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Michael Clark’s first book The Mysterious Greatwood was for children and published by Hamish Hamilton in 1972. It has long been out of print, but is now completely re-worked in colour and published from Tewin Orchard in 2007. His Mammal Watching, published by Severn House in 1981 was re-printed by Hamlyn in paperback and they also printed a Tracker guide to field signs of Mammals by the same author, 1991.

His best selling book has been Badgers which has been published in a third edition with the latest information on bovine tuberculosis which has long been linked to badgers and has involved culling the species in certain areas.


Apples a field guide (2015)

Author: Michael Clark
Price:

£25.00 (P&P £5.00)


Hardcover: 193 pages

The book is intended to help identify that unknown apple growing in your garden or in the park; to help you choose which variety to plant whether it be one, two or even an orchard - and encourage the planting of apple trees wherever there is space for them. <more...>



Cuffley & Goffs Oak

Author: Patricia Mary Klijn and Michael Clark
Price:

£25.00 (P&P £5.00)


Hardcover: 296 pages

Chapters include the railway history, village memories from both communities, the nursery industry, sport, superb pictures of local wildlife, a special feature on Victoria Beckham's Goffs Oak childhood and her successes since. Accounts of families including the Lines, Cables, Wombwells, and Johnsons. <more...>



The History of Tewin

Author: The People of Tewin
Price:

£25.00 (P&P £4.50)

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Hardcover: 264 pages

Lavishly illustrated with 490 pictures in colour and black and white, the book makes a wonderful gift to anyone who lives or has lived in the community. It will also appeal to visitors to the delightful countryside, winding roads and houses which overlook the outstanding chalk stream River Mimram valley. <more...>



Richard Hale School

Author: Richard Gander
Price:

£24.00 (P&P £4.50)


Hardcover: 208 pages

The beautifully written and well illustrated account of the remarkable 390 year old educational establishment, known for many years as Hertford Grammar School, covers each of the centuries in which it has existed. It is A4 size, has over 200 pages and is llustrated in colour throughout. <more...>



The Mysterious Greatwood

Author: Michael Clark
Price:

£12.99 (P&P £2.50)


Hardcover: 132 A5 pages

An exciting story of two badger cubs in an adventure that will appeal to all ages. The author wrote the book for his own children and it has become something of a classic parody of the future countryside. The modern threats to the Green Belt make the book as relevant today as it was when it first appeared. <more...>


Badgers

Author: Michael Clark
Price:

£15.99 (P&P £2.90)


Hardcover: 160 pages

The new 2017 edition of the acclaimed study of the biology and natural history of the badger has been completely updated for this popular collection and now also includes a description of the controversy surrounding the culling of badgers in response to the prevalence of tuberculosis in cattle. <more...>



The Cuffley Story

Author: Patricia Mary Klijn and Michael Clark
Price:

£20.00 (P&P £4.50)


Hardcover: 264 pages

A fascinating account of a Hertfordshire village. With the expertise of a local historian Patricia Klijn and the first ever reproduction of the beautiful 1920s watercolour paintings of Vivian Hughes, the book is a fully illustrated account of the people, farms, homes, events and countryside that includes much on Northaw, too. <more...>


Mammals, Amphibians and Reptiles of Hertfordshire (Natural History of Hertfordshire)

Author: Michael Clark
RRP:

£20.00

 Price:

£10.00 (P&P £3.50)


Paperback: 312 pages

The author of this first ever book devoted to the mammals, amphibians and reptiles in Hertfordshire, makes no apology for including almost as many humans as animals. The survival of all of the species described is inextricably linked. <more...>

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