Everest : the remarkable story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay /

by Stewart, Alexandra (Alex) [author.]; Todd-Stanton, Joe [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2020.Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.ISBN: 9781547601592; 1547601590.Subject(s): Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008 -- Juvenile literature | Tenzing Norkey, 1914-1986 -- Juvenile literature | Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008 | Tenzing Norkey, 1914-1986 | Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008 | Tenzing Norkey, 1914-1986 | Mountaineering expeditions -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History -- Juvenile literature | Mountaineers -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Mountaineering expeditions -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History | Mountaineers -- Biography | SPORTS & RECREATION / General | Mountaineering expeditions | Mountaineers | Asia -- Mount Everest | Informational works | Illustrated works | Biography | Juvenile works | Biographies | History | Juvenile works | Informational works | Biographies | Illustrated worksSummary: "In the late morning of May 29, 1953, the sun was shining brightly and a gentle breeze was blowing on the highest elevation of the world--and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and they had ascended Everest. This is the breathtaking story of how two very different, yet equally determined, men battled frost-biting temperatures, tumbling ice rocks, powerful winds, and death-defying ridges to reach the top of the world's highest mountain. Combining fresh and contemporary illustrations by Joe Todd-Stanton with Alexandra Stewart's captivating writing, this unique narrative tells the story of how Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made their mark on the world from birth right up to their final days and the impact they've had on Nepal today"-- Provided by publisher.
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<p>In the late morning of May 29, 1953, the sun was shining brightly and a gentle breeze was blowing on the highest elevation of the world--and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and they had ascended Everest. This is the breathtaking story of how two very different, yet equally determined, men battled frost-biting temperatures, tumbling ice rocks, powerful winds, and death-defying ridges to reach the top of the world's highest mountain.</p> <p>Combining fresh and contemporary illustrations by Joe Todd-Stanton with Alexandra Stewart's captivating writing, this unique narrative tells the story of how Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made their mark on the world from birth right up to their final days and the impact they've had on Nepal today.</p>

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"In the late morning of May 29, 1953, the sun was shining brightly and a gentle breeze was blowing on the highest elevation of the world--and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and they had ascended Everest. This is the breathtaking story of how two very different, yet equally determined, men battled frost-biting temperatures, tumbling ice rocks, powerful winds, and death-defying ridges to reach the top of the world's highest mountain. Combining fresh and contemporary illustrations by Joe Todd-Stanton with Alexandra Stewart's captivating writing, this unique narrative tells the story of how Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made their mark on the world from birth right up to their final days and the impact they've had on Nepal today"-- Provided by publisher.

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