Books  |  Oct 6, 2021

Diary of a Young Naturalist a Waterstones paperback of the year

Dara McAnulty’s Diary of a Young Naturalist has been named Waterstones paperback of the year. The paperback edition was published by Ebury, chronicling autistic teenager Dara McAnulty’s connection to wildlife and nature in evocative, moving diary entries.

It was previously shortlisted for their Book of the Year 2020, and longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2020. It was the winner of the British Book Awards Non-Fiction Narrative Book of the Year 2021 and the Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing 2020.