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LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE

The collected writings from one of the nation's most celebrated nature writers.

'Barkham is an outstanding author.'
CHRIS PACKHAM

'Wonder-filled . . . A treat. Patrick knows how to tell a good story, and that combination of kindness, wonder and good fortune that seems to be present in his own life shines through.'
CAUGHT BY THE RIVER

What is happening to nature?
What are we as a species doing about it?
What have we learned?


Wild Green Wonders paints a portrait of contemporary wildlife, bearing witness to the many changes imposed upon the planet and the challenges lying ahead for the future of nature.

From peregrine falcons nesting by the Thames to a conversation with Sir David Attenborough; from protests against the HS2 railway to an encounter with Britain's last lion tamer, this collection - drawn from twenty years' worth of Patrick Barkham's writing for the Guardian - forms a joyful, fascinating and enlightening chronicle of one of the nation's most celebrated nature writers.

'Outstanding nature journalism.' HORATIO CLARE
'A heralded nature writer.' THE TIMES
'A lovely, fluid writer.' DAILY MAIL



The collected writings from one of the nation's most celebrated nature writers.

About the Author
Patrick Barkham is the natural history writer for the Guardian. He is the author of The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals, Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal, Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore and Islander: A Journey Around Our Archipelago. His latest work is Wild Child: Coming Home to Nature. He has been shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize and twice for the Ondaatje Prize. He lives in Norfolk with his family. @patrick_barkham


Book Information
ISBN 9781783352487
Author Patrick Barkham
Format Hardback
Page Count 432
Imprint Guardian Faber Publishing
Publisher Guardian Faber Publishing
Weight(grams) 538g
Dimensions(mm) 216mm * 135mm * 30mm

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