A scientist tracks an elusive owl in eastern Russia + a world where animals deal with an all-too-familiar human landscape = today’s nature and animals round-up.
OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght
“An American scientist chronicles his travels through remote Russian landscapes to study the elusive and endangered Blakiston’s fish owl…Top-notch nature writing in service of a magnificent, vulnerable creature.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Slaght’s extensive field research is rendered into clear, readable prose, making it a solid choice for bird lovers, but also for armchair travelers looking for eco-adventure on the fringes of civilization.”–Library Journal, starred review
TALKING ANIMALS by Joni Murphy
“Murphy offers a satirical fable set in an alternate world peopled by all species of animals…Weird yet engrossing and hard to forget.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght; 9780374228484; available now.
TALKING ANIMALS by Joni Murphy; 9780374538743; available now.