This unique guidebook to family walking in the English Lake District describes 10 walks between 1.2km and 5.2km on varied terrain. Aimed at encouraging children aged from 6 to 14 to take the lead, and enjoy fun walks in the Lake District. Rocky Rambler's Wild Walks is unlike any other Cicerone guide: it is aimed at the young walkers and puts them in charge! It has beautiful illustrations and a light-hearted approach, along with with clear enough instructions to ensure that no one gets lost. With six friendly characters to lead the young rambler along the Lake District pathways, the little ones are bound to have fun - and it will keep them occupied so you too can also enjoy the walk.
I'm a jet-setting, international cartoonist and author, varying my time between drawing, writing books, drawing in books (not always my own) and dreaming up more books.
Cartoon highlights include being Britain's first regular radio cartoonist (don't ask).
Writing highlights include working with Hunter Davies on The Good Guide to the Lakes, as a researcher for Melvyn Bragg's The Maid of Buttermere (which is why a George Shelbourn appears half way through). Co-authoring the Great Drives book with Stirling Moss was a blast ... he did all the routes in much less time than I drove them.
My favourite and most personal book is Drawing Cartoons, which arose out of 10 years running cartoon workshops. By the end of the book, I realised how much MORE there is to know about cartooning ...