Meet Captain Cook
written by Rae Murdie
illustrated by Chris Nixon
Random House | ISBN 9780857980182
Paperback – 36 pages
Member’s price: $15.30
A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great explorer, Captain Cook.
Captain Cook was the first European to discover the eastern coast of Australia. Along with his crew on the HMB Endeavour, Cook set out from England with royal orders to look for signs of the great southern land known as Terra Australis, which they chartered in 1788.