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Looking for Adventure Adventures in Papua New Guinea by Steve Backshall
  

Looking for Adventure Adventures in Papua New Guinea

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Full of incredible wildlife, extraordinary wilderness, jungles, cannibals, pitfalls, triumph, danger and excitement, Looking for Adventure is the irresistible, inspiring story of a little boy who let his heart rule his head, this is the story of an adventurer extraordinaire whose childhood dream has taken him on a journey of a lifetime..

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Synopsis

Looking for Adventure Adventures in Papua New Guinea by Steve Backshall

How do you become an explorer? It's a question every child has asked. And, Steve Backshall was no different. But after a rainy-day visit to an exhibition of artefacts from Papua New Guinea, it was a question that began to obsess the seven-year old Backshall. Due to this childhood interest, the vast, untamed wildness of Papua New Guinea was where Backshall forged his unlikely path. From crushing lows of early failures to the extraordinary highs of the BBC's Lost Land of the Volcano expedition, it was this dark island which gave Backshall his opportunity. Full of incredible wildlife, extraordinary wilderness, jungles, cannibals, pitfalls, triumph, danger and excitement, Looking for Adventure is the irresistible, inspiring story of a little boy who let his heart rule his head.

About the Author

Naturalist Steve Backshall is the presenter of the top-rated CBBC natural history programme, Deadly 60. After writing for Rough Guides and filming documentaries for National Geographic he became a key member of the expedition team for the hit series, Lost Land of the Jaguar, Lost Land of Volcano and Lost Land of the Tiger. He has written three books for children. He lives in Buckinghamshire.

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Publication date

24th May 2012

Author

Steve Backshall

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Publisher

Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Travel
Biography / Autobiography
The Real World
Travel
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Travel writing

ISBN

9780753828724

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