From A to B: A Cartoon Guide to Getting Around by Bike (Hardcover)

From A to B: A Cartoon Guide to Getting Around by Bike By Dave Walker Cover Image
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Description


'Pure joy. Happy, generous, funny, kind, wise and full of fresh air. An absolutely wonderful book.' – Jeremy Vine

'Engaging, entertaining and enlightening' - Chris Boardman

'A glorious celebration of the wonder and absurdity of cycling' – Ned Boulting


'Hilarious' – Cycling Weekly


More joyful cycling cartoons from the renowned Cycling Cartoonist.


Inside you'll find over 100 full-page cartoons that cast an affectionate eye over the delights and challenges of cycling: from everyday commuting to cycling adventures, and everything in between.

This cartoon manifesto for pedal-powered transport is a mixture of comedic insights and actually useful information, for everyone from beginners to seasoned cycling campaigners. These are funny, thoughtful and powerful cartoons from best-selling cartoonist Dave Walker, celebrating the simple pleasure of getting from A to B on two wheels.

Topics addressed include:

- Motivational sentiments for riding up hills
- Ways to keep your saddle dry in the rain
- Things you could carry on a cargo bike
- A traffic report for the National Cycle Network

About the Author


Dave Walker is a cartoonist and illustrator living in South Essex, UK. His cycling cartoons have been published by The Guardian, Cycling UK, and others. Dave has had a weekly cartoon in the Church Times since 2005.
Find him at cyclingcartoons.com, and on Twitter @davewalker

Praise For…


“Pure joy. Happy, generous, funny, kind, wise and full of fresh air. An absolutely wonderful book.” —Jeremy Vine

“Engaging, entertaining and enlightening” —Chris Boardman

“A glorious celebration of the wonder and absurdity of cycling” —Ned Boulting

“A treasure trove of line-drawn persuasion” —The Washing Machine Post

“Cartoonist and cyclist Dave Walker has put together this hilarious coffee table book full of cycling-related illustrations - Review of The Cycling Cartoonist” —Cycling Weekly

“I would be very surprised if there wasn't at least one page in this book with which any subculture of cyclist could not identify. Review of The Cycling Cartoonist” —thewashingmachinepost

“With luck, Walker may be at the forefront of a renaissance of the art of cycling cartoons. I for one would be happy to see more exponents of the art showing off their talents if they are as good as this. Review of Cycling Cartoonist” —www.podiumcafe.com

“I laughed out loud... There's so much in this book that will appeal to any rider. Review of The Cycling Cartoonist” —www.ridevelo.cc

“Dave combines artistic ability with insight to show just why a picture is worth a thousand words. Engaging, entertaining and enlightening without relying on text is a rare ability.” —Chris Boardman



Product Details
ISBN: 9781472976130
ISBN-10: 1472976134
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport
Publication Date: September 7th, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English