Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures

The Stories of Hidden Marvels and Lost Treasures

Claire Llewellyn

Kingfisher

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Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures looks at the moment of discovery and the deeper stories behind some of the world's most astonishing finds. Archaeologists, explorers, naturalists, and even ordinary people have all made discoveries that have caused the world to marvel and have advanced our knowledge in an important way. Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures tells these stories and examines the influences they had on the course of history.

Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures contains stunning photography and digital illustrations that give absorbing insight into the stories of excitement and discovery.

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Claire Llewellyn

Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of nonfiction for young readers. In 1991 she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for MacDonald's Take One: Rubbish, and in 1992 she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then she has written more than 20 children's books on a wide range of subjects. She is the author of Kingfisher's recent Saints and Angels. Claire lives in Hertford.

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Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures
The Stories of Hidden Marvels and Lost Treasures
Claire Llewellyn

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NCSS-CBC Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
November 2004
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753457832
ISBN10: 0753457830
10 9/10 x 8 1/2 inches, 77 pages
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$18.95
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