Mr Oli Goes Up The Mountain
by Andrew MacLeod and Justine Castillo
About the Book
The story of the new chldren's hero: Mr. Oli!
In this book Mr Oli sets about climbing to the top of a Mount Pinatubo to swim in a lake with his friends - but on the way he meets the challenges of smakes and animals, and big rivers - but in the end he makes it to the top!
A series of books will follow.
Having been confronted with enormous challenges in war and disaster settings, Andrew MacLeod has proved to be a highly accomplished leader who has catalysed and mobilised multi-faceted teams in difficult and diverse circumstances. Working with partners at both the elite and grass roots levels, MacLeod has led teams that applied innovative commercial, humanitarian and social approaches to highly complex problem solving and achieved clear, measurable results. MacLeod initially worked as a Marine Litigation Attorney in Melbourne, Sydney and London before being recruited by the International Committee of the Red Cross to deal with military factions in Yugoslavia and Rwanda. He moved to the United Nations and ran high level humanitarian teams under great pressure to deliver results in the most arduous of circumstances, crossing cultures, borders and front lines of battle. He ran the early warning for UNHCR and then moved on to several disaster settings, including Pakistan and Philippines.