About the Book

Sophie Scott Goes South

by Alison Lester
Nine-year-old Sophie is going on a month-long voyage to Antarctica, with her dad, the captain of an icebreaker. Sailing the frozen seas round-trip from Australia to Mawson Station in the South Pole, Sophie recounts the adventure of a lifetime in her own words, illustrations, and color photographs. She’ll show us icebergs, penguins, seals, and whales! It’s a dangerous journey, but Sophie is well prepared for the thrills and chills that await her on top of the world.

This friendly, informative, and beautifully presented picture book is based on the author’s own experiences and shows the wonder of Antarctica through a child’s eyes.

Sophie Scott Goes South
by Alison Lester

  • Publication Date: November 19, 2013
  • Genres: Children's, Fiction
  • Hardcover: 40 pages
  • Publisher: HMH Books
  • ISBN-10: 0544088956
  • ISBN-13: 9780544088955