Adventure Walks For Families
The Adventure Walks London Map is as much for Londoners as it is for tourists: this visual guide is simple to
navigate and packed with thrilling things to do, things to spot, where to get the best views and tourist hotspots. It has been devised by the authors to inspire passion in their home city, a place where you can uncover hidden gems, source traditional sweeties and eateries or discover off the beaten track museums. So whether you have a temperamental toddler (or teen) in tow, this map can help steer you in the right direction.
The Bumper Book of London is a lively, fun miscellany for kids (and fact obsessed grown-ups). A rip-roaring romp through the story of London, from Roman times to the 21st Century and everything inbetween, from Kings and Queens and Football, to Crime and Punishment, Power and Politics and, most importantly, stacks of facts on poo through the ages.This is history with a punch!
Each factoid-laden chapter is cheerfully illustrated and laid out in bite-size chunks: London Firsts, Secret London, Spooky London, London Landmarks, London Lingo plus loads of funny bits, things to spot, recipes, songs and Did you Knows to feed the seemingly insatiable appetites of fact-hungry children. Discover the silliest, scariest, funniest, smallest, tallest, oldest and newest things in London.
"The book is great - full of random stuff that your teachers don't teach you. I loved the funny street names, the London lingo and the modern skyline." Tom Smeeton (aged 13)
London Adventure Walks for Families is Becky and Clare's child friendly walks book. It tells London's amazing story in 25 innovative and imaginative trails unearthing what the Romans did for London, jumping into pavement drawings with Mary Poppins, climbing Primrose Hill to look for the 101 Dalmatian puppies, chopping off heads with the Tudors and following the Great Fire of London. The London Adventure Walks for Families is the essential family guide book packed with museums to visit, secret places to find, idyllic places to linger, games to play and the basics of where to eat and how to get about. This book is the guide for Londoners and tourists alike.
Adventure Walks for Families is Becky and Clare's first foray into writing books for children and families. The book is a collection of 25 country walks in easy reach of London, inspired by a theme such as a castle, a beach, bird watching or a favourite children's story. Packed with diverting things to do and ideas to fire a child's imagination it includes games to play and plenty of good old fashioned fun. Re-discover the simple delights of the great outdoors: getting muddy; running wild; climbing trees'; making camps and having a good walk. Adventure Walks was Time Out's Kids Book of the Week 2008.
The Adventurer's Notebook is a companion to the Adventure Walks books, with heaps of white space for creative young minds to fill with drawings, stories and ideas. Complete with bird, flower, animal and tree identification charts and tips, ideas of games to play and things to do in the wild. Whether scavenging on the beach, playing in the park, climbing trees in the woods or just hanging out in the back garden on a summer's day, it is the perfect notebook for inquisitive children to take in their pocket.
Becky Jones and Clare Lewis