Natural history

    Snapshots - A Wildlife Miscellany in Verse

    By Anthony Boniface

    Paperback £7.99

    In the present collection, the author realises his thoughts and observations on the wildlife he has seen on his travels round the world via the medium of both Japanese Haiku and other poetic forms, including rhyming poetry and free verse.

    Last Wild Place

    By Mike Tomkies

    Paperback £13.85

    A reprint of one of Mike Tomkies' classic wilderness books. Includes an appreciation of his life and work and a celebration of nature at its most rugged and spectacular.

    World's Best Bird Songs

    By Hannu Jannes

    Hardback £9.05

    This beautifully illustrated and very useful book and audio CD combination brings together 80 of the most remarkable species from around the world.

    Arctic Charr in the Lochs of Scotland

    By Colin Adams

    Paperback £42.95

    The Arctic Charr is a fish of wild places. It is the fish that is capable of thriving in the harsh conditions found in the fresh waters of the far north where no other fish can. Its toughness in these extreme environments, its stunning beautiful colours (more usually...

    Goldilocks and the Water Bears

    By Louisa Preston

    Paperback £8.45

    'Highly recommended' Financial Times Today we know of only a single planet that hosts life: the Earth. But across a Universe of at least 100 billion possibly habitable worlds, surely our planet isn't the only one that, like the porridge Goldilocks sought, is just right for life? Astrobiologists search the...

    Rescue Dogs and Their Second Lives

    By Angela Patmore

    Paperback £7.85

    An inspirational guide to re-homing rescue dogs.

    Breaking the Chains of Gravity

    By Amy Shira Teitel

    Paperback £9.05

    The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.

    The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel

    By Taschen Publishing

    Hardback £92.46

    Discover Ernst Haeckel, the 19th-century artist-biologist who found beauty in even the most unlikely of creatures. This collection features 450 prints from his most important publications, including the majestic Kunstformen der Natur and his extensive catalogues of marine life. As biodiversity is ever-more threatened, these exquisite images are...

    Cats Getting Stuck!

    By No Author Details

    Hardback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Cats may have intelligence that far exceeds our own... but it doesn't stop them getting completely stuck, often in the most ridiculous places. Cats Getting Stuck documents some of the funniest scrapes felines have got themselves into, from wrestling with hangers to getting wedged into glass jars, or the results...

    The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018

    By Lia Leendertz

    Hardback £8.45

    The Almanac revives the tradition of the rural almanac, connecting you with the months and seasons via moon-gazing, foraging, feast days, seasonal eating, meteor-spotting and gardening. Award-winning gardener and food writer Lia Leendertz shares the tools and inspiration you need to celebrate, mark and appreciate each moment of the year.

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