|For more than 30
years Ted Williams
has been hailed as one of the foremost nature writers in the United
with articles and columns that appear in a wide range of national
Rod & Reel to Audubon.
His eloquent advocacy for a host of environmental and wildlife
issues have won him prestigious awards.
Moments is a collection
of Williams's beautifully crafted seasonal observation columns that is
sure to be prized by Ted Williams's fans and to attract a broad new
The text is complemented by the illustrations of John Burgoyne, himself
the winner of more than 150 awards in the United States and Europe.
the weather conditions
that bring out the brightest reds in autumn leaves, when to watch for
massive migration of northern flickers, how hungry wolf spiders catch
prey, and why American goldfinches wait until July or August to build a
nest and start breeding.
home is in Massachusetts,
his columns describe the action of the natural world all across North
with a few forays to other parts of the globe. So readers will learn
there are so many aspens in Yellowstone National Park and the extent of
the burrowing owl's habitat (from southwestern Canada to Argentina).
Written in an
and entertaining style, these brief columns are packed with in-depth
on a broad range of topics. Anyone who loves the natural world will
this book irresistible.