Sophie Scott Goes South by Alison Lester

‘I'm going to Antarctica and I can't wait!’ Children's Laureate and much-loved picture-book creator Alison Lester travelled to Antarctica as an Antarctic Arts Fellow. As always, her research is impeccable and she delightfully recreates the world of young Sophie Scott aboard her fathers ship, the Aurora Australis, an icebreaker, to Mawson Station and back. Through her eyes and her diary we share her adventure and experience the wonders of Antarctica for ourselves. ‘

This delightful picture story book is perfect for older readers aged 8 plus.