Captain James CookBook - 2009
James Cook grew up on a farm, but his secret dream was to be a sailor. He wanted to travel 'as far as it is possible for a man to go'. James's three great voyages of discovery took him from Australia to the Arctic, further than anyone else had sailed before. His explorations filled in the lastempty spaces on the map of the world.Other titles in the series:Alexander the GreatAmelia EarhartCleopatraEric the RedGalileoGandhiHans Christian AndersenHenry FordRoald DahlThomas EdisonWilliam Shakespeare
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Characteristics: 31 p. :,col. ill., col.maps ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: Captain James Cook : the great ocean explorer