A BOOK TO READ

Country Living (UK) - - A Month In The Country -

The Wood Carver’s Dozen (New Burling­ton Books, £15) OVER THE COURSE OF ONE SEA­SON, NAT­U­RAL­IST JON DUNN DOC­U­MENTS HIS HUNT FOR THE WILD OR­CHIDS OF THE BRI­TISH ISLES, CEL­E­BRAT­ING THEIR HIS­TORY AND BEAUTY, MED­I­TAT­ING ON THE BLOOM’S PLACE IN THE LAND­SCAPE – ALONG WITH ITS FU­TURE, WHICH IS IN­CREAS­INGLY UN­DER THREAT. My Chick­ens and I (Abrams, £18.99) IS­ABELLA ROS­SELLINI AND CHICK­ENS MAY SEEM AN UN­LIKELY PAIR­ING, BUT IT IS IN FACT THE SUB­JECT OF A BOOK BY THE AC­TOR HER­SELF. CEL­E­BRAT­ING HER PAS­SION FOR RAIS­ING HER­ITAGE-BREED HENS, IT IN­CLUDES HANDDRAWN IL­LUS­TRA­TIONS AND WRY OB­SER­VA­TIONS ON EACH BREED, MAK­ING IT A HELP­FUL GUIDE WITH A TWIST.

The WOOD CARVER’S DOZEN A COL­LEC­TION OF 12 BEAU­TI­FUL PROJECTS FOR COM­PLETE BE­GIN­NERS CELINA MUIRE

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