From School Library Journal
Gr 3-7–These colorful books contain numerous photos and illustrations that effectively break the texts into small, readable chunks. There's lots of practical, everyday information here on food and water, shelter and safety, as well as some out-of-the-ordinary advice on how to cut open a cactus, make an igloo, and signal for a helicopter to land. Brief yet gripping real-life survival stories are interspersed throughout the books but are not documented and leave readers wanting to know more. Champion covers a lot of ground without going into great depth. Outdoorsy kids, including reluctant readers, will enjoy browsing through these appealing introductions to a wide variety of survival skills.–Marcia Kochel, The Galloway School, Atlanta, GAα(c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.