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Meet Christopher Columbus - (Landmark Books) by James T de Kay (Paperback)

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  • When Christopher Columbus was young, he worked for his father making cloth.
  • 6-9 Years
  • 7.66" x 5.22" Paperback
  • 80 Pages
  • Juvenile Nonfiction, Biography & Autobiography
  • Series Name: Landmark Books


About the Book

The story of Columbus's voyages and his encounters with storms, Indians, and political intrique are told in a clear and exciting fashion. Included is a map of the world during Columbus's time and a detailed drawing of the Santa Maria. Color illustrations.

Book Synopsis

When Christopher Columbus was young, he worked for his father making cloth. But he did not want to be a cloth-maker all his life. He
wanted to see new lands and have adventures. He wanted to be a sailor! By the time he was 25, Christopher had sailed to France, Africa, and Greece. He had seen strange cities and had many adventures. But his greatest adventure would come when he set out for China and found a whole new world instead.

About the Author

James Tertius de Kay is a naval historian and the author of Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History and Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, which was praised by the New York Times as "history that reads like a historical novel." He lives in Connecticut.

John Edens is an illustrator of books for young readers. His credits include Meet Christopher Columbus by James T. de Kay, Sea of Ice: The Wreck of the Endurance by Monica Kulling, and The Time Machine by H. G. Wells.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.66 Inches (H) x 5.22 Inches (W) x .23 Inches (D)
Weight: .15 Pounds
Suggested Age: 6-9 Years
Series Title: Landmark Books
Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Number of Pages: 80
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Theme: Historical
Format: Paperback
Author: James T de Kay
Language: English
Street Date: July 24, 2001
TCIN: 12713664
UPC: 9780375812101
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-8380
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.23 inches length x 5.22 inches width x 7.66 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.15 pounds
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