Escape: A Survivor's Guide: This Book Could Save Your Life

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The world is a complicated place, brimming with adventure (and unexpected danger) around every corner—it’s important to be prepared. This handy pocket-sized survival guide covers just about everything a young reader might want to know about getting out of the trickiest of situations. Packed with entertaining writing, step-by-step survival instructions, subtly humorous illustrations, and real-life stories of escape, this book’s unlikely scenarios are all based on solid research and science. The action-packed ...

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Overview

The world is a complicated place, brimming with adventure (and unexpected danger) around every corner—it’s important to be prepared. This handy pocket-sized survival guide covers just about everything a young reader might want to know about getting out of the trickiest of situations. Packed with entertaining writing, step-by-step survival instructions, subtly humorous illustrations, and real-life stories of escape, this book’s unlikely scenarios are all based on solid research and science. The action-packed content and open-anywhere format make it a great choice for reluctant readers. Whether they are setting off around the globe, or just out for a backyard escapade, this book is the perfect “you-never-know-when” companion.

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Written like a field guide, this well-researched handbook is divided into four sections: Accidents and Emergencies, Natural Hazards, Trapped, and Sticky Situations. It is filled with step-by-step escape plans for many types of situations from actual to fantastical, and will be in high demand for real and armchair adventurers alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753468746
  • Publisher: Kingfisher
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,392,324
  • Age range: 8 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Hynes has written and edited a variety of children's titles on topics as diverse as shipwrecks, dinosaurs, history, soccer, science and animals. She is the author of  many Kingfisher titles, including Navigators: Oceans and Seas and Navigators: Extreme Weather.

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