Secrets of a Devon Wood

My nature journal

by Jo Brown

  • Published: 08 Oct 2020
  • Price: 12.99
  • Format: 210x 148mm
  • Format: Hardback
  • Extent: 112p
  • ISBN: 9781780724379
  • Short Books territories:
    World
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“Things of such magnitude deserve respect and understanding. They deserve to be remembered…”

Artist and illustrator Jo Brown started keeping her nature diary in a bid to document the small wonders of the wood behind her home in Devon. This book is an exact replica of her original black Moleskin journal, a rich illustrated memory of Jo’s discoveries in the order in which she found them.

In enchanting, minute detail she zooms in on a bog beacon mushroom, a buff-tailed bumble-bee, or a native bluebell. And she notes facts about their physiology and life history.

Secrets of a Devon Wood is a treat for the senses, a hymn to the intricate beauty of the natural world and a quiet call to arms for all of us to acknowledge and preserve it. It is a book that will stay with you long after you finally put it down.

About Jo Brown

Jo Brown is a professional illustrator and a blogging sensation. She graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2000 with a BA Honours in Illustration. She works from her home studio in Teignmouth, Devon. This is her first book.