10 ville ekspedisjonar
Published by Samlaget, 2018
Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon. Ellen MacArthur sailed across stormy, rocky seas the whole world over – all by herself. And no-one has ever been as far beneath the earth’s surface like Gennadij Samokhin. What drives a person to travel to where no man has ever been before? What makes them climb higher, dive deeper, and blaze a trail into a world that is often cold, wet and dangerous, without ever knowing whether they will make it back?
In 10 Crazy Expeditions, we find out about the last century of pioneers who have dared to pit themselves against the forces of nature, and to confront the unknown. 10 Daring Expeditions is an entertaining, educational depiction of the fundamental human desire to test boundaries and search for answers. These are stories that will challenge young readers and provide them with great role models.
Translation rights sold to Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Russia, Slovenia.
Pia Strømstad (b. 1963) is a journalist and has in the past written many fact-books for children, on subjects that include ghosts, father Christmas and oil. In 2011, her book Oil was nominated for the Norwegian Ministry of Culture’s prize for children and young people’s literature for ‘best non-fiction work’.
Trond Bredesen (b. 1956) is one of the most experienced illustrators in Norway. He has received several prizes for his work.