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In Quest of Adventure- 25 Challenges to do before you’re 12’ by ‘Austin & Nicola Gregg’
Rediscover the simplicity of fun and the joy of play with this adventure packed interactive book. Children are given the platform to put down the phone, shut down the screen and return to the outdoors while providing parents with nostalgic memories of childhood past.
Children are encouraged to take on the challenge of completing this bucket list of 25 challenges before they’re 12. Chronicle each adventure with an action photograph, brief report & sticker to track your journey. The book transforms into a time-capsule of childhood and a cherished keepsake for all the family. The adventure culminates with a completed Certificate of Completion, confirming that you are ‘a fun-loving, adventure-chasing, thrill-seeking, fully-fledged Bucketeer’! Packed full of exciting challenges, Finn and Ayla will guide you through this awesome voyage which will stretch your imagination and inspire you to try new things.
Austin and Nicola are a husband and wife team with over twenty years’ experience as primary school teachers, they have seen first-hand the decline in active childhoods and the rise in a sedentary lifestyle. They live on their family farm with their three boys Finnán (5), Páidí (3) and Séimí (1) in south County Wexford. They are passionate about outdoor living, sport and exploring the world around them.
Austin has many interests including, self-sufficient living, bee-keeping and traditional crafts. He enjoys reading and writing poetry, short stories and plays.
Nicola competes in marathons, triathlons, and adventure racing. The Health Promoting School and Active Flag coordinator in her school, she enjoys instilling a love of healthy living in her school community.
‘The ideal way to take a break from screens, this book should be top of your bucket list’ – Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl
‘In Quest of Adventure acts as a great incentive to get children outdoors, increasing their capacity to learn while improving their gross and fine motor skills’ – Mark Kelly, School Principal
‘This book is a fantastic resource for families. The wide range of challenges foster creativity, imagination and active learning’ – Aoife O Connor, Educational Psychologist
‘We really enjoyed making these memoires and compiling them in this fabulous book, it is a keepsake that we will treasure as our children get older.’
-Mary Murphy, Parent