Climbing the Himalayan Mountains by Sonya Newland
  

Synopsis

Climbing the Himalayan Mountains by Sonya Newland

Travelling Wild: Climbing the Himalayan Mountains follows a traveller on a fictitious journey on foot through the Himalayan Mountains. 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 why the Himalayas are best avoided in the summer months (monsoons!), the traditions of the Tibetan Buddhists, the incredible wildlife that lives in the mountains, how the Himalayas formed, the mountain climate, and much, much more. There is a survival aspect to the book, too, with boxes containing tips on how to survive an avalanche, avoid hypothermia and frostbite and build a snow cave, 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 Himalayan Mountains without leaving your seat!

About the Author

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

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Sonya Newland
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Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

11th August 2016

ISBN

9780750298643


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