My books, The Illustrated Guide to ChickensThe Illustrated Guide to Pigs and The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and other Domestic Fowl  (published in July 2012)  are available signed £12.50 + £3.00 p&p.  These are the perfect books for anyone interested in keeping or breeding chickens, pigs or ducks, geese, turkeys, quail, guineafowl or peacocks. They cover 100 different breeds of chicken and 38 breeds of pig with brief profiles of each giving their history and characteristics.  They also include down to earth information on looking after and breeding them, and in the case of Pigs all sorts of fascinating pigenallia and sections on curing ham and bacon.  Some of the illustrations can be seen on the Gallery pages. The latest in this series is The Illustrated Guide to Cows which covers 60 different breeds.

An Illustrated Country Year is an amusing anthology of nature month by month.  And An Illustrated Coastal Year is a companion to the Country Year covering all life found in or around the sea, with recipes from celebrity chefs and craft activities for all.

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