David Hill and Phoebe Morris's award-winning picture book tells the story of Sir Ed and his climb to the top of Mt Everest. It's a story about courage, skill and determination, and an inspiration to anyone who dreams of reaching the top.
Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe.How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do so many other astonishing things?This exceptional picture book, written by internationally acclaimed children's author David Hill and illustrated by Phoebe Morris, tells the story of Sir Ed and his climb to the top of Mt Everest. It's a story about courage, skill and determination, and an inspiration to anyone who dreams of reaching the top.
2016 Nonfiction winner of the HELL Children’s Choice Awards
2016 Storylines Notable Picture Book
2015 New Zealand Listener Top 50 Children's Books
Baselayers are lovingly made in Aotearoa, New Zealand with 100% traceable merino from one flock of sheep in Marlborough in the South Island.
Longevity is important to us. We will repair your Edmund Hillary garments for you within the natural life of the product
Proceeds from every sale go to causes close to Ed's heart. Supporting Himalayan Communities and outdoor education
Lovingly made in Aotearoa, New Zealand, our base-layers are made with 100% traceable merino from one flock of sheep in Marlborough, New Zealand
We ship anywhere in the world via DHL Express. Normally takes 5-7 days. Next day for NZ orders.