The Boy who Biked the World Part One

Author: Alastair Humphreys
Publisher: Eye & Lightning Books
ISBN: 9781908646330
Release Date: 2011-11-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Discover Africa by bicycle in book one of a delightful children's adaptation of Alastair Humphrey's journey around the world. In this charming caricature of Alastair Humphreys' infamous circumnavigation of the world on his bike, children are swept along with the character of Tom, an adventurous boy who feels there must be more to life than school. The first part of The Boy Who Biked the World follows Tom leaving England, cycling through Europe and all the way through Africa to the tip of South Africa. Along the way, young readers are introduced not only to the various fascinating landscapes he passes through, but also to the various people who so happily embrace him as he traveled on his journey. With engaging illustrations and journal entries throughout, this book provides an immersive experience for any young adventurer.

The Boy who Biked the World Part Three

Author: Alastair Humphreys
Publisher: Eye & Lightning Books
ISBN: 9781785630095
Release Date: 2015-09-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Tom dreamed of being an adventurer. But people told him he was crazy, so he decided to prove them wrong by cycling round the world! Books One and Two follow Tom crossing Europe and descending Africa, then pedalling through the Americas to Alaska. In Part Three - the final leg of his journey - he continues to have amazing experiences. He tackles the freezing temperatures of Siberia, rides behind reindeer in Russia, floats in a Japanese pool watched by monkeys and follows the Great Wall of China. Finally, he bikes back home to England. Tom learns about the world, and himself, as he tackles this epic journey. Based on the author's personal adventure and with engaging illustrations, maps and handwritten journal entries throughout, this book provides an immersive experience for any young adventurer.

The Boy who Biked the World Part Two

Author: Alastair Humphreys
Publisher: Eye & Lightning Books
ISBN: 9781908646989
Release Date: 2014-10-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Tom dreamed of being an adventurer. But people told him he was crazy, so he decided to prove them wrong by cycling round the world! The first book followed Tom across Europe and through the mysterious landscapes of Africa. In Part Two, Tom pedals north from the tip of South America up through the Americas towards Alaska. Based on the author's personal experiences and with engaging illustrations, maps and handwritten journal entries throughout, this book provides an immersive experience for any young adventurer. He must contend with deserts, jungles and the massive mountains of the Andes. He meets grizzly bears, fascinating locals, and even a memorable guinea pig. Tom learns about the world, and himself, as he tackles this epic journey.

Moods of Future Joys

Author: Alastair Humphreys
Publisher: Eye & Lightning Books
ISBN: 9781908646033
Release Date: 2007-11-26
Genre: Travel

This enthralling account details Alastair Humphrey's epic journey across Africa, through Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya. His experience is at times brutal, and though he faces loneliness, despair, and harsh conditions, he also survives through trust in the kindness of strangers. Moods of Future Joys is the story of the first remarkable stage of the expedition. Just two weeks into the ride the September 11th attacks, and the war that followed, changed everything. All Humphreys' plans went out the window and, instead of riding towards Australia, he suddenly found himself pedalling through the Middle East and Africa and on towards Cape Town. But his journey did not end there. In fact, this was only the beginning...

Africatrek

Author:
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
ISBN: UOM:49015002672138
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A Journey By Bicycle Through Africa From the Meditteranean sea to the Southernmost tip of Africa Cape Agulhas.