Race to the Frozen North: The Matthew Henson Story

Suggested age 8 – 12


Author: Catherine Johnson
ISBN: 9781781128404
Date Published: 5 Sep 2018

Matthew Henson was simply an ordinary man. That was, until Commander Robert E. Peary entered his life, and offered him a chance at true adventure. Henson would become navigator, craftsman, translator, and right-hand man on a treacherous journey to the North Pole. Defying the odds and the many prejudices that faced him to become a true pioneer.

This is his incredible and often untold story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Barrington Stoke

Dimensions13 × 1 × 19.8 cm

Barrington Stoke


Age 7 – 9, Age 9 – 12, Age 12 – 14




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