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How to be a world explorer : your all-terrain training manual /

Describes to young readers how to venture through all the landscapes on Earth as well as through the air, over the seas, and under the waves, plus how to find food and water in the wild, avoid deadly diseases and fight back against man-eating beasts. Full description

Main Author: Levy, Joel.
Other Authors: Hancock, James Gulliver., Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Footscray, Vic. ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, 2012
Edition: 1st ed.
Series: Not for parents.
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Contents: Jungle & savanna. Explorer's quest ; It's a jungle out there ; River monsters ; Bloodsuckers and skin stingers ; Lost cities of gold ; Jungle survivors ; How to escape from quicksand ; Jungle jumbos ; Bite back ; Big game ; Great white hunters -- Desert. Explorer's quest ; Unexpected deserts ; Finding water ; Thirst quenchers ; Desert dangers ; All aboard the ship of the desert ; Where did you get that hat? ; Drastic measures -- Polar. Explorer's quest ; Meet the locals--Inuit ; Home sweet dome ; The polar express ; Bears and bites ; Race to the pole -- Forest & mountain. Explorer's quest ; Big bad beasts ; Fruits of the forest ; Meet the locals--Sherpas ; Up, up, and away ; Avalanche! ; The death zone ; How to rappel into a volcano ; Explorers on Everest ; Alive! -- Oceans & rivers. Explorer's quest ; Vessels of discovery ; Meet the locals--Polynesians ; Ocean dangers ; Lost at sea ; Desert island survival ; To boldly go... ; Under the sea ; River dangers ; Types of river boats and rafts ; Rolling on the river ; Getting their feet wet -- Air. Explorer's quest ; To the skies ; What goes up... ; Afraid of heights ; How to land a plane in an emergency ; Cold air -- Navigation. Map reading ; True north ; Compass 101 ; Stay the course ; Navigating by the stars -- Explorer bootcamp. Explorer's essentials ; The rule of threes ; Fire starter ; Camping out ; Weather wise ; Storm warning.
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Oshkosh Children's New Nonfiction 613.69 L668h Due: 04/23/2014

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