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Ferdinand Magellan - Little Guides to Great Lives

Written by Isabel Thomas

Illustrated by Dàlia Adillon

Part of the Little Guides to Great Lives Series

Key Stage 2 History People / Places

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Ferdinand Magellan, written by Isabel Thomas and illustrated by Dàlia Adillon is a charmingly illustrated biography of a brilliant and brave explorer. Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. An intrepid sailor and navigator, he encountered lands and creatures that he could never have imagined, and the journey was fraught with danger and difficulty.

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From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way.

Ferdinand Magellan - Little Guides to Great Lives Synopsis

Explorer, sailor and navigator, Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. He encountered lands and creatures that he could never have imagined, and the journey was fraught with danger and difficulty... Join Magellan's amazing adventure in this colourful guide, encountering mutineers and monsters along the way!

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786274007
Publication date: 22nd April 2019
Author: Isabel Thomas
Illustrator: Dàlia Adillon
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: History, People / Places

About Isabel Thomas

Isabel Thomas is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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