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Everest adventures

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About this book

True Stories
Everest adventures

  • A collection of real-life adventure stories from the dizzying heights of the world’s tallest mountain, ideal for young readers who prefer fact to fiction.
  • Contains the true stories of those attempting to survive extreme cold, dangerous terrain and other perils - including Edmund Hilary’s expedition and other stories of tragedy and victory on the slopes.
  • The stories are illustrated with maps and there is a glossary of mountaineering words.
  • Internet links take readers to websites with photos and video clips, including a virtual climb of Mount Everest.


Press Reviews

"Everest Adventures" is a really good book. The stories are told with a lot of detail so it makes you feel like you are climbing Everest with them! I don’t usually read information books, but "Everest Adventures" tells it like a story.

Teen Titles - reviewed by high school student Megan Braithwaite

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