Growing up in Leicester on a university campus, young David's world was shaped by his father's role as a professor. In his formative years, he immersed himself in the science library, curating his own collection of specimens and even crafting a miniature animal museum. As he grew, his passion for animals and their lives only intensified.
Upon reaching the age to attend university, he pursued studies in science and zoology. Yet, his deepest yearning was to be in proximity to the creatures he so ardently studied. Thus, he ventured into the realm of television, embarking on journeys to the habitats of various animals, and using his platform to share the untold narratives of these creatures.
The trajectory of little David led him to emerge as one of the most revered environmentalists on a global scale. His life's work encompassed educating generation after generation about the significance of the natural world. This poignant book is brought to life through stylish and idiosyncratic illustrations, accompanied by supplementary details at its conclusion. This includes a timeline tracing his life's journey, adorned with historical photographs, and an intricate profile that delves into the broadcaster's extraordinary life.