Bear has amassed a very large collection of books – from the inspirational and motivational to children’s books.

On this page, we’ve tried our best to gather all of the Bear Grylls books in one place to help you find what you need to learn from Bear.

 

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Non-fiction: Survival

Bear GRYLLS SURVIVAL SKILLS HANDBOOK LINE

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you were stranded in the wild? Would you be able to find water and food? Could you find shelter, make a fire, identify dangerous plants, or tend to injuries? With this handbook line of Bear Grylls books, you would certainly increase your understanding of these topics and much more! This line features a wealth of survival knowledge across many types of environments, along with books on crucial survival skills. Whether you or someone you know is a casual hiker or a serious backcountry adventurer, this line of books is an excellent addition to the library!

Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Polar (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Rainforest (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Desert (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Mountains (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Firecraft & Campfire Cooking (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Expedition Planning (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Exercise (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Nutrition (2018)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Signalling (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Weather Watching (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Dangerous Plants (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Dangerous Animals (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Camping (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Knots (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: First Aid (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Shelter Building (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Dangers and Emergencies (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Hiking (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Maps and Navigation (2017)
Bear Grylls Survival Skills Handbook: Tracking (2017)

How to Stay Alive: The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation (2018 edition)

In this latest edition of survival references, former SAS soldier Bear Grylls instructs readers in the basics of wilderness survival, such as building fires and crafting shelters. Also, Bear covers how to survive in many specific emergencies that an individual may encounter in their lives, detailing what to do in events like kidnappings. This book is a must for anyone who enjoys being prepared for whatever life throws at them!

How to Stay Alive: The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation (2017 edition)

Detailing a wealth of survival information accumulated through a lifetime of experience, former SAS soldier Bear Grylls guides readers through many of the essential skills that could save their lives in an emergency. How to Stay Alive: The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation covers topics from navigating the perils of the wilderness to surviving emergencies in an urban jungle.

Extreme Food: What to Eat When Your Life Depends on It (2015)

The ability to acquire food in the wild has been greatly diminished in many individuals, thanks to how abundant it is in modern society. Eating and/or improperly preparing the wrong plant or animal can have dire consequences. In Extreme Food: What to Eat When Your Life Depends on It, survivalist Bear Grylls instructs readers how to identify and prepare food sources that could save lives in an emergency.

Extreme Survivors: 60 of the World’s Most Extreme Survival Stories (2014)

History is full of stories that demonstrate how strong the human will to survive can be. This book covers 60 of these stores, offering details and photographs throughout. Learn about survivors of the 9/11 Twin Tower attack, prison escapes, mountain survival, and much more! This book is an excellent addition to any survivalist and history enthusiast’s collection.

Living Wild: The Ultimate Guide to Scouting and Fieldcraft (2010)

Have you ever wondered what to do if you were lost in the wilderness? Would you know how to find food, water, and shelter? Would you be able to safely navigate back to civilization? Survivalist Bear Grylls covers these topics and so much more! Learn how to navigate through hazardous terrain, find resources, build fires, and many other survival skills that could save yours or someone else’s life.

Great Outdoor Adventures: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Outdoor Pursuits (2009)

Lending his vast outdoor experience, Bear Grylls details to readers how to maximize their own outdoor experiences. Learn how to prepare for a hike, navigate, kite surf, and much more. This is an excellent read for anyone who enjoys the outdoors and wants to expand their understanding on a wide range of activities!

Man vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth (2008)

If you have ever wondered what to do if you were stranded out in the wilderness, this is the book for you. Former SAS soldier and survivalist Bear Grylls instructs readers how to make it out alive in harsh environments such as jungles, mountains, deserts, and seas. Learn survival basics like how to safely navigate the terrain, find food and water, create shelters, and more.

True Grit (2001)

In True Grit, Bear Grylls details some of the extreme survival stories that he draws inspiration from. Learn how individuals endured some of the harshest conditions imaginable, demonstrating an amazing will to survive.

Non-fiction: Autobiography

Mud, Sweat, and Tears: The Autobiography (2013)

Bear Grylls takes readers on a journey through his life, sharing the stories and events that made him the man he is today. Follow him from his beginnings off the coast of Britain to his time with the SAS. Learn of his epic Mount Everest climb, only 18 months after doctors were unsure if he would even walk again from injury. This makes an excellent read for any Bear Grylls fan!

