First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary?s Amazing Everest Adventure
Up on the world’s highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe
How did Ed, a small, shy boy from New Zealand, grow up to become the world’s most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do many other astonishing things?
This exceptional picture book, written by internationally acclaimed children’s author David Hill and illustrated by Phoebe Morris, tells the story of Sir Edmund Hillary and his climb to the top of Mt Everest. It’s a story of courage, skill and determination, and will be an inspiration to anyone who dreams of reaching the top.