Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Epic Adventures

From mountain climbing to historic treks, from sea voyages to flight, the Epic Adventure books tell the story of people who dared to go where no one had gone before. These beautiful nonfiction books will thrill young readers while also teaching some fascinating exploration history.

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Epic Adventure: Epic Flights

Epic Adventure: Epic Flights

Epic Adventures
by Von Hardesty, illustrated by Peter Bull
Kingfisher

The first people to fly did so in hot-air balloons. Some 120 years later, theWright brothers' heavier-than-air flying machine made powered, controlled flight possible. Ever since, aviators have aspired...

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Epic Adventure: Epic Treks
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Epic Adventure: Epic Treks

Epic Adventures
by Betty Hagglund, illustrated by Peter Bull
Kingfisher

From the earliest times, men and women explored their world. Some searched for trade routes, lost treasures, or new lands to colonize; others traveled as missionaries, to spread religious beliefs....

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Epic Adventure: Epic Voyages
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Epic Adventure: Epic Voyages

Epic Adventures
by Robyn Mundy and Nigel Rigby
Kingfisher

It takes a certain kind of adventurer to sail off into the unknown of the world's oceans, sailing by the stars, alone in the vastness of a life at sea. Join an accomplished sailor for the stories...

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Epic Adventure: Epic Climbs
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Epic Adventure: Epic Climbs

Epic Adventures
by John Cleare
Kingfisher

Nothing is quite so awe inspiring, or inhospitable to humans as the world's tallest mountains. Journey to the European Alps, the Himalaya, the Karakoram Range, and the polar region of North America...

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