The Nature Magpie : A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World Paperback
by Daniel Allen
A collection of anecdotes, facts, figures, folklore and literature, The Nature Magpie is a veritable treasure trove of humanity's thoughts and feelings about nature. With acclaimed nature writer Daniel Allen as your guide, join naturalists, novelists and poets as they explore the most isolated parts of the planet, choose your side - pineapple or durian - in the great 'king of fruits' debate and discover which plants can be used to predict the weather.
Meet the roadkill connoisseurs, learn to dance the Hippopotamus Polka, find out the likelihood of sharing your name with a hurricane - and much more.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/02/2014
- Category: The natural world, country life & pets
- ISBN: 9781848316584