Steve Backshall's Deadly 60

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: 9781472965196

Category:

Page: 128

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Steve Backshall embarks on his most daring adventure yet. He has just six months to travel six continents and find 60 of the deadliest creatures on the planet for the 26-part Children's BBC series of the same name which will air on BBC 1, CBBC, Discovery and Animal Planet channels.From lethal beauties to killer beasts, from the unseen to the unexpected, the one thing these creatures have in common is that they are all deadly to other animals. Steve's encounters range from famous killers such as the Black Mamba and the North American Grizzly Bear to less well known but no less deadly animals. He introduces the surreal Pink River Dolphin of Amazonia and captures Australia's elusive Ghost Bat for a closer look. Learn about the ingenious techniques and extraordinary weapons that some of our most dangerous animals are armed with. Including the renowned, the unexpected and the downright bizarre, this companion book to Steve Backshall's high adrenaline tour of the world's most deadly is not to be missed.
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Deadly Diaries

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144400879X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 7514

In his first ever DEADLY DIARIES Steve Backshall shares what it means to him to film the world's top predators. Learn how it feels to have a blue whale silently power past you in crystal clear Indian Ocean waters or to dangle beneath a helicopter in order to be dropped onto a crocodile nest while the mother crocodile is still there! The book covers Steve's travels across six continents in six months as he finds the 60 creatures that are most deadly in their world. 224 pages, packed with 175 colour photos to tie in with the third BBC TV series of DEADLY 60.
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Deadly Pole to Pole Diaries

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444014730

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 6969

This is Steve Backshall's incredible first-hand account of his 14-month voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic via Alaska, California, Hawaii, Mexico and Brazil and many more amazing locations besides. Go with him every step of the way as he describes his encounters with white whales, ice bears, sharks, eagles, wolves, sea lions, eagles, crocodiles, snakes and spiders. It's the Deadly adventure of a lifetime.
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Steve Backshall's Deadly series: Deadly Factbook: Fish, Squid and Jellyfish

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444010697

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

View: 9058

Did you know that catfish have more than 100,000 taste buds on their body? Or that a bull shark has an even stronger bite than a Great White? Follow in the footsteps of the Deadly team and discover the secrets of the animal kingdom as they reveal fascinating facts and killer statistics in their guide to fish, squid and jellyfish. This is the fourth Deadly factbook. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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Favourite Deadly Facts

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510100032

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 9657

Follow in the footsteps of the Deadly team and discover the secrets of the animals kingdom. A bumper book of all your favourite Deadly facts about MAMMALS, INSECTS, REPTILES and BIRDS. The FAVOURITE DEADLY FACTS bind-up contains facts from DEADLY FACTBOOK 1: MAMMALS, DEADLY FACTBOOK 2: MINIBEASTS, SPIDERS AND INSECTS, DEADLY FACTBOOK 3: REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS and DEADLY FACTBOOK 4: FISH, SQUID AND JELLYFISH. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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Steve Backshall's Venom

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472930274

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 5850

TV presenter Steve Backshall needs no introduction following his performances on TV series such as Deadly 60 and Lost Land of … This is a reformatted, redesigned edition of a popular title. Poison is an everyday part of the animal world, and an essential tool for hunting and defence. A wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians use toxins to subdue their prey or to stop becoming prey to another predator. Even some mammals and birds resort to poison as a means of securing a meal or deterring attack! From species such as the King Cobra, Lionfish, Fat-tail Scorpion and Poison Dart-frog to the diminutive but lethal Black Widow Spider, the author takes a fascinating look at the different types of natural venoms. On a tour of the world's continents, he looks at over 60 of the most venomous creatures, describing their main characteristics and explaining how they administer their venom and what its effects are. Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive.
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Deadly Factbook Mammals

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444006967

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 1910

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the Deadly guide to mammals for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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Deadly Factbook: Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444010689

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 5543

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the third Deadly factbook for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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Deadly Detectives

Top Tips to Track Wildlife

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444012142

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 4871

Finding wildlife is rarely easy - unless you're Steve Backshall! In DEADLY DETECTIVES Steve tells young trackers everything they need to know about the origins of tracking, what you need to become a tracker and how to do it, whether the wild world is your own back garden, ancient woodlands, the riverside or coast. He illustrates his tips with examples of his own detective work on land and in the water from tropical rainforests to the African Savanna, from the Arctic tundra to the desert. Join him as footsteps, feeding habits and even a pile of pooh reveal snow leopards, crocodiles, gators, snakes and polar bears, while closer to home you can track foxes, squirrels, badgers and birds, using exactly the same techniques.
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Steve Backshall's Deadly series: Deadly Factbook: Bizarre Beasts

