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Boy Who Biked the World : On the Road to Africa (Paperback) (Alastair Humphreys)

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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, postcards, and journal entries throughout, this book provides an immersive experience for any young adventurer.

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, postcards, and journal entries throughout, this book provides an immersive experience for any young adventurer.
Number of Pages: 113
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Africa
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Alastair Humphreys
Language: English
Street Date: January 5, 2012
TCIN: 13541120
UPC: 9781903070758
Item Number (DPCI): 248-67-7922

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