What if each shell had a story of its own to tell us? This delightful, informative guide uncovers the secret history of each common shell, revealing which marine creature once inhabited it and the unique challenges of its watery habitat.
Walks in the Wild has everything you need to make a woodland walk – be it spring, summer, autumn or winter – into a very special experience.
A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning. Out of sight, insects mostly occupy a hidden world, yet are essential to sustaining life on earth.
This book tells the story of how the wildcat of the wildwood became the endangered Scottish wildcat, of how it once lived and lives now, and of how we - its greatest enemy - are now striving to save it in its darkest hour.
Through cow pastures, woods, and neighbourhood streets, Laing's meandering walk occasions a profound and haunting reflection on histories both personal and cultural, and on landscapes both physical and emotional.
From amorous toads to the eye-popping mating habits of water boatmen, a magical celebration of pond life.
Here is a charming ode to one of the most common, yet surprisingly intelligent, animals populating our landscapes.
A month-by-month celebration of the hedgehog: packed with inspirational quotes, entertaining facts, folklore and literary references.
Seaweed Chronicles takes readers deep into the world of this essential organism by providing an immersive, often poetic look at life on the rugged shores of the Gulf of Maine, where the growth and harvesting of seaweed is becoming a major industry.
Gracefully blending personal memoir with crystal-clear distillations of science, Spineless is the story of how Juli Berwald learned to navigate and ultimately embrace her ambition, her curiosity, and her passion for the natural world.
In The Secret Life of the Owl, John Lewis-Stempel explores the legends and history of the owl. And in vivid, lyrical prose, he celebrates all the realities of this magnificent creature, whose natural powers are as fantastic as any myth.
Karen Lloyd shares her deep-rooted affection for British wildlife and issues a clarion call for the conservation of endangered habitats and species – most notably the curlew, Europe's largest wading bird.
Whether you're looking to arrange the perfectly bespoken wedding bouquet or to understand what the yellow rose you just received from an admirer means (friendship), this updated floriography is a visual delight.
Combining poetic observations with scientific detail, The Secrets of Bees uncovers the incredible world of these remarkable insects.
Fascinating facts, trivia, and stories celebrating nature and the magnificent life of trees and their invaluable place in our lives, including beautiful, full-colour photographs throughout.
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