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The First 49

Christopher Walker has spent much of his life travelling. Since catching the travel bug in his early twenties, he has visited 49 countries; his adventures are presented in this collection of autobiographical pieces. Visit North and South America, wind your way through much of Europe, travel overland from Ghana along the Western edge of Africa as far as Cape Town at its Southern tip, and venture further, calling at India, Japan, and Vietnam. Illustrated by the author's own black and white photographs.
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My Daughter Listens to Trees

My daughter listens to trees. She always has. When her legs ceased to buckle and she could toddle freely about, she’d find her way across to the Silver Birch in the playground and hug it like she would my leg. I thought she was giving it a kiss, but then I saw her ear pressed to the peeling bark and I slowly came to understand. She’s seven now and she can tell all the trees apart by their whispers. I humour her, taking her on trips to the botanic gardens so she can listen to the Cambridge Oak...
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The Man in the Mango Tree

A young man lives hidden in the depths of a great mango tree somewhere in Africa. Learn about his daily life, his friends the lizards and the birds and the village that lies close by. And then witness as the man in the mango tree must work valiantly and with every ounce of bravery in his heart to save his home from destruction. . . "The Man in the Mango Tree" includes illustrations by Jonathan Quinn which complement the text at key points in the story.
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