A pacey, perceptive and engaging read. The anecdotes, observations, literary references and illustrations are insightful.
Sydney Morning Herald
An elegant and unexpectedly engrossing journey through the lives of birds... Nest, Burke writes, is a word that "conjures fundamental notions of home, family, privacy, shelter and rest." Her book alights intelligently and compassionately on each of these ideas, and between its pages the reader is given pause to gaze up at the sky and marvel at the pelicans or sparrows flying overhead.