Sam Sedgman: Epic Adventures (free event)


Saturday 19th February 2022, 10am, FREE EVENT

Storysmith, 236 North Street, Bristol, BS3 1JD

After huge success with his Adventures on Trains series written with M.G. Leonard, Sam Sedgman’s stunning new book Epic Adventures: Explore The World in 12 Amazing Train Journeys, which details continent-spanning train journeys from across the globe. Sam will be telling us all about the book and the journeys themselves, and answering all your pertinent travel-based questions!

This event is free to attend and suitable for ages 7+. Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment! 

Booking is only required for children! It’s not necessary to reserve a ticket for adults.

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About Sam Sedgman

Sam Sedgman is a bestselling author and presenter. Before writing stories for children, he worked as a playwright, journalist, and digital producer, and founded a company making murder mystery treasure hunts for adventurous Londoners. Written with his friend, M. G. Leonard, The Highland Falcon Thief was Sam’s first book for young readers. A lifelong fan of puzzles, games, and detective fiction, he grew up with a railway at the bottom of his garden and has been mad about trains ever since. He lives in London.

About Epic Adventures

From Adventures on Trains author and British Book Award 2021 winner, Sam Sedgman, comes a beautiful and informative book encapsulating the excitement and wonder of adventure and travel – all seen through the world’s most wondrous train journeys. Climb onboard and travel across six continents, 34 countries and numerous cities via twelve of the world’s most amazing train journeys. Bestselling author Sam Sedgman will delight with his descriptive and illuminative text about train journeys including the Eurostar (London to Amsterdam), Orient Express (Paris to Istanbul), the first Transcontinental Railroad (Chicago to San Francisco) and the Rejuvenation Express (Beijing to Hong Kong).

Each locomotive adventure reveals some of the rich history, culture, landscape and wildlife of the countries travelled. Take in the safari sights of Southern Africa, wrap up warm in the Arctic Circle, celebrate Chinese New Year and taste some tea in India whilst on a toy train – there’s a whole world to discover when travelling by train!Detailed, colourful illustrations by Sam Brewster brings the facts and journeys to life. Epic Adventures will appeal to culture-, travel-, locomotive-fans of all ages.

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