Surviving in the Wild

Surviving in the Wild

by John Townsend

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Overview

Surviving in the Wild by John Townsend

With all our modern day creature comforts, it is easy to forget just how treacherous it can be in the great outdoors. 'Surviving in the Wild' looks at extreme situations where survival is at the top of the agenda and maggots are on the menu! Meet a man who amputated his own arm to survive a mountain accident, and a girl who fell from the sky and emerged alive from the rain forest. This book is packed with tips on foraging for food, building fires, making shelters, identifying dangerous animals and avoiding certain plants, as well as those that can be lifesavers. So if you’re off on a leisurely hike or an extreme desert expedition, you will know what to pack, what to do if danger strikes, and how to brave the elements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432913649
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2008
Series: Life Skills
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

About the Author

John Townsend has been in teaching for 25 years, and has been a full-time writer since January 2003. He has written more than sixty books for young people, on such wide-ranging subjects as monsters, urban legends, spiders, computer crime, and spies. He has also written the recent thrillers The Hand and The Omen and the Ghost. He lives in England.

Table of Contents

Wild places — Being prepared — Water and food — Dangers in the wild — Lifesavers — Hostile places.

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