Who Was

Christopher Columbus?

  • A boy who dreamed of sailing to faraway places
  • The captain of the Santa Maria, which was wrecked on a coral reef
  • An explorer who found the New World and never knew it

About This Book

Learn all about Christopher Columbus' early life at sea, which led him to seek fortune by sailing west in hopes of creating new trade routes with the Indies. Kids will read about why he called himself the 'Great Admirald of the Seas' and learn of all his struggles to find financial support for his voyage.