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Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John Muir

This new John Muir Graphic Novel is a visual showcase of Muir’s adventurous life, starting with his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland to his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, a global explorer, and the first modern environmentalist. His words made a difference and inspired people in many countries to start protecting planet Earth – and they still do. The original ‘John Muir, Earth – Planet, Universe’ version is available for free at the Scottish Book Trust as a pdf and includes teaching notes and resources.


John Muir: My Life With Nature by Joseph Cornell

A unique autobiography told in the words of John Muir and brimming with his spirit and adventures. With text selected and retold by Joseph Cornell, author of Sharing Nature with Children, the book offers an ideal introduction.


Restless Fires

A detailed rendering of young John Muir’s thousand-mile walk to the Gulf, particularly examining the development of Muir’s environmental thought after recovering from partial blindness due to a factory accident.