• Tribute to Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia and New Zealand
    Tribute to Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia and New Zealand
    A Tribute to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia and New Zealand showcases 125 of the best photography ever assembled of the countries' most spectacular reptiles and frogs, from the Tuatara to the Cape York Graceful Tree Frog, and from the Amethystine Python to the Starred Gecko.Twenty-five of the best photographers specialising in herpetology each submitted five of their most awe-inspiring images, culminating in a unique and captivating publication.The contributor accounts read like an adventurer's diary, with tales of hardship, sacrifice, skill and plain old good luck that were needed in order to find and photograph these amazing beasts.Structured like a glorified field guide, this beautiful book includes details of each species' natural history and distribution. For each image, photographic technical specifications are highlighted, while the story behind the image takes you alongside the photographer for each shot. Come along and enjoy the adventure.Publication is timed to coincide with the World Congress of Herpetology taking place in Dunedin, New Zealand, on 5-10 January 2020.

    ISBN: 9781925546590
    Publication date: 04/11/2019
    Price: $54.99
    Author: The Australian Herpetologiacl Society (Ahs)
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $54.99
  • Underland A Deep Time Journey
    Underland A Deep Time Journey
    'Into the underland we have long placed that which we fear and wish to lose, and that which we love and wish to save . . . '

    From the vast underground mycelial networks by which trees communicate to the ice-blue depths of glacial moulins, and from North Yorkshire to the Lofoten Islands, Robert Macfarlane traces a voyage through the worlds beneath our feet.

    He reaches back into the deep history of the planet, through the layers of rock and ancient buried objects, and forward to the future, the legacy of the anthropocene and the world we bequeath our descendants.

    Underland is Macfarlane at his dazzling best - the lyrical, the political and the philosophical come together in this profound exploration of the relationship between landscape and the human heart.

    ISBN: 9780141030579
    Publication date: 02/11/2020
    Price: $26.00
    Author: Macfarlane, Robert
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
  • Vesper Flights
    Vesper Flights
    Animals don't exist to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves.

    From the bestselling author of H is for Hawk comes Vesper Flights, a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.

    Helen Macdonald brings together a collection of her best-loved writing along with new pieces covering a thrilling range of subjects. There are essays here on headaches, on catching swans, on hunting mushrooms, on twentieth-century spies, on numinous experiences and high-rise buildings; on nests and wild pigs and the tribulations of farming ostriches.

    Vesper Flights is a book about observation, fascination, time, memory, love and loss and how we make the world around us. Moving and frank, personal and political, it confirms Helen Macdonald as one of this century's greatest nature writers.


    ISBN: 9780224097017
    Publication date: 27/08/2020
    Price: $38.00
    Author: Macdonald, Helen
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $38.00
  • Wild Child: Coming Home to Nature
    Wild Child: Coming Home to Nature
    From climbing trees and making dens, to building sandcastles and pond-dipping, many of the activities we associate with a happy childhood take place outdoors. And yet, the reality for many contemporary children is very different. The studies tell us that we are raising a generation who are so alienated from nature that they can't identify the commonest birds or plants, they don't know where their food comes from, they are shuttled between home, school and the shops and spend very little time in green spaces - let alone roaming free.

    In this timely and personal book, celebrated nature writer Patrick Barkham draws on his own experience as a parent and a forest school volunteer to explore the relationship between children and nature. Unfolding over the course of a year of snowsuits, muddy wellies, and sunhats, Wild Child is both an intimate story of children finding their place in natural world, and a celebration of the delight we can all find in even modest patches of green.

    ISBN: 9781783781911
    Publication date: 14/05/2020
    Price: $39.99
    Author: Barkham, Patrick
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $39.99
  • Year of the Dogs
    Year of the Dogs
    A truly charming collection of more than 100 canine close-ups, profiles and full-body shots, together with a comedic narrative about each dog.

    As a National Geographic photographer, Vince Musi travelled the world to photograph lions, tigers and bears. All that changed when his son turned sixteen – he decided to try something different; to spend some quality time at home and open a hometown studio to photograph dogs.

    From a farting bulldog to an opera-loving labrador, Musi chronicles the personalities of everyday dogs in words and photographs. His stunning portraits are matched with witty ‘dogographies’ and a comic blend of Vince’s own personal stories – from girl-next-door crushes to professional failures – from his wildly popular Instagram feed.

    Now, for the first time, The Year of the Dogs brings together this eccentric cast of characters in one volume, doggone guaranteed to put a smile on the face of anyone who loves animals.

    ISBN: 9781760760496
    Publication date: 01/09/2019
    Price: $49.99
    Author: Musi, Vincent J.
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $49.99
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