Tui de Roy is a name synonymous with the wildlife of the Galápagos, and this extraordinary work is her final book and the culmination of a lifetime’s work.
This photographic showcase tells the story of the Galápagos, with unique insights into the unusual aspects of its natural history. Tui’s stunning photography illustrates this accessible introduction to the geology, natural history, science and conservation challenges of the islands, with new behavioural work on animals such as Galápagos Fur Seals that has never before been recorded. This is the most up-to-date photographic book on the Galápagos.
With more knowledge and experience than any other visiting scientist or photographer, Tui is the most qualified voice for the Galápagos. This is a truly spectacular book from one of the world’s most highly regarded wildlife photographers.
Tui de Roy is an internationally acclaimed photographer with many bestselling titles to her credit. She has lived for more than 50 years on the Galápagos, writing extensively about its wildlife and taking many iconic images of its landscapes, flora and fauna.
"Comprehensive and colourful, this is a thorough photographic examination of one of the world's unique environments."
– BBC Wildlife Magazine
"Nobody knows the Galápagos's weird and wonderful wildlife quite like local-born-and-bred photographer De Roy, and this book is a compendium of its superstars."
– The Sunday Times Travel Magazine
"A celebration of nature at its most diverse, as well as a stark warning about the threat of climate change."
– The i newspaper