Meet Christopher Columbus (Paperback)

By James Tertius DeKay, John Edens (Illustrator)
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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 deKay is also 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." He lives in Stonington, Connecticut.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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