Horrible Geography: Desperate Deserts

The Horrible series for young globetrotters who have no fear. Leave your survival instincts at the door. Thirsty? Bad luck. In the desperate desert, you may find yourself forced to drink camel pee! Yuck! What else? There’s no shade, not much food and hardly any deckchairs to relax in. Just endless miles of boiling salt, sand or rock. It’s hardly a dream destination. But if you want to see a single sand dune bury whole villages, or face a deadly rattlesnake, the desert is exactly the place to be…

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    Anita Ganeri lives in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, with her partner, author Chris Oxlade.


    Anita Ganeri won the 2008 Blue Peter Prize for Planet in Peril.

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