Nature and Animals (8/27/20)

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

2 starred reviews!

“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.

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