A Year on the Wild Side: A West Coast Naturalist's Almanac

byBriony Penn

Paperback | March 19, 2019

A Year on the Wild Side: A West Coast Naturalist's Almanac by Briony Penn
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A freshly designed, new edition of a funny weekly chronicle that offers a year-long, intimate view of the flora and fauna populating the West Coast.

A Year on the Wild Side is a witty commentary on the social and natural history of Vancouver Island. Composed of short, readable essays arranged into 12 monthly chapters, this engaging book reveals the magic and humour of the natural world and reminds us of our place within it.

As the weeks and seasons unfold with the turning of the pages, you'll be in sync with the living world that surrounds you. Discover what berries are ripe and the best time to pick them. Learn why the termites swarm, where the herring spawn, and when the maple leaves fall. Get up close and personal with fascinating creatures like the snowy owl, the giant Pacific octopus, the river otter, and more.

The West Coast is abundantly alive, and A Year on the Wild Side invites you to indulge in unforgettable experiences, week by week, all year long.

Briony Penn is an award-winning writer of creative non-fiction books as well as a contributor to many anthologies and chapter books. She has been a feature writer and columnist for decades, with over five hundred articles on environmental issues and natural history in newspapers, magazines, government publications, online news sources ...
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Title:A Year on the Wild Side: A West Coast Naturalist's AlmanacFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:400 pages, 8 X 6.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 8 X 6.5 X 0.68 inPublished:March 19, 2019Publisher:TouchWood EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771512679

ISBN - 13:9781771512671

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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