A Prickly Affair

A Prickly Affair The Charm of the Hedgehog

Paperback (01 Apr 2010) | English

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Synopsis

Discover the many wonders of the hedgehog: a funny, charming creature of the countryside.

Carrying its secrets beneath patterned spinesand roaming our fields, parks and gardens, why is it that the hedgehog fascinates so many of us? In A Prickly Affair, Hugh Warwick - life member of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society - explores the quirky humour, misunderstanding and affection that characterises our feelings for this marvellous beast, going all out to explain the charm of the hedgehog.

Although hedgehog psychics and the International Hedgehog Olympics may be too much even for him...

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Book information

ISBN: 9780141034294
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 599.332
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 279
Weight: 230g
Height: 198mm
Width: 128mm
Spine width: 18mm