Great Explorers

Author(s): Stewart Ross & Stephen Biesty

Non-fiction - junior

Join the world's bravest explorers on some of the greatest journeys ever made in this exciting paperback edition of Into the Unknown: a highly acclaimed book. From Pytheas the Greek, who sailed to the Arctic Circle without a compass, to Neil Armstrong landing on the moon - here are 14 extraordinary journeys by land, sea and air - each remarkable for the way it was made, for the technology behind it, and for the inspiration it gave to future generations.


Gripping storytelling, fantastic fold-out cross sections, detailed maps and remarkable technical drawings enable readers to experience the excitement of exploration in this newly re-formatted, larger edition of a major non-fiction title.


Product Information

"Outstanding... stunningly illustrated narrative accounts of great explorations." (The Sunday Times)"

Stewart Ross loves history and has written over 200 titles for children and adults inspired by or about it. He loves science and technology too; his most recent title is Moon: The Ultimate Guide to Our Nearest Neighbour. He lives near Canterbury, Kent.


Stephen Biesty loves history, architecture and drawing. These three interests led to his first book for children, the internationally bestselling Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-sections, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. He has published many titles since, including Castle, Man-of-War and most recently Rome and Gold, written by Meredith Hooper. He lives in Somerset.

General Fields

  • : 9781406348668
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : July 2013
  • : 288mm X 248mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2013
  • : June 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stewart Ross & Stephen Biesty
  • : Paperback
  • : Stephen Biesty
  • : en
  • : 910.92
  • : 94
  • : Illustrations