Farley Mowat

Canadian, 1921 – 2014

Farley Mowat was a Canadian writer, environmentalist, and activist. After serving in the military and exploring as a field technician in remote areas of Canada, Mowat published his first book, People of the Deer, in 1952. Over the next half-century he published dozens of titles, and is best known for Never Cry Wolf , an account of his adventures studying Arctic wolves in northern Manitoba. Over his long career, Mowat received the Mark Twain Award, the Governor General’s Award for Juvenile Fiction, and the first and only Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Outdoor Book Award.