Ferdinand Magellan (Little Guide to Great Lives)

Isabel Thomas, Dàlia Adillon


Explorer, sailor and navigator, Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. He encountered lands and creatures that he could never have imagined, and the journey was fraught with danger and difficulty…

Join Magellan’s amazing adventure in this colourful guide, encountering mutineers and monsters along the way!

From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way.

Creator Bio

Isabel Thomas is a science writer and children’s author who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, the ASE Science Book of the Year and the Blue Peter Book Awards.

Dàlia Adillon studied Fine Art at the University of Barcelona and Illustration at Escola Massana in Barcelona.

Price £8.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 22 April 2019
Pages 64
Height 190mm
Width 150mm
Illustrations 64 colour illustrations
Rights Europe (excluding Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Middle East, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe
ISBN-13 9781786274007
Age Range 7 - 11