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Ruffled Feathers

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"Foreword by Gerald Durrell. Buster is a young Paradise shelduck, who goes into a decline when his intended mate, Blondie, despire all expectations, spurns him. As it is in no one's interest, least of all Buster's for this state of affiars to continue, Iain Grahame desides to play cupid.Buster is hust one bird amonf many hundres who live at a flourishing and rather unusual farm in Suffolk. Daws Hall is an internationa centre for ratre and endangered species of pheasant, and a breeding centre for a very wide collection of waterfowl. It is also home for Iain, his wife Didy and their three children, as well as an irrepressible Dutch giant of a farm manager and an itinerant wildlife artists. Timothy Greenwood, whose pictures adorn this book and whose 'artistic' endeavours are not always appreciated by other members of the household. The author's infectious sense of humour vividly recreates the ups and downds of this oddly assorted menagerie. His enthusiastic commitment to the conservation of rare creatures and their dwindling habitats make compulsive reading." (London Bookworm). Illustrated with drawings by Timothy Greenwood. Blue boards. Fine dust jacket. Some age discolouration

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Added value:
Dust jacket
Author(s):
Iain Grahame
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1978
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Readers Union
Title:
Ruffled Feathers

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"Foreword by Gerald Durrell. Buster is a young Paradise shelduck, who goes into a decline when his intended mate, Blondie, despire all expectations, spurns him. As it is in no one's interest, least of all Buster's for this state of affiars to continue, Iain Grahame desides to play cupid.Buster is hust one bird amonf many hundres who live at a flourishing and rather unusual farm in Suffolk. Daws Hall is an internationa centre for ratre and endangered species of pheasant, and a breeding centre for a very wide collection of waterfowl. It is also home for Iain, his wife Didy and their three children, as well as an irrepressible Dutch giant of a farm manager and an itinerant wildlife artists. Timothy Greenwood, whose pictures adorn this book and whose 'artistic' endeavours are not always appreciated by other members of the household. The author's infectious sense of humour vividly recreates the ups and downds of this oddly assorted menagerie. His enthusiastic commitment to the conservation of rare creatures and their dwindling habitats make compulsive reading." (London Bookworm). Illustrated with drawings by Timothy Greenwood. Blue boards. Fine dust jacket. Some age discolouration

Added value:
Dust jacket
Author(s):
Iain Grahame
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1978
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Readers Union
Title:
Ruffled Feathers

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