NowYouKnowAbout Explorers offers an easy and engaging way
for children to get to know some of the most famous explorers in
the world. Five short and colourful films using traditional
illusions coupled with a lively first-person narrative relate the
story of each explorer’s life in a vivid and appealing way. What
was Columbus looking for? Where did Vasco da Gama dare to
venture? What did Magellan’s journey prove? Why is Zheng He
considered to be the greatest Chinese explorer? And what is
Captain Cook’s claim to fame? Find out all this and much, much
more with these short, colourful stories.
• This engaging programme is both entertaining and
educational, allowing children to have fun while they learn.
• Using a lively first-person narrative and traditional
illustrations children can discover the fascinating story behind
the lives of explorers including Christopher Columbus and
• Suitable for learning at Key Stages 1 & 2.
Release Date: 11 April 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification