Information about John Muir | Books

John Muir, Earth – Planet, Universe

A graphic novel based upon the life of John Muir and produced by the Scottish Book Trust. Teaching support notes and pupil activities accompany the book to show Muir’s story in a new way, and to help develop an increased awareness of the natural environment and the importance of protecting it.


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.