Another Important Animal Writer

057 068 069

(dj, Longmans, 1966; signed title page by author and illustrator T.M. Shortt)

(Charles) Fred(erick) Bodsworth (1918-2012) was born in Port Burwell, ON and eventually became a journalist, naturalist, and conservationist. He wrote for St. Thomas Times-Journal, the Toronto Sun, and Maclean’s.¬†Bodsworth was President of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists from 1964-1967. His Last of the Curlews sold 3 million copies which allowed him to retire from journalism. An animated film of this book was made in 1972.

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