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Potters Gate - Rescuing Titanic

Potters Gate - Rescuing Titanic

£14.99Price

This engagingly illustrated book tells in thrilling detail the story of the Carpathia, the small vessel which saved hundreds of people from drowing during the sinking of the Titanic. Written and illustrated by debut Northern Irish artist Flora Delargy, whose grandfather and great grandfather both worked in the Belfast Shipyards where the Titanic was built, this exquisitely illustrated story of quiet bravery tells in rich detail how the little ship Carpathia saved 705 passengers of the Titanic from the icy waters of the North Atlantic. 'A visual feast [...] Exquisite artwork [...] A triumphant debut'- The Observer, Best Picture Books'A tour de force - a gripping account [..] spare, well-judged text and delicate but powerful illustrations'- The Guardian'I don't often cry while reading non-fiction, but this powerful story, beautifully told, brought me to tears [...] one of my books of the year'- Irish Examiner With the approaching 110-year anniversary of the ship's sinking, Rescuing Titanic and its story of the Carpathia offers a fresh perspective on the incident from an author-illustrator uniquely connected to the story.

In the middle of the night, the Carpathia received a distress call from the sinking Titanic. The intrepid little ship heroically changed course and headed straight into the frozen sea to help save as many people as it could. Follow the Carpathia as it risks everything to navigate remote, treacherous ice fields in the dark and come to the rescue of passengers on the world-famous ocean liner.
 

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