Shackleton's Journey (Hardcover)

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Windswept art and prose bring to life Shackelton's fated Antarctic journey. Perfect for story-time, coffee table, or the joy of a well made book. — From Alex


Winner of the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal
A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2014
Best Children's Book of 2014, Wall Street Journal
Best Children's Book of 2014, Brain Pickings
A 2015 USBBY Outstanding International Book

Young, 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.

About the Author

A graduate of the University of Falmouth, William Grill is an exciting young talent with a slew of prizes under his belt, including being the youngest CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal winner since 1960.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781909263109
ISBN-10: 1909263109
Publisher: Nobrow Press
Publication Date: February 18th, 2014
Pages: 68
Language: English