These resources provide additional background on Lyanda and her books. If you are a journalist or blogger writing about Lyanda or reviewing her writing, please feel free to use these materials, and to contact Lyanda for an interview or appearance.
The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild
by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (September 17, 2013)
Also available in a Kindle edition.
Lyanda is pronounced “Lie – anda” and rhymes with panda; Haupt starts with the syllable “how,” like plow or now, and ends with a percussive “pt.”
Large jpg file of The Urban Bestiary cover.
Small jpg file of the Crow Planet cover (right click the link to download file).
High resolution print-ready jpg file of the Crow Planet cover (right click the link to download file).
Small jpg author photo of Lyanda Lynn Haupt (Credit: Tom Furtwangler) (right click the link to download file).
High resolution photo of Lyanda Lynn Haupt (Credit: Tom Furtwangler) (right click the link to download file).
Hachette Book Group website for The Urban Bestiary.
Previous coverage of Lyanda and her writing:
The Urban Bestiary: Publisher’s Weekly, starred review: “In this sparkling follow-up to Crow Planet, Haupt returns to the urban wilds.”
The Urban Bestiary excerpt in Discover magazine: “What you don’t know about the wild animals in your city.”
Crow Planet: New York Times Sunday Book Review: “Lyrical narrative that blends science and conscience.”
Crow Planet: The Oregonian review: “Her enthusiasms are infectious.”
Crow Planet: Los Angeles Times review: “Haupt tells her tale beautifully.“