The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar

The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar

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a€˜Perched on the back of a sunlit chair was something about 9 inches tall and shaped rather like a plump toy penguin with a nose-job. It appeared to be wearing a one-piece knitted jumpsuit of pale grey fluff with brown stitching, complete with an attached balaclava helmet. From the face-hole of the fuzzy balaclava, two big, shiny black eyes gazed up at me trustfully. Kweep, it said quietly.a€™ When author Martin Windrow met the tawny owlet that he christened Mumble, it was love at first sight. Raising her from a fledgling, through adolescence and into her prime years, Windrow recorded every detail of their time living together (secretly) in a south London tower block, and later in a Sussex village. This is the touching, intriguing and eccentric story of their 15-year relationship, complete with photographs and illustrations of the beautiful Mumble. Along the way, we are given fascinating insight into the ornithology of owls a€“ from their evolution and biology to their breeding habits and hunting tactics. The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar is a witty, quirky and utterly charming account of the companionship between one man and his owl.Martin Windrow. 6 The Drivera#39;s Manual W WHILE IT WAS Mumblea#39;s looks and behaviour that captivated The Drivera#39;s Manual.

Title:The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar
Author:Martin Windrow
Publisher:Random House - 2014-02-27


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