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1 edition of Skydiver found in the catalog.


Celia Godkin


saving the fastest bird in the world

by Celia Godkin

  • 273 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Pajama Press in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

  • Peregrine falcon,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Endangered species

  • About the Edition

    The inspiring true story of how the peregrine falcon was saved from the brink of disaster.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCelia Godkin
    ContributionsGodkin, Celia, ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination{32} p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27163814M
    ISBN 101927485614
    ISBN 109781927485613

    Enjoy the thrill of free fall f or 13, feet at a speed of km per hour! over the most stunning of sceneries. 13,ft gives you almost double the free fall experience – so make it extra special!. On a parachute made for two. • How to get into the action with lists of skydiving centers, parachute equipment dealers, books, videos, magazines, and more—worldwide. “The Skydiver’s Handbook has a wealth of knowledge for the novice and experienced skydiver alike. Reference to this valuable resource will stimulate your enjoyment of the sport many times over.”.   Skydive Dubai was founded in by H.E. Nasser Al Neyadi when Dubai hosted its first international parachuting championship at the Palm Drop Zone. Today, Skydive Dubai enjoys an excellent reputation for safety and expertise, and is one of the leading skydiving companies in the world.

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