Synopses & Reviews
The world is a complicated place, brimming with adventure (and unexpected danger) around every corner—its important to be prepared. Escape: A Survivor's Guide by Margaret Hynes is a handy pocket-sized survival guide covers just about everything a young reader might want to know about getting out of the trickiest of situations. Packed with entertaining writing, step-by-step survival instructions, subtly humorous illustrations, and real-life stories of escape, this books unlikely scenarios are all based on solid research and science. The action-packed content and open-anywhere format make it a great choice for reluctant readers. Whether they are setting off around the globe, or just out for a backyard escapade, this book is the perfect “you-never-know-when” companion.
Library Media ConnectionWritten like a field guide, this well-researched handbook is divided into four sections: Accidents and Emergencies, Natural Hazards, Trapped, and Sticky Situations. It is filled with step-by-step escape plans for many types of situations from actual to fantastical, and will be in high demand for real and armchair adventurers alike.
About the Author
Margaret Hynes has written and edited a variety of children's titles on topics as diverse as shipwrecks, dinosaurs, history, soccer, science and animals. She is the author of many Kingfisher titles, including Navigators: Oceans and Seas and Navigators: Extreme Weather.