Story of the Titanic

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DK, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 45 pages
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2012 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic's Sinking!

This DK classic being brought back in print tells the story of the Titanic's fateful voyage through vivid original artwork.

Young readers will learn and discover how the ship was built and equipped, what kind of passengers and crew she carried, and what facilities she offered onboard. Learn how she struck an iceberg, why she sank so quickly, how many people were saved, and how many lives were lost.

  • Detailed double-page artwork with cutaway scenes tell the tragic story of the 'unsinkable' liner
  • Pictorial details and lively annotation give fascinating insight into the Titanic's construction and the daily life of its passengers and crew from the start of the maiden voyage to its sinking
  • Covers the official inquiries into the sinking, as well as the discovery of the wreck

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User Review  - Angie.Patterson - LibraryThing

Noon, Steve (Illustrator) New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2012. Characters: Not applicable Setting: Not applicable Theme: tragic historic event, Genre: Children’s nonfiction; picturebook Golden Quote ... Read full review

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User Review  - P.Vermeland - LibraryThing

The "Story of the Titanic" is an illustrated children's book about the famous Titanic scrip wreck. I enjoyed this book because it was well illustrated and written, making it an enjoyable experience. I would most definitely use this book in my class, and it is appropriate for grades 2 and above. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Si Sheppard is a graduate student of Political Science at John Hopkins University. He graduated with an MA Distinction from the University of Wellington and was winner of the Sir Desmond Todd Award for best thesis in a political subject. Simon Sheppard is a published author and has contributed a number of articles to leading journals, magazines and newspapers. For the Osprey Campaign series, he has previously written "Pharsalus 48 BC," The author lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Steve Noon was born in Kent, UK, and attended art college in Cornwall. He has had a life-long passion for illustration, and since 1985 has worked as a professional artist. Steve has provided award-winning illustrations for renowned publishers Dorling Kindersley, where his interest in historical illustration began.The illustrator lives in Cardiff, UK.

Eric Kentley is a former curator at the National Maritime Museum, and assistant director of London's Design Museum. Now a freelancer, he assisted with the plans for the conservation of the "Cutty Sark" and authored the exhibition content. His books include "Eyewitness Boat, Cornwall's Bridge" and "Viaduct Heritage" and "Discover the Titanic". He lives in south London.

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