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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 139 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Turning the Boat for Home: A Life Writing About Nature by Richard Mabey
    Turning the Boat for Home: A Life Writing About Nature - by Richard Mabey

    £18.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780701181086 | ISBN 10: 0701181087

    For five decades Richard Mabey has been a pioneering voice in modern nature writing. From the rediscovery of foraging that led to Food for Free, through his groundbreaking expeditions in the 'edgelands' in the 1970s, to his reflections on the musical ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ground Work: Writings on People and Places by Tim Dee (Editor)
    Ground Work: Writings on People and Places - by Tim Dee (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784703462 | ISBN 10: 178470346x

    The essential and defining new collection of the best British nature writing.  ‘Tim Dee has brought together a wonderous array of talent for this life-affirming, often magical anthology’ Observer   We are living in the anthropocene – an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Surfacing by Kathleen Jamie
    Surfacing - by Kathleen Jamie

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781908745811 | ISBN 10: 1908745819

    A new and highly anticipated collection of essays from the award-winning author of Sightlines.  Under the ravishing light of an Alaskan sky, objects are spilling from the thawing tundra linking a Yup'ik village to its hunter-gatherer past. In ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hedgehog Handbook by Sally Coulthard
    The Hedgehog Handbook - by Sally Coulthard

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781789545876 | ISBN 10: 1789545870

    Hedgehogs, with their quiet determination and bristling, bumbling ways, are seen by many of one of life's most enduring symbols of the countryside and town gardens. This shy, snuffling, enigmatic animal has captured the imagination of children and ad ... more

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  • Cover image of book When the Last Lion Roars: The Rise and Fall of the King of Beasts by Sara Evans
    When the Last Lion Roars: The Rise and Fall of the King of Beasts - by Sara Evans

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472916143 | ISBN 10: 147291614x

    The illegal killing of Cecil – a famous and magnificent black-maned Zimbabwean lion – by an American big-game hunter in 2015 sparked international outrage. More significantly, it drew the world's attention to the devastating plight of Africa's li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain
    Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife - by Hugh Warwick

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780099597766 | ISBN 10: 0099597764

    An eye-opening exploration of the lines that cut through our countryside, from hedges to railways, and a passionate manifesto for reconnecting wildlife.   Our landscape has been transformed by a vast network of lines, from hedges and walls to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walks in the Wild: A Guide Through the Forest by Peter Wohlleben
    Walks in the Wild: A Guide Through the Forest - by Peter Wohlleben

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846045578 | ISBN 10: 1846045576

    Can you tell the difference between wolf and dog prints? Which trees are best to shelter under a storm?How do you tell a deciduous and coniferous tree apart?   Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, lets you in on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shell Life on the Seashore by Philip Street
    Shell Life on the Seashore - by Philip Street

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571354450 | ISBN 10: 0571354459

    For many, the highlights of seaside holidays are rockpooling and gathering the glorious array of shells left strewn on the beach after the receding tide. Attracted by the infinite variety of shapes and colours, visitors can never resist making a souv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman
    The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman's Walk in the Wild to Find Her Way Home - by Katherine May

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781409172512 | ISBN 10: 1409172511

    Perfect for fans of The Salt Path and The Outrun, this book is a life-affirming exploration of wild landscapes, what it means to be different and, above all, how we can all learn to make peace within our own unquiet minds.  In August 2015, Ka ... more

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  • Cover image of book 21st-Century Yokel by Tom Cox
    21st-Century Yokel - by Tom Cox

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783527397 | ISBN 10: 1783527390

    A nature book, but not quite like any you’ll have read before.  21st-Century Yokel is the book that, as someone entrenched in a love of the countryside, I’ve been waiting a decade to write - maybe longer. It’s not quite a nature book, not q ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Missing Lynx: The Past and Future of Britain
    The Missing Lynx: The Past and Future of Britain's Lost Mammals - by Ross Barnett

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472957344 | ISBN 10: 1472957342

    Britain was a very different place 15,000 years ago – home to lions, lynx, bears, wolves, bison and many more megafauna. But as its climate changed and human populations expanded, most of early Britain's largest mammals disappeared. Will advances i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Words: Spell Songs by Various artists
    The Lost Words: Spell Songs - by Various artists

    £20.00   book with CD   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781527239616 | ISBN 10: 1527239616

    The Lost Words: Spell Songs is a 112 page book with 14 track CD of new works.   In 2018 Folk by the Oak Festival commissioned Spell Songs, a musical companion piece to The Lost Words by author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris; a celebrat ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Catch a Mole: And Find Yourself in Nature by Marc Hamer, illustrated by Joe McLaren
    How to Catch a Mole: And Find Yourself in Nature - by Marc Hamer, illustrated by Joe McLaren

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787301245 | ISBN 10: 1787301249

    A life-affirming book about the British countryside, the cycle of nature, solitude and contentment, through the prism of a brilliant new nature writer’s experience working as a traditional mole-catcher, and why he gave it up.  I have been c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature
    The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs - by Peter Wohlleben

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846046025 | ISBN 10: 1846046025

    Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, invites you to reconnect with nature.   As soon as we step out of the door, nature surrounds. Thousands of small and large processes are taking place, details that are long often ... more

