Synopses & Reviews
"A miscellany that keeps you turning the pages."Desmond Morris, author of The Naked Ape
A collection of anecdotes, facts, figures, folklore, and literature, The Nature Magpie is a treasure trove of humanity's thoughts about nature. Choose your sidepineapple or durianin 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 . . .
Daniel Allen, PhD, is a British author making a name for himself in the world of nature writing.
Wide appeal: nature writing that expands to appeal to those interested in literature and history.
About the Author
Daniel Allen: Dr Daniel Allen is a British author making a name for himself in the world of animal/nature writing. He is a columnist for various UK publications such as Practical Reptile Keeping Magazine and has written two specialist books on natural life; 'Otter' (2010) and 'Squirrel' (2013).