The Butterfly Isles

  • by Patrick Barkham
  • Narrated by Simon Shepherd
  • 10 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Butterflies animate our summers, but the 59 species found in the British Isles can be surprisingly elusive. Some bask unseen at the top of trees in London parks; others lurk at the bottom of damp bogs in Scotland.
A few survive for months while other ephemeral creatures only fly for three days. Several are virtually extinct. Simon Shepherd reads this bewitching book charting Patrick Barkham’s quest to find each of them - from the Adonis Blue to the Dingy Skipper - in one unforgettable summer.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios