Sailor, adventurer, politician, and best-selling author—Jack London was all these things and more! In this BrainPOP UK movie, you’ll meet this remarkable character, and find out how he crammed so much life into just 40 short years. In this educational, animated movie you’ll learn about London’s hardscrabble childhood on the streets of Oakland in the US, and how his love of books wasn’t deterred by the fact that he stopped going to school at age 13. You’ll follow on his adventures to the Klondike region of northwest Canada, where he doesn’t find much gold, but returns home with a ton of ideas for books and short stories some of which became very famous – such as “White Fang” and “Call of the Wild”. You’ll see how London’s socialist leanings informed such works as “The People of the Abyss.” Finally, you’ll learn about London’s impact on later authors, including Ernest Hemingway and Jack Kerouac. So heed the call of the wild, and click on this movie!