Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell

About Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell was one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists. His books, such as the bestselling My Family and Other Animals which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2006, continue to entertain generations of children and adults alike. The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is an international conservation charity with headquarters in Jersey, UK. ‘A renegade who was right . . . He was truly a man before his time’ Sir David Attenborough

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My Family and Other Animals

Books by Gerald Durrell

  • My Family and Other Animals
  • Fillets of Plaice
  • Rosy is My Relative
  • Two in the Bush
  • Marrying Off Mother and Other Stories
  • The New Noah
  • Three Singles to Adventure
  • Beasts in my Belfry
  • Catch Me a Colobus
  • The Drunken Forest
  • Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons
  • The Picnic and Suchlike Pandemonium
  • Menagerie Manor
  • The Stationary Ark
  • The Ark's Anniversary
  • Ark on the Move

Around the world with Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell's many books recount his travels around the globe during his career, always with the aim of preserving endangered species for future generations. We've plotted all the amazing locations featured in different books as a handy guide to what you need to read to find out what happened where!

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