Trekking the Sahara by Sonya Newland


Trekking the Sahara by Sonya Newland

Travelling Wild: Trekking the Sahara Desert follows a traveller on a fictitious journey by foot, camel and 4x4 across the world's largest dry desert. It uses the information you would consider when planning a trip, such as the weather, climate, dangers and key sights, to present geographical information in a highly accessible and enjoyable way. Discover which countries the Sahara sprawls across, the different types of desert mammal to watch out for, some incredible cities, the environmental issues facing the Sahara, how people live in the desert, and much, much more. There is a survival aspect to the book, too, with boxes containing tips on how to treat a scorpion sting or a snake bite, make a camp in sand dunes and collect water to drink, among other things. Packed to the brim with colourful, exciting photographs, maps and fascinating facts, the book allows you to explore and discover the incredible Sahara Desert without leaving your seat!


This interesting book takes a new approach to teaching about the Sahara by following a traveller on a fictitious journey by foot, camel and 4x4 across the world's largest dry desert ... It's a really good way to present information, making the reader feel part of the adventure Parents In Touch

About the Author

Sonya Newland is an experienced author of children's books. She specialises in geography.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

9th June 2016



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