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The life of the famous Elizabethan sea captain told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Daring and ruthless, Francis Drake sailed the oceans in search of land and treasure for Queen Elizabeth I. Includes internet links to carefully selected websites to find out more. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

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Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746086995
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Sarah Courtauld
Vincent Dutrait


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