- The Boy Who Biked the World : Part One: On the Road to Africa
- Alastair Humphreys on Traveling the World at 10 MPH | Outside Online
- Join Kobo & start eReading today
- You may also like…
The Boy Who Biked the World : Part One: On the Road to Africa
Natalie Davis Miller. Lost Treasures of Arkansas's Waterways. Alastair Humphreys. Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers. How to write a great review.
The review must be at least 50 characters long. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. You submitted the following rating and review.
Alastair Humphreys on Traveling the World at 10 MPH | Outside Online
We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them. Continue shopping. Item s unavailable for purchase. Please review your cart.
- Cookie Settings!
- The Boy Who Biked the World.
- Turning for Home.
- All Natural Murder (A Blossom Valley Mystery)!
You can remove the unavailable item s now or we'll automatically remove it at Checkout. Remove FREE. Unavailable for purchase. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. You are in the Worldwide store Not in Worldwide? Choose Store. Skip this list.
Ratings and Book Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews. Overall rating 4. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author's style Explain the rating you gave Don't Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book's price Recap the plot.
Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. Would you like us to take another look at this review? No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! You've successfully reported this review. We appreciate your feedback.
Join Kobo & start eReading today
Naturally he is ridiculed by his peers and his teachers, but the ridicule just spurs him on even more and when he gets home he makes the same announcement to his parents. Whereas most parents would nod sagely and then explain the impracticalities of such a venture for a ten year-old, Tom's mum and dad make him some sandwiches, dig out the family tent and before we know it they are waving him off as he starts his epic journey. Tom then goes on to cycle through Europe, the Middle East and the whole length of Africa.
Unbelievable, yes, but also a great deal of fun.
go site Alastair Humphreys has himself cycled around the world, and he has drawn on his own experiences whilst writing this book. As such, it is full of really interesting facts about the countries, cultures and people that Tom encounters on his journey. Some of these are built into the narrative, whereas others are presented in the form of Tom's handwritten journal. As well as the facts there are also the underlying themes throughout the story of facing your fears and aspiring to achieve your dreams.
You may also like…
These various elements to the story 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. My thanks go to Alastair Humphreys for sending me a copy. Newer Post Older Post Home.
Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom.