The Mayflower The perilous journey that changed the world
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Author: Romero, Libby
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
Year First Published: 2020
Dimensions: 286mm x 237mm x 11mm
Discover the real history behind Thanksgiving and follow the Pilgrims’ famous voyage to the Americas in this beautifully illustrated non-fiction storybook for kids.
Step on board the Mayflower and meet the amazing cast of crew and passengers, from burly sailors, to Pilgrims, servants, children, and animals. Discover who the Pilgrims were and why they chose to risk their lives to make the treacherous journey across the Atlantic, relive the ferocious storms as the Mayflower crested gigantic waves, and find out what life was really like on board for the 102 passengers.
Learn the real story of the Pilgrims’ fateful landing on the shores of what is now Massachusetts. What happened when they met the tribes native to the area and how much truth is there in the Thanksgiving legend? Discover the hardships faced by the Pilgrims on their quest for a new life, and learn how the Native Americans helped the Pilgrims set up their first plantations.
Beautifully illustrated with an incredible cross-section diagram of the ship, comprehensive maps, and a story-like narrative, this book brings the history of the Mayflower to life for a whole new generation. This stunning book makes the perfect gift to commemorate one of the most famous adventures in history.