A Slow Passion Snails, My Garden and Me

by Ruth Brooks

When BBC Radio 4's Material World programme announced a search for the UK's top amateur scientist, little did anyone expect that the winning experiment would comprise one of our humblest garden pests. Ruth Brooks posed this question: Do snails ...

ISBN: 9781408826584

Binding: Hardback


Deadliest Volcanoes

200 Years After Tambora

by John Kerr

Deadliest Volcanoes, from author John Kerr, is about the biggest and most powerful volcanic eruptions the world has seen. It's full of eyewitness accounts and photos of some of history's best known, and not so well known, volcanoes. ...

ISBN: 9781922178510

Binding: Paperback


Everything Dog Grooming Book


Most people prefer to groom their dogs at homebut they worry about doing it right. Will Fido be ashamed of his own haircut? Why won't he stand still? What if he is hurt because his nails are cut too short? With The Everything Dog Grooming Book, ...

ISBN: 9781598696530

Binding: Paperback


Secret Life of Birds: Who they are and what they do The

by Tudge Colin

'Simply fizzing with ideas ...... his heart is with the birds' Literary Review Birds are beautiful, intriguing and life-enhancing. They can do everything mammals can, and even more besides. In Consider the Birds lifelong bird enthusiast Colin ...

ISBN: 9780141034768

Binding: Paperback


The Woodland Book 101 ways to relax, play, watch wildlife and have adventures in the woods

by Tessa Wardley

From an author passionate about reconnecting both adults and children with nature, The Woodland Book aims to show anyone with an interest in nature and the great outdoors how to make the most of the unique environments provided by a canopy of ...

ISBN: 9781472900005

Binding: Paperback


National Park Visitor''s Companion: Grand Canyon


ISBN: 9780811724920

Binding: Paperback


Training Your Pointing Dog: for Hunting & Home


Training Your Pointing Dog for Hunting and Home tells how to develop an obedient gun dog that is also an affectionate family companion, with training schedules and advice on everything from handling a newborn pup to teaching advanced field ...

ISBN: 9780811702591

Binding: Hardback


Birds of the World: 365 Days

by Philippe J Dubois

ISBN: 9780810996137

Binding: Hardback


Border Terriers: an Owner''s Companion


The Border Terrier has long been renowned for his gameness, hardiness and exceptional working ability. Whilst he remains essentially a working terrier his size, intelligence, and rugged good looks are making him increasingly popular in the show ...

ISBN: 9781861266408

Binding: Paperback


Flying Dinosaurs

How fearsome reptiles became birds

by John Pickrell

Dinosaurs didnt die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago. Get ready to unthink what you thought you knew and journey into the deep, dark depths of the Jurassic.The discovery of the first feathered dinosaur in China in 1996 sent ...

ISBN: 9781742233666

Binding: Paperback


A Message from Martha The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and Why it Still Matters

by Mark Avery

September 1st, 2014 sees the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history - the demise of the Passenger Pigeon. From being the commonest bird on the planet 50 years earlier, the species became extinct with the death in ...

ISBN: 9781472906250

Binding: Hardback


Field Companion to Mammals of Australia

by Van Dyck Steve & Gynther Ian & Baker And

ISBN: 9781877069819

Binding: Paperback


Photographic Guide to Birds of Australia

by Jim (Australian Museum) Flegg

"This is a bird identification guide with a difference. Instead of using colour plates of paintings, Photographic Field Guide: Birds of Australia features photographs. Photographs of living birds can often provide detail not available in ...

ISBN: 9781876334789

Binding: Paperback



by Peter Williams

Beginning with an overview of our relationship with snails, slugs and seasnails, he goes on to examine snail evolution; snail behavior and habitat; snails as food, medicine, and the source of useful chemicals and dyes; snail shells as ...

ISBN: 9781861895288

Binding: Paperback


Training the Working Spaniel


Training the Working Spaniel makes it simple for anyone to train their gundog, no matter what facilities are available. The book contains chapters on training the urban gundog; how to keep a working dog in a family home; and introducing ...

ISBN: 9781846890703

Binding: Hardback


Gift of Kindness: Inspiring True Stories of Rescued Farm Animals The

by Ahern Pam

Some stories change your life, some events change your life, but a single act of kindness can save a life. Meet Ruby the working dog who got a second chance and found her perfect job, and Macho the orphaned alpaca who found happiness among his ...

ISBN: 9780143570905

Binding: Paperback



by Edgar Williams

Giraffes have long attracted human curiosity and respect. Their extraordinarily long necks, distinctive camouflage, graceful movements and friendly nature make them one of the most fascinating animals on the planet. But while giraffes once ...

ISBN: 9781861897640

Binding: Paperback


I Have a Life Dog Owner''s Guide


Pet parenting can sometimes seem like a full-time job-from puppy proofing the home to ensuring proper exercise and nutrition, there's always something to think about. With The "I Have a Life" Dog Owner's Guide, readers can keep track of ...

ISBN: 9781593375935

Binding: Paperback


Flocks of Colour

by Penny Olsen

What name could be a more apt description of Australia than The Land of Parrots, a name inspired by late sixteenth-century maps showing a southern region labelled Psittacorum regio? This beautiful book takes a close look at parrots in Australia,

ISBN: 9780642278067

Binding: Paperback


Skomer: Portrait of a Welsh Island


Skomer Island off the coast of west Wales is a National Nature Reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a world-renowned bird paradise and home to the world's largest colony of Manx Shearwaters. It is also home to author, painter and ...

ISBN: 9781905582082

Binding: Paperback