Let’s face it: children ask an astonishing number of questions, and children exposed to even a tiny bit of nature ask an exponentially larger number. Parents – or for that matter, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers and anyone else with an interest in a child’s overall education and well-being – naturally want to be able to […]
You’ll not find The Well-read Naturalist participating in many virtual book tours, so when I do, you can be sure it’s for a book that I think is well worth it.
My review of Facing Extinction; The World’s Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them (2nd edition) by Paul Donald, Nigel Collar, Stuart Marsden and Debbie Pain is included in the May / June 2014 issue of Bird Watcher’s Digest.
A famous philosopher once said “If you only have one child, you don’t have children.” More than a grammatically clever way of stating an obvious fact, to parents this seemingly simple declaration summarizes a vast wealth of wisdom.