Fun kid facts about christopher columbus

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Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus by Peter Sís

Illus. in full color. The 15th century comes alive in this splendidly original picture book about Christopher Columbus. The illustrations, executed in a variety of media, show scenes from the explorers life as well as some imaginary creatures that populated the Europeans picture of the outside world at that time. The details on each page invite individual readers to pay close attention, but the brief, clear text and framed illustrations lend themselves equally well to group sharing. Make room on your crowded Columbus shelf for this one.--(starred) School Library Journal.  

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Christopher Columbus Facts for Kids, Columbus Day Facts for Kids

Famous for his expedition to the New World in , Christopher Columbus made three more visits. Sailing under the Spanish flag, he visited several of the islands in the Caribbean and started a few Settlements. His fortunes in the Caribbean were varied. He rose to the heights of being a Governor, and sank to the lows of being a castaway. This page details facts about Christopher Columbus's life and the events that shaped his history. Following intercession by Juan Perez, a priest who had acted as confessor to Queen Isabella of Spain, King Ferdinand finally agreed to finance and supply ships for the expedition. The Nina and Pinta were both caravels.

Christopher Columbus — was a Genoese trader , explorer , and navigator. He was born in Genoa , Italy , in the year In , Columbus was trying to sail to Asia. Instead he landed in the Bahamas. Because of this, people often say that Columbus discovered America.

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Columbus left to discover the New World for the Europeans for trading goods that started the centuries of transatlantic colonization. Here are some of the most interesting facts about his journey, his life and family:. Columbus was born in in the Republic of Genoa, Italy. His real name was Cristoforo Columbus, his birth name in Genoa. Christopher is the Anglicization of his real name.


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