Survivors : extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond / David Long ; illustrated by Kerry Hyndman.
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|Scott County PL - Scottsburg||J 613.69 LON (Text)||35830801880476||Kids Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780571316014
- ISBN: 0571316018
- Physical Description: iv, 185 pages : colour illustrations ; 32 cm
- Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2016.
- Copyright: ℗♭2016
These real-life stories of extreme survival, include 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. It combines 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.
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