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Head of Zeus
The Book of the Earthworm
The Book of the Earthworm by Sally Coulthard

'I thought I knew quite a bit about earthworms – until I picked up this charming little book' Nick Baker

'Many wonderful wormy tales unearthed by Coulthard' BBC Countryfile Magazine

'A gem of a book' Country Smallholding

Without these little engineers of the earth, the world's soils would be barren, and our gardens and fields wouldn't be able to grow the food we need to survive. Worms recycle decaying plants, putting nutrients back into the soil; they provide a food source for wildlife; and their constant burrowing helps heavy rain soak away. Sally Coulthard's fascianting guide offers a wealth of information and practical advice about the world's msot industrious but little understood creature.

Head of Zeus, an Apollo book * Natural History
07 Jan 2021 * 208pp * £14.99 * 9781789544756
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'I thought I knew quite a bit about earthworms – until I picked up this charming little book ... This is an easily digestible compendium of everything earthworm'
Nick Baker
'Sally Coulthard profiles these misunderstood creatures, offering a feast of quirky facts to answer all your curiosities'
Grow Your Own
'A jaunt through the life of the earthworm ... A gem of a book'
Country Smallholding
'Many wonderful wormy tales unearthed by Coulthard ... [A] smart little book'
BBC Countryfile Magazine
'A complete profile of earthworms by answering 50 questions and including practical advice and quirky facts'
Garden Answers
Author
Sally Coulthard
Sally Coulthard
Sally Coulthard is a bestselling author of books about natural history and rural life including The Barn, A Short History of the World According to Sheep, The Book of the Earthworm, The Hedgehog Handbook and over twenty more titles. She lives on a Yorkshire smallholding which she shares with her husband, three girls and an assortment of unruly animals.
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