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Exploring the Camel Estuary

Pocket Cornwall

By (author) Michael Kent
Photographs by Adrian Langdon
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Alison Hodge, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Published: 31st May 2007
Dimensions: w 153mm h 150mm d 5mm
ISBN-10: 0906720524
ISBN-13: 9780906720523
Barcode No: 9780906720523
Synopsis
The Camel Estuary is famous for its outstanding natural beauty. Its magnificent scenery varies from the wood-lined banks at its tidal limits to the open waters and exposed shores at its mouth, and changes dramatically with the state of tide and the seasons. This book explores the Camel Estuary, its diverse habitats, and the wealth of plants and animals they support. It introduces some of the people whose lives affect and are affected by the wildlife of the estuary.

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'Dr Michael Kent ... has provided an easy-going yet authoritative narrative to accompany Adrian Langdon's startlingly lovely photographs. ...'A fascinating book which will make you want to don your wellies and get out there straight away ... probably one of the best fivers you will spend if you enjoy the country and wildlife.' (North Cornwall Advertiser, June 2007)'a well-designed, appealing, compact book to pop in your pocket if you're heading up that way, cherrypicking the bits that interest you. But it's packed with enough detail to help you plan a few days out in the area in advance' (Western Morning News, 21.07.07) For the full review see Western Morning News online'This is a charmingly presented little book ... Even the most cursory glance will entice the reader to feel the urge to visit the area and examine it anew.'... Dr Michael Kent's professional knowledge of the flora and fauna of his local area is clearly that of an enthusiast and he conveys well the opportunities we can all take to enjoy it. ...'The colour photographs by Adrian Langdon ARPS are excellent ... they stand on their own merits as superb invitations to pocket the book and get over to the Camel.'The quality of the book is up to Alison Hodge's usual exemplary standard.' (Old Cornwall, vol. XIII, no.9, 2007)'... homes in on one of Cornwall's areas of outstanding natural beauty ...'... small but fascinating' (Tavistock Times Gazette, 03.01.08)Pocket Cornwall books were shortlisted in the British Book Design and Production Awards 2008 in the Brand/Series identity category.