Scott, Sir Peter

A Life In Nature is a portrait of Peter Scott collected from his own conversations, articles and broadcasts including thoughts on expeditions to Lapland, Conservation and Africa, his travels in Europe and much more.

Originally published in 1967 under the title Happy the Man, this book is a hidden gem of nature writing. Illustrated by Peter’s own beautiful illustrations A Life In Nature is a celebration of the natural world and the work of one of the most important conservationists Sir Peter Scott had a truly incredible life. He was the only son of legendary explore Captain Scott. His godfather was JM Barrie and he was married to Elizabeth Jane Howard. He also represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at sailing in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, winning a bronze medal. He founded the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, and also helped to found the Worldwide Fund for Nature.

This is a beautiful and timely re-discovered book, perfect for those who are interested in preserving our planet.

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Sphere Books, September 2021.  440 pages, hardcover, 8 plates with colour illustrations