Winner of the An Post Irish Book Awards Newcomer of the Year... Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty's world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. Diagnosed with autism at age five these vivid diary entries portray his perspective as a teenager juggling exams and friendship alongside a campaigning life.
The first photographic identification guide to the birds of Ireland in an easy, quick reference format. The key identification features of each bird are shown, with concise descriptions and pointers to indicate important features. This field guide is endorsed by BirdWatch Ireland, Ireland's leading bird conservation organisation.
Animals don't exist to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves. From the bestselling author of H is for Hawk comes Vesper Flights, a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.