Fraught with danger, Jungle travels into the heart of the snake-infested Amazon rainforest, taking the reader in search of the lost city of Rucu-Rumimarca and its hidden gold! There are plenty of challenges to tackle along the way - plus some truly terrifying experiences. From working out what to take and how to survive the brutal environment, to coping with heat exhaustion, swarms of biting insects and close encounters with the jungle's inhabitants, this book lets children become intrepid explorers themselves and have their very own fantastic adventure. So do try this at home! Be a Couch Explorer!
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Writer and broadcaster Simon Chapman is a self-confessed jungle addict, making expeditions whenever he can. His travels have taken him to tropical forests all over the world, from Borneo and Irian Jaya to the Amazon. The story of his search for a mythical Giant Ape in the Bolivian rainforest, The Monster of the Madidi, was published in 2001. He has also had numerous articles and illustrations published in magazines in Britain and the US, including Wanderlust, BBC Wildlife and South American Explorer, has written and recorded for BBC Radio 4, and lectured on the organisation of jungle expeditions at the Royal Geographical Society, of which he is a fellow. When not exploring, Simon lives with his wife and his two young children in Lancaster where he teaches physics in a high school.
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Book Description Egmont Books Ltd 2003, 2003. Book Condition: New. New paperback. May show some slight shelf wear but content fine and unread Children's Books. Bookseller Inventory # A126048
Book Description Egmont Books Ltd 2003, 2003. Book Condition: New. New paperback. May show some slight shelf wear but content fine and unread. Bookseller Inventory # A157002