Antarctica: A Continent of Wonder (Hardcover)

Antarctica: A Continent of Wonder By Mario Cuesta Hernando, Raquel Martin (Illustrator) Cover Image

Antarctica: A Continent of Wonder (Hardcover)


On Our Shelves Now
1 on hand, as of Sep 28 12:33pm
(TB KNF Natural Science)
Join scientists on an unforgettable journey to Antarctica in this illustrated children's book.

Come aboard the Polar Star and accompany its crew on their half-year stay in Antarctica. Through full-page illustrations, children will experience the work and life of these explorers and scientists as they study penguins, whales, and seals, measure the depth of the ice, chart wind speeds of up to 186 mph (300km/h), examine old volcanoes, and withstand some of the lowest temperatures ever recorded. Kids will also learn about Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott, the legendary explorers who first set foot on Antarctica. Equal parts thrilling adventure and in-depth exploration, this book is an unforgettable illustrated expedition to Antarctica that is sure to satisfy the boldest bedtime traveler.
MARIO CUESTA HERNANDO is a journalist and scriptwriter of many different programs relating to nature and adventure. He has traveled to Antarctica on a Spanish Navy Vessel.

RAQUEL MARTÍN is a freelance illustrator from Barcelona, who currently lives on the beautiful island of Minorca, Spain.
Product Details ISBN: 9783791374567
ISBN-10: 3791374567
Publisher: Prestel Junior
Publication Date: July 6th, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English