Lonesome George

My first book Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon was published by Macmillan in April 2006, longlisted for the 2006 Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for the Royal Society’s prestigious General Book Prize. The paperback

The Way of the Panda

The Way of the Panda: The Curious History of China’s Political Animal was published by Profile Books in 2010. Giant pandas have been causing a stir ever since their formal scientific discovery just over 140 years ago. Yet in spite

The Galapagos

The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home to marvellous creatures and dramatic volcanic scenery. This captivating history of the world’s most famous islands charts their evolution from