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The Resource Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang with a foreword by Barbara Hillary

Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang with a foreword by Barbara Hillary

Label
Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers
Title
Explorers
Title remainder
amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers
Statement of responsibility
illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang with a foreword by Barbara Hillary
Title variation
Amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers
Title variation remainder
amazing tales of the worlds greatest adventurers
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the story of humanity's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of some of the most intrepid people ever known. Focusing on 50 of the world's greatest explorers, with shorter entries on 60 of their helpers and companions, the book is filled with first-person accounts in the explorers' own words, rare maps, specially commissioned photographs, and artworks [to] re-create history's greatest expeditions"--Publisher marketing
Summary
Detailed maps and intricate cross-section illustrations of such subjects as Spanish galleons, lost cities and space ships introduce the dangerous trials and important achievements of the world’s great explorers, from Ferdinand Magellan to Barbara Hillary.
Writing style
Illustration
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10820266
Cataloging source
SINLB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huang, Nellie
Dewey number
  • 910.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1070
  • 1070
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hawke, Jessamy
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Discoveries in geography
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers
Label
Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang with a foreword by Barbara Hillary
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "DK Smithsonian."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Sea & ice -- Land -- Air & space
Control code
on1105617489
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781465481573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1105617489
Label
Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang with a foreword by Barbara Hillary
Publication
Note
  • "DK Smithsonian."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Sea & ice -- Land -- Air & space
Control code
on1105617489
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781465481573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1105617489

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