Adventure Starts at Bedtime

30 Real-Life Stories of Daring and Danger

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Pub Date 27 Jul 2021 | Archive Date 3 Aug 2021
Laurence King Publishing Ltd, Laurence King Publishing

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Description

Brush off the cobwebs and take an adventure tonight, with 30 real-life stories of danger and intrigue.

Travel back in time and across thousands of miles to escape quicksand, survive a desert storm, and reach the summit of Everest with this diverse collection of real-life stories from men and women from past and present.

With stories of risk and intrigue, children will escape the doldrums of their bedrooms to travel back in time and across thousands of miles as they learn the fascinating tales of brave adventurers from around the world! 

Here are just a few of the highlights from this collection of thirty awe-inspiring adventures: 

Vivienne de Watteville (1928) who survived a rhino charge in Africa

​Isabelle Eberhardt (1899) who crossed North Africa in secret

Ron Garan (2011) an astronaut who journeyed back to Earth 

Brush off the cobwebs and take an adventure tonight, with 30 real-life stories of danger and intrigue.

Travel back in time and across thousands of miles to escape quicksand, survive a desert storm...


A Note From the Publisher

Ness Knight is an adventurer, broadcaster, and writer. She has completed challenges and expeditions all over the world: paddleboarding 1000 miles, cycling solo across America, and traversing the Namib Desert solo. She was also the first woman in history to swim the Thames River from its source to London.

Ness Knight is an adventurer, broadcaster, and writer. She has completed challenges and expeditions all over the world: paddleboarding 1000 miles, cycling solo across America, and traversing the...


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EDITION Hardcover
ISBN 9781786279323
PRICE US$22.99 (USD)