In his late-twenties, he cycled round the world..
Rob Penn is director of Bikecation
The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees, has just been published by Particular Books / Penguin. It is the story of man’s relationship with the ash tree.
His last book, the bestselling It’s All About the Bike:
the Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels (‘Gem of a book’ – Economist) is published by Penguin Press in the UK and Bloomsbury in the USA. The book has been translated into thirteen languages.
The bestselling 'It’s All About the Bike'
The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees
In 2012, Rob presented Tales from the Wild Wood, a six-part series for BBC4 about British Woodlands. Rob is patron of the Small Woods Association and Media Associate at the Sylva Foundation.
As a journalist, Rob writes for the The Guardian, Observer, Sunday Times, FT, Independent on Sunday and Conde Nast Traveller, as well as a host of cycling publications.