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The Beauty in the Beast: Britain's Favourite Creatures and the People Who Love Them By Hugh Warwick,

  • Title: The Beauty in the Beast: Britain's Favourite Creatures and the People Who Love Them
  • Author: Hugh Warwick
  • ISBN: 9780857203977
  • Page: 308
  • Format: ebook
  • A 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 distinctlyA 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.
    The Beauty in the Beast Britain s Favourite Creatures and the People Who Love Them A 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 ow

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    1. Hugh Warwick has a unique concept gateway species , species which people form an attachment to, and then forge an attachment with nature in general For Hugh and for myself this species was the hedgehog.In The Beauty in the Beast Hugh goes looking for people with a deep attachment to their gateway species , and in doing so meets for charming and eccentric individuals, and gets up close and personal with many different English creatures.For Hugh, the idea was to find another creature who delighted [...]

    2. THE BEAUTY IN THE BEAST is another book of nature writing, this one with a slight twist the book is divided into chapters, each detailing a different British animal and going into some depth about it The author visits one expert for each creature bat, adder, fox, toad, etc and discusses the creature s image, behaviour, habitat, and standing in the modern world I didn t really care much about the author or his quest for a tattoo, and sometimes he seems a bit opinionated and gives some great creat [...]

    3. This is a gloriously lovely book, sharing stories about 15 wild animals in the UK It s easy to read just what I need after long shifts at work , and Hugh s inspiring and genuine My family, and I, share his love for hogs, and this book has opened windows to glance at other species too Thank you Hugh p.s rip Nigel.

    4. The delightful book catalogues some of Britain s best loved wildlife and some of the inspirational people who strive to study and protect them From the elusive otters to the charming badgers hedgehog advocate High Warwick journeys from North Scotland down to the Devonshire moors in search of these animals A journey that teaches you about the world right outside our doors I ve been inspired to be even conscious of British wildlife and I want to help my mum make her garden bee friendly for star [...]

    5. In The Beauty in the Beast, hedgehog fanatic Hugh Warwick tours around Britain to find enthusiasts for even some seemingly unlovable creatures such as bats, dragonflies, and snakes He sets up his journey as a quaint contest to decide on his next animal tattoo to join his hedgehog tat, of course You ll have to read the book to find out which unlikely beast wins This review formed part of an article about books for animal lovers on Bookkaholic.

    6. Absolutely mesmerising romp through the wilderness of Great Britain searching for the wonderfulness in what is left of the wildlife of the countryside Warwick has a captivating way of writing about the animals and their caretakers which in less capable hands, could have been a snore fest Instead I am now inspired to put on my Mac and wellies and see if I can go find some of my own wildness and wilderness Highly recommended.

    7. I loved this book,beautifully written with woodcut drawrings,at the beginning of each chapter You feel as if you are there on the riverbank watching the Dragon flies as they flit in and out,of the reeds ,hear the owls as the hoot,and screach at night This is a must read for anyone,who loves wildlife.

    8. My favourite chapter in this book was about the robin, and for that alone I brought this book home from me to pas on to my mum

    9. great, well written book it s lovely to see that there are people out there who are as mad and passionate about animals as I am

    10. Delightful stories of animal and nature obsessives to restore faith in humanity Well written but loaded with interesting facts on each species.

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