Explore the glory and tragedy of the Titanic in a fascinating book that traces the events leading up to her fateful end. On April 14, 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the age struck an iceberg and sank to the icy depths. Here, in clear, compelling prose illustrated with evocative scenes, extensive diagrams, and historical photos, is the story of the Titanic's rise and fall- from details on her stateof-the-art design and widely varying accommodations to a timeline showing how structural and human failurecontributed to her demise.
Martin Jenkins has written numerous acclaimed books for children, including a retelling of Jonathan Swift s GULLIVER'S TRAVELS and several nonfiction titles. He lives in Cambridge, England. Brian Sanders is an illustrator whose work has appeared in other pop-up books, on book jackets, and even on postage stamps. He and his wife, also an illustrator, live in Essex, England.