While I was not the aimed age group for this book, I did enjoy it. It’s a quick read (read it in a day), exciting stories and interesting projects / experiments.
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At the age of nine, Mr. Warton translated an epigram by Martial (a Roman writer).
Mr. Hill used his research to envision what sailors we know of might have been like, whenever he could he used the names of those who were actually on the voyage to add to the authenticity of this fictional story
The story is both funny and clever. Right from the first pages, the author mocks the entire book by stating that “all historical novels are failures”, that takes guts.
What do you do with two board kids at home on a beautiful day? Two kids whose hobbies include teasing (big sister) and getting frustrated to the point of hitting (little brother)… you throw them in the car and go on a field trip. This weekend we drove to a local book store, which is pretty famous called Baldwin’s Book Barn, a beautiful old barn converted to a book store. They have many books, notably many old ones, all divided into categories which fill rooms and floors. I could spend hours there just browsing. Zohar – Man of la Book.