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Marine Life

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  • Pressure Falling: Short Stories of Stormy Seas

    by Mark Chisnell

    Are you warm, safe and dry?Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise up from the deep. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Make sure you are wrapped up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Fathoms

    the world in the whale

    by Rebecca Giggs

    WINNER OF THE NIB LITERARY AWARDFINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTION AND THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION‘There is a kind of hauntedness in wild animals today: a spectre related to environmental change … Our fear is that the unseen spirits that move in them are ours. Once more, animals are a moral force.’When Rebecca Giggs encountered a humpback whale stranded on her ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

    by Peter Godfrey-Smith

    ‘Brilliant’ Guardian ‘Fascinating and often delightful’ The TimesSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZEWhat if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien. What can we learn from the encounter?In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Blood and Guts

    Dispatches from the Whale Wars

    by Sam Vincent

    I pull on my balaclava and step onto the bridge wing. It’s loud outside: I can hear the rumbles of nine vessels’ engines and the hiss of ten water cannons … Suddenly the bridge is full of refugees from the upper deck. They are blocking my view out the back windows, but their faces – afraid, excited, awestruck – illustrate the looming presence of the Nisshin. I bend my knees and grip the bench, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Sea of Love: Bayberry Island Book 1

    by Susan Donovan

    series Bayberry Island #1
    New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone who asks with an open heart... Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Rowan Flynn was happy to leave Bayberry Island when she was whisked away by her investor fiancé. But when he loses what's left of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Moby Dick

    by Herman Melville

    Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique — but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book’s eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that ... Read more

    $3.45 AUD

  • Waterlog

    by Roger Deakin

    Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. The result a uniquely personal view of an island race and a people with a deep affinity for water. From the sea, from rock pools, from rivers and streams, tarns, lakes, lochs, ponds, lidos, swimming pools and spas, from fens, dykes, moats, aqueducts, waterfalls, flooded quarries, even canals, Deakin gains a fascinating perspective on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Beneath the Surface

    Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish

    by John Hargrove and 1 more

    *Now a New York Times Best Seller*Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld's U.S. facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with the whales deepened, Hargrove came to doubt that their needs could ever be met in captivity. When two fellow trainers were ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • Spineless

    The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

    by Juli Berwald

    Jellyfish have been swimming in our oceans for over half a billion years, longer than any other animal that lives on the planet. Their sting is the fastest known motion in the animal kingdom, their venom so toxic it can kill a human in three minutes. Made of roughly 95 percent water, some jellies are barely perceptible virtuosos of disguise, while others’ luminescent glow has revolutionized ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Moondance Beach: Bayberry Island Book 3

    by Susan Donovan

    series Bayberry Island #3
    New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone with an open heart... Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Duncan Flynn said goodbye to his hometown of Bayberry Island a long time ago. So when the injured Navy SEAL is sent home - just in time for ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • River Monsters

    by Jeremy Wade

    A tale of obsession and very big fish from Jeremy Wade, the presenter of ITV's RIVER MONSTERS.Over ten feet long, it weighs in at nearly a quarter of a ton. Covering its back are armoured plates made of bone. Five hundred stiletto-sharp teeth line its long crocodilian jaws. It's a prehistoric beast of staggering proportions; a fearsome creature from the time of the dinosaurs.But the Alligator Gar, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Sweetest Summer: Bayberry Island Book 2

    by Susan Donovan

    series Bayberry Island #2
    New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan returns to Bayberry Island, where a bronze mermaid statue could be the cause of heartbreak or everlasting romance for a practical-minded police chief and his first love. Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Every instinct tells Police Chief Clancy Flynn that his island's claim to fame is nothing but a silly ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Animal Madness

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

    by Laurel Braitman

    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 Encyclopedia of Sharks

    by My Ebook Publishing House

    Read all about the fascinating world of sharks. There are over 500 species of sharks, and there is a great deal of diversity among them. Sharks include the world's largest fish, the Whale Shark, as well as some as small as a few inches. Most are predators, but a few filter plankton from the seawater. ... Read more

