David Waugh is the best-selling author of Geography textbooks in recent times, and it's possible he is the best selling geography textbook author of all time. The first Geography book to sell a million copies was apparently L Dudley Stamp's book 'The World'.
More to come on that as part of my GA Presidents Blog.
Here's a picture of him from an old copy of GA News.
Open up a cupboard or scan the shelves of geography classrooms around the country and you are likely to see some David Waugh books.
Here's a piece by David on the notion of writing textbooks which would be worth taking a look at if you are planning to do that.
Source of this chapter, which can be viewed online:
Oh, and by the way, it's pronounced 'woff'.
Image credit: Geographical Association