When a farmer on Exmoor found a frightened and badly injured red deer calf hanging by the leg from a barbed wire fence, he knew there was only one man he could call. Johnny Kingdom took Bambi home and became her surrogate mother, nursing her through the night after the dangerous operation to amputate her now infected limb. Against the odds, Bambi survived and, as she grew bigger, became a part of Johnny's family, taking over his garden and developing a taste for custard creams (and Johnny's wife's roses). But it wasn't ...

Bambi and Me 2009, Corgi Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780552157346

Mass-market paperback

Bambi and Me 2008, Bantam Press

ISBN-13: 9780593060858