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Adventure starts at bedtime / written by Ness Knight ; illustrated by Qu Lan.

Adventure starts at bedtime / written by Ness Knight ; illustrated by Qu Lan.
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A30003050139346B J 910.40922 KNI
JUNIOR NON FICTION   Brunswick Library . . Available .  
A30003050139353B J 910.40922 KNI
JUNIOR NON FICTION   Coburg Library . . On Loan . 26 Apr 2021
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ISBN 9781916180550 (hardback)
1916180558 (hardback)
Name Knight, Ness author.
Title Adventure starts at bedtime / written by Ness Knight ; illustrated by Qu Lan.
Cover title 30 real-life stories of danger and intrigue
Published Dunsfold, Surrey : Magic Cat Publishing, 2020.
copyright2020.
Description 116 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Content Types cartographic image
text
still image
Media Types unmediated
Carrier Types volume
Notes "30 real-life stories of daring and danger"--Cover.
Contents Vivienne de Watteville : surviving a rhino charge in Africa -- Wilfred Thesiger : escaping the quicksands of Umm al Samim -- Ben Abruzzo, Larry Newman & Maxie Anderson : making history across the Atlantic Ocean -- Isabelle Eberhardt : crossing North Africa in secret -- Aldo Kane : climbing into a life volcano -- Ernest Shackleton : surviving a shipwreck on the frozen Antarctic -- John Blashford-Snell : sailing the mighty river -- Ron Caran : an astronaut returns to Earth -- Bessie Coleman : queen of the skies -- Don Walsh & Jacques Piccard : descent into the deep -- Lois Pryce : adventures in Iran -- Laura Bingham, Pip Stewart & me : journey to the source of the Essequibo River -- Ellen MacArthur : sailing solo around the world -- Harriet Chalmers Adams : crossing Haiti on horseback -- Jeanne Baret : sailing around the world in disguise -- Theodore Roosevelt : exploring the River of Doubt -- Dian Fossey : tracking gorillas in the jungle -- Mike Horn : blinded by snake bite in the rainforest -- Robyn Davidson : the camel lady -- Gertrude Bell : journeying through the Arabian Desert -- Jon Krakauer : surviving a deadly storm on Everest -- Thor Heyerdahl : discovering strange creatures in the Pacific Ocean -- Isabella Bird : crossing the mighty Shyok River -- Sarah Marquis : surviving the storms of Mongolia -- Junko Tabei : facing the mountain of thundering ice -- Xuanzang : lost in the River of Sand -- Delia Akeley : searching for the forest people -- Alan McSmith : encountering elephants in the wilderness -- Fanny Bullock Workman : record breaking at Pinnacle Park -- Ranulph Fiennes : searching for the lost city of Ubar.
Summary 30 true stories of danger and intrigue, written by a real-life female adventurer. Packed with near escapes and inspirational, re-live jaw-dropping moments from some of history's most intrepid adventurers in this book that will have young readers counting down the hours until bedtime.
Target audience note 8-12 years.
Subjects Adventure and adventurers
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile literature
Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile literature
Genre Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Added Names Lan, Qu illustrator.
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