Our Country Book of the Year shortlist, compiled by BBC Countryfile Magazine editor Fergus Collins.
H IS FOR HAWK by Helen Donald
Stirring account of trying to train a goshawk against a background of family tragedy.
ENGEL’S ENGLAND by Matthew Engel
A quest for local identity through a hilarious tour of England’s 39 historic counties.
MEADOWLAND by John Lewis-Stempel
An enchanting year of immersion in a wildlife-rich meadow.
THE MOOR by William Atkins
A brilliant examination of the power of uplands – weaving history with modern controversy.
THE WALKER’S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS by Tristan Gooley
Charming journey of discovery: how to read the landscape and its wildlife.
THE SEASONS by Nick Groom
Expert insight into why we need to connect more closely with the seasons and traditions associated with them.