Prairie Beauty explores the wildflowers and flowering shrubs commonly found in the prairie environment of western Canada. Written for the enjoyment of all who venture outside and wish to identify the wild flowering plants they encounter, the book is directed at readers with little or no background in things botanical.
Neil Jennings is an ardent flyfisher, hiker and photographer. He has fly-fished extensively in a variety of places around the world, in both fresh water and salt water, and has taught fly-fishing-related courses in Calgary for over 30 years. His writing and photography have appeared in a number of outdoors magazines, and he is the author of numerous books published by RMB, including a book on fly-fishing titled Behind the Counter and several full-colour guides to western wildflowers.