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  • Cover image of book Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane
    Underland: A Deep Time Journey - by Robert Macfarlane

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241143803 | ISBN 10: 0241143802

    The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words and The Old Ways.   In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. From the ice-blue ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Place: Can We Save Britain
    Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? - by Mark Cocker

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784701024 | ISBN 10: 1784701025

    A radical examination of Britain's relationship with the land by one of our greatest nature writers.  Environmental thought and politics have become parts of mainstream cultural life in Britain. The wish to protect wildlife is now a central goal ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wisdom of Wolves: Understand How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human by Elli Radinger
    The Wisdom of Wolves: Understand How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human - by Elli Radinger

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241346716 | ISBN 10: 0241346711

    They care for their elderly, play with their kids, and always put family first. Can we all learn something from the wisdom of wolves?  In this unforgettable book, wolf expert and naturalist Elli Radinger draws on her 25 years of first-hand ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways to Make Nature More Visible by Simon Barnes
    Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways to Make Nature More Visible - by Simon Barnes

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471175404 | ISBN 10: 1471175405

    We're not just losing the wild world. We're forgetting it. We're no longer noticing it. We've lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing.  But we can make hidden things visible, and this book features 23 spellbinding ways ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life by Melanie Choukas-Bradley, illustrated by Lieke van der Vorst
    The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life - by Melanie Choukas-Bradley, illustrated by Lieke van der Vorst

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781631065705 | ISBN 10: 163106570x

    A simple antidote to our nature-starved lives, The Joy of Forest Bathing is an enticing and comprehensive introduction to forest bathing — or Shinrin-yoku, in Japan — the meditative practice of connecting with nature and disconnecting from the d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Springwatch: The 2019 Almanac by Michael Bright and Karen Farrington
    Springwatch: The 2019 Almanac - by Michael Bright and Karen Farrington

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785943676 | ISBN 10: 1785943677

    ‘Beautiful, fun, a great book… the best book ever written!’ - Chris Evans   ‘It is a brilliant book, a toolkit, packed full of information – even I learnt a few new things!’ - Chris Packham   Explore the world outside your window. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A-Z of Feliformia by Lyndsey Green
    A-Z of Feliformia - by Lyndsey Green

    £12.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999329600 | ISBN 10: 1999329600

    The A to Z of Feliformia is an illustrated alphabet book of cat-like carnivores.  Feliforms are the cat-like carnivores, but that doesn't mean this book is only about lions and tigers. They come in all shapes and sizes and live in a vast rang ... more

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  • Cover image of book 50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year: How Wildlife Photography Became Art by Natural History Museum and Rosamund Kidman Cox
    50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year: How Wildlife Photography Became Art - by Natural History Museum and Rosamund Kidman Cox

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780565094782 | ISBN 10: 0565094785

    "This is a collection of work from the competition that, over the past half century, has become an international showcase for the very best wildlife photography - images that have the power to affect how we feel about the natural world and therefore ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nature of Winter by Jim Crumley
    The Nature of Winter - by Jim Crumley

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912235179 | ISBN 10: 191223517x

    During winter, dark days of wild storms can give way to the perfect, glistening stillness of frost-encrusted winter landscapes – it is the stuff of wonder and beauty, of nature at its utmost. In The Nature of Winter, Jim Crumley ventures into our c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Light in the Dark: A Winter Journal by Horatio Clare
    The Light in the Dark: A Winter Journal - by Horatio Clare

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783964048 | ISBN 10: 1783964049

    As November stubs out the glow of autumn and the days tighten into shorter hours, winter’s occupation begins. Preparing for winter has its own rhythms, as old as our exchanges with the land. Of all the seasons, it draws us together. But winter can ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Red Squirrel Book by Jane Russ
    The Red Squirrel Book - by Jane Russ

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912654178 | ISBN 10: 1912654172

    A must-have for all British nature lovers, The Red Squirrel Book is a stunning compendium of fact and photography.   This compact and accessible guide introduces the reader to these instantly recognisable fixtures of British wildlife and documents ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things by Peter Wohlleben
    The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things - by Peter Wohlleben

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781847925244 | ISBN 10: 1847925243

    Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth? Or that wolves can alter the course of a river? Or that earthworms control wild boar populations?  The natural world is a web of intricate connections, many of which go unnoticed ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nature of Autumn by Jim Crumley
    The Nature of Autumn - by Jim Crumley

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912235162 | ISBN 10: 1912235161

    Longlisted for the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize 2017   In autumn nature stages some of its most enchantingly beautiful displays; yet it’s also a period for reflection, melancholy even, as the days shorten and winter’s chill approaches ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Place: Can We Save Britain
    Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? - by Mark Cocker

    £18.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780224102292 | ISBN 10: 022410229x

    Environmental thought and politics have become parts of mainstream cultural life in Britain. The wish to protect wildlife is now a central goal for our society, but where did these ‘green’ ideas come from? And who created the cherished institutio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pebbles on the Beach: A Spotter
    The Pebbles on the Beach: A Spotter's Guide - by Clarence Ellis

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571347933 | ISBN 10: 0571347932

