Jack And Charlie: Boys Of The Bush
The true story of two boys who live on the wild and rugged West Coast of the South Island. Join Jack (9) and Charlie (7) as they go whitebaiting and fishing, panning for gold, chopping wood with their tomahawks, firing at targets with their bows and arrows, plucking ducks, camping in the bush and rafting down rivers. Narrated by older brother Jack (with some help from his dad, the famous adventurer Josh James the Kiwi Bushman), Jack and Charlie- Boys of the Bush is sure to become a New Zealand family classic.
- Paperback | 176 pages
- 201 x 239 x 13mm | 608g
- 27 Jun 2016
- Penguin Group (NZ)
- Auckland, New Zealand
About Jack Marcotte
Jack Marcotte - who was nine at the time of writing his book with his father - is the older brother of Charlie and son of Josh Marcotte, commonly known as the Kiwi Bushman. They live on the rugged West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. Josh grew up in Napier and the Ruapehu region and has worked in shearing, forestry and rafting in Canada and New Zealand. These days he spends as much time fishing and hunting as he can, also guiding and trapping possums. He owns and operates a white-water rafting company specialising in wilderness expedition trips.