The Beaver Book by Hugh Warwick published by Graffeg

The Beaver Book

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Publication 12 October 2021 – Pre-order now.

Hardback | 160 pages | 150 x 150mm
Publication October 2021 | ISBN 9781914079214

With their building prowess and distinctive features, beavers are a rare, but wonderful sight in UK waters following their extinction and re-introduction. Through informative chapters ranging from the psychological and environment to the inclusion of the beaver in myth, legend, art and literature, The Beaver Book is an ideal guide to its subject for all nature lovers, beautifully illustrated
throughout with photography and artwork.

Sections include:

  • What is a Beaver?
  • Beaver Life?
  • Beaver Engineering
  • People and Beavers
  • Beaver Reintroductions
  • Beaver Trust
  • Myths and Legends
  • Art, Literature and Advertising

Hugh Warwick is an ecologist and writer with a particularfondness for hedgehogs. His first book, A Prickly Affair, was endorsedby Jeanette Winterson. In April 2014 Reaktion Books published his illustratedmonograph on the iconography of the hedgehog and his later book Linescapes (2017) investigates the impact that the lines we make have on the capacity ofwildlife to thrive. Hugh’s latest book is The Hedgehog Book published by Graffeg in 2020. In addition to writing, Hugh isa spokesperson for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, a Visiting Fellow at Oxford Brookes University, and regularlyengages in public speaking, from primary schools to postgraduate researchgroups, via the WI and Wildlife Trusts.