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  • Published: 15 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552163316
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $27.99

Johnny Kingdom's West Country Tales




A charming collection of local legends and tales from West Country treasure Johnny Kingdom.

Johnny Kingdom is the embodiment of the West Country. Having lived his whole life in the same area near Exmoor as his father and his father before him, there are few people who know this corner of the world better.
In West Country Tales, Johnny regales us with captivating stories from his beloved West Country. From well-known local myths such as the infamous Beast of Exmoor to many more humorous anecdotes of Johnny’s own forbears and friends, this is a charming collection of stories and legends from a local treasure.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552163316
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $27.99

About the Author

Johnny Kingdom

Johnny Kingdom lived on the edge of Exmoor with his wife, Julie. For the past several years he made a living running wildlife safaris on the moor and making videos of its flora and fauna. Johnny was already a local celebrity with a nature series on ITV West but firmly became a national treasure with his BBC2 series and Christmas specials.

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Praise for Johnny Kingdom's West Country Tales

“Johnny Kingdom has rustic England coursing through his veins. He is the spirit of Exmoor in all its bluff, breezy essentials”

Daily Telegraph

“Kingdom's enthusiasm and eccentricity pull you along”

Guardian

“Johnny Kingdom... might yet become a hero of our times”

Sunday Telegraph

“A delightful collection of reminiscences... in Johnny's inimitable bucolic style”

Good Book Guide


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