Into the White

Scott's Antarctic Odyssey

Joanna Grochowicz
NZD $18.99

The enthralling and harrowing true story of Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, with evocative photographs, and illustrations by Sarah Lippett.

Together, they have taken on the greatest march ever made and come very near to great success; never giving up, and never giving up on each other.

This is the story of Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica and the memorable characters, who with a band of shaggy ponies and savage dogs, follow a man they trust into the unknown.

Battling storms at sea, impenetrable pack ice, man-eating whales, crevasses, blizzards, bad food, extreme temperatures, and equal measures of hunger, agony and snow blindness, the team pushes on against all odds.

But will the weather hold? Will their rations be adequate? How will they know when they get there? And who invited the Norwegians?

Into the White will leave you on the edge of your seat, hoping against hope that Scott and his men might survive their Antarctic ordeal to tell the tale.

Author bio:

Joanna Grochowicz has a background in foreign languages and literature and has enjoyed a varied career working with words in both corporate and not-for- profit sectors. Into the White is her first book.

Category: Children's non-fiction
ISBN: 9781760293659
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: May 2017
Page Extent: 288
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 10 - 14
Subject: Children's non-fiction