Adventure Starts at Bedtime by Ness Knight, Qu Lan
30 true stories of danger and intrigue, written by a real-life female adventurer. Packed with near escapes and inspirational, re-live jaw-dropping moments from some of history’s most intrepid adventurers in this book that will have young readers counting down the hours until bedtime.
Adventure Starts at Bedtime by Ness Knight
Brush off the cobwebs and take an adventure tonight, with 30 real-life stories of danger and intrigue.
Travel back in time and across thousands of miles to escape quicksand, survive a desert storm and reach the summit of Everest with this diverse collection of real-life stories from men and women from the past and present. Each story is told as a live-action scene, offering a riveting read for a more adventurous bedtime in a readable, prop-up-in-bed format.
Features stories from a diverse range of adventurers: Vivienne de Watteville, Bessie Coleman, Isabella Bird, Jon Krakauer, Theodore Roosevelt, Lois Pryce, Ron Garan, Ernest Shackleton, Wilfred Thesinger, Ellen MacArthur, Dian Fossey, Mike Horn, Isabelle Eberhardt, Aldo Kane, Sarah Marquis and many more.
This beautifully illustrated hardback book is a wonderful gift for the adventure lovers in your family. It’s an inspiring read
About the Author
Ness Knight is an adventurer, broadcaster and writer based in the UK. She has completed challenges and expeditions all over the world: paddle boarding 1000 miles, cycling solo across America and traversing the Namib Desert solo. She was also the first woman in history to swim the Thames River from source to London. Her BBC adventure programmes are broadcast in over 20 countries. This is her first book for children. QU Lan was born and raised in China and has been living in France since graduating from the China Academy of Art.