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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.

  • 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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