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The Boom of the Bitterbump
The Folk-history of Cheshire's Wildlife
Roger Stephens
Roger Stephens has gathered the memories, knowledge and superstitions of Cheshire people, past and present - gamekeepers and poachers, farmers and labourers, wildfowlers and fishermen - to tell the human story of the county's wildlife.

Price of book: £11.95

160 Pages

Published by Gordon Emery in 2003

ISBN-10: 1-872265-49-9
ISBN-13: 9781872265490

What exactly is a Bitterbump? Who was Billy th' Duck? What is the secret of Rostherne Mere? What are the Seven Whistlers? Was there really a Hoylake Monster? What is a Nosrow Tree? The answers and other fascinating facts can be found in this book, which blends natural history and folklore. Roger Stephens has gathered the memories, knowledge and superstitions of Cheshire people, past and present - gamekeepers and poachers, farmers and labourers, wildfowlers and fishermen - to tell the human story of the county's wildlife.