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Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

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A captivating narrative of the great race to Everest, to publish in time for the centenary of Edm... Read More

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A captivating narrative of the great race to Everest, to publish in time for the centenary of Edmund Hillary's birthIncludes amazing storyboards of adventure and particularly a spread called 'The Pyramid of Human Effort' which explains how reaching the tip of Everest was not just the effort of one but of many expedition members, scientists, medics, fundraisers, manufacturers, diplomats and local familiesWonderful contemporary artwork by Joe Todd-Stanton. He is the author/illustrator of The Secret of Black Rock, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 (illustrated category) and longlisted for the 2018 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal.A big format book with foil and special finishes that will make a great gift purchaseAlexandra Stewart read Modern History at Oxford University before training to be a journalist. After working as a reporter on a number of newspapers, she crossed the floor to become a press officer for the Metropolitan Police and, later, Central Government. She subsequently worked as a speechwriter. Alex lives in London, UK with her husband and two children. Everest: The Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, illustrated by award-winning artist Joe Todd-Stanton, is her debut children's non-fiction book. Joe Todd-Stanton grew up in Brighton and received a first-class degree in Illustration from UWE Bristol. He is the author and illustrator of The Secret of Black Rock (Flying Eye Books), which won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 (illustrated category) and was longlisted for the 2018 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal.WITH A FOREWORD BY SIR RANULPH FIENNES _______________ CELEBRATING 70 YEARS OF THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL EVEREST ASCENT 1953-2023 _______________ This beautifully illustrated book tells the incredible story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first people ever to set foot on the top of Everest. Ideal for readers aged 8+ In the late morning of May 29th 1953, the sun was shining brightly on the roof of the world, a gentle breeze was blowing, and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and the roof of the world was Everest. This is the breathtaking story of how two very different yet equally determined men battled frost-biting temperatures, tumbling ice rocks, powerful winds and death-defying ridges to climb the world's highest mountain. Join these two unlikely heroes on the most amazing of adventures and discover the impact of hundreds of men and women who helped Hillary and Tenzing achieve their goal. But triumphs can be marred with tragedy, as not everyone who climbs Everest survives ... With a beautiful foreword by the greatest living explorer of our time, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, this brilliant book combines fresh and contemporary illustrations by Joe Todd-Stanton with Alexandra Stewart's captivating writing. This unique narrative tells the story of how Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made their mark on the world from birth right up to their final days and the impact they've had on Nepal today. _______________This is the story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay - two unlikely heroes whose grit, determination and modesty captured the hearts and the imagination of the world, as they became the first people ever to set foot on the top of Everest.

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Title: Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
Author: Alexandra StewartJoe Todd-StantonRanulph Fiennes
SKU: BK0420597
EAN: 9789389000238

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Alexandra Stewart read Modern History at Oxford University before training to be a journalist. After working as a reporter on a number of newspapers, she crossed the floor to become a press officer for the Metropolitan Police and, later, Central Government. She subsequently worked as a speechwriter. Alex lives in London, UK, with her husband and two children.

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