279 books (14 pages) in this category
by Robert Macfarlane
A new cover edition of the classic bestseller of British nature writing. ...
Encounters with Plants, Stars and Animals
by Amy Leach
A highly irresistible debut that celebrates the universe in all its wondrous glory. ...
by Marcia Zappa
The Story of Our Eternal Dependence
by Philip Walling
The story of the relationship between humankind and cattle, from the <i>Sunday Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Counting Sheep</i>. ...
A Journey Beneath the Surface
by Olivia Laing
Olivia Laing's odyssey along the banks of the River Ouse, from source to sea; a profound and haunting reflection on history and landscape, and our place within them. ...
by Angela Goode
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
How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers
by Kirsty Murray
To the first Europeans who came to Australia, everything seemed topsy turvy. Christmas was in the summer and trees shed their bark but not their leaves. And the animals were bizarre. There was a bird that laughed like a donkey and a type of ...
by Scott Lithgow
For every good dog able to work things out for itself, there are many more potentially useful dogs unable to do so. Training and Working Dogs will allow every owner of a new pup to train it with confidence and produce an obedient, responsive and
by Editors Phaidon
37 Stories of Canine Compassion and Courage
by Jennifer S. Holland
<DIV>Dogs are so much more than man’s best friend. Their kindness and courage doesn’t stop with humans. They’ll befriend ferrets, monkeys, elephants and fish. They’ll rescue deer, horses, penguins and—yes—even
A Modern Glossary of City Trees
by Michael Jordan
A selection of 70 urban-dwelling trees from across the world that celebrates the beauty and cultural importance of these botanical giants. ...
Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species
by Joseph Forshaw
<p>Parrots are among the most distinctive and beautiful birds in the world. They are also among the most endangered bird groups, threatened by habitat loss through land clearance, the trapping of adults, and the taking of chicks from the nest ...
The Secrets of Nature’s Deadliest Weapon
by Ronald Jenner
<p>When we enter the world of venom, we enter the realm of one of the most diverse, versatile, sophisticated, and deadly biological adaptations ever to have evolved on Earth.</p> <p>Since it first appeared in ancient jellyfish and sea anemones, ...
by Lauren Coss
by David Pyle
by Grace Chon
<p><b><b>To be "waggish" is to be playful and mischievous the very definition of these adorable dogs and the things they (might) think about us</b></b></p> There's no mistaking a happy dog. The wagging tail, eager eyes, and smile that cannot be ...
by Marianne Taylor
To the people of rural Britain, hares are deeply beloved, perhaps above all other animals. They thrive in abundance in imagery but can be maddeningly elusive in reality. In our stories ancient and modern they are magical, uncanny and ...
From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change
by Andrew Revkin
<p><b>Andrew Revkin, senior climate reporter at ProPublica after a prize-winning 21-year stint at <i>The New York Times</i>, presents an intriguing illustrated history of humanity’s evolving relationship with Earth’s dynamic climate system ...
and other visitors to our shores
by New Holland Publishers
Whales of Sydney is a spectacular photographic book that documents the annual migration of Humpback Whales past the coast of iconic city of Sydney from mid May to the beginning of December. Showcasing not only the majestic whales but all marine ...
by Daniel Chamovitz
<b>A captivating journey into the hidden lives of plants - from the colours they see to the schedules they keep.</b><br><br>Join renowned biologist Daniel Chamovitz as he leads a beguiling exploration of how plants experience our shared Earth - ...