Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You
Release Date  
Pages   212
ISBN-13  978-1-64250-321-0
Categories  

Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You

A Wildlife & Bushcraft Survival Guide

By Rob Nelson, Haley Chamberlain Nelson, Haley Chamberlain Nelson Haley Chamberlain Nelson

Living With Mother Nature―and Other Things Learned in the Wild

Prepare for all the worst case scenarios nature throws at you with Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You―the only survival kit you need to overcome wildlife, natural disasters, and everything else outdoors.

Survive the unexpected. So there’s a snake slithering by your sneakers. What do you do? Bear behind the bush? Do you run or play dead? A shark is circling! Do you swim away or punch it in the nose. Many of the situations we all fear, but never think to prepare for, are presented in Mother Nature Is Not Trying to Kill You, a guide to surviving the unexpected.

Whether your worries involve grizzlies, vampire bats, or an overly curious wolf pack, this wildlife survival guide enables you to confront the natural world with skill and confidence. Authors Rob and Haley Nelson have been through it—from being circled by sharks to swimming with piranhas. With countless anecdotes and invaluable “what to do” advice, they will leave you with a newfound understanding and appreciation of nature and its inhabitants.

On knots, poisonous plants, and bushcraft. Featuring most of the wildlife that could kill you, this survival guide is your crash course for ultimate wildlife disaster management. Whether you’re preparing for an ocean swim or camping trip, Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You enables you to confront the natural world with skill and confidence. This wilderness survival guidebook also includes:

  • Pop culture examples like Jaws and The Goonies
  • Nature and science-packed stories and narratives
  • Diagrams, survival tips, and more!

If you enjoyed books like Bushcraft 101, The Worst Case Scenario, or SAS Survival Handbook, then Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You is your next read!

Select format

$18.95
*This item has not been released and will not be available until: November 24, 2020

You May Also Like

Chew This Journal

By

A Doggie Bucket List to Stimulate You and Your Best Friend

Part activity book and part bullet journal, Chew This Journal provides inspiration and guidance for dog lovers looking to enrich the lives of their pets.

Is your dog bored? Doesn’t have to be! From bucket lists and outings to arts and crafts Chew This Journal will inspire you to spend more time with your pup. Chew This Journal leads you through fun activities, while creatively recording your adventures in the pages of the book. This unique journal doubles as your dog’s memory keeper and activity tracker, making it a one-of-a-kind keepsake that you and your dog complete together.

Loads of activities and training plans. Chew This Journal provides dog owners and their dogs with step-by-step instructions for over 100 activities and training plans such as:

  • Crafts like paw painting flowers
  • DIY treat puzzles
  • No-sew beds
  • Tug toys you and your dog can make together to keep, to gift to friends and family at the holidays, or even to donate to a local shelter to support dogs in need.

Don’t just spend your walks on your phone. Chew This Journal will inspire you to be more engaged in the time you and your dog have together. Chew This Journal will help you map training goals from practical manners (not pulling on the leash or jumping on strangers) to impressive skills like mastering urban agility and parkour skills. With easy to follow training instructions Chew This Journal helps you create exciting weekly and monthly challenges and record your progress.

If you and your pup have enjoyed Kyra Sundance books such as 101 Dog Tricks or Family Fun Dog Activity Kit, we think you will love Sassafras Lowrey’s Chew This Journal.

Read more

A Little Book of Thank Yous

By

A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart

Saying "thanks" has no downside. Write it, message it, shout it from the rooftops—it's good for the one who hears it and better for the one who says it.

Discover the power of words and the wonder of kindness. Express gratitude, receive abundance. Saying thanks can improve outlooks, open new vistas, and help us get along better with ourselves and others. Author Addie Johnson offers us gratitude thoughts to grab on the run or to sit with and ponder. She describes thank you messages and moments of soaring gratefulness and sets out to teach herself—and her readers—how to say thank you.

A Little Book of Thank Yous is a small book with a great big heart. We all have things to be grateful for. From Winston Churchill to Barack Obama, from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf to Meister Eckhart, Johnson draws on people from all walks of life—all of them saying "Thank you."

In this book, discover:

  • Words of gratitude from historic figures and everyday people
  • Mini-meditations on being grateful
  • Thank you letter examples for almost any occasion

Readers of inspirational books like I Really Needed This TodayI’ve Been Thinking, or The World According to Mister Rogers will love A Little Book of Thank Yous.

Read more

Stop Fear From Stopping You

By

Harness Your Fear

Two kinds of fear. Sometimes, emotions like fear can be helpful. A few years ago, Dr. Helen Odessky, clinical psychologist and author of the best-selling motivational book Stop Anxiety from Stopping You, found herself part of a minor fender-bender on a major interstate. Looking back at her daughter, she feared that if another car hit them, her daughter's life would be in danger. A few minutes after retreating to another car in a safer location, an 18-wheeler barrelled into her car and demolished it. Her fear saved both her daughter's life and her own.

Fight the bad fear. Stop Fear from Stopping You is about a different type of fear—the fear that is so prevalent that it often lies dormant in the way of our dreams, career paths and relationships. This fear creates stories that cushion us from potential pain and failure—at the cost of our self-esteem, success, growth, and personal happiness.

Become fear-wise. Because fear is complex, we cannot afford to merely be fearless. Just "letting go" is not the answer. The real solution lies in learning to become fear-wise. In this inspirational book, Dr. Helen will show you how to harness the wisdom behind your fears and break through the barriers that block your success.