Bear Grylls: Two All-Action Adventures (2012)

Containing two of Bear Grylls’ most epic adventures, Bear Grylls: Two All-Action Adventures shares the stories previously released in his books Facing Up and Facing the Frozen Ocean. Learn of Bear’s battle against Mount Everest and his rafting attempt in the north Atlantic in this exciting compilation.

Facing the Frozen Ocean: One Man’s Dream to Lead a Team Across the Treacherous North Atlantic (2005)

This book is an account of the north Atlantic rafting trip of Bear Grylls and crew. Beginning in northern Canada, the trip took the group through storms and treacherous waters filled with icebergs as they attempted the first unassisted crossing of the north Atlantic on an inflatable raft.

Kid Who Climbed Everest: The Incredible Story of A 23-Year-Old’s Summit Of Mt. Everest (2004)

Learn of Bear Grylls’ amazing journey to the summit of Mt. Everest in this inspirational book. Having endured a serious injury during a parachute accident, Bear pushed through his recovery to take on the mountain only 18 months later. Read accounts of the hardships during the planning of his trip and the many obstacles faced once on the mountain. This is an excellent book that demonstrates what is possible with the will to endure.

Facing Up: A Remarkable Journey to the Summit of Mt Everest (2001)

After injuring his back in a parachuting incident, Bear Grylls became one of the youngest individuals of the UK to ever reach the summit of Mt. Everest only 18 months later. Learn of the perils he and his fellow climbers faced during their journey up the mountain. Bear shows readers what is possible with the strength to persevere.

Non-fiction: Health

Fuel for Life (2015)

Tackling nutrition and common nutritional myths, Bear Grylls offers advice to readers on what they can eat to fuel their bodies for optimal performance. Inside, Bear offers up recipe ideas for foods such as burgers and pizzas, using healthy ingredients that will fuel the body for whatever life demands.

A Survival Guide for Life: How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character (2014)

In this addition to the extensive library of Bear Grylls books, A Survival Guide for Life: How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character, pulls from Bear’s lifetime of experience overcoming personal struggles and the planet’s harshest environments to offer advice to his readers how they can live better lives. An excellent book for those seeking to learn how to make the most of and endure their own struggles.

Your Life – Train for It (2014)

Step into the gym with Bear Grylls in Your Life – Train for It. Featuring detailed training regimens and step-by-step photographic demonstrations, this book is an excellent resource for those looking to develop a fitness routine or supplement their current training. Bear shows readers that time should not be an excuse for skipping exercise with his 3-minute to 30-minute sessions designed to help you reach optimal fitness.

Non-fiction: Parenting

To My Sons: Lessons for the Wild Adventure Called Life (2012)

Pulling from the wisdom and experience of a lifetime of adventure, Bear Grylls seeks to share with his sons the things he has learned along the way. Bear offers biblical scripture verses and quotes that have inspired him as he seeks to inspire his sons and readers. Additionally, the many cartoons throughout the book make for an enjoyable reading experience.

With Love, Papa (2009)

In this touching addition to the collection of Bear Grylls books, Bear offers up advice to his sons on how to live full, successful lives. Featuring many inspirational quotes, cartoons, and stories, this book is an excellent read for parents.

Fiction

Will Jaeger Trilogy

Join former SAS soldier Will Jaeger in this exciting line of thrillers from Bear Grylls. Each book in the series features edge-of-your-seat adventure as Will faces new Nazi-inspired threats. From tracking missing uranium, trekking through jungles filled with rabid wildlife, to avenging fallen comrades, this series delivers!

The Hunt (2018)
Burning Angels (2016)
Ghost Flight (2015)

Young Readers: Non-Fiction

BEAR GRYLLS ACTIVITY AND COLORING BOOKS

Know a child or teen that enjoys learning about the natural world? Well, this line of Bear Grylls books consists of many activity and coloring books that may be a perfect addition to their library! This great line of books covers a range of nature topics and contains many great activities such as: word searches, coloring activities, nature facts, quizzes, and more. Encourage their educational development and appreciation for nature with the following:

Bear Grylls Sticker Activity: Reptiles & Amphibians (2018)
Predators Activity Book (2018)
Extreme Animals Activity Book (2018)
Endangered Animals Activity Book (2018)
Polar Worlds Activity Book (2017)
Wild Survival Activity Book (2017)
Amazing Birds Activity Book (2017)
Beastly Bugs Activity Book (2017)
Dangerous Animals Activity Book (2016)
Animal Detective Activity Book (2016)
Reptiles and Amphibians Coloring Book (2018)
In the Jungle Coloring Book (2018)

Bear Grylls Epic Adventures Series – Epic Voyages (2018)

Bear Grylls Epic Voyages chronicles some of history’s greatest journeys through locations such as Antarctica and the Polynesian Islands, featuring amazing photographs along the way. Also contains one of Bear Grylls’ journeys through the seas of the Arctic.

