I this mini biography we discover the life of Ernest Shackleton, the fearless Antarctic adventurer. When Ernest was young, he longed for a life of adventure and, after a career in the Merchant Navy, he joined a landmark expedition to try to reach the South Pole for the first time in history.
Although he had to go home early, he never gave up. His own expeditions set new records for the closest anyone had ever been to the South Pole, and he is remembered now as a courageous and inspirational leader. This exciting book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the intrepid explorer's life.
The Little People Big Dreams book series tells us about the inspiring lives of artists, designers, activists and scientists in a child-friendly way, telling their individual stories from childhood when they started out with a dream. Each book has a biographical timeline at the back with historical photographs and extra facts.
Author Isabel Sanchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.