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I’m looking for adventurous survival stories

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DayKay · 15/11/2017 07:40

Ds2 (10) loves stories about surviving in the wild. If there’s an avalanche or volcano or something similar in the storyline, then that would be perfect.
Any recommendations please?

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Johnnycomelately1 · 15/11/2017 07:44

I'm not sure if it's age appropriate but Touching the Void is pretty good.

BlueChampagne · 15/11/2017 12:59

Kontiki expedition?
Jungle Books?

Ricekrispie22 · 15/11/2017 17:51

Bear Grylls has three fictional series for children: Mission Survival, Bear Grylls Adventures and New Jungle Book Adventures.

Your DS may also enjoy the non-fiction series of interactive 'you choose' survival books. There's are loads in the series, written by different authors. Here's the amazon link to the jungle one, but other titles (such as the tsunami, earthquake, desert...) are visible further down the page. www.amazon.co.uk/Can-You-Survive-Jungle-Choose/dp/1429673494?tag=mumsnet&ascsubtag=mnforum-21

schmalex · 16/11/2017 18:50

Katherine Rundell’s new one, The Explorer, is a survival tale set in the Amazon.

moreismore · 16/11/2017 18:52

Hatchet by Gary Paulson. I loved that book as a kid.

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