First To The Top: Sir Edmund Hillary's Amazing Everest Adventure

Picture Books | May 1, 2016

byDavid HillIllustratorPhoebe Morris

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Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black color of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from a tiny New Zealand town, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do many other astonishing things? This exceptional picture book tells Sir Ed's story—a story of courage, skill and determination, and an inspiration to anyone who dreams of reaching the top.

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Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black color of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from a tiny New Zealand town, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do many other astonishing things? This exceptional pictur...

David Hill is the author of the award-winning My Brother's War. Phoebe Morris is a debut children's illustrator.

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 9.75 × 0.4 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:Penguin Random House New Zealand LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143506870

ISBN - 13:9780143506874

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“This engaging, appealing introduction to a fascinating figure could inspire children to climb their own mountains, literal and figurative.” —Booklist