The James Cropper Wainwright Prize 2023 Winners

It is our pleasure to confirm The Flow: Rivers, Waters and Wildness by Amy-Jane Beer as the winner of the 2023 James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing and The Lost Rainforests of Britain by Guy Shrubsole as the winner of the Prize for Writing on Global Conservation. The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Children's Writing on Nature & Conservation is awarded to Leila and the Blue Fox by Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Tom de Freston.

The judging panel also recognised two other books as highly commended: The Golden Mole by Katherine Rundell in the Nature Writing category and Nomad Century by Gaia Vince in the Writing on Global Conservation category.

The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing 2023 Winner

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Inspired by a visit to the river where her close friend tragically died twelve years earlier, Amy-Jane Beer reconnects with the waterways and wild places she has always felt an affinity for in this intimate, lyrically written reflection on nature and loss.
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing 2023 Shortlist 

The Flow
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Twelve Words for Moss
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A Line in the World
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Belonging
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Ten Birds That Changed the World
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The Golden Mole
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing 2023 Longlist 

The Swimmer
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The Flow
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Where the Wildflowers Grow
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Twelve Words for Moss
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Cacophony of Bone
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Sea Bean
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A Line in the World
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Belonging
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Ten Birds That Changed the World
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The Golden Mole
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Why Women Grow
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Landlines
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation 2023 Winner

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Tracing the unexpected remnants and legacy of the temperate rainforests of Britain's past, this revelatory book by the author of Who Owns England? travels from the Western Highlands to Cornwall in pursuit of these neglected ecosystems.
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation 2023 Shortlist

Beastly
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Rewilding the Sea
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Rooted
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Black Ops and Beaver Bombing
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The Lost Rainforests of Britain
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Nomad Century
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation 2023 Longlist

Sarn Helen
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Beastly
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Rewilding the Sea
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Birdgirl
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The Orchid Outlaw
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Elixir
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Rooted
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Black Ops and Beaver Bombing
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Forget Me Not
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Fen, Bog & Swamp
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The Lost Rainforests of Britain
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Nomad Century
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Children's Writing on Nature & Conservation 2023 Winner

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From the wife and husband team behind Waterstones Children's Gift of the Year Julia and the Shark comes a luminous tribute to the power of determination and friendship as a young fox and a girl seeking her mother join forces on an unforgettable Arctic adventure.
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Children's Writing on Nature & Conservation 2023 Shortlist

Blobfish
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Spark
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A Wild Child's Book of Birds
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Leila and the Blue Fox
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Grandpa and the Kingfisher
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The James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Children's Writing on Nature & Conservation 2023 Longlist

The Earth Book
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The Light in Everything
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Blobfish
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A Friend to Nature
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Spark
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A Wild Child's Book of Birds
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Leila and the Blue Fox
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The Zebra's Great Escape
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Archie's Apple
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Grandpa and the Kingfisher
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Previous Winners

The Biggest Footprint
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Eating to Extinction
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Goshawk Summer
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English Pastoral
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Entangled Life
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Rebirding
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Diary of a Young Naturalist
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Underland
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The Seabird’s Cry
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Where Poppies Blow
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The Outrun
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Meadowland
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The Green Road Into The Trees
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