    $4.05 AUD

  • Seashaken Houses

    A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

    by Tom Nancollas

    **'A thrilling celebration of lighthouses' i newspaperAn enthralling history of Britain's rock lighthouses, and the people who built and inhabited them**Lighthouses are enduring monuments to our relationship with the sea. They encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes amongst the waves, but their original purpose was much more noble, conceived as navigational gifts for the safety of all. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Valerie Taylor: An Adventurous Life

    The remarkable story of the trailblazing ocean conservationist, photographer and shark expert

    by Valerie Taylor and 1 more

    At 83 years old, Valerie Taylor has lived a big, bold adventurous life.Born in Australia, Valerie spent a great deal of her childhood in New Zealand. A talented artist, she dropped out of school when she contracted polio and was saved by Sister Elizabeth Kenny's treatment plan; it was two years before she could walk unaided. When Valerie was fifteen, she found work as an animator and moved back to ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Ocean of Life

    by Callum Roberts

    In this revelatory book, Callum Roberts uses his lifetime's experience working with the oceans to show why they are the most mysterious places on earth, their depths still largely unexplored. In The Ocean of Life we get a panoramic tour beneath the seas: Why do currents circulate the way do? Where exactly do they go? How has the chemistry of the oceans changed? How polluted are we making them? ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Vaquita

    Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez

    by Brooke Bessesen

    In 2006, vaquita, a diminutive porpoise making its home in the Upper Gulf of California, inheritedthe dubious title of world's most endangered marine mammal.Nicknamed "panda of the sea” for their small size and beguiling facial markings, vaquitas have been in decline for decades, dying by the hundreds in gillnets intended for commercially valuable fish, as wellas for anendangered fish called ... Read more

    $46.06 AUD

  • The Gospel of the Eels

    A Father, a Son and the World's Most Enigmatic Fish

    by Patrik Svensson

    ’I can’t recall us ever talking about anything other than eels and how to best catch them, down there by the stream. Actually, I can’t remember us speaking at all. Maybe because we never did.’The European eel, Anguilla anguilla, is one of the strangest creatures nature ever created. Remarkably little is known about the eel, even today. What we do know is that it’s born as a tiny willow-leaf shaped ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Amazing Sea Animals

    Amazing Animals Adventure Series, #1

    by Selena Dale

    series Amazing Animals Adventure Series #1
    Welcome to the Amazing Animals Adventure Series!Come with us around the globe to explore the animal world.In this book we will be visiting our underwater friends.You will dive into the deep to swim with the fishes and other amazing sea creatures.The salty ocean is vast, deep and full of variety. Water near the surface is lit by the sun and is warm. Water deeper down is dark and cold. In this book ... Read more

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

    Wildlife Books for Kids

    by Baby Professor

    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

    $6.92 AUD

  • Metazoa: Animal Minds and the Birth of Consciousness

    by Peter Godfrey-Smith

    A Times and Sunday Times Book of the Year A Waterstones Best Book of 2020The scuba-diving philosopher and bestselling author of Other Minds explores the origins of animal consciousness.Dip below the ocean’s surface and you are soon confronted by forms of life that could not seem more foreign to our own: sea sponges, soft corals and flower-like worms, whose rooted bodies and intricate geometry are ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Largest Animals

    by Nick Pyenson

    Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. We have hunted them for thousands of years and scratched their icons into our mythologies. They simultaneously fill us with waves of terror, awe and affection – yet we know hardly anything about them.Whales tend to only enter our awareness when they die, struck by a ship or stranded in the surf ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Top 20 Most Dangerous Animals On The Planet

    by Speedy Publishing

    Children love to explore the world around them, including figuring out about various animals that inhabit our planet. A child would enjoy a Top 20 Most Dangerous Animals on the Planet Picture Book because most children are visually stimulated and fascinated by colorful photos of animals. This book would be helpful for children as well as they can learn what to avoid if they were to come across ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD