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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Survivalist

 

The Survivalist - Holiday Gift Guide from Jaime's Book Corner

Survival Skills Handbook (Ages 8-13)
This practical, illustrated outdoor field guide is full of information with step-by-step instructions and tips and advice from Bear Grylls: camping and dangers to spot and avoid in the wild, finding your way, and mastering amazing knots. This is the must-have survival guide for all young explorers!
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Bear Grylls Survival Camp (Ages 8-13)
100 Things to Know About Space breaks down the enormous topic of space into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. This book makes space fun for all ages – it is highly illustrated, in a pictorial, ‘infographics’ style, with snippets of information about all aspects of space.
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Survival (Ages 8+)
A guide to survival in extreme conditions and inhospitable environments, fully illustrated with a mix of photos, comic strip art and step-by-step diagrams. Learn how to find north, make a fire, send signals, evade dangerous animals, escape if you’re trapped in a car, cope with an earthquake or tornado, escape from a burning building and lots more.
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True Stories of Survival (Ages 9+)
From shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, these are real stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale. Find out what separates the living from the dead when catastrophe strikes.
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For more gift ideas according to your reader’s interests, be sure to view our full Holiday Gift Guide.

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Book Recommendations, christmas

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Space Lover

The Space Lover - Holiday Gift Guide from Jaime's Book Corner

See Inside Space Stations and Other Spacecraft (Ages 7+)
Blast off for an amazing inside view of spacecraft – from the early days of the Space Race to building a space station, exploring Mars and more. Children retain knowledge better when they use their hands and this book has over 70 flaps to lift!
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100 Things to Know About Space (Ages 8+)
100 Things to Know About Space breaks down the enormous topic of space into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. This book makes space fun for all ages – it is highly illustrated, in a pictorial, ‘infographics’ style, with snippets of information about all aspects of space.
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Astronaut Academy (Ages 7+)
An activity book like no other! Through a series of fun and challenging tasks, kids will begin to understand the skills and training required to become an astronaut on a mission to Mars. There are “classes” for kids to attend as part of their training. These include Space Pilot, Space Living, Space Engineer, Space Scientist, and Space Gym. Each topic is explored in detail and accompanied by astronaut missions, including physical and mental challenges, as well as drawing and craft activities designed to mimic the skills involved in real-life training. Kids will tackle hand-eye coordination exercises and obstacle courses and learn how to build a balloon rocket, as well as first aid skills. There are also stickers, a poster, and a model space shuttle.
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100 Paper Spaceships to Fold & Fly (Ages 6+)
This fun book includes 100 decorated tear-out sheets to fold into a fleet of paper spaceships, from orbital cruisers to alien motherships. The book includes detailed folding instructions for four different types of spaceship, from mighty star cruisers to speedy scout ships, plus flying tips and challenges so children can test the spaceships’ power and speed.
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For more gift ideas according to your reader’s interests, be sure to view our full Holiday Gift Guide.