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It's True! Everest Kills (22)

It's True! Everest Kills (22)
 

Packed with hair-raising stories of extreme adventure, this work is the 22nd title in the It's True! series. It reveals the challenges that confront the courageous climbers who venture up Mount Everest.

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ISBN 9781741144147
Barcode 9781741144147
Published 1 April 2006 by Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback, New title
Author(s) By Wilson, Kim
Illustrated by Plant, Andrew
Series It's True! (part: 22)
Availability Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781741144147
ISBN-10 1741144140
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 1 April 2006
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Wilson, Kim
Illustrated by Plant, Andrew
Series It's True! (part: 22)
Category Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Climbing & Mountaineering
Australian
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 195mm
Spine: 7mm
Weight 130g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides : General
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 796.522
Catalogue Code 31120

Description of this Book

Get the low down on Earth's highest mountain! Packed with hair-raising stories of extreme adventure, the 22nd title in the exciting It's True! series reveals the challenges that confront the courageous climbers who venture up Mount Everest Psst! It's true! This is the best book on Everest you'll ever read! What's it like at the summit of Mount Everest? It's so cold that your skin sticks to metal, your breath comes out in crackling ice crystals and your eyes freeze shut. Battle blinding blizzards, run the risk of avalanches and sniff out the elusive hairy yeti. Find out who won the race to the top of the world, and what happened to Mad Maurice's body after he disappeared on the snowy slopes. Join our expedition up the planet's highest mountain...if you dare! Chill out with frostbitten facts and extreme expeditions.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'It's True!nonfiction series...the funkiest titles on any bookshelf...utterly fascinating information and trivia delivered in a most engaging flip style. Great fun yet authoritatively researched.' Magpies20:3 2005'...will intrigue the reluctant boy readers and even tantalise some of the girls' Summerland PS NZ'...will inspire anyone who reads it. I really enjoyed it.'Clancy, 10, Family Circle, October 2006'It's True!provides fun, no-fuss, easily digestible reading for children aged 8-12.' Weekend Herald, Newcastle, 22 April 2006

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Author's Bio

Kim Wilson is an experienced writer who has worked on many adventure magazines, including a stint as editor of Outdoor Australia and Editorial Director of Emap Australia. She has also been a regular freelance contributor to The Age sports pages. Kim is currently the editor of OK! Magazine, Australia.

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