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Simon Barnes, the well-loved and frequently controversial columnist for the RSPB's Birds magazine, is the author of a dozen books, including three on wildlife and three novels. He is also the award-winning chief sportswriter for the Times. He lives in Suffolk with his family and has seen a barn owl, kingfisher and marsh harrier in his garden.

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A Book of Heroes or a Sporting Half-century by Simon Barnes
A Book of Heroes or a Sporting Half-century
Simon Barnes
Longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2010.In this gripping new book, Simon Barnes brings together his 50 sporting heroes of the last 50 years and looks at what it is that elevates them to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2011
A Book of Heroes: Or a Sporting Half Century by Simon Barnes
A Book of Heroes: Or a Sporting Half Century
Simon Barnes
Longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2010. In this gripping new book, Simon Barnes brings together his 50 sporting heroes of the last 50 years and looks at what it is that elevates...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2010
A Bad Birdwatcher's Companion by Simon Barnes
A Bad Birdwatcher's Companion
Simon Barnes
Simon Barnes is one of Britain's leading bird writers and humorists. His weekly column in The Times, essays for the RSPB magazine and two best-selling books on birdwatching have made him one of the characters of the bird world. Here...
Format: Cd-audio - Released: 02/04/2007

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