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Head of Zeus
A Hut of One's Own
09 Mar 2017 * EBOOK * £6.99 * 9781784979683

A quirky gift book about the joys of the allotment shed: a series of original and charming illustrations offer insight into the world of allotment huts and offer inspiration to create your own, very special shed.

Non Fiction / WMT (Gardening)
Extent: 128 pages  Illus: 70 colour illustrations
Exclusive: GB CA AU NZ IN ZA SG US
A Hut of One's Own: How to Make the Most of Your Allotment Shedby Emily Chappell

Allotments are places to grow food – but they are so much more than that. They are also places that encourage spontaneity, exploration, learning, sharing, restful activity and camaraderie. This book is a celebration of the allotment hut and the wonderful invention and resourcefulness that makes each one unique.

The original illustrations offer inspiration for how to create your own, very special shed. This is the ideal gift book for allotment folk, gardeners or those curious about the quirkier side of life.

Emily Chappell is an illustrator and graduate of the Glasgow School of Art. Her work is typically hand-drawn and includes subtle social commentary. She has been a plotholder of an allotment in Glasgow for over eight years.

Illustrated with charming and quirky images.

Current trend for allotments and home grown food.

Offers inspiration to all allotment owners.

MARKET: The Joy of Sheds; Cabin Porn.

'Delightful ... full of inspiring practical advice' Scotsman

'This beautifully produced book is [...] perfect over a cup of tea during a downpour ... The illustrations are charming' Cotswold Life

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