9781499802733

Blast Back!: The Titanic

Blast Back! Series

By Nancy Ohlin, Illustrated by Adam Larkum

$5.99 US / $7.99 CAN

Blast back to discover what life was like on the Titanic!

You may have heard of the movie Titanic, but what was life on the actual Titanic really like? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the ship was built to what the passengers did for fun, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the anchor was so heavy that they needed to use twenty horses to lift it and how the ship’s musicians continued to play as the ship sank. The unique details, along with the clever illustrations, make this series stand out from the competition.

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Book Details

ISBN9781499802733
Page Count112
FormatPaperback
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Trim size5.5" x 7"
Age range7-10
Publication dateAugust 30, 2016
Publication seasonFall 2016
RightsWorld

Author/Illustrator Bio

  • Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever and Beauty, and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, NY with her husband, their two kids, two cats, a bunny, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door.
  • Adam Larkum is a freelance illustrator based in the United Kingdom. In addition to his illustration work, he also works in animation and develops characters for television.

Product Description

Blast back to discover what life was like on the Titanic!

You may have heard of the movie Titanic, but what was life on the actual Titanic really like? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the ship was built to what the passengers did for fun, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the anchor was so heavy that they needed to use twenty horses to lift it and how the ship’s musicians continued to play as the ship sank. The unique details, along with the clever illustrations, make this series stand out from the competition.