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  • The Shepherd's Life

    A Tale of the Lake District

    by James Rebanks ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**'Affectionate, evocative, illuminating. A story of survival - of a flock, a landscape and a disappearing way of life. I love this book' Nigel Slater'Triumphant, a pastoral for the 21st century' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the Year'The nature publishing sensation of the year, unsentimental yet luminous' Melissa Harrison, The Times, Books of the Year* ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • An African Love Story

    Love, Life and Elephants

    Daphne Sheldrick's best-selling love story of romance, life and elephants, An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants is an incredible story from Africa's greatest living conservationist.A typical day for Daphne involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers; finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while campaigning the ever-present threat of poaching for the ivory trade.An African Love ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Snow Leopard

    Enjoy this special edition hardback of one of the greatest pieces of travel and nature writing ever written. Go with Peter Matthiessen all the way to Dolpo, a Tibetan plateau in the high Himalayas.This is the account of a journey to the dazzling Tibetan plateau of Dolpo in the high Himalayas. In 1973 Matthiessen made the 250-mile trek to Dolpo, as part of an expedition to study wild blue sheep. It ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Modoc

    True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived

    by Ralph Helfer ...
    Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last their entire lives, and would be tested time and again; through a near-fatal shipwreck in the Indian Ocean, an apprenticeship with the legendary Mahout elephant trainers in the Indian teak ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Philosopher And The Wolf

    Lessons From the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness

    by Mark Rowlands ...
    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, strangely enough, as a philosopher, leading him to re-evaluate his attitude to love, happiness, nature and death. By turns funny (what do you do when ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • Home on Folly Farm

    The perfect uplifting romantic comedy for 2021

    by Jane Lovering ...
    Escape the rat race by heading to the Yorkshire Moors in Jane Lovering’s funny, warm and magical new novel. Perfect for fans of Our Yorkshire Farm!Needing an escape, Dora swapped city living for life as a shepherdess on her grandad’s Yorkshire farm. More than a decade later Dora is still there, now farming the fifty acres and caring for the one hundred rare sheep by herself. She never hears the ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Explainer

    From Deja Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums

    Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in ‘The Explainer’ and ‘Monday’s Medical Myths’ sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Killer in the Pool

    On February 24, 2010, Tilikum, the largest killer whale at SeaWorld, suddenly dragged Dawn Brancheau, his trainer, into the pool and killed her. Journalist Tim Zimmermann set out to find out why. His riveting account of Tilikum's life and the history of killer whale entertainment at marine parks dives into the world of the ocean's top predator. It chronicles Tilikum's capture and separation from ... Read more

    $2.84 AUD

  • The Wisdom of Wolves

    How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

    'ENCHANTING' MAIL ON SUNDAY**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 experience among the wolves of Yellowstone National Park to tell us their remarkable stories.**__________Wolves are more human than ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Animal Madness

    how anxious dogs, compulsive parrots, and elephants in recovery help us understand ourselves

    Science historian Laurel Braitman draws on evidence from across the world to show, for the first time, how astonishingly similar humans and other animals are when it comes to their emotional wellbeing.Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace investigated creatures in the Malay Archipelago. Laurel Braitman got her ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chicke

    Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chicke

    Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows…and everything you need to know…about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical ... Read more

    $22.87 AUD

  • How the Dog Became the Dog

    from wolves to our best friends

    by Mark Derr ...
    It is an accepted fact of evolution and history that the dog evolved from the wolf. But the question of how wolf became dog has remained a mystery, obscured by myth and legend. How the Dog Became the Dog argues that the dog was an evolutionary inevitability because humans and wolves were made for each other: both were social species who lived and hunted as family units, and cooperation was ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Kangaroo Dundee

    by Chris Barns ...
    Brolga (aka Chris Barns) is the 6ft 7in strong but sensitive Aussie star of the extraordinary BBC series Kangaroo Dundee. Brolga lives in a simple tin shed in the outback where he raises orphaned baby kangaroos. It is a sad fact of life that kangaroo mothers are at the mercy of speeding cars in this part of the world - killed on the road, their young still tucked up in their pouches. These young ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)

    Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

    Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs—they are foxes. They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken—imagine speeding up thousands of years of evolution into a few decades. In 1959, biologists Dmitri Belyaev and ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • Kangaroo

