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Steve Backshall's Deadly series: Deadly Pole to Pole Diaries

Steve Backshall

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 9 years, Prose: non-fiction, Wildlife (Children's / Teenage)

TV star and explorer Steve Backshall shares diary extracts, adventures and stunning photos from his latest BBC series and his deadliest adventure yet - an epic global journey circumnavigating the planet.

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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Praise for Steve Backshall's Deadly series: Deadly Pole to Pole Diaries

  • Backshall shows kids how to follow in his footsteps and track wildlife closer to home in a lavish new gift book - BOOKSELLER on Deadly Detectives

  • I really can't fault this book on anything ... It has just enough adventure and deadly predators, mixed in with plenty of facts about wildlife closer to home. One can only hope it will encourage children to take more of an interest in nature and in reading as well - BOOKBAG on Deadly Detectives

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Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall is well-known as a TV presenter, wildlife enthusiast and explorer. He travels the world to learn about the most inspiring animals, from boxing mantis shrimp to charging tigers. Steve also regularly writes articles for newspapers and magazines including the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER and BBC WILDLIFE and is an inspirational public speaker.

Steve's website is, and you can follow him on Facebook at and on Twitter @SteveJBackshall.