16.95

A stunning retelling of Captain Scott s quest to become the first man to reach the South Pole.

In the age of discovery, Antarctica remained an unknown quantity amongst the world s scientists and explorers. Robert Falcon Scott was amongst the pioneers who penetrated the ice and cruel weather. This is the story of his journey from England, the year-long preparations, which included enduring the harsh winter and euphoric explorations in the spring - culminating in the ill-fated final march to his goal, only to be beaten by the Norwegians and to suffer terrible loss - and death. This book is a celebration of a continent and ambition that will linger long in readers minds.

About the Author

Peter Gouldthorpe was born in Melbourne in 1954 and now lives in Tasmania. He is recognised as one of Australia s most versatile and skilful illustrators, who also paints landscapes, portraits and commissioned work, and designs stage sets.

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    Exemplary non-fiction children's literature. - Magpies

    . . . stylishly illustrated . . . terrific for new readers looking for something a bit challenging. - Weekend Australian

    ISBN: 9780734412799
    ISBN-10: 0734412797
    Series: No Return
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 7+ years old
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 32
    Published: 27th March 2012
    Publisher: Hachette Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 26.2  x 0.3
    Weight (kg): 0.21
    Edition Number: 1