Straightforward advice on what to do under threat of a dangerous situation.
The first three chapters in this book--Animal Dangers, Natural Dangers, and Human Hazards--describe what to do in a total of 24 specific emergencies. The fourth chapter, Basic Survival Skills, has 14 important tips on emergency preparedness and survival skills.
Each crisis is summarized on a double-page spread with 1-2-3 what-to-do checklists, "Fast Facts", "Life Savers", "Did You Know", and "If You" sidebars, and margin notes. The book's eye-catching design features brilliant full-bleed color and dynamic action photographs.
The life-threatening scenarios include:
The Survival Skills include:
Children like to feel in control. Knowing what to do in the case of an emergency increases the chance of survival and it also reduces fear. Even if readers never venture beyond the front door, they will enjoy Ultimate Survival Guide for Kids.
Rob Colson is an author and editor of a wide range of books for children and adults. Previous titles include Ultimate Cars and Puzzles, Conundrums and Enigmas.
Hopefully, you will never face any of the extreme dangers described in the first part of this book. But if you do, here are some ideas about the best way to survive. In the final chapter, you'll find practical advice for situations you could face when you set off on your adventures.
Basic Survival Skills