ZARAFA: a giraffe's true story, from deep in Africa to the heart of Paris----Michael Allin
In 1827 a giraffe walked across France. Thousands came to see her all along the route. True story.
THE SWEETNESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PIE----Alan Bradley
An 11-year old expert on poisons solves a mysterious death and learns something about
WICKED PLANTS: the weed that killed Lincoln's mother and other botranical atrocities----Amy Stewart
The above mentioned 11-year old would love this book. Others should be careful while
in the garden.
THREE BAGS FULL: a sheep detective story----Leonie Swann
Find out just what sheep think about while munching grass and, more hilariously, what
they think of humans.
IDIOT AMERICA: how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free----Charles P.
Prepare for your jaw to drop!!
THE EARTH MOVED: on the remarkable achievements of earthworms----Amy Stewart
Admit it! You're a little bit disappointed it's about earthworms.
A CARRION DEATH----Michael Stanley
A detective mystery set in Botswana, but definitely not in Alexander McCall Smith's
A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA----Nicholas Drayson
This is not a guide to the birds of east Africa. It is a sweet and very funny romance between birdwatchers in Kenya.
Here are eight titles that, in my humble opinion, are good, informative, worthwhile and entertaining books. I promise!