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Jessica and Stephen Parry-Valentine

Jessica and Stephen Parry-Valentine

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Jessica and Stephen Parry-Valentine are an Australian couple with a love for travel and adventure. In 2014, the desire to drop everything to explore the world overwhelmed them, and before they knew it they were flying the nest and jumping on a one-way flight across the globe . . . and they have never looked back.

Since then, they have travelled to over 80 countries, bringing 2.1 million fellow travel addicts along for the ride. With a passion for filmmaking and photography, they are well-known for their YouTube travel series: Flying the Nest is Australia's most popular travel channel on the platform.

In 2020 Jessica and Stephen embarked on their biggest adventure yet, becoming parents to little Hunter. Our Home on Wheels is their first picture book, inspired by their travels around Australia as a family.

Books by Jessica and Stephen Parry-Valentine

Hunter on Holiday: A Big Trip Around Europe

Adventure awaits! Join Hunter on her first overseas holiday: the perfect companion book for a child preparing for their first big trip and anyone daydreaming about the wonderfully wide world.

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Our Home on Wheels

The quintessential Australian road trip meets vanlife in this family adventure, celebrating our diverse landscape through the gleeful gaze of a child.

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Q&A with Jess and Stephen Parry-Valentine - Flying the Nest | Our Home on Wheels | OUT NOW

Order your copy here - penguin.com.au/books/our-home-on-wheels-9781761046827 The quintessential Australian road trip meets van life in this family adventure, celebrating our diverse landscape through the gleeful gaze of a child. Mum and Dad told me they’ve got a wild plan . . . We’re exploring Australia in a snug little van. Ride along with Hunter as she discovers beaches and billabongs, paddocks and plains, forests and dugouts, and even underwater worlds. A big adventure awaits! From Jessica and Stephen Parry-Valentine, the creators of travel channel Flying the Nest, comes a delightfully illustrated recount of a family road trip that celebrates Australia’s natural beauty.

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