Explorers Who Got Lost (Paperback)

Explorers Who Got Lost By Diane Dreher, Diane Sansevere-Dreher, Ed Renfro (Illustrator) Cover Image

Explorers Who Got Lost (Paperback)


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During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries just about every explorer who sailed beyond the horizon to find new land thought he knew where he was going. But in fact, most got terribly lost and stumbled on places no one had ever heard of.

"Explorers Who Got Lost" is the telling of these Age of Discovery heroes. Their discoveries may have been unintentional, but when they found irrevocably changed the map of the world

Fast paced, exciting, full of facts and adventure, "Explorers Who Got Lost "provides detailed information on the most influential explorers of the fifteenth century. The history, sociology and even the superstitions of the time along with dozens of drawings, maps, routes and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment are all included. You'll discover the new world as these famous explorers discovered it. You'll follow their routes, you'll experience their hardships, You'll learn all about these amazing heroes whose discoveries altered the face of the globe and changed the course of human history.

Diane Sansevere-Dreher received her B.A. in Communications from New York University. She has worked in public relations as a marketing consultant in the book, audio and video industries. She is the author of numerous articles published in magazines, including "Billboard," "Sight and Sound Marketing" and "Software News." Ms. Sansevere-Drehere is also the author of three juvenile biographies in the Changing Our World series (Bantam Books): "Barbara Bush," "Benazir Bhutto," and "Stephen Biko," She lives in Pennslyvia with her husband and four children.

Product Details ISBN: 9780812520385
ISBN-10: 0812520386
Publisher: Tor Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2006
Pages: 144
Language: English