    A portrait of an extraordinary marsupial

    Like the Sydney Opera House or Uluru, the kangaroo is a unique symbol of Australia. This is the remarkable story of our most famous marsupial, from its ancient origins and prehistoric significance to current-day management and conservation.Marsupial specialists Stephen Jackson and Karl Vernes examine our sustained fascination with kangaroos-spanning 40,000 years-that allows these engaging ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Starting from Scratch

    How to Correct Behavior Problems in Your Adult Cat

    The author of Think Like a Cat, Catwise, and Cat vs. Cat, tells how to turn problem cats into purr- fect petsCertified Animal Behavior Consultant Pam Johnson-Bennett, is back to help readers bring out their pet's inner pussycat regardless of the cat's age. Geared specifically for owners of adult cats, be they recently adopted or long time family pets, this book illustrates how it's never too late ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • Tasmanian Devil

    A unique and threatened animal

    The story of the Tasmanian Devil is a remarkable one - surprising, controversial, funny and tragic. Nor has it been told before. Few mammals have been so negatively named, but this book casts the Tasmanian Devil in a strikingly new light. Far from being a scavenging, ferocious oddity, it is a treasured and valuable wildlife species, and one that faces the threat of extinction. This is the first ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Fastest Animals Of The World

    Super Fast Animals

    Children are often intrigued by certain characteristics of animals. Because of this, children that are interested in fast animals will be more engaged in activities involving their favorite speedy animals. At this point, a children's book about fast animals can be used as a tool for imaginative purposes. The children can be asked questions about the subjects of the children books and then asked to ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • Listening to Whales

    What the Orcas Have Taught Us

    In Listening to Whales, Alexandra Morton shares spellbinding stories about her career in whale and dolphin research and what she has learned from and about these magnificent mammals. In the late 1970s, while working at Marineland in California, Alexandra pioneered the recording of orca sounds by dropping a hydrophone into the tank of two killer whales. She recorded the varied language of mating, ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • What the Dog Knows

    scent, science, and the amazing ways dogs perceive the world

    by Cat Warren ...
    WINNER OF THE MERIAL HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND AWARDWINNER OF THE DWAA BEST REFERENCE BOOK AWARDWINNER OF THE 2014 DOG WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA: 2014 DOGWISE BEST BOOK AWARDA New York Times–bestselling book about the extraordinary abilities of man's best friendWhen Cat Warren adopted Solo, an unruly German shepherd puppy, she soon began to wonder what she’d let herself in for. Solo’s ... ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Deadly Animals Of The World: Poisonous and Dangerous Animals Big & Small

    Wildlife Books for Kids

    series Children's Animal Books
    These deadly animals should be avoided at all times. But how do children get to learn about them and appreciate them if they are not allowed to be near them? Well, here’s a book that provides the answer! This educational book will allow for a thorough study of these dangerous animals through real-life pictures and select texts. Kids would love the adventure this book presents so buy a copy today! ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • Born Wild

    The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Passion for Lions and for Africa.

    by Tony Fitzjohn ...
    Born Wild is a story of passion, adventure and skulduggery on the frontline of African conservation. Following Tony Fitzjohn's journey from London bad boy to African wildlife warrior, the heart of the story is a series of love affairs with the world's most beautiful and endangered creatures - affairs that so often end in pain, for to succeed in re-introducing a lion or leopard to the wild is to be ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Natural History of Australian Bats

    Working the Night Shift

    To hold a little microbat in your hand, its body the size of the end of your thumb, is nothing but astounding. Its head is nearly the size of a man’s fingernail, its tiny ears are twitching as it struggles to get free, and then it bares its teeth to try and scare you into letting it go. Inside that tiny head is a powerhouse of information. Some of our little bats know the entire landscape of our ... Read more

    $64.01 AUD

  • Horses: 101 Super Fun Facts and Amazing Pictures (Featuring The World's Top 18 Horse Breeds)

    by Janet Evans ...
    HORSES: 101 SUPER FUN FACTS AND AMAZING PICTURES ( FEATURING THE WORLD's TOP 18 HORSE BREEDS) This book depicts the wonder of the world of Horses. Children are given a well-rounded understanding of this magnificent mammal: its anatomy, social habits, behavior and relationship with man. The following horses are featured: Arabian Horse American quarter horse Paint horse Apploosa Miniature Horse ... Read more

    $5.16 AUD