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Title: THE SURVIVORS
AND OTHER INCREDIBLE STORIES OF EXTREME SURVIVAL
By: David Long, Kerry Hyndman (Illus)
Format: Hardback

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ISBN 10: 0571316018
ISBN 13: 9780571316014
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Publisher: FABER & FABER
Pub. date: 20 October, 2016
Edition: Main
Pages: 192
Description: Tells the story of a sailor who survived for 133 days on a raft in the Atlantic when his ship was torpedoed, using shark's blood in place of fresh water; a teenager who fell 2 miles from an aeroplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety and a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long her heart stopped.
Synopsis: This book is shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2017. Beautifully presented in a large, hardback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family. Be shocked and amazed by these incredible real-life stories of extreme survival, including...The Man Who Sucked Blood from a Shark, a sailor who survived for 133 days on a raft in the Atlantic when his ship was torpedoed, using shark's blood in place of fresh water. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, a teenager who fell 2 miles from an aeroplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety. The Woman Who Froze to Death - Yet Lived, a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long her heart stopped. Four hours later, medics managed to warm her blood enough to revive her. Combining classic tales such as Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic voyage, as well as more modern exploits such as the adventurer who inspired the movie 127 Hours, these astonishing stories will be retold by young readers to all of their friends.
Reader Age: From 10
US Grade: From Fourth Grade to Sixth Grade
Illustrations: , colour illustrations
Publication: UK
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Prizes: Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award: Best Book with Facts 2016.
Returns: Returnable
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