|Subtitle||Finding the forgotten species of climate-change Britain|
|Non-Fiction Genre||Nature writing, eco-tourism/green travel narrative|
Like many of her generation, Sophie Pavelle is determined to demand action on climate change. In her hilarious and thought-provoking first book, she describes the low-carbon trips she took to see ten rare native species: species that could disappear by 2050 if their habitats continue to decline.
Sophie Pavelle is a conservationist and writer known for putting a contemporary twist on the natural history genre. Alongside her writing, Sophie is a communications coordinator for the Beaver Trust, an Ambassador for The Wildlife Trusts and sits on the RSPB England Advisory Committee.
– This enchanting book could not be more timely: it brings much to inspire our future thinking, and is a joy to read. (Joanna Lumley)
– Vibrant and vital. The trials of ten treasured species that we can’t afford to fail. A biological romp with a real mission. (Chris Packham)
– Passionate and thought-provoking (Mark Whitley, Countryman)
– Funny, full of interest and often poignant, travelling with Sophie Pavelle is a journey to remember. (Isabella Tree)
– While there’s wit and warmth flowing through each chapter, the message never stops being urgent. (Country Walking)
– A fierce, passionate stand for the wild. (Megan McCubbin)
– Sophie has a warm tone of voice in this enjoyable and accessible read. (BBC Wildlife)
– The prose is as lyrical as it is sassy, as insightful as it is impassioned. (Amy-Jane Beer, The Guardian)
– If the canon of British nature writing has a reputation for being male and overly earnest, then Sophie Pavelle’s Forget Me Not is a one-book rebalancing act. (India Bourke, New Statesman)