Author(s): Deborah Patterson
Discover the world through the eyes of the greatest explorers in history. Find out how the world was first circumnavigated by a slave and how travelers overcame the challenge of not having enough to eat and drink while traveling through unknown territory. Experience the excitement of seeing a new land for the first time, tasting new fruits and discovering new animals. This book focuses on 15 key voyages from around the world: the journeys undertaken by Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, Zheng He, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, Martin Frobisher, Francis Drake, Maria Sibylla Merian, Captain Cook, Lewis & Clark, Charles Darwin, David Livingstone, Gertrude Bell, Ernest Shackleton, and astronauts who took part in the Moon landings.