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Tierra Del Fuego: A Journey To The End Of The Earth

Tierra Del Fuego A Journey To The End

Looking to buy a quality book? Consider Tierra Del Fuego written by Peter Lourie. The author is Peter Lourie and it is published by Boyds Mills Press. This book was available sometime in 2002. Those who are within the library you can more than likely look it up with the DDC, F2986.L68 2002. This is the 1st ed. of the book is 48 pages long and it has brilliantly colored illustrations. To pick up your own personal copy of this book for your children, visit the shopping cart add to cart button on this site.

Boyds Mills Press


ISBN: 156397973X
Author: Peter Lourie

Ferdinand Magellan was searching the new planet for a passage to the Pacific Ocean and the riches from the East."It was here Magellan found his passage to the Pacific at the same time as the Strait of  Magellan, and where Charles Darwin later  sailed the legendary Beagle. Sailing  his ships onward, he passed through  ominous land, exactly where smoke from unseen fires rose high inside the air. His quest took him down the coast of South America, on an expedition that seemed doomed to failure until  Magellan spied a waterway heading west. Joshua Slocum, who sailed the globe alone, outwitted pirates who lurked in coves and channels. He called the land Tierra del Fuego, or"land of fire. Peter Lourie takes young readers on a journey to the island at the finish in the earth that for centuries was shrouded in mystery.



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