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- DescriptionWinner of the 2015 Kate Greenaway MedalA New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2014Best Children's Book of 2014, Wall Street JournalBest Children's Book of 2014, Brain PickingsA 2015 USBBY Outstanding International BookYoung, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's journey to Antarctica.Grill's beautiful use of colored pencils and vibrant hues effortlessly evokes the adventure and excitement that surrounded the expedition. His impeccably researched drawings, rich with detail, fastidiously reproduce the minutiae of the expedition.Children will love examining the diagrams of the peculiar provisions and the individual drawings of each sled dog and packhorse. This book takes the academic and historical information behind the expedition and reinterprets it for a young audience.
- Author BiographyFirst time author and recent graduate from the University of Falmouth, William Grill is a fresh-faced new talent. With a slew of prizes and exhibitions under his belt, Grill's vibrant colors and cheerful illustration truly bring a book to life.
- PrizesWinner of Kate Greenaway Medal 2015.
- Author(s)William Grill
- PublisherFlying Eye Books
- Date of Publication02/01/2014
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFlying Eye Books
- Content NoteFull colour throughout
- Width245 mm
- Height305 mm
- Spine100 mm
- Illustrator(s)William Grill
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- grannieh15 Sep, 2016by
This is an amazing book. I can thoroughly recommend it together with the Activity Book which can be purchased to go with it. A gift 12 yr old grandson
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