The Secret Life of Cows (Hardback)Rosamund Young (author)
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Cows are as varied as people. They can be highly intelligent or slow to understand, vain, considerate, proud, shy or inventive.
Although much of a cow's day is spent eating, they always find time for extra-curricular activities such as babysitting, playing hide and seek, blackberry-picking or fighting a tree.
This is an affectionate record of a hitherto secret world.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 11 mm
"A lovely, thoughtful little book about the intelligence of cows." - James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd's Life
"…utter beguiling and exquisitely produced little book." - The Daily Mail
"… a delightful, spry and neatly crafted book." - The Sunday Times
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