    With a foreword by Robert Macfarlane.   Pebble-hunting is a pleasant hobby that makes little demand upon one’s patience and still less upon one’s physical energy. (You may even enjoy the hunt from the luxurious sloth of a deck chair). One of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Prickly Affair: The Charm of the Hedgehog by Hugh Warwick
    A Prickly Affair: The Charm of the Hedgehog - by Hugh Warwick

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141988184 | ISBN 10: 0141988185

    Discover the many wonders of the hedgehog: a funny, charming creature of the countryside.   Carrying its secrets beneath patterned spinesand roaming our fields, parks and gardens, why is it that the hedgehog fascinates so many of us? In A Prick ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Way of the Hare by Marianne Taylor
    The Way of the Hare - by Marianne Taylor

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472942265 | ISBN 10: 1472942264

    "Taylor's book is so replete with leporine lore, so completely absorbed with the lives and (often grisly) deaths of our hares that you can't help but see the creatures with new eyes."(Alex Preston, The Guardian) To the people of rural Britain, har ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young
    The Secret Life of Cows - by Rosamund Young

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571345793 | ISBN 10: 0571345794

    ****A Sunday Times bestseller*** ***A Times Book of the Year 2017***  WITH A FOREWORD BY ALAN BENNETT "A lovely, thoughtful little book about the intelligence of cows."(James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd's Life) Cows are as varied as ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Butterfly Isles: A Summer In Search Of Our Emperors And Admirals by Patrick Barkham
    The Butterfly Isles: A Summer In Search Of Our Emperors And Admirals - by Patrick Barkham

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783784585 | ISBN 10: 178378458x

    Butterflies animate our summers but the fifty-nine species found in the British Isles can be surprisingly elusive. Some bask unseen at the top of trees in London parks; others lurk at the bottom of damp bogs in Scotland. A few survive for months whil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mindfulness and the Natural World: Bringing our Awareness Back to Nature by Claire Thompson
    Mindfulness and the Natural World: Bringing our Awareness Back to Nature - by Claire Thompson

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782405993 | ISBN 10: 1782405992

    Mindfulness and the Natural World explores what it means to connect with nature and how we can learn from nature to be more mindful in everyday life. Claire Thompson takes us on an engaging journey into the natural world and encourages us to experien ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World by Peter Wohlleben
    The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World - by Peter Wohlleben

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705954 | ISBN 10: 1784705950

    Can horses feel shame? Do deer grieve? Why do roosters deceive hens?   We tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings but have you ever wondered what’s going on in an animal’s head? From the leafy forest f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birds Art Life: The Art of Noticing the Small and Significant by Kyo Maclear
    Birds Art Life: The Art of Noticing the Small and Significant - by Kyo Maclear

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008225049 | ISBN 10: 0008225044

    We live in a world that prizes the fast over the slow, the new over the familiar and work over rest. Birds Art Life Death is Kyo Maclear’s beautiful journey to stake out a sense of meaning amid the crushing rush.   One winter Kyo Maclear f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fencing Paradise: The Uses and Abuses of Plants by Richard Mabey
    Fencing Paradise: The Uses and Abuses of Plants - by Richard Mabey

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781909513105 | ISBN 10: 1909513105

    From the beginning human beings have made use of plants - to provide food, to build shelters, to trade, or to tell stories about ourselves in which plants have only a minor role. Perhaps enough is enough? Are we starting to believe that the domestica ... more

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  • Cover image of book Taming the Flood: Rivers, Wetlands and the Centuries-Old Battle Against Flooding by Jeremy Purseglove
    Taming the Flood: Rivers, Wetlands and the Centuries-Old Battle Against Flooding - by Jeremy Purseglove

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008132217 | ISBN 10: 0008132216

    Beautifully written and magnificently illustrated with photographs, line drawings and maps, this book serves both as a celebration of the richness of the British countryside, and as a warning of the legacy of loss and destruction we could so easily l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness by Mark Rowlands
    The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness - by Mark Rowlands

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783784578 | ISBN 10: 1783784571

    This fascinating book charts the relationship between Mark Rowlands, a rootless philosopher, and Brenin, his extraordinarily well-travelled wolf. More than just an exotic pet, Brenin exerted an immense influence on Rowlands as both a person, and, str ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Book: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child by David Scarfe
    The Wild Book: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child - by David Scarfe

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781409172727 | ISBN 10: 1409172724

    Fun, easy-to-do outdoor activities to unleash your inner child.   Let a little wildness in. Adventure is closer than you think. A lavishly illustrated celebration of the wonders that await in the outside world; the perfect gift for fans of Nor ... more

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  • Cover image of book What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins by Jonathan Balcombe
    What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins - by Jonathan Balcombe

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786072092 | ISBN 10: 1786072092

    An Observer Book of the Year 2017 A Sunday Times must read A New York Times Bestseller   Endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama - ‘Balcombe vividly shows that fish have feelings and deserve consideration and protection like other sent ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris
    The Lost Words - by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241253588 | ISBN 10: 0241253586

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER   From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist & author Jackie Morris.  All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book British Wildlife Photography Awards: Collection 8 by Various photographers
    British Wildlife Photography Awards: Collection 8 - by Various photographers

    £25.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781453193 | ISBN 10: 1781453195

