Local: A Search for Nearby Nature and Wildness

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Eye Books Ltd
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5.42 X 8.28 X 0.72 inches | 0.74 pounds

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About the Author
Alastair Humphreys is a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. He has cycled around the world, rowed the Atlantic Ocean and walked a lap of the M25 - one of his pioneering microadventures. He is the best-selling author of 14 books, including Great Adventurers, which won the Stanford's Children's Travel Book of the Year and the Teach Primary Award for Non-Fiction. He has written eight books for Eye including the best-selling The Boy Who Biked the World trilogy, a series of novels for 9-12-year-olds based on the real-life adventures he recounted in Moods of Future Joys, Thunder and Sunshine and Ten Lessons from the Road. His more recent The Girl Who Rowed the Ocean is a similarly novelised version of his transatlantic crossing. He is a qualified teacher and host of the Living Adventurously podcast.
"Agile, wryly funny and wise." --Robert Macfarlane, Winner of the E. M. Forster Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
"A paean to the benefits of determined noticing. What really shines through its pages is Humphreys' omnivorous curiosity." --Financial Times
"Alastair Humphreys is the consummate roamer: big of heart, curious of mind, light of step." --Amy-Jane Beer, winner of the 2023 Wainwright Prize