Captain Cook: The Great Ocean Explorer

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
James Cook grew up on a farm, but his secret dream was to be a sailor. He wanted to travel "as far as it was possible for 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 last empty space on the map of the world.

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After graduating from New College, Oxford, in 1976, " Haydn Middleton "has taught and lectured in history. He is also the author of six acclaimed novels. He lives in Oxford, England, with his two children.

Alan Marks's first children's book, Storm, written by Kevin Crossley-Holland, won the Carnegie Medal. He has illustrated many other books, including Little Lost Bat and A Mother's journey. He lives in Kent, England.

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