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Parachute Action Adventure for Kids
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Rated 5 Stars - It's a fun, enlightening and instructive adventure into our skies! Parachute Action Adventure for Kids: This fully-illustrated children's book exudes realism and insights into parachute background, training for paratroopers and necessities for sky diving as a sport! This educational publication explains and opens up a world of para-jumping action adventure for kids, promising to teach your children and help them understand everything about parachutes, paratroopers and skydivers, assisted by vividly clear illustrations and captivating photographs. This is a perfect ebook for kids to explore and discover the history of parachutes and the link between parachutes, paratroopers and skydiving. It includes explanations of: how the military developed parachuting as a method of deploying ground troops in war zones, dropping men behind enemy lines; how the growth of parachuting and skydiving became recognized as an official sport in 1951; and why competitions began to get international recognition. For instance did you know that parachutes were used as early as the twelfth century in China or that a daring skydiver actually re-created the parachute designed by Leonardo da Vinci and used this to do a parachute jump? The facts, pictures and explanations in the publication will keep your child fascinated and entertained, giving enjoyment and improving knowledge in a fun manner. Skydiving is a fun, enlightening and instructive adventure into our skies! Imagine your heart pounding in your chest while peering out over the edge of a plane 13,000 feet above ground. Suddenly you are opened up to a whole new world with just one jump which launches you into flight where you can do all sorts of fun things. Discover how the sport of skydiving developed at the end of Second World War and how it has become a sport for people who are thrill seekers, wanting to have the ultimate adrenaline rush. You will see why these adventure sports have become increasingly sought after by those seeking stimulating experiences. You will realize what it is like taking on what nature has to offer. You will learn how, as you become more skilled, you will be able to jump with new and best friends, which is the greatest feeling in the world, especially as you make each jump a little more action packed and challenging. These days, skydiving is the fun form of parachuting done from a plane or sometimes a helicopter which takes off from a small airbase known as a drop zone. Skydivers usually exit the aircraft at a height of 13,000 feet (4000 meters) and free-fall for a time before opening their chute to slow their descent to a safe landing speed. If you are a little bit like me, you will be going to bed in the evenings thinking about where and when your next skydive will be, what is in store in the future, and who you'll meet along the way. "I watched him strap on his harness and helmet, climb into the cockpit and, minutes later, a black dot falls off the wing two thousand feet above our field. At almost the same instant, a while streak behind him flowered out into the delicate wavering muslin of a parachute - a few gossamer yards grasping onto air and suspending below them, with invisible threads, a human life, and man who by stitches, cloth, and cord, had made himself a god of the sky for those immortal moments." - Charles Lindbergh Go ahead and get this Kindle edition by Lionel Paxton. You need download it only once and read it anytime or anywhere on your Kindle device, phones, tablets or PC. Delve into astonishing ebook features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading all about these amazing sky adventures! Be sure to check out the other books by Lionel Paxton: Available on Kindle and CreateSpace; Navy Seal Dogs Dolphins and Porpoises Children Picture Book The Legend of the Stars."
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Lionel Paxton is an author who has recently turned his hand to children's books. He saw the need for informative picture books for children from the age of 5 to 10. Married to Mary Ellen, they are the busy parents to four boys, Simon, Will, and the twins Jack and Thomas. Books are typically the first exposure to learning and art that children get which urges one to make the very best books possible. He understands just how important books were to his childhood. With them, he feels as if transported to some parallel universe, a world of grace, hope and wonder. Lionel said, "The boys want more than just picture books they also want to learn things they can tell their friends about. Jack in particular loves learning new things. He was sick of story books and wanted something a bit more challenging." As the author of a few heavy historical novels he started writing children's books for the boys not long after Will was born. Being boys they wanted adventure and scary dragons. But after Jack and Thomas arrived Jack wanted to read 'real' books about 'real' things, not pretend stuff. Not being able to find suitable books written to the capacity of a 4 or 5 year old, he started making little flip books on his computer and using pictures from magazines and photographs in his collection. He sent one of these books to his publisher who thought this a great idea and has since commissioned a series of books for this age group. With the help of the boys he is currently working on several picture books about our land and sea animals. Lionel lives with his family, Billy the bitser, cats Ghost and Patch and assorted lizards and insects in Ho-Ho-Kus, a suburb of New York (Northern New Jersey-Long Island).

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