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Author Levy, Joel, 1971- author.

Title How to be a world explorer : your all-terrain training manual / by Joel Levy ; illustrations by James Gulliver Hancock.

Edition 1st ed.
Imprint Footscray, Vic. ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, 2012.
Publication Info. Footscray, Vic. ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, 2012.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 613.69 LEV    AVAILABLE
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Description 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Series Not-for-parents.
Note At head of title: Lonely Planet.
Includes index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Survival -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Survival -- Juvenile literature.
Wilderness survival -- Juvenile literature.
Life skills -- Juvenile literature.
Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Hancock, James Gulliver.
Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
Added Title World explorer
Lonely Planet, How to be a world explorer
ISBN 9781743214251
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