Jon Muir (Author)

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Jon Muir was born in 1961. At sixteen, after watching a documentary about Mt Everest, he decided to become a professional mountaineer. He climbed extensively in New Zealand and Europe before visiting the Himalayas in 1982. He has taken part in five Everest expeditions, pioneering new routes and reaching the summit alone in 1988. He has also travelled thousands of kilometres by sea kayak, including a 52-day solo journey. The first Australian to have trekked to both Poles and climbed Everest, Jon was awarded the Order of Australia medal in 1989, the Australian Geographic Society's Adventurer of the Year medal in 2001, and the Centenary Medal in 2003.

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06 Jul 2015
Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2015 - shortlisted
The following Penguin Random House titles have been shortlsted for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2015Three to Five years:The Great Garden Mystery by Renee TremlTim and Ed by Ursula Dubosarsky, illustrated by Andrew JoynerFive to Eight Years:

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