Discover the astonishing facts and catastrophic end of the Titanic in this illustrated, accessible, and riveting account of one of history's most famous disasters.
April 1912: the Titanic, the so called Ship of Dreams, sets sail with over 2,000 men, women and children on board. It was a historic moment and should have been one of the safest, most luxurious journeys to America. But when the ship hit an iceberg in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean its maiden voyage became a nightmare and the Titanic quickly sank taking her crew and passengers with her …
In this gripping and fact-filled retelling David Long brings to life the history of the "unsinkable" Titanic, its creation and its doomed maiden voyage.
David Long is a journalist and author of non-fiction for both adults and children. A writer since leaving university, his work has appeared in the Sunday Times and London's Evening Standard. His engaging non-fiction reflects his unquenchable thirst for fascinating stories from the past, and in 2017 his book Survivors won the Blue Peter Award for the best book with facts.
Children’s & educational
Paperback - B format
8 - 12
Transport (Children's / Teenage)