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True sea stories

Author: Henry Brook; John Woodcock
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Publishing, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ten true stories of maritime adventure, disaster, and recovery. The sea has always been a place of mystery, discovery and fear. For thousands of years it has tested those people daring enough to sail out into its vastness. From shipwrecks to submarine attacks, these ten adventure stories explore the incredible allure of the world's oceans.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Brook; John Woodcock
ISBN: 0794507336 9780794507336 158086693X 9781580866934
OCLC Number: 61111658
Notes: Originally published : London : Usborne, 2005.
Description: 154 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Race the savage seas --
The Birkenhead heroes --
The queen's dragon --
A lighthouse heroine --
An ultra-secret sinking --
Cape crusader --
The galley slaves --
Prisoners of the sea --
Swimming with the fishes --
Fountain of gold.
Responsibility: Henry Brook ; illustrated by John Woodcock.

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Ten true stories of maritime adventure, disaster, and recovery. The sea has always been a place of mystery, discovery and fear. For thousands of years it has tested those people daring enough to sail out into its vastness. From shipwrecks to submarine attacks, these ten adventure stories explore the incredible allure of the world's oceans.

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