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The Resource First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure, David Hill ; illustrated by Phoebe Morris

First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure, David Hill ; illustrated by Phoebe Morris

Label
First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure
Title
First to the top
Title remainder
Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure
Statement of responsibility
David Hill ; illustrated by Phoebe Morris
Title variation
First to the top
Title variation remainder
Sir Edmund Hillarys amazing Everest adventure
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do so many other astonishing things?"--Publisher information. In picture book format
Summary
Recounts the life and accomplishments of Sir Edmund Hillary, from his childhood as a shy boy in New Zealand to his expedition to the top of Mt. Everest, making him one of the most famous mountaineers in history
Tone
Award
  • New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults, Hell Children's Choice Awards, Non Fiction Category, 2016
  • Storylines (New Zealand) Notable Book, 2016.
Awards note
New Zealand Children and Young Adults Book Awards - Children's Choice Non-Fiction Finalist, 2016.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435243
Cataloging source
NZ1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Junior, primary
Intended audience source
National Library of New Zealand
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure
Label
First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure, David Hill ; illustrated by Phoebe Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published by Penguin Random House, New Zealand, 2015"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
912244219
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780143506874
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)912244219
Label
First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure, David Hill ; illustrated by Phoebe Morris
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published by Penguin Random House, New Zealand, 2015"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
912244219
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780143506874
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)912244219

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