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Title:
Ultimate explorer guide for kids / Justin Miles.
ISBN:
9781770856189
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2015.

©2015
Physical Description:
96 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
A Firefly book.

Includes index.
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Summary

Summary

Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids presents straightforward advice on what every explorer must know if they are to survive the most daunting challenges the world has to offer. The ultimate adventures are gleaned from the author's travels around the world. He packs every page with the priceless knowledge he has gained over the years.

Features include:

"Watch Out!" warnings and danger alerts "What To Wear" checklists "How To" advice (such as how to spear a fish) Equipment essentials (like anti-leech socks) "Did You Know" sidebars describing the animals adventurers may encounter Interesting facts, such as the experiences of record-breaking explorers, like British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes who cut off the tops of his own fingers in a vise rather than endure the pain of frostbite for one more minute Explorer Q+A's, where the author describes his own lifetime of exploring Author Q+A's.

Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids is no replacement for the real thing but quite possibly it will inspire would-be explorers to dream about their own adventures in the not-so-distant future.


Author Notes

Justin Miles is a professional adventurer who has undertaken expeditions and adventures in some of the world's most extreme environments. He uses his experiences to support charities and education projects, many of them for children. Justin turned his passion for adventure into his profession after recovering from a 1999 car accident, which resulted in brain injuries that left him having to learn to walk and talk again.


Excerpts

Excerpts

INTRODUCTION Planet Earth is huge and full of awesome places to explore. With this book you can discover what life as an explorer is really like and learn some vital explorer skills. There are also plenty of ideas for mini-adventures that you can do right now! Excerpted from Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids by Justin Miles All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.