Through anecdotes and 200 drawings, Hilary Stewart shares her delight in discovering the small wonders of the natural world. Wandering the island's beaches, forests and lakes, she gathers seaweeds, mushrooms and berries. Ever curious, she expands her knowledge of wild-flowers, lichens, lowly beetles and more. Her encounters with deer, bats, raccoons, frogs, snakes, birds and other wildlife are, by turns, humorous, exasperating and poignant. And she constantly works at enhancing her three acres of garden, meadow and forest jungle. In On Island Time, Hilary Stewart also offers glimpses of the peo.