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Alastair Humphreys

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer and author. After training as a teacher, he spent four years cycling round the world, a journey of 46k miles through 60 countries and five continents. Sir Ranulph Fiennes called it, 'the first great adventure of the millenium'. Alastair has also walked across India, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, rowed to France, run six marathons through the Sahara Desert, crossed Iceland by foot and packraft. He has recently become the pioneer of 'microadventures', a movement encouraging people to seek out short, local adventures.
    30th April 2011

    The Boy Who Biked the World: Part One: On the Road to Africa

    Ages 9 - 12 years Discover Africa by bicycle in book 1 of a delightful children's adaptation of Alastair Humphr... More

    (8 reviews)
    23rd August 2018

    Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers

    ** WINNER OF THE ORDNANCE SURVEY CHILDREN'S TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 ** Hand-selected by Alastair Humphreys, read a... More

    (7 reviews)
    30th October 2014

    The Boy Who Biked the World: Part two: Riding the Americas

    Age range 9 to 12 Tom dreams of being an adventurer. Everyone tells him he's crazy, so he decides to prove them... More

    (5 reviews)
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