Pack your bags-we're going on an incredible trip! Travel with the Great Explorers takes you on some of the most remarkable journeys of exploration. Discover where the explorers went, why they went there, how they got there, and what went right and wrong along the way. Christopher Columbus had just sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean to discover what he thought was part of Asia. Italian explorer John Cabot was impatient to follow him. When Spain and Portugal refused to send him, Cabot moved to England and got King Henry VII to back his expedition. Cabot crossed the Atlantic, but instead of reaching Asia, he found what, is now Canada - although where he landed is still a mystery. Eager to discover more about his "e;New-Found-Land,"e; Cabot soon set sail on a second voyage-never to be heard from again. Book jacket.
Explore with John Cabot
Crabtree Publishing Company