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First to the Top

First to the Top

Sir Edmund Hillary’s Amazing Everest Adventure

David Hill
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Up on the world’s highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe

How did Ed, a small, shy boy from New Zealand, grow up to become the world’s most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do many other astonishing things?

This exceptional picture book, written by internationally acclaimed children’s author David Hill and illustrated by Phoebe Morris, tells the story of Sir Edmund Hillary and his climb to the top of Mt Everest. It’s a story of courage, skill and determination, and will be an inspiration to anyone who dreams of reaching the top.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Mar/2019

ISBN: 9780143447542

Length : 40 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

First to the Top

Sir Edmund Hillary’s Amazing Everest Adventure

David Hill

Up on the world’s highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe

How did Ed, a small, shy boy from New Zealand, grow up to become the world’s most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do many other astonishing things?

This exceptional picture book, written by internationally acclaimed children’s author David Hill and illustrated by Phoebe Morris, tells the story of Sir Edmund Hillary and his climb to the top of Mt Everest. It’s a story of courage, skill and determination, and will be an inspiration to anyone who dreams of reaching the top.

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David Hill

David Hill is a prolific and highly regarded writer, playwright, poet, columnist and critic from New Zealand. He is best known for his popular and award-winning body of work for young readers, ranging from picture books and short stories to plays and teenage fiction. In 2004, David was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, and in 2005, he was awarded the Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal for his significant contribution to children's literature in New Zealand. He lives in New Plymouth with his wife, Beth, and juggles his many writing projects along with numerous school visits, leading professional development for teachers and mentoring emerging writers.

Know Edmund Hillary, the Everest Climber

How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world’s most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do so many other astonishing things? First to the Top, an exceptional picture book, written by internationally acclaimed children’s author David Hill […]