Thursday 5 September 2019

Out today! "Explorers: Amazing Tales of the Worlds Greatest Adventurers" by Nellie Huang and Jessamy Hawke (Dorling Kindersley)

There seem to be quite a few excellent books based on amazing journeys and adventures by world famous explorers around at the moment, and today sees the release of a truly spectacular book on the subject, from Nellie Huang and Jessamy Hawke.

"Explorers: Amazing Tales of the World's Greatest Adventurers" is a really inspirational book packed with some of the most incredible quests undertaken throughout history.

Charting how brave folk took to the seas to explore new lands, or charted and explored forbidding landscapes at either pole, this book goes into intricate detail of the journeys themselves and the people who took them, and made history.

Nellie Huang writes with authority, having undertaken several incredible adventures herself through her own adventure travel blog.

Here she pays homage to some very special men and women who overcame adversity to enter the record books, achieving personal goals beyond your wildest dreams. Let's take a look inside...

Jeanne Baret, the first woman to sail around the world
Children will love reading about these adventures, and perhaps will be inspired enough to one day follow in the footsteps of some of these amazing pioneers.

Matthew Henson braved freezing conditions to explore the North Pole
Some folk will be familiar, but many were new to us, making this the perfect book for kids to use as a jumping off point for more research into these fascinating figures.

Karen Darke, overcoming physical disability to continue her amazing quests
Sum this book up in a sentence: A truly breathtaking and inspirational collection of amazing explorers and pioneers, brought together in a luxurious hardback that will keep you gripped for ages.

"Explorers" by Nellie Huang and Jessamy Hawke is out today, published by DK (kindly supplied for review).