Natural history

    Bodie on the Road

    By Belinda Jones

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    Recently dumped Belinda embarks on a 2,000-mile West Coast road trip with her rescue dog Bodie, taking in spectacular Big Sur, the wilds of Oregon, afternoon tea at Doris Day's dog-friendly hotel, and a town where a dog was elected mayor. Join Belinda and Bodie on this soul-searching adventure along...

    Waders of Europe

    By Lars Gejl

    Hardback £34.46

    Waders are truly spectacular members of our avifauna, especially along coasts and in wetlands during the spring and autumn migration periods, when members of several species may form dramatic flocks that wheel and turn in flight. While waders are often particularly striking in summer plumage, identifying these birds outside the...

    Whales

    By Philip Hammond

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    A richly illustrated introduction to the world's largest living mammals, exploring how they adapted to life in the oceans.

    The Hen Harrier

    By Donald Watson

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    An acknowledged classic of narrative nature-writing, Donald Watson's The Hen Harrier was the culmination of a lifetime's study of this beautiful upland bird. A gentle, warm and wonderfully written book, The Hen Harrier stems from an age of 'amateur' conservation, from the pen of a man who cared deeply about...

    Search For Earth's Twin

    By Stuart Clark

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    The story of man's epic quest to find an Earth-like planet capable of sustaining complex life.

    Big Pig, Little Pig

    By Jacqueline Yallop

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    As heard on BBC Radio 4's Book of the WeekWhen Jacqueline moves to south-west France with her husband, she embraces rural village life and buys two pigs to rear for slaughter. But as she gets to know the animals better, her English sentimentality threatens to get in the way and...

    Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    By Frans De Waal

    Paperback £7.65

    What separates your mind from the mind of an animal? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future - all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the pre-eminent species on Earth. But in recent decades, claims...

    Mushrooms

    By Nicholas P. Money

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    Nicholas P. Money introduces the mythology and science of the spectacular array of fungi that produce mushrooms, and the ways that humans use mushrooms as food, medicines, and recreational drugs.

    Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

    By Brenda Maddox

    Hardback £14.60

    A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history. These first geologists were made up primarily, and inevitably, of gentlemen with the necessary wealth to support their interests, yet boosting their numbers, expanding...

    Peggy and Me

    By Miranda Hart

    Paperback £6.37

    The new Sunday Times bestseller, from the author of Is It Just Me?, Miranda Hart's hilarious account of life with her beloved dog Peggy, a gorgeous white bichon frise.

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