We Are Explorers

Extraordinary women who discovered the world

Kari Herbert

£14.99

Take an inspiring journey around the world and discover the stories of some remarkable women explorers

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Overview

We Are Explorers tells the stories of fourteen women whose adventurous spirit and curiosity saw them discover the world. Their exhilarating life stories are told by the equally adventurous author and illustrator Kari Herbert, whose father was the celebrated British polar explorer Sir Wally Herbert. Herbert’s engaging style of story-telling brings both famous and little-known female explorers to life, revealing the challenges they faced, the significance of their achievements and their personal motivations.

The Explorers:

Jeanne Baret
Jean Batten
Isabella Bird
Nellie Bly
Alexandra David-Néel
Sylvia Earle
Mae Jemison
Maria Sibylla Merian
Marianne North
Josephine Peary
Sacagawea
Freya Stark
Junko Tabei
Alexandrine Tinné

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Reviews

'Fascinating ... the range of women included is excellent'
@mssburns

'Brilliant ... inspiring and motivational'
@littlelibraryowl

'An impressive collection ... You can’t help but be inspired'
@bookishwaytoplay

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Further Details

Specifications

Format: Hardback

Size: 24.0 x 17.2 cm

Extent: 144 pp

Illustrations: 45

Publication date: 22 April 2021

ISBN: 9780500652398

Contents List

Jeanne Baret • Jean Batten • Isabella Bird • Nellie Bly • Alexandra David-Néel • Sylvia Earle • Mae Jemison • Maria Sibylla Merian • Marianne North • Josephine Peary • Sacagawea • Freya Stark • Junko Tabei • Alexandrine Tinné

About the Author

Kari Herbert is the daughter of polar explorer Sir Wally Herbert and grew up in Northwest Greenland with a remote tribe of Inuit. She is the author and illustrator of We Are Artists and co-author of Explorers’ Sketchbooks.