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DK illustrated book of great adventures : real-life tales of danger and daring

Author: Richard Platt; George Sharp
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., Inc., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the true-life adventures of 30 unique human beings such as Marco Polo and Amelia Earhart.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Platt; George Sharp
ISBN: 0789444615 9780789444615 0751365904 9780751365900
OCLC Number: 43048403
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Hannibal crosses the Alps --
Lucky Leif / Leif Eriksson --
The Court of Kublai Khan / Marco Polo --
The Faithful traveler / Ibn Battuta --
Columbus sails west / Christopher Columbus --
Voyage around the Cape / Vasco da Gama --
The Siege of Tenochtitlan / Hernan Cortes --
The Daring escape / Benvenuto Cellini --
Captured by pirates / Miguel de Cervantes --
The Outrageous rebel / Moll Cutpurse --
The Handsome highwayman / Claude Duval --
The Real Robinson Crusoe / Alexander Selkirk --
Blackbeard the pirate --
Captain Cook's last journey / James Cook --
Exploring South America / Alexander von Humboldt --
A Grizzly attack / Lewis and Clark --
The Wild river crossing / Davy Crockett --
To Timbuktu in disguise / Rene Caillie --
The Rani of Jhansi / Lakshmi Bai --
The Fatal desert crossing / Burke and Wills --
Ned Kelly's last stand / Ned Kelly --
An African adventure / Mary Kingsley --
Race to the South Pole / Amundsen and Scott --
The Red Baron / Manfred von Richthofen --
Flying nonstop to Paris / Charles Lindbergh --
The Great Air Derby / Amelia Earhart --
The Kon-Tiki expedition / Thor Heyerdahl --
To the summit of Everest / Hillary and Tenzing --
The First journey in Space / Yuri Gagarin --
The First Moon landing / Armstrong and Aldrin.
Other Titles: Illustrated book of great adventures
Great adventures
Responsibility: written by Richard Platt ; illustrated by George Sharp [and others].

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A collection of true-life adventure stories of shipwrecks, storms, battles and bandits, collated from around the world. It features early accounts of exploration as well as modern tales of space  Read more...

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