FIVE SHIPS WEST: The Story of Magellan by Charles E. Israel

FIVE SHIPS WEST: The Story of Magellan

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The sea of publishing is crisscrossed with explorers, and Magellan has made his voyage many times in juvenile books. Here his life is treated as an adventure story: it is highly fictionalized, with the invented situations and dialogue characteristic of this kind. And, like many before this, it makes tolerable reading, boosted by large type widely set on a small page. Smooth sailing for reluctant travelers, that's about all.

Pub Date: Oct. 12th, 1966
Publisher: Macmillan