An account of the story of one of the most difficult adventures of all time across the bitterly cold continent of Antarctica. This book charts the events of the Endurance expedition and describes the ways in which Shackleton's polar team dealt with extreme cold, strong icy winds and the lack of food and water. The illustrations and text provide an insight into the conditions experienced by the explorers on this epic journey.
Jen Green graduated from University of Sussex with a PhD in English Literature in 1982. She worked as an editor and manager in children's publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer. She has written many books for children.