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Uncommon traveler

Mary Kingsley in Africa

by Brown, Don

  • 114 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, 1862-1900 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, 1862-1900.,
    • Explorers -- Africa, West -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women explorers -- Africa, West -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers.,
    • Women -- Biography.,
    • Africa, West -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Africa, West -- Discovery and exploration.

    • About the Edition

      A brief biography of the self-educated nineteenth-century Englishwoman who, after a secluded childhood and youth, traveled alone through unexplored West Africa in 1893 and 1894 and learned much about the area and its inhabitants.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementwritten and illustrated by Don Brown.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT476.23.K56 B76 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL59411M
      ISBN 100618002731
      LC Control Number99087823

      Brown has created a companion piece to his Rare Treasure: Mary Anning and Her Remarkable Discoveries () by profiling yet another fascinating and relatively unknown 19th-century British woman. Mary Kingsley never went to school, had a sickly mother and a mostly absent father, but she read in her father's library all the while tending to her mother and running the household. When both. Buy Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa at Pickup & delivery. This book is simply beautiful. The slight wistfulness in the voice of the narrator combined with the soft, but detailed illustration mad me want to travel to west Africa on my own to explore the world. This picture book biography tells the story /5(6).

      Don Brown is the award-winning author and illustrator of many picture book biographies. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy of lives lived w More about Don Brown. Uncommon Traveler. Embed Copy and paste the code into your website. Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa. By: Don Brown is the award-winning author and illustrator of many picture book biographies. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy .

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