A Prickly Affair


Travelling from a field in Shropshire to the islands of Scotland, from hedgehog hospitals across Britain to the International Hedgehog Olympics in the USA, Hugh Warwick is on a quest to answer all our questions about hedgehogs, from the practical to the sublime.

ISBN: 9780141988184 Author: Warwick, Hugh Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: 3rd May 2018 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 599.332 (edition:23) Pages: xvi, 301 Language: English Edition: New updated edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

Discover the many wonders of the hedgehog: a funny, charming creature of the countryside.

Carrying its secrets beneath patterned spinesand roaming our fields, parks and gardens, why is it that the hedgehog fascinates so many of us? In A Prickly Affair, Hugh Warwick – life member of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society – explores the quirky humour, misunderstanding and affection that characterises our feelings for this marvellous beast, going all out to explain the charm of the hedgehog.

Although hedgehog psychics and the International Hedgehog Olympics may be too much even for him…

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