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Shetland Diaries: Otters, Orcas, Puffins and Wonderful People

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Simon King

293 pages, Col photos

Hodder & Stoughton

Hardback | Apr 2010 | #183266 | ISBN-13: 9780340918746
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About this book

This book reveals the magic and splendour of this unique place, its people and wildlife, through the eyes of the author and his family. TV presenter Simon King moves to a remote, wildly beautiful cottage with his wife Marguerite and their baby daughter Savannah. He describes living and working among the Shetland people and spectacular wild animals, and struggling to survive in the occasionally harsh landscape.

'Heartwarming and candid' -- Daily Mail on WILD LIFE 'His book is packed with wild encounters' -- Independent on WILD LIFE 'This is a heart-warming, engagingly honest read' -- Scotsman on WILD LIFE 'Fascinating...Simon's passion is infectious, as anyone who's watched his programmes knows, and his enthusiasm pours from every word in his new book' -- Beautiful Britain on WILD LIFE


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Biography

Simon King was born in Nairobi, but moved to the UK in 1964. He has worked on programmes such as Big Cat Diary and Blue Planet and presents Springwatch and Autumnwatch. He has received EMMY, BAFTA and RTS awards for his work.

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