Win this remarkable story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and their quest to climb Everest, the world's highest mountain

This beautiful book brings the dramatic Everest scenery to life and dives deep into why these two explorers took on such an extraordinary challenge. 



Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay (Bloomsbury), written by Alexandra Stewart and illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton, is a wonderful and inspiring non-fiction book bravery, persistence and the joy of doing what you love.

In the late morning of May 29th 1953, the sun was shining brightly on the roof of the world, a gentle breeze was blowing and two men were there to witness it for the first time,  ever… Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and the roof of the world was Everest.

This breathtaking story explains how two very different yet equally determined men battled frost-biting temperatures, tumbling ice rocks, powerful winds and death-defying ridges to climb the world's highest mountain.

With a beautiful foreword by the greatest living explorer of our time, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, this book will take your breath away. It's one that even the grown-ups will enjoy, but it's probably best suited for readers aged 8-12.

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From inside the book Everest by Alexandra Stewart and illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton
From inside the book Everest by Alexandra Stewart and illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton
From inside the book Everest by Alexandra Stewart and illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton
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