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444010034

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 5087

Did you know that there is such a thing as a bone-eating snot-flower worm? Or that the secretary bird kills its prey by stamping on it! Discover the world's most extraordinary creatures in the fifth factbook from BAFTA AWARD-winning, TV Deadly presenter Steve Backshall. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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Deadly Factbook: Insects and Spiders

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444006975

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 5213

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the second fact-filled DEADLY guide for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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Deadly Factbook: Jaws and Claws

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444010107

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 9116

Did you know that the teeth of a hippopotamus can measure as much as 40 or 50 centimetres? Or that a vampire bat will sometimes regurgitate blood to another member of its colony? Learn all about the jaws and claws of the world's most extraordinary creatures in the sixth factbook from BAFTA AWARD-winning, TV Deadly presenter Steve Backshall. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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The Falcon Chronicles: Ghosts of the Forest

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144400851X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 4895

From the DEADLY 60 TV presenter and BAFTA AWARD winner Steve Backshall, comes the second novel in THE FALCON CHRONICLES series, GHOSTS OF THE FOREST. Catch up with Saker and Sinter as they reunite to save endangered orang utans in this vivid adventure story. Saker and Sinter are travelling in Asia. Sinter is nursing in the shanties of Ho Chi Minh city. Saker is with the peace-loving Penan helping them protect the orang utans and save their own forest homes, as unscrupulous loggers wreak destruction. But they are being watched. And hunted. The Prophet has not forgiven their betrayal. Escaping the Clan takes Saker and Sinter on a deadly, dangerous journey through Vietnam, over the South China Sea back to Borneo. Deep in the jungle, they're reunited on their most daredevil and audacious mission yet, to save the endangered orang utans before they become ghosts of the forest. Beware the wooden bullet. Steve Backshall is the hugely popular and fearless presenter of the BBC kids' series DEADLY 60 and LIVE AND DEADLY as well as star of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing 2014.
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Tiger Wars

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444006495

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 1325

Action, adventure, predators and peril - the bestselling first novel by BAFTA AWARD-winning DEADLY 60 TV presenter Steve Backshall. Deadly Adversaries. An Impossible Mission. Tiger Wars. Saker is on the run from the only life he knows. From India to the Himalayas and China he'll be pursued by hunting dogs, mercenaries, spies, thieves and assassins in his quest to set free the most majestic, lethal and valuable of all the predators - the tiger. With him, on every dangerous step of the adventure, is Sinter, a girl who has her own reasons for running away. Gripping adventure fiction perfect for fans of Anthony Horowitz and Charlie Higson. This is the first adventure in the Falcon Chronicles, filled with intrigue, adventure, exotic wildlife and dramatic locations. As Saker and Sinter rescue tigers or mountain gorillas, thwart shark finners and rainforest exploiters they come face to face with the world's most fascinating, majestic and lethal creatures. Steve Backshall is the hugely popular and fearless presenter of the BBC kids' series DEADLY 60 and LIVE AND DEADLY as well as star of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing 2014.
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Deadly Annual 2015

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444015230

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 8155

As a Deadly fan you know that we travel to all corners of the world to film and this time we're on our deadliest mission yet! We visit the driest deserts, the steamiest rainforests, the highest mountains and the snowiest forests in search of the most awesome wildlife. As ever, you're coming with us, every step of the way. Join us on a journey round the world and we'll tell you more about these incredible places and the animals that spend their lives there. We've got loads of photos and fascinating facts to share with you, as well as plenty of puzzles, pictures and fun stuff to enjoy!
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Wilds of the Wolf

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444010875

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 5161

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Deadly Factbook Minibeasts

Spiders and Insects

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444012897

Category: Insects

Page: 80

View: 9867

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the second fact-filled DEADLY guide for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
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Deadly Annual 2013

Author: Stephen Backshall

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781444006445

Category: Dangerous animals

Page: 80

View: 4051

Containing brand new material from Steve Backshall, this is a fierce, fun and fact-filled compilation of quizzes, puzzles and activities featuring deadly animals from around the world.
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Deadly Top Ten Activity Book

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444010077

Category: Dangerous animals

Page: 24

View: 2247

Put your DEADLY knowledge to the test with Steve Backshall's next fun and interactive activity book.
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