The Secret Life of Cows (Hardback)
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Hardback 160 Pages / Published: 05/10/2017
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Waterstones Non Fiction Book of the Month for November 2017

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
ISBN: 9780571336777
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 11 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS

"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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“Wonderful, Warm-Hearted and Wise”

This is a 'read-in-one-sitting' delight of a book! I read it today on my day off and adored it! Rosamund Young clearly has a passion for her animals as individual creatures but also a huge understanding of... More

Hardback edition
28th October 2017
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“facinating”

I received this book for review from the publishers and i devoured it within one day. A pocket sized hardback,it is a memoir of farming and living with livestock. The author not only documents fascinating anecdotes... More

Hardback edition
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25th October 2017
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“Disappointed ”

If you are a farmer or have actually worked with cattle this book is not for you I am afraid. This book promotes an unsustainable and idealistic practices that would never work in really life. All the while shaming a... More

Hardback edition
22nd November 2017
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