Meet Christopher Columbus (Paperback)

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By James T. De Kay, John Edens (Illustrator)
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Description


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375812101
ISBN-10: 0375812105
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: July 24th, 2001
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Landmark Books (Random House)