New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2006.
32 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
In the footsteps of explorers
Charting the Pacific -- Before Cook -- Cook's early life -- Transit of Venus -- Second voyage -- Third voyage -- Life at sea -- On the pacific -- Kaua'i -- Peoples of the Pacific -- After Captain Cook -- Cook's legacy -- Glossary and index.
Discusses the explorations made by James Cook, his intricate maps which are still used today, and his journals which leave a lasting legacy.