Born in Bristol in 1951, Simon Barnes went on the become the multi-award winning Chief Sports Writer for The Times until July 2014. He is the author of over 20 books, including three on wildlife and three novels. His bestselling How to Be a Bad Birdwatcher has been serialised in The Times and read on Radio 4. Simon lives in Suffolk with his family.
Accompanying a major BBC series from the team behind Planet Earth II and presented by David Attenborough, a fascinating exploration of the hidden life of plants - by Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Barnes.