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Guarded by frozen seas and vast fields of snow and ice, the North and South Poles are no place for humans, as the explorers who set out to unearth their secrets found out... Part of the Usborne Young Reading series, this book is ideal for newly independent readers who prefer fact to fiction. Includes links to websites to find out more.

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Book information

Age
8+
Key Stage
KS2 E/H
Book Band
Grey
BIC CBMC
C3N79
Hardback
ISBN: 9781474948135
Extent: 128 pages
Dimensions: 190 x 160mm
Author/Editor
Paul Dowswell

Press reviews

“Full of authentic details about horse and pony life.”

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  • Usborne Reading Programme
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