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A Cornish Year

By: David Chapman

192 pages, 276 colour photos

Alison Hodge

Paperback | Mar 2010 | #184657 | ISBN-13: 9780906720677
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About this book

By the acclaimed author/photographer of "Wild about Cornwall", "A Cornish Year" charts a year in the life of David Chapman, focusing on natural activities and seasonal events.

'A photographer who has made it his business to record Cornwall's natural beauty through the seasons ... David Chapman's remarkable photographs.' (Western Morning News, 16.03.10) 'splendid wildlife colour photographs ... gives David's story ... a more interesting perspective of each shot.' (Tavistock Times Gazette, 11.03.10) 'A Cornish Year, by David Chapman, is an amusing look at his nature activities throughout the course of a year. 'David travels over land and water to capture many rare animals and insects on camera.' (BBC Radio Cornwall, 19.03.10) 'David Chapman's wide knowledge and beautiful photographs of wildlife have many fans, and they will not want to miss out on this book. ... the perfect companion to your own Cornish year..' (Cornwall Today, May 2010) 'his detailed daily account is enchanting. Interspersed with everything from seeing a dormouse in the wild to a walk through the woods at Trenant in the hope of spotting a roe deer, it is generously illustrated - as one might expect from an award winning photographer.' (Western Morning News, 04.05.10) 'When it comes to the wildlife of Cornwall you could wish for no better guide than David Chapman. '... the mixture of engaging text and superb photographs captures the overwhelming bounty and beauty of Cornwall's natural history... '... perfect for anyone who wants to get out and discover Cornwall's myriad natural wonders.' (This England, Autumn 2010) 'his detailed account of his year is enchanting. Generously illustrated' (The Cornishman, 07.10.10)


Introduction January February March April May June July August September October December Appendix Organizations and Publications Wildlife Information Websites About David Chapman

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David Chapman is a trustee of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, and is passionate about the protection of our wild places. He is a professional photographer and writer, and author of Wild about Cornwall (Alison Hodge, 2007). His work is featured regularly in BBC Wildlife Magazine, Gardens Monthly, Natural World, Bird Watching, Birds Illustrated, Cornwall Today, Cornwall Life, Devon Life, Somerset Life, MMM, The Caravan Club Magazine and Smallholder. His photographs are stocked by a number of photographic libraries. David has twice won double awards from the Outdoor Writers Guild for Photography and Excellence in Writing, and his photographs regularly win competitions at both local and national levels.

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