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Biographical Comics: Christopher Columbus

Biographical Comics: Christopher Columbus

The Merchant Adventurer

Illustrated by: Ikuo Miyazoe
For Ages: 9 - 12
The adventures of Christopher Columbus, now in manga style!

Reads L to R (Western Style) for all ages.

The lives of great figures in history are full of inspiring and moving episodes. Young people especially can learn from these stories, gaining hope, courage, and even hints on how to live their own lives. Children everywhere benefit from reading about the lives of heroic achievers, and indeed, these stories are an important part of their education and growth.

Shogakukan Biographical Comics is a series of biographies of inspirational historical figures in an easy-to-read manga format. These books are as fun to read as any manga, but the stories they tell are based entirely on historical fact. Every volume includes a map and a historical timeline, rounding out a package that teaches even as it entertains.

The roller-coaster life story of the "Merchant Adventurer" who set sail for an unknown world! In 1492, Christopher Columbus was the first European to set foot on the coast of North America. In addition to being an explorer, he was also a businessman, whose goal was the riches of the New World.
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  • SHOGAKUKAN | 
  • 152 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781421549736 | 
  • September 2012 | 
  • Grades 3 - 6
List Price $18.99
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