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Young Adventurers' Guide to Everest: From Avalanche to Zopkio (Paperback)


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Now in Paperback!The incredible photographs in this A-to-Z guide will make readers feel like they're right at base camp. Learn what to bring on an expedition, how to handle frostbite, the importance of the mighty zopkio (a cross between a yak and a cow), and much more. In a starred review, Booklist called THE YOUNG ADVENTURER'S GUIDE TO EVEREST "A winner that will lure both reluctant readers and budding mountain climbers."2002 Booklist Top 10 Sports Books for Youth.Accelerated Reader Quiz available."This book will feed kids' curiosity and inspire a new generation of climbers." -Five-time Everest summiteer Ed Viestur

About the Author

JONATHAN CHESTER is one of the world's leading polar adventurers and photographers. A fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, he works as a naturalist and historian on tourist excursions to the Antarctic, and has been lecturing on adventure, the Himalayas, and photography for over twenty years. He is the author of many books for both kids and adults, including A FOR ANTARCTICA and BUSY PENGUINS. He lives in Berkeley, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781582461519
Publisher: Tricycle Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2005
Pages: 48