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 also features a series of illustrations by well-known, UK-based sketch artist Charles 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.
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 GBP2.5million 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.