Explorers Who Got Lost
During the 15th century, many explorers got terribly lost and stumbled into unknown places. This book tells the story of these Age of Discovery heroes. The double-column format of the book is fast-paced and full of facts and adventure. The history, sociology, and even superstitions of that age, along with dozens of drawings, maps, routes, and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment, are all included. The main adventurers covered in this book include Bartolomeau Dias and Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Ferdinand Magellan, Giovanni Da Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and Henry Hudson. A chronology of exploration, a brief history on the subject, and an index are included. 135 pgs.
The true stories of the most influential explorers of the Age of Discoverynow available in a repackaged trade paperback edition.
What do Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, and Bartolomeau Dias have in common? They were all explorers who got lost!
During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, almost every explorer who sailed beyond the horizon in search of new lands thought they knew where they were going. In fact, most got terribly lost and stumbled onto places unknown. Their discoveries may have been unintentional, but they changed the course of human history.
Fast-paced and exciting, Explorers Who Got Lost provides detailed information about the most influential explorers of the Age of Discovery: Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Ferdinand Magellan, Giovanni Da Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and Henry Hudson.
This lively and accessible resource has dozens of charming illustrations, including portraits of the explorers, maps, routes, and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment. It also includes a reading and activity guide! Explorers Who Got Lost is a captivating and informative read for anyone interested in the Age of Discovery.