Bear Grylls Epic Adventures Series – Epic Flights (2018)

Detailing some of history’s greatest flights, Bear Grylls Epic Flights takes readers on adventures over the Atlantic, into space, and more, featuring amazing photographs along the way. Also, Bear Grylls adds one of his adventures paragliding through the Himalayas.

Bear Grylls Epic Adventures Series – Epic Climbs (2017)

Some of history’s greatest mountain climbing expeditions are detailed in Bear Grylls Epic Climbs. Learn about these dangerous adventures in locations like the Himalayas and the European Alps and enjoy the many excellent photographs throughout the book. Bear includes a chapter detailing some of his own climbing experiences.

Bear Grylls Epic Adventures Series – Epic Expeditions (2017)

Covering some of history’s most amazing expeditions, Bear Grylls Epic Expeditions details how travelers had to cope with the numerous hardships and trials associated with their journeys. Many amazing photographs accompany these accounts. Additionally, Bear includes a chapter covering his own adventures.

Bear Grylls Extreme Planet (2016)

Adventurer Bear Grylls takes readers on a journey through many of the extremes of planet Earth, offering up facts on the planet’s coldest, hottest, highest, and lowest areas – just to name a few.

Bear Grylls Survival Camp (2016)

Survival expert Bear Grylls shares his extensive knowledge with readers on wilderness survival techniques across a wide range of environments such as forests, mountains, jungles, oceans, rivers, and much more. This is a great addition to any budding adventurer’s library!

Young Readers: Fiction

BEAR GRYLLS ADVENTURES SERIES

In this line of fictional children’s books, Bear Grylls takes on a new challenge, a new location, and a new child for an exciting adventure in each book of the series. On these adventures, the children learn a variety of useful skills and lessons that they can then apply to their normal lives.

Bear Grylls Adventures 8: The Safari Challenge (2018)
Bear Grylls Adventures 7: The Volcano Challenge (2018)
Bear Grylls Adventures 6: The Earthquake Challenge (2017)
Bear Grylls Adventures 5: The River Challenge (2017)
Bear Grylls Adventures 4: The Sea Challenge (2017)
Bear Grylls Adventures 3: The Jungle Challenge (2017)
Bear Grylls Adventures 2: The Desert Challenge (2017)
Bear Grylls Adventures 1: The Blizzard Challenge (2017)

New Jungle Book Adventures: Return to the Jungle (2017)

Returning to the Wainganga River, Mak must track down an elephant that has been captured by a merchant, while also using his many skills to survive. Joined by his friend Diya, the two venture deep into the jungle on their quest to free the captive elephant in the second part of this book series inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book.

New Jungle Book Adventures: Spirit of the Jungle (2017)

In book one of Bear Grylls’ New Jungle Book series – inspired by the Rudyard Kipling classic – we follow the adventure of Mak, as he wakes up to find himself lost deep in a jungle in India after a flood washes him into the wilderness. He must face numerous challenges such as the hazardous terrain, dangerous wildlife, and hostile poachers if he is to make it back to alive. Along his way, he encounters and receives aid from some of the jungle’s wildlife.

Teen: Fiction

BEAR GRYLLS MISSION SURVIVAL BECK GRANGER SERIES

Follow the exciting adventures of Beck Granger in this long-running, fictional collection of Bear Grylls books. Taking place in locations throughout the world, each installment of this series features a new challenge for Beck, which will test his survival skills and ability to adapt to whatever situation he finds himself in. An excellent edition to any young adventurer’s library!

Mission Jaguar (2016)
Mission Raptor (2016)
Mission Dragon (2016)
Mission Typhoon (2016)
Mission Survival 8: Lair of the Leopard (2015)
Mission Survival 7: Rage of the Rhino (2015)
Mission Survival 6: Strike of the Shark (2014)
Mission Survival 5: Claws of the Crocodile (2014)
Mission Survival 4: Tracks of the Tiger (2010)
Mission Survival 3: Sands of the Scorpion (2009)
Mission Survival 2: Way of the Wolf (2009)
Mission Survival 1: Gold of the Gods (2008)