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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar Edited by Martin Windrow

The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar
by Edited by Martin Windrow

When author met the tawny owlet that he christened Mumble, it was love at first sight. Raising her from a fledgling, through adolescence and into her prime years, he recorded every detail of their time living together (secretly) in a south London tower block, and later in a Sussex village. This book tells the story of their relationship.
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'Perched on the back of a sunlit chair was something about 9 inches tall and shaped rather like a plump toy penguin with a nose-job. It appeared to be wearing a one-piece knitted jumpsuit of pale grey fluff with brown stitching, complete with an attached balaclava helmet. From the face-hole of the fuzzy balaclava, two big, shiny black eyes gazed up at me trustfully. Kweep, it said quietly.' When author Martin Windrow met the tawny owlet that he christened Mumble, it was love at first sight. Raising her from a fledgling, through adolescence and into her prime years, Windrow recorded every detail of their time living together (secretly) in a south London tower block, and later in a Sussex village. This is the touching, intriguing and eccentric story of their 15-year relationship, complete with photographs and illustrations of the beautiful Mumble. Along the way, we are given fascinating insight into the ornithology of owls - from their evolution and biology to their breeding habits and hunting tactics. The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar is a witty, quirky and utterly charming account of the companionship between one man and his owl.

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Sku
GOR005672820
Title
The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
0593072715
ISBN 13
9780593072714
Prizes
N/A
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