Friday, July 20, 2012
July 20 Birthday: Sir Edmund Hillary
Sir Edmund Hillary, explorer
July 20, 1919-January 11, 2008
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.