David Bellamy, the English author, botanist, broadcaster and environmental campaigner, kindly agreed to answer some questions for The Book Base about his favourite books and reading habits.
Her are his responses:
What were your favourite books as a child?
Adventure and travel books.
What’s the best book you’ve read in the last twelve months?
Incoming!: Why We Should Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Meteorite by Tim Nield
Who are your favourite authors?
The one I am reading now until I put it down.
When and where do you do most of your reading?
At home by a wood fire in the winter.
Approximately how many books do you read in a year?
Depends on the number of words.
Which book has influenced you the most?
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome.
What are you reading at the moment?
Echoes of Ingen Housz by Norman and Elaine Beale
As an author of over forty books, what advice would you give to a budding writer?
Have a go in CAPITALS and enjoy it!