The extraordinary life story of the world's most intrepid young explorer in a new edition for younger readers.
Bear Grylls' prime-time TV adventure series are some of the
most watched shows on the planet, reaching an estimated 1.2 billion
viewers in over 200 countries. Bear is the host of ITV's Mission
Survive and Channel 4's BAFTA winning The Island with Bear
Grylls. He is the author of twenty books, including the
international number one bestseller Mud, Sweat and
He originally served as a Trooper with 21 SAS, and subsequently led many record-breaking expeditions to the world's extremes, raising millions of pounds for children's charities. In recognition of this Bear was made an honorary Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy as well as a Colonel in the elite Royal Marines Commandos. He is also currently the youngest ever Chief Scout and an inspirational figure to the 40-million-strong youth movement. He was appointed OBE in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.
Thanks to revolutionizing his diet, Bear is at the peak of his mental and physical health - as befits doing one of the most demanding adventure 'jobs' on the planet.