The Adventurers' Handbook: An Extreme, Extraordinary, and Exciting Journey Around the World

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Feiwel & Friends, May 11, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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Pack your knapsack and get ready, adventurers, we're going on a trip around the world! Make sure you have your compass and hiking boots and are prepared for the coolest and craziest adventures, but most importantly, don't forget to take your Adventurers' Handbook that will serve as a guide for any situation you might find yourself in. You'll learn to say hello in sixteen languages, how to beat jet lag, and properly use chopsticks. But most importantly, you'll get the directions to race a dog team across polar ice, survive barreling over Niagara Falls, and ride a camel across the Sahara Desert. Are you ready to see the world?

 

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Contents

GET SET TO EXPLORE THE WORLD
8
HOW TO SAY HELLO AROUND THE WORLD
10
HOW TO BEAT JET LAG
12
HOW TO PLAY KABADDI IN INDIA
14
HOW TO DRIVE A DOG TEAM ACROSS POLAR ICE
16
HOW TO USE CHOPSTICKS IN CHINA
19
HOW TO SURVIVE GOING OVER NIAGARA FALLS
22
HOW TO RIDE A CAMEL ACROSS THE SAHARA
25
HOW TO FIND GRUB IN THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK
64
HOW TO RACE A HORSE IN MONGOLIA
68
HOW TO AVOID ALTITUDE SICKNESS ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO
72
HOW TO TAKE PART IN THE HIGHLAND GAMES
76
HOW TO HANG TEN IN HAWAII
81
HOW TO REMOVE A LEECH IN MADAGASCAR
85
HOW TO PLAY CRICKET IN THE TROBRIAND ISLANDS
88
HOW TO SURVIVE THE BIG ONE IN SAN FRANCISCO
92

HOW TO DIVE BELIZES BLUE HOLE
28
HOW TO CROSS A GLACIER IN ARGENTINA
32
HOW TO SWIM THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
36
HOW TO JUMP HIGH WITH THE MAASAI IN KENYA
39
HOW TO SURVIVE IF MOUNT ETNA ERUPTS
41
HOW TO CRACK A COCONUT ON A DESERT ISLAND
44
HOW TO BUILD A SNOW HOLE IN THE ARCTIC
47
HOW TO TRACK A TWISTER IN TORNADO ALLEY
51
HOW TO AVOID A SEA WASP IN AUSTRALIA
56
HOW TO ROW ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
58
HOW TO SING KARAOKE IN JAPAN
62
HOW TO RIDE THE RAPIDS IN THE ROCKIES
96
HOW TO AVOID HIPPOS ON THE ZAMBEZI
101
HOW TO DO TAI CHI IN CHINA
104
HOW TO TAKE PART IN THE CARNIVAL IN RIO
107
HOW TO HERD REINDEER WITH THE SAMI
111
HOW TO CROSS THE BERING STRAIT
115
HOW TO BATTLE THROUGH A BLIZZARD IN ANTARCTICA
119
HOW TO SURVIVE A HURRICANE IN THE CARIBBEAN
122
WHERE IN THE WORLD?
127
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Award-winning author ANITA GANERI was born in India, but grew up in England. A former editor, she has written more than 300 books. She lives in Yorkshire with her husband, two children, three dogs, and a cat.

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