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The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt : the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived / Volker Mehnert ; illustrated by Claudia Lieb ; translated by Becky L. Crook.

Mehnert, Volker, (author.). Lieb, Claudia, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Orford Libraries.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781615196319 :
  • ISBN: 1615196315 :
  • Physical Description: 105 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The Experiment, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Germany as Alexander von Humboldt by Gerstenberg Verlag in 2018."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 103).
Summary, etc.:
"A richly illustrated middle-grade narrative biography about the life and adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the late eighteenth-, early nineteenth-century Prussian polymath-explorer, lost hero of science, and source of inspiration for Charles Darwin and Henry David Thoreau"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 The Experiment.
Grades 7-9 The Experiment.
Subject: Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Scientists > Germany > Biography.
Naturalists > Germany > Biography.

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