A Year on the Wild Side

Paperback | October 15, 1999

byBriony Penn

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A Year on the Wild Side is a witty "social and natural history comedy" written by Briony Penn, writer, illustrator and lecturer, with a Ph.D. in geography. It's composed of 52 essays arranged in 12 monthly chapters (ex. in August you'll read about which berries are ripening on the west coast). This engaging book reveals the magic and humour of the natural world and reminds us of our place in it.

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Designed to be read over the course of a year, this book brings readers closer to nature. A Year on the Wild Side is humorous, satirical and full of cultural history. It compares great blue herons to Dr. Suess characters, and explores what red-tide dinoflagellates have in common with Mick Jagger. This beautifully illustrated volume hel...

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A Year on the Wild Side is a witty "social and natural history comedy" written by Briony Penn, writer, illustrator and lecturer, with a Ph.D. in geography. It's composed of 52 essays arranged in 12 monthly chapters (ex. in August you'll read about which berries are ripening on the west coast). This engaging book reveals the magic and h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:October 15, 1999Publisher:TouchWood EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0920663680

ISBN - 13:9780920663684

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Designed to be read over the course of a year, this book brings readers closer to nature. A Year on the Wild Side is humorous, satirical and full of cultural history. It compares great blue herons to Dr. Suess characters, and explores what red-tide dinoflagellates have in common with Mick Jagger. This beautifully illustrated volume helps readers learn more about the animals around them.