Race to the Pole

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Hachette Children's Group, 2007 - Antarctica - 128 pages
'Race to the Pole' tells of several expeditions into the unknown. It looks at Scott, the old fashioned hero whose lack of preparation led to tragedy, Shackleton, who refused to sacrifice his men to the cause, and Amundsen.

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About the author (2007)

Meredith Hooper grew up in Australia and came to the UK to do a post-graduate degree at Oxford. She is the author of many remarkable books for children, acclaimed for the way they distil a wealth of research into writing which is both simple and powerful.

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