Get Your Boots On
With a Foreword by TV naturalist Chris Packham.

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A guide to getting outside and enjoying nature.

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Alex White is a wildlife photographer and blogger. Since the age of ten, he has won a number of photography competitions. He has appeared on panels and spoken to audiences about his love of wildlife, from small local gatherings to BBC TV’s Springwatch Unsprung. Alex is passionate about British wildlife — in particular mammals — and keen to show other people how to find amazing wildlife on their doorstep. His blog Appleton Wildlife Diaries is a finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2019.

Foreword author Chris Packham has led a remarkable life. He has gained recognition as a naturalist, television presenter, writer, photographer, conservationist, campaigner and filmmaker.


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Foreword by Chris Packham; INTRODUCTION; GETTING INTERESTED
AND GETTING OUT; MAKING CONNECTIONS; GADGETS AND TECHNOLOGY; GET COMPETITIVE; JUGGLING WILDLIFE AND YOUR LIFE; ACTIVISM; NEXT GENERATION; BE OPEN TO ADVICE; Recommended reading; Acknowledgements; Index

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‘The book covers all the basics of getting into wildlife, from fieldcraft and photography tips to getting connected with like-minded people. The chances are you know someone who really wants to know more about this funny business – this book would be the perfect present’— BBC Wildlife Magazine.

‘It’s practical, lightweight, easy to follow and jam packed full of tips and inspiration… it was refreshing to read such a well put together book by someone so young and passionate about our natural world’— New Nature.

‘Alex is prominent as a standard-bearer for [a] new generation of wildlife champions… he is giving hope and inspiration to young people across this nation that despite all the challenges we face, it is still possible to make this world a better place for humans and wildlife’— Dominic Dyer, CEO Badger Trust & British Wildlife Advocate Born Free Foundation.

‘A fantastic achievement… ideal if you have teenagers – especially if they enjoy nature, animals, the outdoors, or photography. However, it’s a very accessible book whatever your age, so if the above applies to you too, then it’s well worth a read’— getoutwiththekids.co.uk

‘You’ve got great advice that you can see has come out of Alex’s own experiences… Having a book like this written by someone so young is great for showing anyone can make a difference’— Wild Parenting: Nature Book Club.

‘A brilliant book by young naturalist, Alex White. Combines practical nature-watching tips with gorgeous photos. A great book whatever your age, but perfect for nature-loving teens’— groweatgift.

‘What I really like is how colourful and cleverly graphically designed it is. Alex’s pictures are great and used superbly throughout the publication…The tone of the book is encouraging… It is packed full of tips and hints… I must admit; I found it hard to put this book down, it’s a real page turner… Alex’s writing style is engaging, insightful, honest and down to earth. Get Your Boots On is excellent! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️’— Canned Wildlife.
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