    This dazzling collection showcases the very best of the British Wildlife Photography Awards, presenting over 150 of the winning, commended and shortlisted images from the 2017 competition. Featuring a range of photography from world-leading professio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down to the River and Up to the Trees: Discover the Hidden Nature on Your Doorstep by Sue Belfrage
    Down to the River and Up to the Trees: Discover the Hidden Nature on Your Doorstep - by Sue Belfrage

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008255268 | ISBN 10: 0008255261

    In a stressful, chaotic world, many of us are turning to nature for a sense of serenity and happiness.  While the idea of the wild outdoors is enticing, though, our busy lives and our location can cause us to become detached from nature. Down t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Guide to Butterflies by Tom Frost
    The Little Guide to Butterflies - by Tom Frost

    £7.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781787130340 | ISBN 10: 1787130347

    Enter the secret world of the butterfly with this handy pocket guide. Beautifully illustrated throughout, The Little Guide to Butterflies offers a modern reference to identifying these glorious insects.   Featuring 40 of the most distinctive b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fox Book by Jane Russ
    The Fox Book - by Jane Russ

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910862551 | ISBN 10: 191086255x

    Wily, cunning and much debated, when it comes to foxes, we are a nation divided. The question of charming animal or dangerous pest has raged for centuries, and continues to this day.  The Fox Book is a must-have for all fox lovers, offering a unique ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clouds by Richard Hamblyn
    Clouds - by Richard Hamblyn

    £14.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780237237 | ISBN 10: 1780237235

    Clouds have been objects of delight and fascination throughout human history; their fleeting magnificence and endless variety have inspired scientists and daydreamers alike. Clouds and the ever-changing patterns they create have long symbolized the r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life by Richard Louv
    Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life - by Richard Louv

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786490445 | ISBN 10: 1786490447

    From the bestselling authority on connecting children with nature, a one-of-a-kind guide chock-full of practical ideas, advice and inspiration for creating a nature-rich life – for kids and grown-ups.   In his groundbreaking international bestse ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland by John Lewis-Stempel
    The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland - by John Lewis-Stempel

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784160746 | ISBN 10: 1784160741

    The Sunday Times Bestseller - SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017   Traditional ploughland is disappearing. Seven cornfield flowers have become extinct in the last twenty years. Once abundant, the corn bunting and the lapwing are on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain
    Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife - by Hugh Warwick

    £17.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780224100892 | ISBN 10: 0224100890

    It is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines – the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; and the green lanes, roads, canals, railways and power lines, designed to connect. This vast network of lines has transforme ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Kingdom: Bringing Back Britain
    Wild Kingdom: Bringing Back Britain's Wildlife - by Stephen Moss

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099581635 | ISBN 10: 0099581639

    Can Britain make room for wildlife? Stephen Moss believes it can.   The newspaper headlines tell us that Britain’s wildlife is in trouble. It’s not just rare creatures that are vanishing, hares and hedgehogs, skylarks and water voles, even ... more

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  • Cover image of book Field Notes from the Edge by Paul Evans
    Field Notes from the Edge - by Paul Evans

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846044571 | ISBN 10: 184604457x

    In Field Notes from the Edge, the acclaimed writer of the Guardian's 'Country Diary', Paul Evans, takes us on a journey through the in-between spaces of Nature – such as strandlines, mudflats, cliff tops and caves – where one wilderness is on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Natural History of the Hedgerow: And Ditches, Dykes and Dry Stone Walls by John Wright
    A Natural History of the Hedgerow: And Ditches, Dykes and Dry Stone Walls - by John Wright

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846685538 | ISBN 10: 1846685532

    It is difficult to think of a more quintessential symbol of the British countryside than the British Hedgerow, bursting with blackberries, hazelnuts and sloes, and home to oak and ash, field mice and butterflies. But as much as we might dream about f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir by Chris Packham
    Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir - by Chris Packham

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785033506 | ISBN 10: 1785033506

    Every minute was magical, every single thing it did was fascinating and everything it didn't do was equally wondrous, and to be sat there, with a Kestrel, a real live Kestrel, my own real live Kestrel on my wrist! I felt like I'd climbed through a ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Places: Wales
    Wild Places: Wales' Top 40 Nature Sites - by Iolo Williams

    £19.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781723272 | ISBN 10: 1781723273

    Wales is full of wildlife sites and in Wild Places television naturalist Iolo Williams picks his favourite forty from the many nature reserves scattered around the country. From Cemlyn on Anglesey to the Newport Wetlands, from Stackpole in Pembrokesh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wildlife Photographer of the Year 26 by Rosamund Kidmund Cox
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 26 - by Rosamund Kidmund Cox

    £25.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780565093952 | ISBN 10: 0565093959

    For more than 50 years, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has championed honest and ethical wildlife photography, while pushing the boundaries of artistic freedom, technical skill, and narrative excellence.   This powerful coll ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature
    The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation - by Fred Pearce

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785780516 | ISBN 10: 1785780514

    Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine ‘natural’ ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists sho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen
    Forces of Nature - by Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen

    £25.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780007488827 | ISBN 10: 0007488823

    A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the new BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions.  What is motion? Why is every snowflake different? Why is life ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Myth of Human Supremacy by Derrick Jensen
    The Myth of Human Supremacy - by Derrick Jensen

    £17.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781609806781 | ISBN 10: 1609806786

