An addition to a humorous series looks at the darker side of exploring the world with Sir Francis Drake--a dangerous voyage that would last for three long years.
Traces the adventurous life of the South Pole explorer whose ship, the Endurance, was frozen in ice and crushed, leaving the captain and crew to fight for survival.
A look at the life of Sir John Franklin, an Arctic explorer, who mysteriously vanished with his crew on his third attempt to find the Northwest Passage, a sailing route through the present-day Canadian Arctic Ocean.
A picture-book biography of Ernest Shackleton, who, when he "was young, ... longed for a life of adventure. After a career in the Merchant Navy, he joined a landmark expedition to try to reach the South Pole for the firs...