Stop Fear from Stopping You is the perfect gift for women and men struggling with fear. It is designed to help you:

  • Identify the fears that stand between you and your goals
  • Develop tools to overcome your fears
  • Develop a value-based plan to pursue your goals
  • Change your relationship with fear and learn to become fear-wise

If self-help books for women and men like The Confidence GapDaring Greatly, or Fearless inspired you, then Stop Fear from Stopping You is a must-read.

Read more

Lettering From A to Z

By

Spark Your Creativity with Calligraphy

Lettering artist Phawnda Moore has been teaching calligraphy and design for 25 years. An award-winning author, she steps into beginning students’ shoes to select content, address anticipated questions, and offer solutions to the unexpected yet inevitable problems that are encountered in hand lettering.

“Lettering from A to Z . . .” stands out from the crowd! It was written for all levels of experience and nourishes creative thinking through mindful practice. Blending traditional design principles and modern tools, it will inspire you to find your own style.

Your creative life will be enriched with step-by-step tutorials “from A to Z.” Written in conversational narrative, this full-color book includes more than 200 images of Phawnda’s professional work, published articles, and guidance from her class demos to make beautiful projects.

Phawnda's practical, personable instruction includes:

  • 12 styles (Uncial calligraphy, Italic calligraphy, script calligraphy, brush lettering, faux calligraphy, rainbow lettering, monoline letters, handwriting and drawn letters)
  • Customized, printable practice sheets
  • Recommended writing tools, papers, sources, printing tips
  • How to troubleshoot
  • Layout, color and design basics
  • Mail art to keep correspondence alive
  • Lettering projects for mentoring youngsters
  • Real-life tips on how to organize your studio space
  • Tips on sharing your skills in teaching, business, events, home, garden and community
  • Making background papers from tea
  • Original gifts with the meaning of names for family and friends
  • Illustrating with calligraphy tools
  • Projects to make handmade birthday cards, holiday cards with pretty envelopes, journals of your life, and easy-to-design art books

If you enjoyed Hand Lettering 101The Lost Art of Handwriting, or Hand Lettering for Relaxation, then it’s time to grab a copy of Lettering from A to Z and reconnect to your natural creativity.

Read more

Movie Quotes for Special Occasions

By

Great Movie Quotes for Life’s Special Moments

If you enjoyed 1001 Movies You Must See Before You DieWhat If? or Movie Quotes for All Occasions, you'll love Movie Quotes for Special Occasions.

Move Quotes Are Classic: Whether it’s CasablancaCabaretClueless, or The Cable Guy, you probably have favorite flicks you often quote. And it’s true, “We’ll always have Paris.” From A Man Called Horse to Zoolander and everything in between, our beloved films have excellent writing and memorable dialogue; we have talented Hollywood screenwriters to thank for the brilliant one-liners we love. Movie quotes have become an integral part of our culture and expression.

Special Quotes for Special Occasions: The movie quotes that often show up on “best of” lists rarely lend themselves to important moments in life. On how many special occasions can you say “May the Force be with you”? Open up most movie quote lists or books and you’re likely to see “Play it again, Sam,” or “There’s no place like home.” Yet there are so many lines just under the radar that are the stuff of pure poetry and sheer genius. That’s where cinephile and true movie buff James Scheibli comes in! In Movie Quotes for Special Occasions, he has scoured the movies of the world to track down the most fitting and fabulous movie quotes for every special occasion.

Fitting for Any Speech, Toast, or Card: From graduations to birthdays to wedding toasts to golden anniversaries, film scholar James Scheibli provides cinematic quotes that are moving, memorable, inspirational, and deeply meaningful. These quips, quotes, and scene-stealing lines do more than just remind us of the movies they came from. They transcend their stories and enrich your life. Whether from blockbuster megahits or forgotten indies, Movie Quotes for Special Occasions has the right quote for the right occasion.

Movie Quotes for Special Occasions is a great movie lover gift, anniversary gift, or coffee table book for your friends and family to enjoy.

Read more

Black Brave Beautiful

By

A Girl Power Coloring Book for Teens, Tweens, and Black Young Ladies

The cool companion to MJ Fievre’s life guide Badass Black Girl is finally here. Black Brave Beautiful is a coloring book for girls jam-packed with intricate designs and empowering quotes from notable Black figures.

We all know Black girls rock—but they also relax. Coloring books for teens are a great way to get inspired, relieve stress, and now—unleash your inner badass In this unique coloring book, teen girls can relax by coloring soothing images of some of their favorite things, like mandalas, animals, flowers, sweets, and more. A girl's coloring book like no other, Black Brave Beautiful provides stress relief alongside words of encouragement to make the perfect addition to any collection of young adult and girl power coloring books.  

Quotes for black women and girls to unleash creativity. With this coloring book, black girls can finally color and shade in a palette of their own choosing. A twist on traditional  teen coloring books, Black Brave Beautiful urges girls and women to gain self-confidence through inspirational quotes from notable and visionary Black women while colorfully guiding them in the direction of their dreams.  Inside, young girls will find excerpts from inspirational books and quotes by badass Black women like:

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Gabby Douglas
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Maya Angelou
  • And more!

If you’re looking for a quotes book for women tailored to young girls, or enjoy African-American coloring books or teen coloring books for girls—like Color My Fro, An Inspiration Coloring Book for Everyone, or An African American Coloring Book for Girls—then you’ll love, Black Brave Beautiful.

Read more