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


John Goulds Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

by National Library of Australia

How poignant it is to look at some of Gould's beautiful images of our animals and know that some are no longer with us, and some are fighting for their lives? In this book, author Fred Ford compares Goulds world, and the world that the animals ...

ISBN: 9780642278616

Binding: Hardback



Return to the River

by Birlinn

This beautifully illustrated book, featuring specially-commissioned photography by award-wining nature photographer Laurie Campbell, follows a year in the life of river otters in the River Tweed. In addition to seasonal observations of ...

ISBN: 9781780272061

Binding: Paperback


The Salmon: The Extraordinary Story of the King of Fish

by HarperCollins Publishers

'Sometimes the river was too high to see the fish pairs well, sometimes the wind shook up the surface too much to get a clear view. [...] You know if they have already spawned and buried their eggs in the gravel because hit by the light they run, ...

ISBN: 9780007564712

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 trees.

ISBN: 9781472900005

Binding: Paperback / softback


Bee: A Natural History

by Noah Wilson-Rich

ISBN: 9781782401070

Binding: Hardback


How Birds Migrate


ISBN: 9780811724449

Binding: Paperback / softback


Nature Guide: Rocks and Minerals

by Dorling Kindersley

Have the world in your hands with these compact, affordable, illustrated natural history guides.From malachite to meteorites, leaf through Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals, a beautiful guide profiling the world's specimens. Part of a new ...

ISBN: 9781405375863

Binding: Paperback / softback


Penguins: Wildlife Monographs


A colourful look at the lives of these fascinating flightless birds. There are seventeen species of penguins and while most live on the coast of Antarctica, others can be found in Australia, New Zealand, Africa and South America. They range from ...

ISBN: 9781901268140

Binding: Paperback / softback


Remarkable Plants That Shape Our World

by T&H UK Originated

ISBN: 9780500517420

Binding: Hardback


Top Dogs: A Celebration of Great Australian Working Dogs

by HarperCollins Publishers

A unique celebration of our remarkable Aussie working dogs, illustrated with photographs taken by the people who love them. Ask anyone who lives and works on the land and they will tell you that a good working dog is the heart and soul of rural life.

ISBN: 9780733333286

Binding: Hardback


Birds of the World: 365 Days

by Philippe J Dubois

ISBN: 9780810996137

Binding: Hardback



by Richard Schweid

Although it might seem the most mundane of fish when pulled from the mud of creeks, ponds, rivers or the sea, the eels life cycle is one of the most remarkable on the planet. Freshwater eels are born, according to current scientific theory, in ...

ISBN: 9781861894236

Binding: Paperback


In Praise of Bees: A Cabinet of Curiosities

by Quiller Publishing

This fascinating and comprehensive book explores the bee's place in human society from prehistoric cave paintings and inscribed clay tablets through to our contemporary world a cabinet whose drawers are filled with nuggets of bee science and ...

ISBN: 9781846891922

Binding: Hardback


Pocket Guide to Mushrooms

by Bloomsbury

This compact title is an essential guide to mushrooms and covers everything from where to find individual specimens, how to identify them, and how to grow them. Around 80 species of the most common mushrooms in the UK are identified in this ...

ISBN: 9781472909794

Binding: Paperback


Wonders of the Indian Wilderness


A spectacular celebration of the flora and fauna of the Indian wilderness, one of the most beautiful, diverse, and endangered ecosystems in the world. The veneration of nature has always been an integral part of Indian culture, but the country's ...

ISBN: 9780789209993

Binding: Hardback


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 / softback



by Bob;Swinney, Nicola Jane Langrish

The lives of humans and horses have been intricately linked for thousands of years, with equines depicted in cave paintings dating back to 5000BC. Horses have been developed by humans for many purposes - for war, for working in the field and in ...

ISBN: 9781472909848

Binding: Hardback


The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia

by Michael Braby

Written by one of Australias leading lepidopterists, it is stunningly illustrated with colour photographs of each of the 416 currently identified species. There is also a distribution map for each species on the Australian mainland.

ISBN: 9780643090279

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