In his May 2018 introduction to these books first published in the early '60s, the great broadcaster naturalist recalls a much changed planet . . . But Attenborough's lust for all types of life remains undimmed as in those distant days
An adventure that sparked a lifetime's commitment to the planet
This book is a wondrous reminder of Attenborough's pioneering role and the often hilarious difficulties he faced . . . A century ago, we learnt about exotic creatures from intrepid explorers in pith helmets. Now we learn from slick, professional TV presenters. David Attenborough has led the way from one style to the other and this book is full of delightful tales from the period of transition.
An in-depth look at the beloved naturalist's momentous voyage made in his youth across the globe
With his usual charm and generosity, Attenborough allows us along for the ride
With charm, erudition, humour and passion, the world's favourite natural history broadcaster documents some of his expeditions from the late 1950s onwards
A beautifully written book . . . it retains all the trademark Attenborough magic.