Fingers in the Sparkle Jar has been voted Britain’s favourite piece of nature writing in an online poll organised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Video of broadcast will be available shortly. Chris was celebrating the publication of #SparkleJar in paperback, answering questions live from the Hawk Conservancy Trust, Hampshire.
“Since that Kestrel died I’ve counted every rainbow.” In this video interview, Chris speaks to long-time birder and podcaster Charlie Moores about his early life and memoir, ‘Fingers in the Sparkle Jar’ on Lush TV.
When he stole a young kestrel from its nest, he was about to embark on a friendship that would teach him what it meant to love, and that would change him forever.
Travel around the globe and meet some incredible baby animals as they begin their journey through life in this beautiful, fact-filled non-fiction picture book from Chris, stunningly illustrated by Harry Potter cover artist Jason Cockroft.
Chris joins Richard E. Grant in the Penguin studio to discuss his memoir, reminiscing about badger watching in bondage trousers and explains why it’s important to suck up every last drop of life.
In his rich, lyrical and emotionally exposing memoir, Chris brings to life his childhood in the 70s. Pervading his story is the search for freedom and meaning in a world that didn’t understand him.
Chris’s beautiful, fact-filled picture book is a perfect introduction to the natural world for all young nature lovers. Stunningly illustrated by Harry Potter cover artist Jason Cockroft and out on 28th January.
Charming stories and animations to open young minds to the treasures of wildlife and the natural world. Pip DVD’s, books and toys created to be every child’s favourite nature companion.