Bonnie J. Fladung specializes in writing about nature, travel and adventure. She combines her love of literature with a passion for traveling to remote places. She is the founder of Feather Star Press, a platform that combines art and storytelling to create beautiful books for readers of all ages. She lives with her husband in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire.
A former high tech marketing executive, Bonnie is now following her lifelong passion for writing tales of heroism and exploits that stretch the bounds of the imagination. In collaboration with explorers, adventurers and conservationists, she brings to life real stories about real people with all their glories and flaws, disappointments and triumphs. Stories that will inspire you and break your heart.
When Eagles Roar: The Amazing Journey of an African Wildlife Adventurer
Follow the daring safari of James Currie as his love of birds, fascination with wildlife and craving for adventure lead him into humorous and life threatening situations. James captures the essence of what it means to be African today, facing everything from the Big Five to the vestiges of apartheid to the AIDS epidemic. He provides authoritative information on African wildlife and illustrates hair-raising encounters with lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros and snakes through exciting and humorous stories. The book follows James’s journey from city boy to conservationist and shows what it takes to become an African game ranger. From his first graphic encounter with the brutality of nature on Table Mountain in South Africa to his disappearance as a boy on safari in Malawi to the rigorous training he underwent to become a game ranger at Phinda Private Game Reserve, this book will delight and educate anyone fascinated with nature, wildlife, travel and adventure. James provides wonderful insights into African conservation and a fascinating glimpse into the importance of cross-cultural relationships in Africa’s wildlife tourism environment. He details his own inner journey overcoming physical challenges and finding the balance between following passions and what’s important in life.
The Elephant's Euphonium: A Little Tusker's Adventures in Africa2018
The XLISP Primer1987
Awards and Recognition
- The Elephant's Euphonium: "New Hampshire Literary Award Finalist for Outstanding Work of Children's Literature"
- When Eagles Roar: "One of the Best Wildlife Books of All Time" - BookAuthority
- When Eagles Roar: "One of the Best Books About or Featuring Birds" - BookScrolling
- When Eagles Roar: "Best Winter Trips, What to Read Before You Go" - National Geographic
- When Eagles Roar: "One of the Best Nature Books of 2014" - The Guardian
- When Eagles Roar: "Book of the Year" - Birder's Library