“Cherry” joined the Terra Nova Expedition at the age of 24, as Assistant Zoologist and “Adaptable Helper.” He participated in all the major sledging journeys, including the ghastly midwinter trek to Cape Crozier to collect penguin eggs which gave The Worst Journey in the World its title. After returning to Britain he served in the First World War. For the rest of his life, Cherry was a dedicated conservationist and historian of the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration.
Sarah trained as an animator in Canada and has worked in Vancouver, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and London. At 26, she heard a radio dramatisation of The Worst Journey in the World, which led to throwing away her career and moving to England to make the graphic novel. She went to Antarctica in 2019 with the NSF’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, and is currently an Institute Associate at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.
Making Our Easting Down is the first in what will be a four-volume full-colour graphic serialisation of The Worst Journey in the World, made in cooperation with the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge.
220pp.; of which 149 are full-colour comic and 54 are annotations
Paperback and eBook will be available for preorder from Indie Novella soon.