A baby ape swinging under the table, a kangaroo in the supermarket, a deadly insect bite. Geoff Read, head zoo-keeper for over forty years tells his story. This book gives us a true snapshot of what zoo life is like.
A story of loss, love, guilt and ultimately hope and redemption, MILLER STREET SW22 follows a year in the lives of five neighbours who move into the road in the autumn of 2005, each brought to the urban south London location for a new start.
The heartwarming story of a year spent in a forgotten corner of apartheid South Africa, where humour and kindness flourished amid grinding poverty and brutal racism. Funny and shocking in equal measure, this tale of a British teenager far from home – and his unlikely friendship with a local nun – is one of adventure, ambition and hope.