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Prepare to meet 66 exceptionally brave adventurers in this celebration of monumental achievements from around the world. Mountaineers, conquerors, explorers, sailors, pilots and many others who accomplished amazing feats of bravery and triumph are waiting to be discovered in Simon Cheshire's outstanding, Epic Tales of Triumph and Adventures, vibrantly illustrated by Fatti Burke. These are the astonishing true stories of just a few of the world's most daring men and women who defied all odds to achieve their goals and make their dreams come true. Drive across the world, avoiding danger around every corner, with Aloha Wanderwell on The Million Dollar Wager, dive to the deepest depths of the dark and unexplored ocean with Jacques Piccard, climb to the highest peak of Mount Everest with Junko Tabei or tumble over Niagara Falls in a barrel with Annie Edson Taylor. There is no adventure too big or small for this fearless group of men and women! This collection of outstanding adventurers is sure to inspire the next generation of courageous risk takers. With bright and vibrant artwork from the effortlessly talented Fatti Burke, Epic Tales of Triumph and Adventure will make you want to reach for the stars ... and don't let anyone stand in your way!
|Publication date:||19th September 2019|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Categories:||Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage), Anthologies (Children's / Teenage), People & places (Children's / Teenage), True stories (Children's / Teenage),|
Simon Cheshire is known for his mystery and science fiction. He has also written non-fiction about writing for children, including Bloomsbury's How to Write a Story. He has a degree in Philosophy and Psychology and lives in Warwick with his wife and family. Fatti Burke is an illustrator with a combined love of mapmaking and travel. She loves creating beautiful and exciting things, including the award-winning Irelandopedia and Facts!: One for every day of the year. Originally from Co. Waterford, Fatti now lives and works in Amsterdam.More About Simon Cheshire