    In this impassioned polemic, radical environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen debunks the near-universal belief in a hierarchy of nature and the superiority of humans. Vast and underappreciated complexities of nonhuman life are explored in detail — ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being a Beast by Charles Foster
    Being a Beast - by Charles Foster

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781255353 | ISBN 10: 1781255350

    Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to be a beast: a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a swift. What it was really like. And through knowing what it was like he wanted to get down and grapple with the beast in us all.So he tried it out; he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth by James Lovelock
    Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth - by James Lovelock

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780198784883 | ISBN 10: 0198784880

    In this classic work that continues to inspire many readers, Jim Lovelock puts forward his idea that the Earth functions as a single organism.  Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence in support ... more

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  • Cover image of book Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane
    Landmarks - by Robert Macfarlane

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241967874 | ISBN 10: 0241967872

    Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy by Michael McCarthy
    The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy - by Michael McCarthy

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444792799 | ISBN 10: 1444792792

    Nature has many gifts for us, but perhaps the greatest of them all is joy; the intense delight we can take in the natural world, in its beauty, in the wonder it can offer us, in the peace it can provide - feelings stemming ultimately from our own unb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Common Ground by Rob Cowen
    Common Ground - by Rob Cowen

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099592037 | ISBN 10: 0099592037

    'I am dreaming of the edge-land again' After moving from London to a new home in Yorkshire, Rob Cowen finds himself on unfamiliar territory, disoriented, hemmed in by winter and yearning for the nearest open space. So one night, he sets out to fi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boundless: Adventures in the Northwest Passage by Kathleen Winter
    Boundless: Adventures in the Northwest Passage - by Kathleen Winter

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099587194 | ISBN 10: 009958719x

    In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter took a journey across the legendary Northwest Passage. From Greenland to Baffin Island and all along this arctic passage, Winter witnesses the new mathematics of the melting North where polar bears mate w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Field Notes from the Edge by Paul Evans
    Field Notes from the Edge - by Paul Evans

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846044564 | ISBN 10: 1846044561

    In Field Notes from the Edge, the acclaimed writer of the Guardian's 'Country Diary', Paul Evans, takes us on a journey through the in-between spaces of Nature such as strandlines, mudflats, cliff tops and caves where one wilderness is on the ver ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gathering Tide: A Journey Around the Edgelands of Morecambe Bay by Karen Lloyd
    The Gathering Tide: A Journey Around the Edgelands of Morecambe Bay - by Karen Lloyd

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910192191 | ISBN 10: 1910192198

    A personal journey around natures amphitheatre.   Embarking on a series of walks that take in beguiling landscapes and ever-changing seascapes, Karen Lloyd tells the compelling stories of the places, people, wildlife and history of Morecamb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nature
    Nature's Architect: The Beaver's Return to Our Wild Landscapes - by Jim Crumley

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910192061 | ISBN 10: 1910192066

    Hundreds of years after their extinction in these isles, beavers are back in Britain. These highly skilled engineers of the natural world have been reintroduced at several sites across the UK and, even as they become established, are already having a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moor: A Journey into the English Wilderness by William Atkins
    The Moor: A Journey into the English Wilderness - by William Atkins

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571290055 | ISBN 10: 0571290051

    In this deeply personal journey across our nation's most forbidding and most mysterious terrain, William Atkins takes the reader from south to north, in search of the heart of this elusive landscape. His account is both travelogue and natural history ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore by Patrick Barkham
    Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore - by Patrick Barkham

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847088994 | ISBN 10: 1847088996

    Told through a series of walks beside the sea, this is a story of the most beautiful 742 miles of coastline in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: their rocks, plants and animals, their views, walks and history, and the people who have made their li ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Old Straight Track by Alfred Watkins
    The Old Straight Track - by Alfred Watkins

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781856628 | ISBN 10: 1781856621

    A beautiful new edition of a classic work of landscape history, in which Alfred Watkins introduced the idea of ancient 'ley lines' criss-crossing the English countryside.   First published in 1925, The Old Straight Track described the author's ... more

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  • Cover image of book National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs: The Magic of Light by Various photographers
    National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs: The Magic of Light - by Various photographers

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781426215674 | ISBN 10: 1426215673

    Full of exquisite, one-of-a-kind photographs depicting the wonders of nature and the world as only National Geographic canthis stunning photo collection charts the changing light over the course of a day, from dawn to midday to evening and night.&nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything is Teeth by Evie Wyld and Joe Sumner
    Everything is Teeth - by Evie Wyld and Joe Sumner

    £16.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780224099714 | ISBN 10: 022409971x

    An intimate and unique visual memoir by the multi-prizewinning Evie Wyld.  Evie Wyld was a girl obsessed with sharks. Spending summers in the brutal heat of coastal New South Wales, she fell for the creatures. Their teeth, their skin, their eye ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Million Aliens by Simon Barnes
    Ten Million Aliens - by Simon Barnes

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780722436 | ISBN 10: 1780722435

    This is the momentous story of the millions of species - sometimes unimaginably strange - that make up the animal kingdom.   Humans, blue whales, rats, birds of paradise, ridiculous numbers of beetles, molluscs the size of a bus, bdelloid roti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau
    Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods - by Richard B. Primack

    £10.50   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780226272290 | ISBN 10: 022627229x

