In this enchanting book, self-confessed ‘reindeer geek’ Tilly Smith leads the reader through the extraordinary natural history of the reindeer with charming anecdotes about her own Scottish herd.
From flat ‘clown-like’ hooves to warm furry noses and majestic antlers, fall in love with nature’s most adaptable arctic mammal.
TILLY SMITH is co-director of the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, near Aviemore, which she runs with her husband. She has previously written Velvet Antlers, Velvet Noses and The Real Rudolph, and has also given talks on radio and television. Annually, during November and December, she takes her herd of reindeer on a popular tour of Britain.