Join TV’s Survivorman on twelve edge-of-your-seat adventures as he proves anyone can be an outdoor explorer.
From surviving a frigid night in northern Canada to munching on grubs in the Australian Outback, Les Stroud’s passion for the outdoors has driven him to some of the planet’s most remote and beautiful locations. In Wild Outside, he invites readers into his world of wilderness adventures with fast-paced stories, nature facts, and practical advice for spending time outside. Featuring kid-friendly activities and tips like how to safely observe wildlife, Stroud shows readers that adventure awaits everywhere—whether in a jungle or a city park. Andrew P. Barr’s dramatic illustrations amp up the excitement alongside photos of Survivorman’s adventures.
Les Stroud’s work as a filmmaker, author, and musician has been celebrated around the globe. Credited with creating the survival TV genre, Les remains a prolific artist focused on celebrating nature.
Andrew P. Barr is an illustrator and graphic designer living on the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario. His illustrations have appeared in national newspapers and magazines, and on books, T-shirts, rock ‘n’ roll album covers, and movie posters.
Laura Bombier's award-winning photography has appeared internationally in magazines and the books Beyond Survivorman, Survive! and Will to Live. Laura traveled the globe with Les Stroud, shooting stills for the TV shows Survivorman and Beyond Survival.
“While the stories are written in a zippy, easy-going style, the accompanying sidebars offer an even more intriguing read.” — Quill & Quire, 01/21
“Will really appeal to all outdoors students.” — Minding the Middle, 03/01/21
“A fun, accessible book that will hold strong appeal … Highly Recommended.” — CM Reviews, 02/26/21
“Fun and entertaining.” — Crossroad Reviews, 04/25/21
“Fascinating stories … HIGHLY recommend it.” — Imagination Soup, starred review, 04/21