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100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet by Anna Claybourne

100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

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This fascinating ultimate survival handbook will teach you how to survive the world's most dangerous situations ranging from plane crashes and avalanches to jelly fish stings and snake bites. It even gives a top tip on how best to survive each of the 100 most dangerous things. The reality is that most of these things will never happen to you but if you'd read this book and knew what to do if it did happen then chances are you'd live to tell the tale!!

Shortlisted for the 2009 Blue Peter Award for ‘the best book with facts’.


100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet by Anna Claybourne

From natural disasters and wild weather, to getting lost in the wild and fighting off dangerous animals, readers learn the skills needed to combat 100 real life dramas and how likely they are to survive each encounter!


'There are first aid tips as well as essential 'dos and don'ts', thus giving the reader practical help.'

'If you like your fact books with added danger thrown in, this is the one for you.'
tBk Magazine, Spring 2011

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture book called Where's Will.

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Publication date

10th June 2008


Anna Claybourne

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A & C Black Publishers Ltd


112 pages


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