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  • The Overstory

    The million-copy global bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

    THE MILLION-COPY GLOBAL BESTSELLER and WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION'It changed how I thought about the Earth and our place in it' Barack Obama'Really, just one of the best novels, period' Ann PatchettA wondrous, exhilarating novel about nine strangers brought together by an unfolding natural catastrophe. The perfect literary escape.An artist inherits a hundred years of photograph... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Finding the Mother Tree

    Uncovering the Wisdom and Intelligence of the Forest

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'A scientific memoir as gripping as any HBO drama series' Kate Kellaway, ObserverA dazzling scientific detective story from the ecologist who first discovered the hidden language of treesNo one has done more to transform our understanding of trees than the world-renowned scientist Suzanne Simard. Now she shares the secrets of a lifetime spent uncovering startling truths ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Entangled Life

    The phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller exploring how fungi make our worlds, change our minds and shape our futures

    The smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller that will transform your understanding of our planet and life itself.'Dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing' Robert MacfarlaneWinner of the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2021Winner of the Wainwright Prize for Conservation Writing 2021The more we learn about fungi, the less makes sense without them. They can change our minds, heal our bodies an... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Volume II: Ringing Cedars Of Russia

    Our civilization will be the first in the entire history of the planet to unite the opposites: the technocratic world and the achievements of the divine creations. This is not a fantasy, it is the great future. We can sense it already, today.  Tens of thousands of Russian citizens have already begun to materialize it. They are doing so without support from governments and states. Millions are ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD

  • The Hidden Life of Trees

    What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World

    Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network.He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    'A hymn of love to the world ... A journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, LoveAs a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Duncton Wood

    series The Duncton Chronicles #1
    The epic first instalment of the multi-million bestseller The Duncton Chronicles.The moles of Duncton Wood live in the shadow of Mandrake, a cruel tyrant corrupted by absolute power. A solitary young mole, Bracken, is leads the fight to free them. Only by putting his trust in the ancient Stone, a forgotten symbol of a great spiritual past, can he find the strength to challenge Mandrake’s darkness ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Secret Life of Trees

    How They Live and Why They Matter

    by Colin Tudge ...
    'Everyone interested in the natural world will enjoy The Secret Life of Trees. I found myself reading out whole chunks to friends' The Times, Books of the YearWhat is a tree? As this celebration of the trees shows, they are our countryside; our ancestors descended from them; they gave us air to breathe. Yet while the stories of trees are as plentiful as leaves in a forest, they are rarely told ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Songs of Trees

    Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

    The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers – trees.David George Haskell’s The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now he brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans.Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $10.99 AUD

  • Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland

    The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants that shape our landscapes and our lives through the seasons. They explore the complex relationship between people and plants, in lowlands and uplands, fields, bogs, moors, woodlands and towns. Suitable ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Mycelium Running

    How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

    by Paul Stamets ...
    Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you’ll find out how.The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called “mycelium”--the fruit of which are mushrooms--recycle carbon, nitrogen, and other ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • Plants That Can Kill

    101 Toxic Species to Make You Think Twice

    by Stacy Tornio ...
    Following the success of Plants You Can’t Kill, Tornio now takes a look at those plants that can actually kill you if you’re not careful. This book will offer up information to gardening enthusiasts of all levels about common plants that are toxic, poisonous, and even deadly. While the level of toxicity varies from each plant, all are considered deadly in one way or another to wild animals, family ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • This Is Your Mind On Plants

    Opium—Caffeine—Mescaline

    'It's a trip - engrossing, eye-opening, mind altering' New Statesman**'Fascinating. Pollan is the perfect guide ... curious, careful, open minded' The GuardianFrom the international bestselling author of How to Change Your Mind** comes a ground-breaking exploration of our relationship with natural drugsOf all the many things humans rely on plants for, surely the most curious is our use of them to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Inner Life of Animals

    Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

    Can horses feel shame? Do deer grieve? Why do roosters deceive hens?We tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings but have you ever wondered what’s going on in an animal’s head? From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never before. We hear the stories of a grateful humpback whale, of a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Secret Life of the Forest

    In any given year, millions of people visit one or more of the 154 national forests in the United States, not to mention the hundreds of thousands who spend some time in the private forests of the nation. All of them - hikers, hunters, fishermen, campers, and canoeists - are drawn to the woods for some special reason. Yet few of them see the forest as a whole, as the web of life it truly is. Here, ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • What a Plant Knows

    a field guide to the senses

    A captivating journey into the hidden lives of plants — from the colours they see to the schedules they keep.Join renowned biologist Daniel Chamovitz as he leads a beguiling exploration of how plants experience our shared Earth — in terms of sight, smell, touch, hearing, memory, and even awareness. Combining cutting-edge research with lively storytelling, he explains the intimate details of plant ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Wildwood

    A Journey Through Trees

    by Roger Deakin ...
    A much-loved classic of nature writing from environmentalist and the author of Waterlog, Roger Deakin, Wildwood is an exploration of the element wood in nature, our culture and our lives.'Breathtaking, vividly written . . . reading Wildwood is an elegiac experience' Sunday Times'He writes nature as a blackbird sings, or a bird of prey rides therma... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Wicked Plants

    The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities

    A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. In Wicked Plants, Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations. It’s an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend. You’ll learn which plants to avoid (like exploding shrubs), ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Duncton Quest

    series The Duncton Chronicles #2
    The magnificent sequel to the worldwide bestseller Duncton Wood.When Tryfan, son of Bracken and Rebecca, returns to the sacred Burrows of Uffington, he finds dreadful signs of death and destruction. For out of the chilly North have swarmed the grikes, a fanatical tribe of warrior moles bent on destroying all believers in the powers of the Stone.Tryfan’s duty is clear – to muster and protect the ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wollemi Pine

    The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil From the Age of the Dinosaurs

    An enthralling detective story about evolution and natural history.In mid-1994 a National Parks & Wildlife ranger abseiling in the Wollemi Wilderness outside Sydney, came upon an extraordinary sight: a canyon filled with massive pines. These trees towered above the surrounding foliage, with fern-like leaves and peculiar lumpy bark.What he accidentally discovered that day has become one of the ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Bloom-Again Orchids

    50 Easy-Care Orchids that Flower Again and Again and Again

    by judywhite ...
    Orchids have a reputation as the divas of the plant world: fussy, difficult-to-grow plants that—on top of all that—are prohibitively expensive. But there are plenty of orchids that anyone can grow. Orchids are no more difficult than familiar houseplants such as the African violet, and can be made to thrive and bloom in average indoor conditions. You just need to know what makes them happy.Bloom ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Duncton Found

    series The Duncton Chronicles #3
    The triumphant third volume of the unique and magical Duncton Chronicles.The ruthless war against the Stone has almost been won by disciples of the Word – only wild Siabod and mysterious Beechenhill still hold out, and everywhere the followers of the Stone go in peril of their lives.Yet in the shadows of Duncton Wood a new light is shining. For the Stone Mole has come, to revive the moles’ faith ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How Plants Work

    The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do

    “Makes the science of plant processes accessible to home gardeners.” —The American GardenerWhy do container plants wilt even when they’ve been regularly watered? Why did the hydrangea that thrived last year never bloom this year? Plant physiology—the study of how living things function—can solve these and most other problems gardeners regularly encounter. In How Plants Work, horticulture expert ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Heartbeat of Trees

    Embracing Our Ancient Bond With Forests and Nature

    I invite you to join me in the forest, where we will discover that the ancient tie that binds humans and nature exists to this day and is as strong as ever.From the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees comes a powerful return to the forest, where trees have heartbeats and roots are like brains that extend underground. Where the color green calms us, and the forest sharpens ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD