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The Boy Who Biked The World

“Aimed primarily at children, this is an exciting adventure story about a boy cycling around the world (this book focuses on Africa), drawing heavily on the author’s experiences of his own round-the-world cycling odyssey. It’s entertaining but it also educates with its abundance of information, and is sure to inspire. A perfect choice for any parent of a would-be cycle adventurer.” – Women’s Cycling

“An enjoyable adventure story packed full of facts. Would make great discussion points for primary school kids if used as a class reader, and it is also cross-curricular, covering subjects such as geography, religion, languages and a number of other subjects.” – Book Zone For Boys

128 pages. Black and white illustrations.
Signed by the Author.
Have a sneak preview inside the book by clicking here.
£5.99 + £2 P&P – UK only. Overseas customers please click here
Discount for bulk purchases (>20 copies): ideal for schools (enquire here).

Tom’s journey bears uncanny similarities to the author’s own ride round the world.

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Alastair Humphreys is a qualified teacher. Each year he gives talks in schools to many thousands of children. Over time he has learned exactly which aspects of his own experiences resonate most with children.

Bulk purchases (20 or more) are subject to discount – [email for info]: perfect for classes to read in schools following a talk from Alastair.

The Boy Who Biked the World is a fun, educational account of the first stage of Tom’s journey round the world, riding the length of Africa. Its SMOG readability is 12.
Have a sneak preview inside the book by clicking here.

128 pages. Black and white illustrations.
Signed by the Author.
£5.99 + £2 P&P – UK only.

Overseas customers please click here.

The book is also available on Amazon.

Any teachers who are using this as a class book may enjoy these learning resources, kindly put together by teacher Becky Dunn:

 
 

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