Although he is most famous for climbing Mt Everest, he also did lots of other amazings things in his life. He was an aeroplane navigator for the Royal New Zealand Air Force in World War Two, he was a bee keeper and he drove tractors (New Zealand-made tractors, of course) to the South Pole in Antarctica. He also spent a lot of time in Nepal (the country that Mt Everest is in) building schools, bridges, hospitals, monestries and airports.
Such an important man must have loads of books written about him, right? RIGHT! Click on the pictures below to find out where they are.