The Hare Book, Jane Russ, Graffeg

Jane Russ

Jane Russ lives in Wiltshire and is Secretary of The Hare Preservation Trust. As well as an author, Jane is a print maker and letterpress printer.

Jane wrote the best-selling The Hare Book, which published in May 2015. A unique insight into the hare, this book looks at the hare’s place in nature to its many appearances in art and literature.

The Fox Book was published in March 2017. This fascinating little book looks at the fox in nature around the world, myth, legend, art, literature, folklore and history.

The third book published in The Nature Series was The Owl Book in April 2018, exploring the variety and unique characteristics of each species, as well as collecting their surrounding myth, legend, art and literature in fascinating detail.

The Red Squirrel Book published October 2018. Featuring sections on habitat, activity, feeding and breeding, this compact and accessible guide opens up the world of the red squirrel to the curious and the committed alike.

Jane is currently working on The Robin Book, due for publication October 2019.

Jane Russ, Graffeg


red squirrel book, jane russ, graffeg
The Red Squirrel Book

This compact and accessible guide introduces the reader to these instantly recognisable fixtures of British wildlife and documents their physiology, behaviours and continuing place in our consciousness. Including a range of over 200 spectacular images, it reveals why important efforts are being made to conserve this remarkable species.

Published October 2018
ISBN: 9781912654178

The Owl Book

The Owl Book, packed with stunning photography and interesting facts, is a must-have for owl lovers. The variety and unique characteristics of each species are explained, both those native to Britain and internationally, including the tawny, barn, snowy, long-eared, short-eared and little owl.

Published 20 April 2018
ISBN: 9781912050420

The Fox Book

A must-have for all fox lovers, offering a unique insight into this most divisive of creatures, from its place in British countryside and cities, to its vibrant history in myth, art and legend throughout the world.

Published March 2017
ISBN: 9781910862551

The Hare Book

Published in conjunction with The Hare Preservation Trust, The Hare Book offers a unique insight into these fascinating creatures; from its place in nature to its many appearances in art and literature.

Published May 2015
ISBN: 9781909823686

Praise for The Hare Book

“I am in the company of incredible writers, photographers and artists. How can this not be a best-seller! All hares would be happy with this!” Andrew Fusek Peters

“A beautifully produced book that explores not just the practical facts and details about hares but also dips into the vast collection of myths, stories and art inspired by these creatures. Glorious colour photos on every page. A great starting point for anyone with the slightest interest in hares and a lovely addition for those passionate about these rare and endangered animals.” Customer Review

“If you love Hares….I guarantee you’ll love this book…it has stunning pictures, a fantastic layout, and it’s very informative in an easy to reference way. This book is a MUST for your collection.” Customer Review