Tom Crean – Fear san Oighear

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Nonfiction – Biography – Paperback

Irish translation by Neil Buttimer    |    Illustrations – Annie Brady

An Irishman’s adventures in Antartica

Kerryman Tom Crean was fifteen years old when he left home and joined the Royal Navy.  He travelled to the Antartic, a very difficult and challenging journey a hundred years ago.  A strong, stoic and courageous man, he saved his comrade Lt Evans’ life embarking on a life-threatening journey to rescue him in hazardous Antartic conditions.  He was later awarded the Albert Medal, which at the time was the highest award for gallantry.  In this book young readers will be enchanted by the bravery and strength of Irish explorer Tom Crean.

Marine research vessel RV Tom Crean is will take to the seas in Summer 2022.

ISBN   9781848890077    |   Pages 117

Weight185 g
Dimensions14.8 × 21 × 1 cm