Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator (Hardcover)

The Legend of the Lost Aviator

By Shelley Tanaka, David Craig (Illustrator)

Abrams Books for Young Readers, 9780810970953, 48pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008



The ever-fascinating story of the legendary pilot is given new life in this vividly told true-life adventure. Ever since Amelia Earhart and her plane disappeared on July 2, 1937, people have wanted to know more about this remarkable woman. Amelia Earhart follows the charismatic aviator from her first sight of an airplane at the age of ten to the last radio transmission she made before she vanished. Illustrated with original artworks, contemporary photographs, quotes, and details, this is a great introduction to the famous pilot. The book includes a bibliography and an index.

About the Author

Shelley Tanaka has written a number of award-winning books for children, including Mummies: The Newest, Coolest, and Creepiest from Around the World, which received two starred reviews. She lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. David Craig has illustrated a number of popular books for children. He lives in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.David Craig has illustrated a number of books. He lives in Canada.