Join the world's bravest explorers on some of the greatest journeys ever made in this exciting paperback edition of Into the Unknown: a highly acclaimed book.
From Pytheas the Greek, who sailed to the Arctic Circle without a compass, to Neil Armstrong landing on the moon - here are 14 extraordinary journeys by land, sea and air - each remarkable for the way it was made, for the technology behind it, and for the inspiration it gave to future generations. Gripping storytelling, fantastic fold-out cross sections, detailed maps and remarkable technical drawings enable readers to experience the excitement of exploration in this newly re-formatted, larger edition of a major non-fiction title..
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Stewart Ross is a popular, prize-winning children's author. He has written over one hundred books for children, including many on 20th century history. His works have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Stewart taught history, english and politics for ten years to children of all ages.More about Stewart Ross
Stephen Biesty loves history, architecture and drawing. These three interests led to his first book for children, the internationally bestselling Incredible Cross-Sections which has sold over a million copies worldwide. He has illustrated many others, including Great Explorers, Incredible Explosions and Rome in Spectacular Cross-Section. Stephen lives in SomMore about Stephen Biesty