There's more to Irish bird folklore than the 'wran' boys and the Children of Lir. Birds have been part of our culture from very early times and there are countless beliefs, proverbs and curses associated with them. This entertaining compendium will bring joy to bird lovers and general readers alike.
Draws together the mythology, legends and folklore of Ireland's birds, both wild and domestic. Written with imagination and enthusiasm, this mix of natural history, mythology and folklore will delight and enlighten all interested in the birds of Ireland.
When a group of lions live together, it's called a pride. Learn about life in a pride of lions and why these animals like to stick together. Find out how living together with others helps lions hunt food, mark their territory, and raise their young.
Collects over 120 images of creatures in the wild. Accompanying a new BBC natural history series, this title captures precious moments in the young lives of a host of animals, from wolf pups squabbling in the pack and elephant calves wobbling to their feet to baby turtles flipping their way to the sea and baby otters learning to swim.