Richard Irvine

Richard Irvine is an experienced outdoor educator, trainer, and writer specializing in experiential learning in woodlands. He has a passion for the power of residential and outdoor learning and has an in depth understanding of the subject. He is author of the award-winning Forest Craft and Wild Days. He is endorsed by the Forest School Association and is Associate Lecturer (Outdoor and Adventure Education) at Plymouth Marjon University. In his spare time, Richard can be found whittling, spoon carving, or practicing archery at his home in Devon, England.

Ulysses Black is a talented visual artist based in Brighton, England. His linocuts have featured widely on theater poster design and arts venues. His unique hand-made lino cut illustrations will feature on the cover as well as throughout the book as chapter openers.