Shakleton's polar team dealt with extreme cold, strong icy winds and the lack of food and water.Read More › Add To Basket ›
Tom Crean was no ordinary man, and his chilling adventures in the Antarctic raise goosebumps in this stirring story of survival in extraordinary conditions.
He saved comrades from drowning in frozen waters, and rescued others from freezing snow, whilst following his leaders - Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton, the famous Polar explorers. Written by Crean's biographer who wrote the best-selling
An Unsung Hero, this is a boy's own story of courage, strength and determination sure to thrill any young reader.
'This gripping story ... offers the teacher many opportunities for cross-curricular integration in SESE history and geography, art and drama'
- InTouch magazine
'An ideal book for children'
'Fascinating true story of an Irish adventurer'
- Books Ireland
'An exciting story that's all the more powerful for being true '