286 books (15 pages) in this category
by New Holland Publishers
Pocket sized.Covers over 200 species of mammal, reptile and amphibian.Contains 250 photographs illustrating key features.Pocket sized Covers over 200 species of mammal, reptile and amphibian.Contains 250 photographs illustrating key ...
by Lee Livingood
by Richard Milne
<div>Has a group of plants ever inspired such love in some, and such hatred in others, as rhododendrons? Their propensity towards sexual infidelity makes them popular with horticultural breeders, and early plant collectors faced mortal peril to ...
by Kristin Petrie
Have you ever watched a group of Dolphins doing tricks? How do they do it? Dolphins azre among the smartest animals on Earth. In this series, readers discover the secret to the special way dolphins communicate. Find out where dolphins live, and ...
by James Lowen
Much loved ... but about to be lost' The Hedgehog regularly tops polls of the UK 's favourite animal, yet numbers in our countryside have halved this century. Generations of children have been captivated by Beatrix Potter 's <i>The Tale of Mrs
by Mike Unwin
People all over Britain and Europe have long welcomed the arrival of swifts and swallows as a promise of summer being just around the corner. And with their similar long wings and dashing flight, it is perhaps understandable that we often ...
by Gabrielle Chan
First-hand encounters with killers of the sea
by Brendan McAloon
<DIV><P>Following a year of record numbers of shark attacks, <B>Sharks Never Sleep</B><I> </I>takes us around the world to meet shark-attack survivors, shark lovers and shark hunters, who tell us of the primal fear of being eaten alive by a
by Philip Armstrong
<p>The Egyptians worshipped them, the Romans dressed them in fitted coats, the Christians made the shepherd synonymous with their divine saviour. In Sheep, Philip Armstrong traces the natural and cultural history of both the wild and domestic ...
by Diane Morgan
by Omar Attum
by Elizabeth Kolbert
Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. <br> <br> Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact
by Stanley;Breeden, Kaisa Breeden
Their specially developed digital photography techniques make it possible to see intriguing details you may never have suspected were there. ...
by Sally Rae
"<b><b>One man's dream to breathe life into a sleepy Central Otago valley has brought high-adrenaline adventure to millions in a spectacularly beautiful part of New Zealand.</b></b> Heavily illustrated with historic and scenic images, this book
by Dawson,Madge Sn
"<b>A station matriarch recounts a life lived on the famous Morven Hills Station. </b> <i></i> <i>Snow on the Lindis</i> is Madge Snow s story of living at Morven Hills Station on the Lindis Pass. Morven Hills is one of New Zealand s most ...
by Kate Howells
With a little help from her friends in the community (including legendary Bill Nye the Science Guy), Kate Howells has put together this kid 's book for adults, where everything you thought you could never understand about the universe is ...
by Joe Pappalardo
The twenty-first century space industry is changing drastically where private sector companies (e.g. Richard Branson 's Virgin Galactic SpaceshipOne and Elon Musk 's SpaceX) are building a dizzying array of new space crafts and rockets, not ...
by Kristin Petrie
by Marcia Zappa
by Steve Backshall
From lethal beauties to killer beasts, from the unseen to the unexpected, the one thing these creatures have in common is that they are all deadly to other animals. Steve's encounters range from famous killers such as the Black Mamba and the ...