The Worst Journey in the Worldis one of my absolutely all-time favorite books!
The reason I am using exclamation marks is because I am thrilled!! This book has been out of print for some time, and has now been released again! (I found it on Amazon.com!) So I can buy a copy!! Of my own!! And not be forced to resort to stealing a copy from the Mississauga public library!!
This book is written (several decades after the fact) by an English chap named Apsley Cherry-Girard from his diaries of his trip with Scott to the South Pole. It is a fantastic story!
If you loved The March of the Penguins (DVD), you'll love the added detail and insight this book will give you!