Steve Backshall is a naturalist, writer, and presenter of super-popular TV show Deadly 60. He travels the world in search of some of the most dangerous creatures in existence, and aims to encourage kids to get outside, and interested in wildlife. Real-life Stories: Steve Backshall gives you the story behind this incredible adventurer – from his early life growing up surrounded by animals on a small farm in Surrey, through his career exploring the world as a travel writer, to the daring TV presenter he is today. It focuses on Steve's love of animals and the natural world, and his passion for conservation. It also looks at how Steve has overcome injury and setbacks in his career to reach the top of his game. Biographical information, and Steve Backshall quotes, support the narrative. Punchy, fact-filled text make this a fantastic resource for biography based project work for children aged seven and above; a full glossary and index are included. Each title in the Real-life Stories series looks at a celebrity who is at the top of their game and the height of their career. We take a look at how they got to where they are today, what their daily life is like and where they are going next. If you've enjoyed reading about Steve Backshall, why not try finding out about Adele, Banksy, the Duchess of Cambridge, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, Brian Cox, Gary Barlow, Will.i.am, Stella McCartney, David Walliams, Alex Ferguson, Malorie Blackman or Kylie Minogue, in other titles in the series?
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Sarah Levete has written numerous titles, on a lot of different subjects, for children. Her many books include educational titles for children about science, world affairs, religion, history and social issues. When she is not writing, Sarah also teaches young people and adults. She lives in Oxford with her husband and children.