    In his meticulous notes on the natural history of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau records the first open flowers of highbush blueberry on May 11, 1853. If he were to look for the first blueberry flowers in Concord today, mid-May would be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amongst the Wolves: Memoirs of a Wolf Handler by Toni Shelbourne
    Amongst the Wolves: Memoirs of a Wolf Handler - by Toni Shelbourne

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781845847609 | ISBN 10: 1845847601

    One girl, eleven wolves and a whole host of heart-warming stories.   Toni Shelbourne would never have believed that a phone call, one morning, from a wolf handler at the UK Wolf Conservation Trust would lead to ten years of unique experience ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter by Richard Girling
    The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter - by Richard Girling

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099571933 | ISBN 10: 0099571935

    This story is a quest for an animal so rare that a sighting has never been recorded.   The Somali golden mole was first described in 1964, but the sole evidence for its existence is a tiny fragment of jawbone found in an owl pellet. Intrigued ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal Music: Sound and Song in the Natural World by Tobias Fischer & Lara C. Cory
    Animal Music: Sound and Song in the Natural World - by Tobias Fischer & Lara C. Cory

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781907222344 | ISBN 10: 1907222340

    DO ANIMALS SPEAK TO EACH OTHER? WHAT DO THEIR SONGS MEAN? WILL WE EVER BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND THEM AND TALK BACK?   Ever since the accidental discovery of whale song in 1967, the idea of complex animal sentience has been gaining strength with ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians by Richard Kerridge
    Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians - by Richard Kerridge

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099581390 | ISBN 10: 0099581396

    Can we know what it feels like to be a toad? Or a lizard? Join Richard Kerridge on the hunt for Britains reptiles and amphibians and realise the potential of puddles and ditches everywhere.  As a boy, Richard Kerridge loved to encounter wild c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beautiful Earth: Our Planet Explored from Above by Dirk H. Lorenzen
    Beautiful Earth: Our Planet Explored from Above - by Dirk H. Lorenzen

    £14.95   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9783848008285 | ISBN 10: 3848008289

    Beautiful, constantly changing yet endangered: this is what our planet looks like from the skies. Beautiful Earth offers a completely new viewpoint on our well-known globe. From fascinating cloud formations caught by weather satellites to erupting vo ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Less Green and Pleasant Land: Our Threatened Wildlife by Norman Maclean
    A Less Green and Pleasant Land: Our Threatened Wildlife - by Norman Maclean

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781107673236 | ISBN 10: 1107673232

    Disentangling the facts from the hype, this 'Domesday book' of the British and Irish countryside offers a definitive and up-to-date survey of the state of our wildlife today.  Norman Maclean, editor of the bestselling Silent Summer, examines the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation After Nature by Jamie Lorimer
    Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation After Nature - by Jamie Lorimer

    £18.50   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780816681082 | ISBN 10: 0816681082

    In Wildlife in the Anthropocene, Jamie Lorimer argues that the idea of nature as a pure and timeless place characterized by the absence of humans has come to an end.  Offering a thorough appraisal of the Anthropocene an era in which human acti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field by John Lewis-Stempel
    Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field - by John Lewis-Stempel

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552778992 | ISBN 10: 0552778990

    What really goes on in the long grass?   Meadowland gives an unique and intimate account of an English meadows life from January to December, together with its biography. In exquisite prose, John Lewis-Stempel records the passage of the seaso ... more

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  • Cover image of book H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
    H is for Hawk - by Helen Macdonald

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099575450 | ISBN 10: 0099575450

    In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and much, much harder to see. Birds of deep woodland, not gardens, theyre the birdwatchers dark grail. As ... more

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  • Cover image of book Uncommon Ground: A Word-Lover
    Uncommon Ground: A Word-Lover's Guide to the British Landscape - by Dominick Tyler

    £16.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783350483 | ISBN 10: 1783350482

    This book offers an enchanting visual glossary of the British landscape: photographs and stories which take the reader from the waterlogged fens to the white sands of the Western Isles. 'Out...over the hill and then down the dip and through some lump ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloomsbury Pocket Guide to Butterflies by Bob Gibbons
    Bloomsbury Pocket Guide to Butterflies - by Bob Gibbons

    £10.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472915924 | ISBN 10: 1472915925

    This book is as visually impressive as it is useful in the field, with many stunning full-page and double-page photographs to support the authoritative text.   The introduction explains the basics of butterflies and their identification. Each s ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Nature Does for Britain by Tony Juniper
    What Nature Does for Britain - by Tony Juniper

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781253281 | ISBN 10: 1781253285

    Ecology meets economics head on in Tony Juniper's valuation of the UK's natural capital.   From the peat bogs and woodlands that help to secure our water supply, to the bees and soils that produce most of the food we eat, Britain is rich in 'n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chris Packham
    Chris Packham's Wild Side of Town: Getting to Know the Wildlife in Our Towns and Cities - by Chris Packham

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472916051 | ISBN 10: 1472916050

    This new edition is suitable for anybody with an interest in urban wildlife and conservation and is written by the renowned TV presenter Chris Packham.  It is an educational and striking guide to the full range of wildlife that can be found in a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
    The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History - by Elizabeth Kolbert

