Books by David Attenborough (Author of David Attenboroughs Life on Air)
Sir David Attenborough Reads Charles Darwin - #Attenborough90 - BBC
He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit , the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection that together constitute a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. Attenborough is widely considered a national treasure in the UK, although he himself does not like the term. Attenborough was born in Isleworth , Middlesex now part of west London , and grew up in College House on the campus of the University College, Leicester , where his father, Frederick , was principal.
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Skip to main content. David Attenborough. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Sir David Attenborough is Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. His career as a naturalist and broadcaster has spanned nearly six decades.
National treasure or may I say, international treasure , Sir David Attenborough, has been fighting the good fight for flora and fauna since childhood. Sir David has been a significant figure in British Broadcasting having spent over 50 years on our screens, using his strength and compassion to give a voice to the natural world. We have picked out 5 of the many wonderful books he has been involved with; perfect for any nature lover or Attenborough fan. With expert curators from the Royal Library, he examines the contributions of four great artists and one pre-eminent collector to this era of extraordinary scientific advances. Beautifully illustrated with a selection of exquisite drawings and watercolours by Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Marshal, Maria Sibylla Merian and Mark Catesby; and with works collected by Cassiano dal Pozzo, this book examines the engagement between art and nature, from Renaissance Italy to the New World of the Americas. This unique and fascinating book shines a light on the role of artists in our exploration of the natural world. Amazing Rare Things US.