30 true stories of danger and intrigue, written by a real-life female adventurer. Packed with near escapes and inspirational, re-live jaw-dropping moments from some of history's most intrepid adventurers in this book that will have young readers counting down the hours until bedtime.
One of Ness' greatest passions is finding ways to connect our younger generations with planet Earth. Because only when we have experienced something can we truly, deeply care about it. This book is filled with the grand adventures of those who ignited Ness' own fire for expeditions to far flung corner of our planet. She has journeyed to the extremes of our world in remote jungles, deserts, savannahs and deltas on journeys that pushed her mind and body to their limits. But in doing so, the world changed her and turned her into a guardian of wildlife, wilderness and indigenous peoples.
Courage is at the heart of any adventure, and these 30 stories will transport young readers to the real-life experiences of our most iconic, unique and brave explorers throughout history.