To My Sons Hardback

Lessons for the Wild Adventure Called Life

by Bear Grylls;


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To My Sons

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Bear Grylls’ ‘To My Sons’ is a gift of short, encouraging words and simple, line drawn cartoons for your preteen and early teen boys, setting out on the great adventure called ‘Life’. With memorable quotes and gems of advice from the Bible and other sources – including the explorer-adventurer’s own experience, the star presenter of TV shows including ‘Man Vs Wild’ prepares your sons with memorable verses, epithets, quotes, one-liners and drawn images.

In the wild places of the everyday, the jungle of life’s decisions and on the sheer faced cliffs of the mundane, Bear Gryll offers tiny tools of survival, direction finders and chiselled handholds of ascent in the lively, short lines of wisdom, advice and guidance. Presented with honesty, humour and compassion this book makes a gift, prize, award or token of encouragement for the boys in your family, school, church or care.

“This little book is the culmination of all that I have learned about the game of life. I have learned these simple truths through many mistakes and falls… I have also learned that what I value most is found close to home… I hope these simple truths help you blossom in the game of life…” Bear Grylls (Preface to ‘To My Sons’)

To My Sons by Bear Grylls was published by Lion Hudson in October 2012 and is our 891st best seller. The ISBN for To My Sons is 9780745956015.

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Publisher's Description

Mountain climber, explorer and international TV personality, Bear Grylls believes that his greatest adventure is raising his three boys. This charming book is a collection of spiritual and practical wisdom that Bear wants to share with his sons about the risks, tumbles and rewards of a well-lived life.

This humorously illustrated book is a collection of wisdom that renowned adventurer Bear Grylls wants to share with his sons about the risks, tumbles, and victories of a well-lived life. In To My Sons, Bear Grylls shares the quotes, sayings, Scripture verses and spiritual wisdom he has learned in his life the wisdom he felt was important to pass along to his three sons, Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry.

Bear's book features a series of illustrations by well-known, UK-based sketch artist Charle Mackesy. The book is a perfect gift for fathers and a poignant primer for boys and men of all ages. In a time when families are keen to get children playing outdoors again, and revisiting traditional games, fathers, grandfathers and uncles will enjoy sharing this inspiring book.

About the Author: Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls has become known around the world as one of the most recognized faces of survival and outdoor adventure. His journey to this acclaim started in the UK on the Isle of Wight, where his late father taught him to climb and sail. Trained from a young age in martial arts, Bear went on to spend three years as a soldier in the British Special Forces, serving with 21 SAS. It was here that he perfected many of the skills that his fans all over the world enjoy watching him pit against mother-nature.

Despite a free-fall parachuting accident in Africa, where he broke his back in three places, and after enduring months in military rehabilitation, Bear went on to become one of the youngest ever climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Bear went on to star in Discovery Channel’s Emmy nominated Man Vs Wild and Born Survivor TV series, which has become one of the most watched shows on the planet. Off screen, Bear has lead record-breaking expeditions, from Antarctica to the Arctic, which in turn have raised over $2.5million for children around the world.

In recognition of his expertise and service, Bear was appointed as the youngest ever Chief Scout to 28 million Scouts worldwide, awarded an honorary commission as a Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy, and has authored 10 books, including To My Sons.

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Mountain climber, explorer and international TV personality, Bear Grylls believes that his greatest adventure is raising his three boys. This charming book is a collection of spiritual and practical wisdom that Bear wants to share with his sons about the risks, tumbles and rewards of a well-lived life.

The wildy popular TV host Bear Grylls is an internationally known adventurer, author and motivational speaker. But what he really wants you to know I shta he has a wonderful wife, Shara, and three incredible sons, Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry. Bear and his family live on a small island off the Welsh coast and a barge on London’s River Thames.

In Brief: Eden Video Transcript

In ‘To My Sons’, TV adventurer and explorer, uses short memorable words of wisdom and lively cartoon drawings, to guide your preteen and early teenage boys through the great adventure called Life. Quotes from scripture and the author’s own experience provide survival tools, direction finders and vital handholds of faith and encouragement. With honesty, humour and compassion this book will make a gift, prize, award or token of encouragement for boys in your family, school, church or care.

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Page last updated 18th December 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherLion Hudson (October 2012)
Edition2nd New edition
Weight194g
Number of Pages128
Thickness13 mm
Height178 mm
Width125 mm
ISBN9780745956015
ISBN-100745956017
Product Code4039134
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