HOW TO READ WATER by Tristan Gooley to Sceptre

Tristan Gooley has been commissioned by Sceptre to write HOW TO READ WATER: CLUES, SIGNS AND PATTERNS FROM PUDDLES TO THE SEA.

Commissioning Editor Rupert Lancaster, who edited Gooley's 2014 Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS, commented: 'We're really excited to be publishing Tristan's new book. The wonderful critical and commercial response to THE WALKER'S GUIDE shows how much people enjoy Tristan's ability to explain the natural world in a way that is both clear and unpatronising. A secret of Tristan's succcess is originality, and HOW TO READ WATER briliantly demonstrates his ability to make us look afresh at the world around us.'

Tristan Gooley is a global authority on natural navigation, who has led expeditions on five continents and climbed mountains in Europe, Africa and Asia. He is an Ocean Yachtmaster and experienced singlehanded sailor and was the on-screen navigation expert for the 2014 BBC 4 television series Shipwrecks.

Gooley says: 'I want to give everyone the skills to read water. From wild swimming in Sussex to canoeing in Borneo, I'm using my own investigations and experiences to reveal the secrets of ponds, puddles, rivers, oceans and more.'

Sceptre will publish HOW TO READ WATER in April 2016. The Bookseller announcement is here.