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The second in the world to sail the globe : Sir Francis Drake  Cover Image Book Book

The second in the world to sail the globe : Sir Francis Drake / Farren Phillips.

Phillips, Farren, (author.).


Sir Francis Drake may not have been the first person to sail around the globe, but he still made history as the second. Along the way, he stole a lot of treasure, lost a few ships in battle and bad weather, and made an enemy of King Phillip II of Spain. Learn all about the life and exploits of this 16th century privateer and explorer in this exciting book packed full of fun facts, vibrant illustrations, and interactive activities. --from Amazon.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781953458346
  • ISBN: 1953458343
  • Physical Description: 34 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: San Diego, CA : Yeehoo Press, [2022]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The early days of Francis -- Home life in the 16th century -- Francis takes to the seas -- The slave trade -- How to be a navigator -- Pirate perils -- Francis and the Spanish -- Monarchy madness -- The spice trade -- The ship -- Desperate times call for desperate measures -- Troubled waters ahead -- No calm after the storm -- The treasures of the Cacafuego -- Finders keepers: Nova Albion -- The notorious Northwest Passage -- Sickening and salty sailor snacks -- Ye old world -- Spices and sultans -- A catastrophic clove conundrum -- Homeward bound (at last)! -- A knighted nutcase -- Rich, famous, and ready to rest -- Fire power! -- One final expedition -- Goodbye Francis! -- Ferdinand and Francis -- Puzzle answers.
Subject: Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596 > Juvenile literture.
Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596.
Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596.
Pirates > Juvenile literature.
Voyages around the world > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > Juvenile literature.
Voyages around the world.
Pirates > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Voyages autour du monde > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Explorateurs > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Voyages around the world.
Genre: Biography.
picture books.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Picture books.
Livres d'images.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library JB DRAKE (Text) 000165364 Children's Library -- Biography Available -

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