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    DescriptionTom Crean was no ordinary man, and his chilling adventures in the Antarctic raise goosebumps in this stirring story of survival in extraordinary conditions. He saved comrades from drowning in frozen waters, and rescued others from freezing snow, whilst following his leaders - Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton, the famous Polar explorers. Written by Crean's biographer who wrote the best-selling "An Unsung Hero", this is a boy's own story of courage, strength and determination sure to thrill any young reader.

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    Tom Crean - Ice Man
    The Adventures of an Irish Antarctic Hero
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Smith, By (author) Annie Brady
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 177 g
    ISBN 13: 9781905172313
    ISBN 10: 1905172311

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AH
    BIC E4L: NF7+
    BIC subject category V2: YNH
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    LC classification: CT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    B&T General Subject: 216
    BIC children’s book marketing category: D5N69
    B&T Approval Code: A19200000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO023000
    B&T Book Type: JN
    BISAC V2.8: JNF007020
    BIC subject category V2: 5AH
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: A4
    BISAC V2.8: JNF038090
    Thema V1.0: YNH
    Illustrations note
    black & white line drawings
    The Collins Press
    Imprint name
    The Collins Press
    Publication date
    01 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Michael Smith is author of the best-selling biography of Tom Crean, An Unsung Hero. His other books include I Am Just Going Outside, a biography of Captain Oates (2002) and Polar Crusader about Sir James Wordie (2004). He has also written books for children, including Shackleton: The Boss. He contributes to TV and radio and lectures on Polar history. Michael was a business and political journalist with The Guardian and The Observer.
    Review quote
    "'An exciting story that's all the more powerful for being true.' Sunday Tribune 'Fascinating true story of an Irish adventurer.' Books Ireland 'An ideal book for children.' Inis"
    Table of contents
    Introduction A farmer's lad A step into the unknown Footprints in the snow Life at the extremes The call of the ice The dash to the Pole Teardrops in the snow A race for life Raw courage The bravest march Life and death on the ice Ice bound Trapped Cast adrift Launch the boats! A fragile grip on life An epic voyage March or die An historic trek Rescue mission Tom the Pole Tom Crean - A Timeline Useful Information Further Reading Index