Author(s): Peter Gouldthorpe
Douglas Mawson is a true Australian hero, and one of the great Antarctic explorers. He was the first man to reach the South Magnetic Pole, and led Australia s first Antarctic expedition. This is a story of adventure and survival, as Mawson faces enormous challenges and triumphs. Kids will be gripped by this extraordinary true story!
Peter Gouldthorpe is a CBC award-winning author and illustrator. His earlier titles include THE LOST DIAMONDS OF KILLERCRANKIE, PANNIKIN AND PINTA, HIST, FIRST LIGHT and NO RETURN: CAPTAIN SCOTT'S RACE TO THE POLE.