John Alec Baker (1926 – 1987) wrote just two books – The Peregrine in 1967 and The Hill of Summer in 1969.
Many readers and critics believe that they are among the best books on nature written in the twentieth century.
This website seeks to provide:
In 2010, both The Peregrine and The Hill of Summer were published in a combined volume by Collins, together with extracts from Baker’s diaries. This edition also includes extensive biographical information about Baker by Mark Cocker and John Fanshawe. A resized edition was published in 2015.