The Ultimate Survival Guide (with an intro by Ben Fogle) by Mike Flynn

The Ultimate Survival Guide (with an intro by Ben Fogle)

Written by Mike Flynn

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Embrace a new way of life! Loads of practical tips on how to survive outdoors - and all without the aid of any electronic devices. Learn how to plot a map, leave tracking signals, build a shelter and navigate by the stars. And just to show that it can be done, read some of the true life stories of those who have managed to survive like this. Check out the other science of survival title Ouch! Extreme Feats of Human Endurance.

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Boys in particular will love this terrific handbook that will ensure the reader is prepared for every eventuality to survive in the wilderness or even just the back garden. Full of essential tips on how to survive the outdoors; navigating using the stars, reading a map, building a shelter and using a compass plus plenty more. Hear about lots of inspiring true-life stories from real adventurers too.


The Ultimate Survival Guide (with an intro by Ben Fogle) by Mike Flynn

Switch off your computer game, step outside and learn how to: plot a map; make a weather-proof shelter; navigate using the stars; leave tracking signals for others to follow; bake high-energy survival biscuits; and, take inspiration from the experts. Find out how the SAS approach survival and how the Bedouin survive with barely any water. There are also plenty of inspiring true life stories. Read this book and you'll be prepared for any eventuality!

About the Author

Mike Flynn is a keen trekker and climber and has first-hand knowledge of the techniques explained in this book. He has written for THE GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS 2007 and is the author of EMERGENCY PLANET EARTH: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SURVIVAL. He also writes for many of the Science Museum's exhibitions.

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144 pages


Mike Flynn
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

7th May 2010




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