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Brenda's Beaver Needs a Barber: Reach Around Books--Season One, Book Five

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You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. It's one of the first days of cold - the winter is coming, in the USA RBG lies in state - the threat of a second lockdown looms - people are miserable, isolated - the. In 2011, Tuomainen’s third novel, The Healer, was awarded the Clue Award for Best Finnish Crime Novel and was shortlisted for the Glass Key Award. Its “upshot,” to borrow a word from Aldo Leopold, is Gow’s depiction, at once comprehensive and specific, of wetlands’ importance in restoring what had become a simplified, dwindling countryside.

It’s not just about beavers – it’s about humans too, and how, when we really set our minds to it, we can make a difference. But now the beaver is on the brink of a comeback, with wild beaver populations, licensed and unlicensed, emerging all over Britain. Rachel Poliquin’s Beaver explores the fascinating history of this small, often-overlooked, yet important animal and examines why the beaver has been hunted throughout the years, as well as looks at the unique way in which beavers form their societies. Though this book showed how we should also consider the opinion or suggestions of other people, what you still feel about yourself matter the most.In April 2014 Reaktion Books published his illustrated monograph on the iconography of the hedgehog and his later book Linescapes (2017) investigates the impact that the lines we make have on the capacity of wildlife to thrive.

Pelagic Publishing is an independent academic publisher of books on wildlife, science and conservation. Through the timeless power of double entendre, Reach Around Books will have the reader in tears of laughter while to any juvenile listener they are completely innocent. Bringing Back the Beaver … is a rich and, frankly, fucking funny insight into the human attitudes, systems and bureaucracy that have impeded faster progress to reintroducing this keystone species back into the British landscape. This book is for those with a specific interest in beavers and their reintroduction, and for anyone with a general curiosity in natural history, ecology or animal behaviour. In our age of massive wildlife depletion, British lovers of nature have long been crying out for major change.Beaver explores the lives and characteristics of these exceptional creatures, from their soft fur to their architecture and their ecological transformations, revealing beavers to be survivors capable of withstanding ice ages, major droughts and predators, except one: humans. Above all though, this book is important – an accessible insight into what can be achieved when rewildling is taken out of its gilded cage and given a pragmatic kick in the backside. The book is a triumph of determination over bureaucratic obfuscation, an essential read for everyone interested in nature conservation. With a piercing and evocative style, Tuomainen was one of the first to challenge the Scandinavian crime-genre formula, and his poignant, dark and hilarious The Man Who Died became an international bestseller, shortlisting for the Petrona and Last Laugh Awards.

A hugely entertaining book about overcoming the human obstacles to the natural regeneration/nature self-healing we so desperately need on every square inch of the earth right now. Founded in 2010, we specialise in books that deliver cutting-edge knowledge, published rapidly in traditional and eBook formats. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Our son loves this book, at the same time us adults can laugh and have a great time reading it to him.

Holy Hell, take me a little to figure out what was talking about, but was kind of funny, but not exactly something I'm agree,. Bringing Back the Beaver is not only a ripping yarn with interesting and funny characters, tension and drama, it is an important tale of tenacity, the tenacity we need much more of to repair our depleted land. Brenda’s Beaver Needs a Barber‘ as you may be able to gather from the title alone, is brimming with double entendres, which should certainly keep the grown ups entertained during story time! This is part of a series of kids' books that are for parents to read and laugh at the double entendres that fly over their kids' heads at storytime. After spending a few years in Australia and New Zealand, Jake secured a role at an obscure radio station in Norwich, inadvertently becoming a real-life Alan Partridge in the process.

Derek Gow is a man after my own heart, with no interest in diplomacy, but with single-minded determination and a clear vision: to bring beavers back, and to bring nature back, to Britain. A full colour A6 guide book featuring the requirements for every single badge in the Beavers section. If you’re somehow left thinking this is a lovely little story about a lady and her unkempt semiaquatic broad-tailed rodent, then perhaps you need to hear about the other stories in the series… Some of the other titles in the series include: Spank the Monkey Lends a Hand, Suzy Likes to Look at Balls, Put Tony’s Nuts in Your Mouth!One parent shared the revelatory book in a post on Facebook which subsequently went viral, receiving more than 6,000 shares and 10,000 comments - so that's a lot of people who have seen Brenda's beaver now. He was previously the Project Manager for the Scottish Beaver Trial and has worked in wildlife conservation and reserve management for over 20 years. It's part of a series of 'Reach Around Books' which are riddled with double entendres, meaning you can read to your children without being bored out of your mind. This book presents a case for our future coexistence with beavers by providing factual information on this species that has now passed from national memory, covering the biology, behaviour and ecology of the Eurasian beaver in a British context, from their early history in archaeology and folklore to their contemporary field signs in the wild.

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