Meet Christopher Columbus

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Meet Christopher Columbus

By James Tertius DeKay; Dekay James; John Edens (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375812101, 80pp.

Publication Date: July 24, 2001

When Christopher Columbus was young, he worked for his father making cloth. But he did not want to be a cloth-maker all his life. Hewanted to see new lands and have adventures. He wanted to be a sailor By the time he was 25, Christopher had sailed to France, Africa, and Greece. He had seen strange cities and had many adventures. But his greatest adventure would come when he set out for China and found a whole new world instead.