Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John Muir (Hardcover)
Told for the first time in a graphic novel, this is the exciting life story of John Muir--who sailed to America as a boy and ended up changing the world.
John Muir led an adventurous life, starting with his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland and culminating in his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, an explorer, a bold champion of wilderness--and even made friends with a president His heart was always in the outdoors and he aimed to experience all he could. Most importantly, though, John Muir told the world about the wonders of nature. His words made a difference and inspired people in many countries to start protecting planet Earth-- and they still do.
About the Author
Julie Bertagna is an award-winning author of acclaimed books and short stories for children and young adults. Exodus has won various awards including a Friends of the Earth Eco Prize for Creativity and a Santa Monica Public Library Green Prize for Literature. Awards in her native Scotland include the Children's Book of the Year and the Catalyst Book Prize. Julie lives in Glasgow, Scotland. William Goldsmith is a British writer and illustrator teaching illustration at the British Higher School of Art and Design. His work has appeared in a range of publications and exhibitions in the United Kingdom and overseas. His other graphic novels are The Bind and Vignettes of Ystov, published by Jonathan Cape. William currently lives in Moscow, Russian Federation.