Zoos & wildlife parks

    Park Life: The Memoirs of a Royal Parks Gamekeeper

    By John Bartram

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    'Retire? You can't retire!', Sir David Attenborough told John Bartram, when the man who has been gamekeeper and senior wildlife officer for Richmond Park for the past thirty years announced his intention to step away from the role, bidding farewell to the iconic park which has been his home and...

    NG Photo Ark

    By Joel Sartore

    Hardback Save £6.54 = £15.96

    This lush book of photography represents a lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals - especially those that are endangered.

    National Parks of Europe

    By Lonely Planet

    Hardback £14.45

    Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Chillingham-its location not only contributed some of the best archaeology in Northumberland but also a herd of wild white cattle unique in the history of the natural world, immortalised in songs, books, poems, and art. Chillingham castle with its famous and infamous inhabitants have combined to make this an interesting...

    National Parks of America

    By Lonely Planet

    Hardback £14.45

    Explore all 59 of America's National Parks with this inspirational coffee table book. Beautiful landscape photography and wildlife illustrations will wow readers. Practical ideas on where to stay and what to do help readers plan visits, and detailed itineraries make it easy. A wonderful introduction to America's National Parks for...

    Our Zoo

    By June Mottershead

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A wonderfully nostalgic memoir detailing the fascinating lives of the working class family behind the phenomenally successful Chester Zoo.

    Out of the Wild: Zoo Portraits

    By Boza Ivanovic

    Hardback Save £13.54 = £26.45

    Photographer Boza Ivanovic artfully transforms the traditional animal-visitor dynamic in 'Out of the Wild.' These animals are at once as terrifying as they are hauntingly beautiful.

    We Bought a Zoo Film Tie-in

    By Benjamin Mee

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    A film tie-in edition to 20th Century Fox's film adaptation of the heart-warming international bestseller starring Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon and directed by Oscar-winning director Cameron Crowe.

    Zoos and Tourism: Conservation, Education, Entertainment?

    Hardback Save £20.03 = £69.92

    This is the first book to specifically examine zoos as tourist attractions. Taking a global approach, it considers the multiple roles of zoos, particularly the difficulty of balancing conservation, education and entertainment.

    Savages and Beasts: The Birth of the Modern Zoo

    By Nigel Rothfels

    Paperback Save £1.84 = £19.66

    Rothfels provides both fascinating reading and much-needed historical perspective on the nature of our relationship with the animal kingdom.

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