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Hero of the Sea
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Hero of the Sea

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Meet Peter Blake, the famous New Zealand yachtsman, who won the world's most famous yacht races and worked to help save the world's precious waterways.

A stunning biographical picture book for young readers about Sir Peter Blake, world-renowned New Zealand yachtsman, adventurer and environmentalist.

“Remember,” he wrote, “this is the most beautiful world, and it's the only one we've got.”

Sir Peter Blake’s life was filled with amazing adventures. During his 30-year career on the ocean, he sailed around the globe, won the world’s most famous races and broke records. Even his red socks became a national sensation. But no matter how many trophies Peter won, he always knew the survival of our planet was more important.

This illustrated picture book, by an acclaimed author and illustrator, tells the remarkable story of a true Kiwi hero. It is the fourth book in their bestselling series about famous New Zealanders.

  • Published: 1 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143771654
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • Author:    David Hill
  • Illustrator: Phoebe Morris

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