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Shackleton's Journey
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Shackleton's Journey (Hardback)

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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.

Children'sGeneral non-fictionHistory general interestChildren'sGeneral non-fictionPeople & places Publisher: Flying Eye Books Publication Date: 01/02/2014 ISBN-13: 9781909263109  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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William Grill recently graduated from University College Falmouth, and currently works in London as a freelance illustrator. He works in predominately in coloured pencil, and has worked for a variety of clients such as Harrods, The New York Times and Shelter. William draws most of his inspiration from looking closely at what's around him, and from a young age has maintained a keen interest in dogs and the outdoors.

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