How Great Explorers Found Their Way By
Land, Sea, and Air
Illustrated by Stephen Biesty
rFebruary 2011 / ISBN 9780763649487
Children’s picture book, explorers (Ages 8-13)
by Bob Walch
Relive the past and the explorations of Marco Polo,
Ferdinand Magellan, Leif Eriksson, David Livingstone, Mary Kingsley
and nine other adventurers as they challenge the unknown.
This informative and beautifully illustrated volume
contains cross-sections that unfold to display brilliant pictures
of maps, ships, airships, space vehicles, and a bathyscaphe. Even
the cover of the book itself unfolds into a large map that shows
where the featured explorers made their journeys.
Any child interested
in real life adventure will find this a fascinating book (as will
many adults). After reading these dramatic stories that unfold in
space, under the sea and in some of the most inhospitable regions
of the globe, the youngster may want to check other sources for
more detailed information about the person and his or her adventures.