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Historical Storybooks: Sir Walter Raleigh and The Search For The City Of Gold By Alan Childs

Historical Storybooks: Sir Walter Raleigh and The Search For The City Of Gold
by Alan Childs

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Takes a look at one of Sir Walter Raleigh's great adventures, told from the perspective of a fictional young character.
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Historical Storybooks: Sir Walter Raleigh and The Search For The City Of Gold Summary


Historical Storybooks: Sir Walter Raleigh and The Search For The City Of Gold by Alan Childs

The central figure in this story is Ben Wharton, who in 1595, when he is 12 years old, becomes cabin boy aboard Raleigh's ship. He joins Raleigh on his quest for the legendary 'City of Gold' in South America. Ben can't wait for this great adventure, but little does he know what awaits him - endless weeks at sea, thirst, hunger and warlike natives. But Raleigh and his men are prepared to risk anything for the sake of gold...

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About Alan Childs


Alan Childs has taught for thirty years in primary and middle schools, and organizes 'living history' projects for children. He published his first book in 1991, a Tudor spy story called 'Under the Rose'.

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GOR010087016
Historical Storybooks: Sir Walter Raleigh and The Search For The City Of Gold by Alan Childs
Alan Childs
Historical Storybooks
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
2001-10-25
48
0750237597
9780750237598
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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