The Story of David Livingstone: The Legendary Explorer
By (author) Amanda Mitchison
Born a poor Glasgow cotton-mill worker, David grew up to become a great explorer and hero of his time. This is his incredible story. The tough man of Victorian Britain would stop at nothing in his determination to be the first white man to explore Africa, even if it meant dragging his wife and children along with him. He trekked hundreds of miles through dangerous territory, braving terrible illness and pain, and was attacked by cannibals, rampaging lions and killer ants…
Amanda Mitchison is a children’s writer and journalist. She has worked as a feature writer for the Independent Magazine and the Sunday Telegraph. Amanda has published four historical biographies for children and two novels as well as a pet care guide to looking after dragons. Amanda lives near Bristol with her husband and two sons.