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Embark on an amazing adventure with Bear Grylls to explore the great outdoors. Learn what to pack on a polar expedition, which creatures to avoid, and how to hunt on the ice. Includes step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear.
This book tells the stories of expeditions to find a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, to map the frozen wasteland, and to be the first to reach the North Pole.
Catherine Johnson tells the incredible story of Matthew Henson, the African American explorer, one of the first to reach the North Pole. She presents a fascinating life, a great adventure and a compelling story of prejudice.
Beginning with a white-knuckle aeroplane landing on an ice floe at the top of the world, Andy leads you through a world of ice and water, describes the beauty of the pole, and of the scientists who endure the arctic chill to study this vanishing land...
Using a wide range of disciplines from physics to geography to biology, Elaine Scott explores some of the unique properties shared by the two ends of the Earth's axis, and other ways in which they are poles apart.
This book explores the coldest, windiest, harshest environments on Earth. Discover more about the animals and people that live in these frozen lands and seas and the skills they need to survive the extreme cold.
What is a glacier calf? Why don't polar bears hunt penguins? Which animals turn white in winter? This informative book has the answers! With pages packed with vivid photography and fun facts, kids will have fun learning about the world around them!
This title teaches readers about the first brave explorers who ventured into the freezing region around the South Pole. Read all about the race to discover the South Pole, and of the extreme adventures people had along the way.
A history of Roald Amundsen's successful 1911 trip to the South Pole, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.
This book follows the stories of Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott, as they race across Antarctica toward the South Pole.
Amundsen's South Polar conquest is an extraordinary tale that combines risk, intrigue, and personal conflict. His story is a testament to utter brilliance and ruthlessness.
The story of Captain Scott's expedition is a pure adventure with all the elements of a great epic. This book will leave you on the edge of your seat, hoping that Scott and his men just might survive their Antarctic ordeal and live to tell the tale.
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