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Vyprahlé pouště (Horrible Geography)

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Paperback, Děsivý Zeměpis, 155 pages
Published 2005 by Egmont (first published 2000)
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Fenny Wong
This book taught me much more than what my geography teacher would have. I am looking forward to reading other installment of Horrible Geography series.
Neri.
Jul 13, 2016 Neri. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Funny and interesting book about what dangers are lurking in the deserts and what those deserts really are. Interesting for children and adults alike.
Kirsten Simkiss
I think it deserves 3 stars out of the 5, mostly just because, while educational, it tries really hard to be funny to avoid anything negative and it kind of just makes you feel a little guilty for laughing.

Desperate Deserts is clearly aimed at a younger generation than me, at age 25, but it's still a pretty cute book. It's a book about deserts. Obviously there are going to be stories about people dying because they weren't prepared to go on expeditions into the various deserts across the globe.
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Mao Mao
Dec 17, 2015 Mao Mao rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Deserts have more disasters than other places. High winds might blow up a sandstorm, but in a city (make sure it's not in a desert), it can only blow off some roofs (and blow the things in the house around. Ha ha. This will probably not happen.). Deserts always encounter droughts and then a heavy downpour. In a city, this will not happen.
Veronika
Nov 12, 2010 Veronika rated it did not like it
No, český překlad tomu dal opravdu na frak. Mimo jiné se dozvídáme, že Sahara je rovníková poušť. Zřejmě se jedná o chybu překladatele, ale i tak...nevím, nevím.
Na velbloudu v tropickém dešťném pralese, to by byl teprve zážitek ;-)
Sis_p5ejoseph
worst of horrible geography series . Very boring , not reccommended.
Rainier
Nov 24, 2013 Rainier rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013
This book gets one-hundred-fifty-five stars, one for each page. This is a really funny book without wordplay, which is weird because all funny books have wordplay.
Hannah
Oct 04, 2012 Hannah rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A fun and entertaining read. A very enjoyable way to learn about this topic.
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Anita Ganeri is a highly experienced author of children’s information books, specialising in religion, India/Asia, multiculturalism, geography, biography and natural history. She became a freelance writer after working at Walker Books (as foreign rights manager) and Usborne Publishing (as an editor). Since then, she has written over 300 titles, including the best-selling Horrible Geography series ...more
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