I Like Being Outdoors (what jobs are there?) is the perfect guide for children who love the great outdoors and want to know all about what careers they could have.
Do you love the outdoors and dream of working outside when you grow up? If the answer is yes, then this book is for you! In this entertaining and informative book, children who love the great outdoors can find out all about the future careers they can choose from. From a travel writer to a marine biologist, a surf instructor to a firefighter, a construction manager to palaeontologist, this book takes you through a day in the life of 25 outdoor workers, showing you how each job unfolds on a typical working day. You'll learn what it takes to get the job, what duties and tasks are involved, and discover a world of opportunities. Turn the pages and find out the best part of a geologists day and what really bugs a ski instructor… HINT: it involves freezing cold snow!
With a variety of careers covered, from jobs on construction sites, cliff-faces, icy oceans and many more, this book is sure to inspire children's ambitions and get them excited for their futures. Aimed at outdoorsy readers aged 7 and older the illustrated narrative approach tells the story of each career and helps introduce children to the world of work in a playful, engaging way. When they've finished reading, children will have gained an overview of each of the featured jobs and will have discovered that you can turn a passion, an interest or a hobby into a rewarding career.
If readers want to know more about the opportunities ahead they can check out I Like Sport (That's a Job?), or I Like Animals (That's a Job?) and discover even more of the worlds coolest jobs.
Carron Brown is a children's non-fiction editor and author based in London. She has been writing for more than 16 years and has written 12 books in the Ivy Kids Shine-a-Light series, which has over 1 million books in print.Roberto Blefari is an illustrator and visual designer based in Turin, Italy. He creates playful illustrations, in both a conceptual and descriptive way. As a freelance artist, he works on a wide range of projects for companies, magazines, and publishers.
Children’s & educational
7 - 10
Practical interests (Children's / Teenage)