About the Author
For fourteen of her past nineteen years in Alaska, Romey Atchley has lived with her husband, David, and two sons in the Nowitna National Wildlife Refuge. They are the only people living in this remote natural wilderness area. Their cabin is over two hundred miles from the nearest road—beyond access to schools, doctors, and grocery stores. Romey and her family live among the wild animals where they hunt, fish, garden, tan hides, and home school their children. Through her writings, drawings, and photographs, she brings her wilderness experiences to life for others to share. From the Alaskan Wilderness: The Adventures of Barefoot and Boofoot is the first in a series of Romey Atchley, look out for her next book, “From the Alaskan Wilderness: The Adventures of Barefoot and Boofoot,” Summer, In Which Boofoot Finds His Herd.