In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Ernest Shackleton, the fearless Antarctic adventurer.
When Ernest Shackleton was young, he longed for a life of adventure. After a career in the Merchant Navy, he joined a landmark expedition to try to reach the South Pole for the first time in history. Although he had to go home early, he never gave up.
His own expeditions set new records for the closest anyone had ever been to the South Pole, and he is remembered now as a courageous and inspirational leader. This exciting book featuresstylish and quirky illustrationsandextra facts at the back, including abiographical timelinewith historical photos and a detailed profile of the intrepid explorers life.
Little People, BIG DREAMSis abestselling series of books and educational gamesthatexplore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
This empowering series offersinspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats.
The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.Boxed gift setsallow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching gamesand other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding peoplewho will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!