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  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap (Aug. 2 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 044843105X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0448431055
  • Product Dimensions: 13.6 x 0.7 x 19.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 136 g
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #212,207 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Sometime around 1480 in Portugal, a boy named Ferdinand was born to the Magellan family. Read the first page
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This is a bit too basic for the mature reader. Although I am no scholar, some of the facts seemed to be off. It is a pitty that there are not more sources of information about one of the main players in the Age of Exploration.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Great subject for a children book March 24 2007
By momoftwosofar - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Great subject for a children book. I got this series of books for my daughter and she really enjoyes reading them. Great read and educational too.
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? Sept. 24 2004
By R. Fishman - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
As an adult I thought the story was very intriging and exciting. This was

a Magellan that was never protrayed in history books of yore. The drawings were absolutely beautiful, full of so much detail and interesting features. This book makes a marvelous present for children

learning about history. After reading this book, I can't believe that

Hollywood has never made a movie about Magellan!
Good, easy read March 23 2014
By Noël A - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
It was a good yet easy read, it did a good job explaining what Ferdinand Magellan did and what he's known for.
I liked the details
I didnt not like the book.
I recommend this book
He is cool Feb. 26 2014
By Donna C. Belville - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This book has lots of facts and was good for my report. Ferdinand Magellan was awesome like so awesome! And he is cool!
Great book! March 26 2013
By Kitti Taothong - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
I have learn a lot of history of human traveling. It also answers some of my question. E.g why Brazil is the only nation in South America whose people speak Portuguese rather than Spanish.