Publication Date: 21/05/2020 ISBN: 9781908213792 Category:

Diary of a Young Naturalist – SIGNED COPIES AVAILABLE!

Dara McAnulty

Publisher: Little Toller Books
Publication Date: 21/05/2020 ISBN: 9781908213792 Category:
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As Dara popped into see us here in Bath, we have signed copies of his brilliant book available

Description

Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of Dara McAnulty’s world, from spring to summer, autumn to winter, on his home patch, at school, in the wild and in his head. Evocative, raw and beautifully written, this very special book vividly explores the natural world from the perspective of an autistic teenager juggling homework, exams and friendships alongside his life as a conservationist and environmental activist. With a sense of awe and wonder, Dara describes in meticulous detail encounters in his garden and the wild, with blackbirds, whooper swans, red kites, hen harriers, frogs, dandelions, skylarks, bats, cuckoo flowers, Irish hares and many more species. The power and warmth of his words also draw an affectionate and moving portrait of a close-knit family making their way in the world.

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