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Desert adventures

Desert adventures


True Stories
Desert adventures

  • An exotic collection of true stories of danger, adventure and survival amongst the sand and heat of the deserts.
  • Contains the true-life stories of danger, survival and cunning including explorers in the Gobi Desert and the exciting story of Lawrence of Arabia.
  • Stories are illustrated with maps, illustrations and a glossary of desert words.
  • Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to fiction.

Only the toughest creatures can survive in these most arid, inhospitable areas of the world and the people in this collection of amazing stories are no exception. Full of brave, desperate and foolhardy attempts to conquer the most desolate place on Earth, these stories are bound to amaze and inspire.

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Age: 8+

Key Stage: KS2/3 E/H (info)

Lexile Measure: 910L (info)

Author/Editor: Gill Harvey

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The best thing about this book is the variety of stories. I like adventure-themed books and normally I read lots of fiction adventure, so it was nice to read factual stories, which were no less exciting.
Teen Titles - reviewed by high school student Christopher Noble


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