Secrets of a Devon Wood: My Nature Journal (Hardback)Jo Brown (author)
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"Things of such magnitude deserve respect and understanding. They deserve to be remembered..."
Artist and illustrator Jo Brown started keeping her nature diary in a bid to document the small wonders of the wood behind her home in Devon.
The pages in this book are an exact replica of those in her original journal, a rich illustrated memory of Jo's discoveries in the order in which she found them.
In enchanting, minute detail she zooms in on a bog beacon mushroom, a buff-tailed bumble-bee, or a native bluebell. And she notes facts about their physiology and life history.
Secrets of a Devon Wood is a treat for the senses, a hymn to the intricate beauty of the natural world and a quiet call to arms for all of us to acknowledge and preserve it. It is a book that will stay with you long after you finally put it down.
Publisher: Short Books Ltd
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 393 g
Dimensions: 214 x 154 x 24 mm
This beautiful nature journal is an inspiration for all budding artists and naturalists, featuring exquisite illustrations by artist Jo Brown, with handwritten notes on what she has seen in the wood near her Devon home. * Woman & Home Magazine *
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What an absolutely beautiful book, the illustrations are truly stunning and the notes are brief but very informative. It’s just lovely, definitely a new addition to my ‘forever shelf’ and a book I’m sure to keep... More
“Makes subject accessible to wide audience”
I bought this book for my elderly sister who lives in a care home. She has written to me in rapture over the beauty, and loves learning the Latin names of plants. Clearly this book lifts the soul.
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