Monthly Archives: March 2011

Favourite Animal Books: Part 3

Amongst their favourites, a few people listed zoological books or books written for a general audience but with a zoological theme. I’ve listed eleven of these here. It’s an eclectic mix but reveals perhaps the influence of the pioneers in … Continue reading

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Favourite Animal Books: Part 2

I’ve listed 15 animal novels in this second post about our favourite animals books, ranging from classics like Williamson’s Tarka the Otter to the contemporary like Jiang Rong’s Wolf Totem. As before, books highlighted by two respondents are marked with … Continue reading

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Favourite Animal Books: Part 1

As a child, I remember being enthralled by the stream-side world of BB’s Little Grey Men – how the gnomes fashioned fish hooks from bone, used snail shells for blackberry wine and could speak with the Kingfisher! A few years … Continue reading

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