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Vivid account of the extraordinary life of the explorer, Christopher Columbus. Lively narrative text, colourful illustrations and photographs bring the subject alive. Includes essential facts and insightful details to help the reader understand the famous person and their times. Internet links to recommended websites to find out more about Columbus's life and discoveries. Part of Young Reading Series 3 for fully confident readers.

Book information

Age
7+
Key Stage
KS2 E/H
Lexile Measure
830L
CEFR Level
C1
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746063286
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Illustrator
David Cuzik

Author information

Minna Lacey

Minna Lacey has been writing books for Usborne since 2004, about all kinds of topics - from machines and nature to Christopher Columbus and the Olympics. Born in London, Minna worked as a journalist in Bogota, Colombia, and New York before returning to London to write. She loves reading, drawing, photography, ping pong and Salsa dancing, and has two children called Finn and Poppy.

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“The perfect introduction to the great adventurer... Lively narrative text, colourful illustrations and photographs bring the subject alive.”

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