This book is unique in that it is a re-telling of Ernest Shackleton’s landmark expedition crossing the Antarctic from one pole to the other. The author’s illustrations and book celebrate the 100th anniversary of the exploration with his crew.

Kids will enjoy the diagrams and all the details of this voyage. For many this will be the first time they hear about the trip.

You can see Grill researched the subject thoroughly and it shows in the details. The illustrations and pencil drawings are wonderful.

William Grill is a rising star of the British illustration scene. He has contributed to various magazines and has been commissioned to work for several companies including: The New York Times and Harrods.

This is a charming and gorgeous story. This is one of those books that many new generations will enjoy and cherish!