This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way. Why did some explorers wear dresses? What was it like on board the Niña, Pinta, and Santa María? Readers will be thrilled to discover the fantastic facts about all types of exploration and discoveries. From ocean voyages of ancient times to the space travel of the future, I Wonder Why Columbus Crossed the Ocean by Rosie Greenwood has the questions and answers that will leave readers yearning to uncover more.