Beastly is the 40,000-year story of our changing kinship with the animal world – from the smallest microbe to the largest creature that ever lived. Exploring this relationship through history, culture, science and inspiring examples, Carew makes the passionate case that animals are the key to the planet’s health, but only if we can save them.
Keggie Carew won the 2016 Costa Biography Award. She lives in Wiltshire with her husband, where they have a 24 acre nature reserve for fauna, flora and the education of young people.
Author photo credit: Jonathan Thomson