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 airplane 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.
|Publisher:||Faber and Faber|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.00(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Kerry Hyndman is a London based illustrator and map maker with a wide range of editorial, advertising, and publishing clients. In her spare time she likes to snowboard, climb, hit things with rackets, and cycle around.