Item description for Who in the World Was the Forgotten Explorer?: The Story of Amerigo Vespucci (Who In The World) by Lorene Lambert & Jed Mickle...
Overview Highlights the life of mapmaker and explorer Amerigo Vespucci, in whose honor America was named.
Publishers Description New in the Peace Hill Press series on neglected historical figures.
Discover the intriguing story of Amerigo Vespucci in this entry in the innovative junior-level biography series. Vespucci's accomplishments included discovering new lands for Spain and Portugal, but they are often eclipsed by those of his famous contemporary Christopher Columbus. Delightful and ingenious illustrations by Jed Mickle help complement the narrative.
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Studio: Peace Hill Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.25" Height: 10.25" Weight: 0.34 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2005
Publisher W.W. Norton & Co
Grade Level Grade School
Series Who In The World
ISBN 097286038X ISBN13 9780972860383
Availability 0 units.
More About Lorene Lambert & Jed Mickle
Lorene Lambert received a BA in English literature from Pillsbury College in Minnesota. She lives in Spokane, Washington.