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  • The Treeline

    The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth

    by Ben Rawlence ...
    * A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK *'The very treeline is on the move: a devastating image. This book is an evocative, wise and unflinching exploration of what it will mean for humanity.' Jay GriffithsThe Arctic treeline is the frontline of climate change, where the trees have been creeping towards the pole for fifty years already. These vast swathes of forests, which encircle the north of the globe ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Vesper Flights

    The Sunday Times bestseller from the author of H is for Hawk

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**'Thrilling dispatches from a vanishing world' ObserverAnimals 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.He... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

    Anyone who has spent serious time outdoors knows that in survival situations, wild plants are often the only sustenance available. The proper identification of these plants can mean the difference between survival and death. This book describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants—the key elements of identification. Hugely important to the book are ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Thus Spoke the Plant

    A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific Discoveries and Personal Encounters with Plants

    An accessible and compelling story of a scientist's discovery of plant communication and how it influenced her research and changed her life.In this "phytobiography"--a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant--research scientist Monica Gagliano reveals the dynamic role plants play in genuine first-hand accounts from her research into plant communication and cognition. By ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD

  • Succulents Simplified

    Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

    “Demystifies these popular low-water beauties.” —Country Gardens MagazineWhether you’re a novice or veteran, have an acre to fill or a just few pots, or live in Calexico or Canada, Succulents Simplified is a dazzling primer for success with succulents! Debra Lee Baldwin, the Queen of Succulents, profiles the 100 top plant picks and includes basic information on how to grow and care for succulents ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Secret Network of Nature

    The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

    An exploration of the invisible connections sustaining the entire natural world from the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth?Or that wolves can alter the course of a river?Or that earthworms control wild boar populations?The natural world is a web of intricate connections, many of which go unnoticed by humans. B... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD