The Beauty in the Beast

When meeting the animal ambassadors for The Beauty in the Beast I found that I was taking two sorts of photograph – one as an aid to my memory and the other more of a portrait in which I tried to capture something of the person. If my book had been illustrated by photographs, some of these would have been inside.

Solitary bees – Ivan Wright




Badgers – Gareth Morgan


See also

  • Hugh Warwick holding a toad

  • Hugh Warwick is an ecologist and writer with a particular fondness for hedgehogs. His first book, A Prickly Affair, remains the only book to have accolades from both Jeanette Winterson and Ann Widdecombe on the cover. The Beauty in the Beast is published in May 2012 and takes him on a journey in search of other animals. And in November 2012 he returns to hedgehogs with a book about the iconography of the animal.

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