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    Tom has written two highly acclaimed books about his expeditions.  Pole Dance (published in 2003) chronicles the 2002 Commonwealth South Pole Expedition, during which Tom became the youngest Briton to reach the South Pole;  

    " Told with huge enthusiasm and illustrated by some powerful pictures... A real-life adventure."   The Daily Mail

    "Anyone looking for a Christmas present for an adventurous male relative could do worse than select Avery's dramatic account of their record-breaking journey ".    Conde Nast Traveller


    To the End of the Earth, was published on both sides of the Atlantic in 2009 and describes Tom and his team’s recreation of Robert Peary and Matthew Henson’s disputed dog sledging expedition to the North Pole 100 years earlier ;   

    “A spellbinding account of one of the most important polar expeditions of recent times” .    Sir Ranulph Fiennes

    “Avery has electrified the exploration world by solving a century-old mystery”.    The Sunday Times

    “To the End of the Earth is not just about human endurance: in an extraordinary way it’s also about redefining history".   Dame Ellen MacArthur

    “Their thirty-seven day dash to the North Pole has wiped out ninety-six years of doubt about Peary’s feat”.   Gilbert Grosvenor, President, National Geographical Society


    Tom's books are available on Amazon in both hardback and paperback.