DescriptionA delightful portrait of some of the UK's best-loved wild animals and birds and the colourful enthusiasts who champion their causes.
Meet Paul, the amazing beaver-man up who lives in Perthshire, the owl-man from Somerset, and the water vole-woman from Shropshire. They are all amazing characters who manage to carry a deep knowledge of their chosen species within a distinctly quirky shell. Other animals making an appearance include otters , house sparrows, robins , owls, bats, badgers, dolphins, toads, dragonflies, moths, foxes and adders.
Hugh Warwick, animal enthusiast and hedgehog fanatic, writes a series of affectionate and quirky homages to the animals of the British Isles, composed of fieldwork and interviews with the people who love and conserve them.
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- publication date: 26/04/2012
- ID: 9780857203977
- book language: en
- publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
- publisher imprint: Simon & Schuster UK
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