ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Art / History

Wild Island: A Year in the Hebrides

| £16.74 | €18.67 | Ca$27.30 | Au$26.91
by Jane Smith
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Wild Island: A Year in the Hebrides by Jane Smith

This is a book for anyone interested in wildlife, for art lovers, for tourists wanting a memento of their holiday, for everyone who loves the west coast of Scotland. It depicts a year in the life of Oronsay, a remote island that is farmed by the RSPB for the benefit of wildlife, and follows artist Jane Smith, as she attempts to portray the interactions of wildlife, farm animals and human inhabitants. A humorous, first-hand, personal view of island life, both human and otherwise, and is illustrated with Jane Smith's vibrant and acutely observed sketches, paintings and prints. Themes include: • The trials of a wildlife artist - what does it feel like to sit in a bog all day? What is screen printing? Where are a bird's knees? Why does Jane always get covered in acrylic paint? • Natural history - from otters to oil beetles, this book is full of wild encounters. • Conservation management - sounds boring? Think of it more as 'how to grow a peregrine'. Once you start to understand the intricate connections and links involved, it becomes like a fascinating 3D puzzle. • Getting to the island - the interplay of tides, wind, ferries and a strand-crossing mean that travelling to Oronsay is never dull. • West coast living - the ridiculous things that happen when living on a remote island, cut off from the rest of

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 842880

Ebook Details
Pages: 160
Size: 31.6 MB
Publisher: Birlinn
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9780857902733 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > History > Europe > Great Britain
Nonfiction > Art > History

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Non-Classifiable
Nonfiction > History > Europe > Great Britain
Nonfiction > Art > History
Nonfiction > Poetry

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016