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Everest : the remarkable story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay / Alexandra Stewart ; illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton.

Stewart, Alexandra (Alex) (Author). Todd-Stanton, Joe. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781547601592 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2020

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"In the late morning of May 29, 1953, the sun was shining brightly and a gentle breeze was blowing on the highest elevation of the world--and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and they had ascended 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 reach the top of the world's highest mountain. Combining 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008 > Juvenile literature.
Tenzing Norkey, 1914-1986 > Juvenile literature.
Mountaineering expeditions > Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) > History > Juvenile literature.
Mountaineers > Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Informational works.
Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Centre J 796.522095496 Hilla-S 38080500271828 Juvenile Available -

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