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BitzaBooks was set up to publish books and articles by John Brookland and doesn't accept submissions from other authors. As well as books John also authors two popular animal welfare blogs with a worldwide readership: animalrightsandwrongs.uk and animalrightsandwrongs.com 

The blogs are read by thousands each week so why not use the links to give them a try. They contain topical and historical articles on a variety of issues, based on the authors forty year career at the sharp end of preventing animal abuse around the world.

John's books can be bought direct on this website using the secure PayPal payment method and you can pay by credit/debit card or your PayPal account if you have one. You do not need an account to use the facility.  

Some of the books are offered at discounted prices, as postage and packing is included in the RRP price. Books are normally dispatched within 72 hours of receiving payment.

The books are printed by Amazon Books and are also available from the Amazon bookstore

Articles & Stories.

Apart from books you will find a variety of articles and true stories on the website based on the experiences of the author during his long career with animals and on other historic animal welfare incidents and issues.

We hope you enjoy the books.


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