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408851241 | ISBN 10: 1408851245

    Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth.   Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making a Wildflower Meadow by Pam Lewis
    Making a Wildflower Meadow - by Pam Lewis

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780711236103 | ISBN 10: 0711236100

    Meadow-making helps preserve our fragile environment from further decline but it requires knowledge and skill to create a successful meadow. In this timely book, Pam Lewis's passion for traditional pasture management and the preservation of our nativ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Hope: On the Front Lines of Conservation Success by Andrew Balmford
    Wild Hope: On the Front Lines of Conservation Success - by Andrew Balmford

    £12.50   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780226036014 | ISBN 10: 0226036014

    Tropical deforestation. The collapse of fisheries. Unprecedented levels of species extinction. Faced with the plethora of gloom-and-doom headlines about the natural world, we might think that environmental disaster is inevitable. But is there any goo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Four Fields by Tim Dee
    Four Fields - by Tim Dee

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099541370 | ISBN 10: 0099541378

    One of the very best of the new nature writers meditates on the relationship between man and grass by looking at four real fields in four different continents.   Shortlisted for the 2014 Ondaatje Prize  In his first book since the acclai ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Brush With Nature: Reflections on the Natural World by Richard Mabey
    A Brush With Nature: Reflections on the Natural World - by Richard Mabey

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849908252 | ISBN 10: 1849908257

    Described as 'Britain's greatest living nature writer', Richard Mabey has revealed his passion for the natural world in eloquent stories for BBC Wildlife Magazine. This volume features his favourite pieces and presents a fascinating and inspiring vie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet by Mark Cocker
    Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet - by Mark Cocker

    £14.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780224099653 | ISBN 10: 0224099655

    After the massive, world-spanning, unanimously acclaimed Birds and People Mark Cocker looks in fascinating detail at his home parish in Norfolk and its wildlife.  In a single twelve-month cycle of daily writings Mark Cocker explores his relat ... more

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  • Cover image of book The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light by Paul Bogard
    The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light - by Paul Bogard

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007428212 | ISBN 10: 0007428219

    Streetlamps, neon signs an ever-present glow that has changed the natural world and adversely affected our health; Paul Bogard illuminates the problems caused by a lack of darkness.   We live awash in artificial light. But nights natural da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain
    Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal - by Patrick Barkham

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847085054 | ISBN 10: 1847085059

    Britain is the home of the badger - there are more badgers per square kilometre in this country than in any other. And yet many of us have never seen one alive and in the wild. They are nocturnal creatures who vanish into their labyrinthine undergrou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Holloway by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood and Dan Richards
    Holloway - by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood and Dan Richards

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571310661 | ISBN 10: 0571310664

    'Holloway - the hollow way. A sunken path, a deep and shady lane. A route that centuries of foot-fall, hoof-hit, wheel-roll and rain-run have harrowed into the land. A track worn down by the traffic of ages and the fretting of water, and in places re ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World by Daniel Allen
    The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World - by Daniel Allen

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848316584 | ISBN 10: 1848316585

    A collection of anecdotes, facts, figures, folklore and literature, The Nature Magpie is a veritable treasure trove of humanitys thoughts and feelings about nature.   With acclaimed nature writer Daniel Allen as your guide, join naturalists, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Field Notes From a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary by Esther Woolfson
    Field Notes From a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary - by Esther Woolfson

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847082763 | ISBN 10: 1847082769

    Against the background of austere and beautiful Aberdeen, Woolfson observes the seasons, the streets and the quiet places of her city over the course of a year. She considers the geographic, atmospheric and environmental elements which bring diverse ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World
    The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places - by Bernie Krause

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781250013 | ISBN 10: 1781250014

    A fascinating and unique exploration of nature's music, from plants and animals to wind and rain.  Bernie Krause is the world's leading expert in natural sound. Beginning by recording the sound of wheat growing in a Kansas field, he has s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things That Are: Encounters with Plants, Stars and Animals by Amy Leach
    Things That Are: Encounters with Plants, Stars and Animals - by Amy Leach

    £12.00   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857868633 | ISBN 10: 0857868632

    From the tiniest Earth dwellers to far-flung celestial bodies - considering everything from the similarity of gods to donkeys, to exploding stars and exploding sea cucumbers - Amy Leach rekindles our communion with the world.  This stunning debu ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Has Nature Ever Done for Us? How Money Really Does Grow On Trees by Tony Juniper
    What Has Nature Ever Done for Us? How Money Really Does Grow On Trees - by Tony Juniper

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846685606 | ISBN 10: 1846685605

    From Indian vultures to Chinese bees, Nature provides the 'natural services' that keep the economy going. From the recycling miracles in the soil; an army of predators ridding us of unwanted pests; an abundance of life creating a genetic codebook tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Otter Country: In Search of the Wild Otter by Miriam Darlington
    Otter Country: In Search of the Wild Otter - by Miriam Darlington

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847084866 | ISBN 10: 1847084869

    Over the course of a year, Miriam Darlington travelled around Britain in search of wild otters; from her home in Devon to the wilds of Scotland; to Cumbria, Wales, Northumberland, Cornwall, Somerset and the River Lea; to her childhood home near the O ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Rhinos by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence
    The Last Rhinos - by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447203803 | ISBN 10: 1447203801

