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Countryfile: A Year in the Countryside

A month-by-month celebration of the best of Countryfile magazine as well as an illustrated overview of the beauty and the drama of a year in the countryside.

The BBC's Countryfile magazine is full of fresh and inspiring ideas for making the most of the UK's beautiful outdoors, while also covering the latest in rural issues, celebrating wildlife and highlighting seasonal crafts. Now for the first time, the best of the magazine's archives have been brought together and illustrated with gorgeous new nature photography.

John Craven, beloved longtime presenter, introduces the very best of Countryfile, a selection of articles and stories offering a month-by-month guide to the best of rural Britain and the natural world around us. These touch on areas as diverse as astronomy, farming, weather, wildlife watching and so much more. Organised from January to December, they tell the story of a year in the countryside in all the most beautiful parts of the British Isles.

Book Details

  • Publisher: William Collins
  • Publish Date: Jun 18th, 2024
  • Pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.94in - 7.69in - 0.88in - 0.59lb
  • EAN: 9780008529338
  • Categories: GeneralSubjects & Themes - LandscapesSubjects & Themes - Plants & Animals

About the Author

John Craven was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire and started his journalistic career as a junior reporter on the Harrogate Advertiser. He first hit TV screens in his psychedelic shirts and jumpers presenting a children's talk show called Search, in which enthusiastic youngsters aired their views. Then followed John Craven's Newsround, the world's first news bulletin for children, though millions of adults watched as well.
In 1989, Jon made the move away from children's TV and began to present Countryfile, tackling rural and farming stories from foot-and-mouth disease to the ban on fox hunting. Still reporting from the countryside after 50 years in television, John has been awarded an OBE for services to rural and children's broadcasting.

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