‘Not just a celebration of these enigmatic creatures, but also a timely alarm bell about their shrinking numbers’The Lady
‘Just about every hedgehog fact you could wish to know’Northern Echo
Hedgehogs, with their quiet determination and bristling, bumbling ways, are one of the most enduring symbols of the countryside and town gardens. The Hedgehog Handbook explores different facets of this enigmatic and much-admired mammal – from its eating and sleeping habits to its literary heritage and how we can help preserve this icon of rural life. Packed with inspirational quotes, entertaining facts, folklore and literary references, it’s the perfect gift for anyone with a penchant for prickles.