Hop on-board the Titanic and learn all about this ship and its tragic journey across the Atlantic Ocean.
Written for kids age 9 and over and jam-packed with photographs, Eyewitness Titanic has already sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide. This children's non-fiction book brings to life one of the most dramatic maritime disasters in history, describing the events leading up to, during, and after the Titanic's collision with an iceberg.
Roam the docks and see the construction of this massive ocean liner, which was proclaimed to be "unsinkable". Then walk around the Titanic, moving between luxurious lounges, the grand staircase, third-class cabins, and the boiler room that powered the ship. You will also meet a host of people and read about their fascinating stories, from Captain Edward Smith and his crew to the Goodwin family, who were emigrating from London to the United States.
Full of infographics, statistics, quotations, and timelines, discover why the Titanic's maiden voyage turned so quickly into tragedy and how the survivors were rescued. This book for children also offers an in-depth look at the search and discovery missions since that fateful voyage and the mesmerizing legacy of the Titanic that continues to this day. Also included is a giant fold-out poster full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms.
Prepare to set sail!