The Boy Who Sailed With Columbus by Michael Foreman

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Leif, orphaned son of a Viking seafarer, joins Columbus and his crew on the voyage to the New World, only to discover the cruelty of European explorers and to be captured by natives, in a beautifully illustrated, provocative account of the voyage.
 

About Michael Foreman

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Michael Foreman was born in Pakefield, Suffolk on March 21, 1938. At the age of fifteen, Foreman began to study art. His first children's book was published while he was still a student. He earned his M. A. from the Royal College of Art and since then, has written and/or illustrated many children's books. After leaving art school Michael traveled all over the world making films and television commercials. He has also worked on magazines, book jackets, animated films, and TV ads. He even worked for the police, sketching criminals described by witnesses. Foreman has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice, the Smarties Book Prize, The Kurt Maschler Award, the Children's Book Award, the Bologna Book Prize and the Francis William's Illustration Award twice.
 
Published January 1, 1991 by London; Pavilion 1991. 80 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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