    Lawrence Anthony's South African game reserve is home to many animals he has saved, from a remarkable herd of elephants to a badly behaved bushbaby called George.   Described as 'the Indiana Jones of conservation', when one of his rhinos was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strands: A Year of Discoveries on the Beach by Jean Sprackland
    Strands: A Year of Discoveries on the Beach - by Jean Sprackland

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099532439 | ISBN 10: 0099532433

    An insightful and lyrical account of a year on one beach - part natural history, part meditation, part travelogue. This is the ultimate beachcomber's book. A series of meditations prompted by walking on the wild estuarial beaches of Ainsdale Sand ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be a Bad Birdwatcher by Simon Barnes
    How to be a Bad Birdwatcher - by Simon Barnes

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780720869 | ISBN 10: 1780720866

    Look out of the window.See a bird.Enjoy it.Congratulations. You are now a bad birdwatcher.Anyone who has ever gazed up at the sky or stared out of the window knows something about birds. In this funny, inspiring, eye-opening book, Simon Barnes p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Town by Mike Dilger
    Wild Town - by Mike Dilger

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408173909 | ISBN 10: 1408173905

    Wild Town takes you on an amazing journey through the secret world of wildlife in Britain's towns and cities.   With eye-catching photography, fascinating facts, and details on the locals as well as some unexpected visitors, this is the ultim ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sightlines by Kathleen Jamie
    Sightlines - by Kathleen Jamie

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780956308665 | ISBN 10: 095630866x

    The outer world flew open like a door, and I wondered, what is it that were just not seeing?   Five years after Findings broke the mould of nature writing, Kathleen Jamie subtly shifts our focus on landscape and the living world, dari ... more

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  • Cover image of book Edgelands: Journeys into England by Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts
    Edgelands: Journeys into England - by Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099539773 | ISBN 10: 0099539772

    Edgelands explores a wilderness that is much closer than you think: a debatable zone, neither the city nor the countryside, but a place in-between so familiar it is never seen for looking. Passed through, negotiated, unnamed, ignored, the edgelands ... more

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  • Cover image of book Branches: Nature
    Branches: Nature's Patterns: A Tapestry in Three Parts - by Philip Ball

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780199604883 | ISBN 10: 0199604886

    As part of a trilogy of books exploring the science of patterns in nature, acclaimed science writer Philip Ball here looks at the form and growth of branching networks in the natural world, and what we can learn from them.  Many patterns ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Year in the Woods: The Diary of a Forest Ranger by Colin Elford
    A Year in the Woods: The Diary of a Forest Ranger - by Colin Elford

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141043180 | ISBN 10: 0141043180

    Colin Elford spends his days alone - alone but for the deer, the squirrels, the rabbits, the birds, and the many other creatures inhabiting the woods. From the crisp cold of January, through the promise of spring and the heat of summer, and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lie of the Land: An Under-the-Field Guide to Great Britain by Ian Vince
    The Lie of the Land: An Under-the-Field Guide to Great Britain - by Ian Vince

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780330535397 | ISBN 10: 0330535390

    From ancient volcanos and deserts to long-forgotten seas, a spotters guide to the Britain beneath your feet. Like most of us, Ian Vince used to think of the British countryside as average, unexciting - as dramatic as a nice cup of tea. Then, ove ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Butterfly Isles: A Summer In Search Of Our Emperors And Admirals by Patrick Barkham
    The Butterfly Isles: A Summer In Search Of Our Emperors And Admirals - by Patrick Barkham

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847083159 | ISBN 10: 1847083153

    Butterflies animate our summers but the fifty-nine species found in the British Isles can be surprisingly elusive. Some bask unseen at the top of trees in London parks; others lurk at the bottom of damp bogs in Scotland. A few survive for months whil ... more

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  • Cover image of book At the Water
    At the Water's Edge: A Walk in the Wild - by John Lister-Kaye

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847674050 | ISBN 10: 1847674054

    For the last thirty years John Lister-Kaye has taken the same circular walk from his home deep in a Scottish glen up to a small hill loch. Each day brings a new observation or an unexpected encounter a fragile spider's web, an osprey struggling to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unofficial Countryside by Richard Mabey
    The Unofficial Countryside - by Richard Mabey

    £12.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780956254559 | ISBN 10: 0956254551

    During the early 1970s Richard Mabey explored crumbling city docks and overgrown bomb-sites, navigated inner city canals and car parks, and discovered there was scarcely a nook in our urban landscape incapable of supporting life.   The Unoffi ... more

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    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781841588476 | ISBN 10: 1841588474

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    The Darwinian Tourist: Viewing the World Through Evolutionary Eyes - by Christopher Wills

    £18.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780199584383 | ISBN 10: 0199584389

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    Do We Need Pandas? The Uncomfortable Truth About Biodiversity - by Dr Ken Thompson

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781900322867 | ISBN 10: 1900322862

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    A Portrait of the Gulf Stream: In Praise of Currents - by rik Orsenna

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906598747 | ISBN 10: 1906598746

    rik Orsennas passion and concern for the future of the Gulf Stream was the motivation behind this book. He raises the questions: What is the Gulf Stream? Is it a simple river passing through the Atlantic? Where does it start and where does it end?& ... more

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