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Captain Cook and the Endeavour Lefroy, Mike. 2010


Carr 1983Captain Cook and the Endeavour

By Mike Lefroy, and published in 2010 by Black Dog Books Publishing. ISBN 978-1-74203-128-6

32 pages. Reading and interest level 7+

This book is a fascinating history of James Cook, his humble beginnings and visionary spirit. It is well illustrated with maps and scenes from his first voyage. It includes an interesting cutaway of Endeavour revealing the crew's living quarters and the Hold, where supplies were stored.

The bottom of each page comprises an informative time-line that spans from 1728 to 2005. It also outlines the building of the Endeavour Replica in 1987, its launch, and sailing of the ship up until 2005.

The book contains a glossary, contents page and index making it particularly useful for educational purposes. Teachers' notes are available to download from the publisher's website: www.bdb.com.au/

Reviewer: Ted Tierney

Originally published in Cook's Log, page 40, volume 34, number 1 (2011).

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Dear Sir, please tell me where the illustrated page shown in te book of Mike Lefroy comes from.
From which log of James Cook itself or of some of his officers? I am not able to find it out. Is it written in Cook's hand?
Thank you for your answer and best wishes for a Happy New Year.
Rosa Maria Amadini, graphologist, Rome
By Rosa Maria Amadini on 12/26/2016 10:20:35 AM Like:0 DisLike:0
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Awesome book
By Perryn humphries on 10/19/2015 6:20:25 AM Like:0 DisLike:0

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