Christopher Columbus: The Merchant Adventurer (Biographical Comics)

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Christopher Columbus: The Merchant Adventurer (Biographical Comics)

By  Kensaku Saguchi , Illustrated By  Ikuo Miyazoe
$ 9.99

The adventures of Christopher Columbus, now in manga style

Reads L to R (Western Style) for all ages.

The lives of great figures in history are full of inspiring and moving episodes. Young people especially can learn from these stories, gaining hope, courage, and even hints on how to live their own lives. Children everywhere benefit from reading about the lives of heroic achievers, and indeed, these stories are an important part of their education and growth.

Shogakukan Biographical Comics is a series of biographies of inspirational historical figures in an easy-to-read manga format. These books are as fun to read as any manga, but the stories they tell are based entirely on historical fact. Every volume includes a map and a historical timeline, rounding out a package that teaches even as it entertains.

The roller-coaster life story of the "Merchant Adventurer" who set sail for an unknown world In 1492, Christopher Columbus was the first European to set foot on the coast of North America. In addition to being an explorer, he was also a businessman, whose goal was the riches of the New World.

Illustrator: Ikuo Miyazoe After working as an assistant to Osamu Tezuka, Ikuo Miyazoe debuted as a manga artist and draws many educational manga, including Shogakukan Biographical Comics. Writer: Kensaku Saguchi Besides creating original stories for manga, Kensaku Saguchi works in children's literature and writes for magazines.

ISBN: 9781421549743

ISBN-10: 9781421549743

Publisher: Shogakukan

Publication Date: 09/04/2012 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/04/2012 - 12:00am

Pages: 152

Language: English


Comics & Graphic Novels - Manga

Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Period