“A perfect stocking filler for any gardener . . . funny and entertaining as well as very useful.”-“Garden News””The Little Book of Slugs” arose out of the Centre for Alternative Technology's Bug-the-Slug campaign. It collects over seventy different organic solutions to the slug problem, distilled from over three hundred professional and leisure gardeners. As well as organic methods to combat the slug, it includes details of slug lifestyles, habits and eating preferences, and information on reported problems associated with chemical controls.Allan Shepherd works at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales, is the author of “The Sustainable Careers Handbook” and a contributor to the “Garden,” the “Express “and “Geographical “and “Country Smallholding “magazines. Suzanne Gallant is a freelance editor and researcher.