Tuesday, July 20, 2010

July 20 Birthday: Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary, explorer
July 20, 1919-

Triumph on Everest: A Photobiography of Sir Edmund Hillary by Broughton Coburn (National Geographic Children’s Books, reprint, 2003)

With Sherpa Norgay, Hillary climbed the highest mountain in the world. See the pictures. Read the words.

Photos of Hillary, facts about Everest, other world famous mountains, and info about the famous climb can be found at the Scholastic Teachers site.