Go Wild –101 things to do outdoors before you grow up
By Jo Schofield and Fiona Danks
Published by Frances Lincoln on 2nd April 2009 (www.franceslincoln.com)
Go Wild offers the chance to seek adventure and face up to challenges in the natural world. Find out about building your own shelter, making a fire, carving your own catapult, foraging for wild foods and making a flint knife. Go Wild aims to inspire everyone, but especially youngsters between the ages of 8 and 16, to go and try something new. This is accessible bushcraft, things you can do for real not just watch on television. Discover what pleasures a simpler life outdoors can offer without spending a fortune; perhaps the next generation could be urban bushmen, equally comfortable in both natural and technological surroundings!
- “Go Wild! is just what families need to escape from virtual worlds and rediscover the wonders of the real one. It provides the perfect recipe for transforming cotton wool kids into confident, independent, resilient young people. Every family should have a copy.” Sue Palmer, author of Toxic Childhood
- “A joyous celebration of independence, the great outdoors and taking risks, this is the ideal solution to a credit crunch summer holiday – nature comes conveniently free” Daily Mail
- “If your children are fascinated by Ray Mears and Bear Grylls then try this very accessible introduction to the wild life.” Families Magazine