debuts of the month twitter likeyoulove
Search our site
The Stolen Bicycle by Ming-Yi Wu Read the opening extract of the brand new Ming-Yi Wu book before its publication on 26/10/2017

An Illustrated Country Year Nature Uncovered Month by Month by Celia Lewis
  

An Illustrated Country Year Nature Uncovered Month by Month

The Real World   Gardening   

RRP £20.00

Lovereading view...

Sue Baker's view...

The ideal book for the urbanite showing what to appreciate on country walks, what to see and how to forage. Arranged by month, you can check out the appropriate chapter and find information you need as well as a host of ideas on what to do with everything from conkers to blackberries, how to tell a Swift from a Swallow - in short – learn something new on every country visit. Illustrated by the author.

Like for Like Reading
RSPB Where to Discover Nature: In Britain and Northern Ireland, Marianne Taylor and Peter Holden
The Country Diaries: A Year in the British Countryside, Alan Taylor

Win a Signed Copy from Arun Gandhi

We have a highly sought after SIGNED COPY to give away of The Gift of Anger, written by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi. This is a memoir that also shares some of the beliefs and teachings of his grandfather, beliefs that focus on co-existence and tolerance which are needed now more than ever in our world.

To have a chance of winning this fantastic prize, click the button below. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once.

The draw closes on 31 October 2017. The winners will be notified by 9 November 2017.

Good luck!

Enter prize draw Draw closes: 31/10/2017

Synopsis

An Illustrated Country Year Nature Uncovered Month by Month by Celia Lewis

Informative and entertaining sections will enlighten you on the nature to be found every month, all illustrated in the author's beautiful watercolour and ink paintings. Discover what's flowering and what else you might come across on a country walk each month, learn how to tell the differences between similar species, like frogs and toads, and transform the foraged finds from your walks into jewellery or decorations for your home, or even something tasty to eat. Each month includes did you know features on a selection of our most interesting species of bird, plant and animal, helpful tips on how to improve your nature detective skills, as well as interesting snippets of country lore. Celia Lewis reveals all this and much more as she uncovers some of nature's secrets in her latest captivating book.

Reviews

...beautifully illustrated by the author, and perfect to dip into before a walk to discover what's in flower and what to look out for. Country Homes & Interiors


About the Author

Celia Lewis lives in the country and has always taken a great interest in nature. She delights in observing the passing year and recording her sightings in her artwork. She has won several prizes, including the 2005 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour medal and the Royal Watercolour Society Winsor & Newton Prize 2009. Celia is the author and illustrator of Bloomsbury's beautiful and bestselling Illustrated Guide to... series of books on choosing and keeping chickens, pigs, and ducks and geese; her next title will be The Illustrated Guide to Cattle publishing in spring 2014.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

12th September 2013

Author

Celia Lewis

More books by Celia Lewis
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Author's Website

www.celialewis.co.uk/
Loading twitter updates...

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format

Hardback
192 pages

Categories

The Real World
Gardening

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes, etc)
Wildlife: general interest
The countryside, country life

ISBN

9781408181348

The selections are so varied and the reader reviews are so helpful. A fantastic website for those who love books.

Ann Quintilla

My horizons have been broadened by some of the books I have been lucky to review and I expect it to be no different in the future.

Daran Bellingham

You'll always find what you never knew you were looking for and you're always spoilt for choice.

Helen Jones

Lovereading is a world of books. It has everything you need from new to old and much loved classic books. It even give you recommendations!

Kate Thurston

I love the 'like for like' author recommendations, it's like an old friend whispering in your ear.

Emma Caddick

Lovereading is pitched at just the right level for all the various types of people who enjoy reading in its many forms.

Pam Woodburn

You can trust Lovereading to show unbiased reviews by actual, ordinary readers that help likeminded booklovers choose their next great read.

Linda Hill

If you love reading, then you'll love Lovereading! Full of tips & info for every discerning reader.

Lynne Rapson

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools