A Prickly Affair: The Charm of the Hedgehog

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Discover the many wonders of the hedgehog: a funny, charming creature of the countryside.

Carrying its secrets beneath patterned spinesand roaming our fields, parks and gardens, why is it that the hedgehog fascinates so many of us? In A Prickly Affair, Hugh Warwick - life member of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society - explores the quirky humour, misunderstanding and affection that characterises our feelings for this marvellous beast, going all out to explain the charm of the hedgehog.

Although hedgehog psychics and the International Hedgehog Olympics may be too much even for him...

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This gem ... is much more than a sentimental journey through hoggyland (Ann Widdecombe)

Save the hedgehog and save the world ( Indepedent)

Humorous, touching and obsessive ( New Scientist)

Funny, generous, kind, learned, thoughtful, ecologically minded and - this is quite important, actually - unsentimental ... It achieves its purpose: and in its charm lies its success (Nicholas Lezard Guardian)

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If anyone was so heartless as not to like hedgehogs before reading this book he will be the creature's most ardent fan afterwards. This gem of a read is, however, much more than a sentimental journey through hoggyland: it is educational, informing as well as entertaining. Nobody who has read it will look upon those charming little creatures, which go grunt in the night, in quite the same way again.

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