Reviews for Adrift on the Ark


"In lush yet charming prose, Thompson examines pets and peacocks, swans and bats, and there's even a chapter called 'Pigs Might Fly.'"—January Magazine


"Each essay is a testament to a mutual sharing of subjectivities and moves us toward a relational consciousness, resulting in the beginning of empathy, care, and compasion."—The Goose


"Thompson's descriptions of the personalities of individual creatures that have shared her life is reminiscent of the writings of Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, (The Pig Who Sang to the Moon)."—Animal Literature


"Heartwarming and relatable. The [stories] will make you laugh and cry. There is an underlying green message that fits well in today's society."—The Ladysmith Chronicle


"Margaret Thompson’s writing is charming and insightful. The book takes you into her world of nature with a vitality that is both particular and universal."—Robert Bateman


"Margaret Thompson’s essay collection Adrift on the Ark: Our Connection to the Natural World includes anecdotes and personal memories of her encounters with birds and other animals beyond the two-legged variety.”—BC Bookworld