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The man who climbs trees

Aldred, James (Tree climber)

The man who climbs trees

by Aldred, James (Tree climber)

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Growth,
  • Tree climbing,
  • Television camera operators,
  • Officials and employees,
  • Biography,
  • British Broadcasting Corporation,
  • Trees

  • About the Edition

    Meet the man who climbs trees for a living. Whether he"s scouting out the perfect canopy shot for the BBC, or just looking for a little fun, James Aldred has climbed scores of behemoth trees. In this adventure memoir, Aldred carries us with him across the globe and up to the top of these towering forest titans as he recalls his most memorable encounters with trees and their inhabitants.--

    Edition Notes

    StatementJames Aldred
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB435.85 .A43 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954559M
    ISBN 101328473058
    ISBN 109781328473059
    LC Control Number2018005336
    OCLC/WorldCa996972079

    Get this from a library! The man who climbs trees. [James Aldred, (Tree climber)] -- This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling the world, filming wildlife for the BBC and climbing trees. James's climbs. Meet the man who climbs trees for a living. Whether he's scouting out the perfect canopy shot for the BBC, or just looking for a little fun, James Aldred has climbed scores of behemoth trees. In this adventure memoir, Aldred carries us with him across the globe and up to the top of these towering forest titans as he recalls his most memorable encounters with trees and their inhabitants

    “The Man Who Climbs Trees is a book of heart-stopping bravery and endurance, packed with astonishing—and sometimes gruesome—encounters with wild creatures. James Aldred is an old-school hero, and his thrilling recollections of a life of adventure driven by a love for trees will give you new reverence for the beauties and mysteries of the. Buy The Man Who Climbs Trees By James Aldred. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN X.

    '[A] delightful, endlessly fascinating book' -- Daily Mail BOOK OF THE WEEK This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling the world, filming wildlife for the BBC and climbing trees with people like David Attenborough, Chris Packham and Helen Macdonald. --BookPage "The Man Who Climbs Trees is a book of heart-stopping bravery and endurance, packed with astonishing--and sometimes gruesome--encounters with wild creatures. James Aldred is an old-school hero, and his thrilling recollections of a life of adventure driven by a love for trees will give you new reverence for the beauties and mysteries /5(44).


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The Man who Climbs Trees is an interesting look at the life of tree-climber James Aldred who has worked for the BBC, climbing trees in forests throughout the world.

I enjoyed the book a lot more than I initially thought I would; it’s very well written with beautiful imagery and interesting stories/5. This book is an inspiration to all recreational tree climbers.

It brings us into the trees and along on the climbs, from amazing locations, all around the world. Learnng to connect with nature and appreciating the many broad differences and similarities, from location to location, is /5(56).

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As a wildlife cameraman for the BBC and National Geographic, James Aldred spends his working life high up in trees, poised to capture key moments in the lives of wild animals and birds.

Aldred’s climbs take him to the most incredible and majestic trees in existence. Aldred’s new book, The Man Who Climbs Trees, lets us see the trees alongside him. If you’ve ever marveled at the ecosystems housed by these majestic, ascending towers of life, you will enjoy nestling into the pages of this book.

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Biography / Memoir. By: James Aldred (Author) pages, 8 plates with colour photos. Publisher: WH Allen. Media reviews "A book of heart-stopping bravery and endurance, packed with astonishing – and sometimes gruesome – encounters with wild creatures. James Aldred is an old-school hero, and his.

Meet the man who climbs trees for a living. In this adventure memoir, Aldred carries us with him across the globe and up to the top of these towering forest titans as he recalls his most memorable encounters with trees and their inhabitants.

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I loved it. His travels brought him into contact with dozens of different religions and philosophies all containing ‘profound elements of truth’ that he respects very much, concluding that ‘spirituality is where you.

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he’s probably off climbing a tree in Australia or Borneo, “so his book will have to do.” But just before the book’s most exhilarating scene—involving a. The Man Who Climbs Trees may fall within the category of ‘auto-biographical novel’, but what it actually is is a long love letter; an ode, really, to the beauty and magnificence of trees.

Superbly and evocatively written, James Aldred takes the reader on a journey both around the globe and across the decades as he recounts the climbs and.