When Ernest Shackleton was young, he longed for a life of adventure. After a career in the Merchant Navy, he joined a landmark expedition to try to reach the South Pole for the first time in history. Although he had to go home early, he never gave up. His own expeditions set new records for the closest anyone had ever been to the South Pole, and he is remembered now as a courageous and inspirational leader. This exciting book featuresÂ stylish and quirky illustrationsÂ andÂ extra facts at the back, including aÂ biographical timelineÂ with historical photos and a detailed profile of the intrepid explorer’s life.
Little People, BIG DREAMSÂ is aÂ bestselling series of books and educational gamesÂ thatÂ explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
This empowering series offersÂ inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.Â Boxed gift setsÂ allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching gamesÂ and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding peopleÂ who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!