This is a practical guide to beekeeping, from setting up a colony to hive management and harvesting the honey, shown in over 400 photographs. It is a complete how-to manual on the satisfying art of ke..
A reissue of Beekeeping (2007). A practical and inspirational guide to keeping bees and apiaries in both rural and urban areas. It's no shock that the beekeeping trend is steadily on the rise. These f..
The beekeeping book guides you all the way from choosing and obtaining your bees, housing them and maintaining the hive through the year, to dealing with pests and diseases, and harvesting the honey. ..
From ancient Egyptian deities to German automobiles, beetles have left an indelible mark on human cultures around the world. Comprising more than 350,000 species, beetles are among the most prolific a..
Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to be a beast: a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a swift. What it was really like. And through knowing what it was like he wanted to get down and grappl..
Alexandra Horowitz's runaway bestseller Inside of a Dog began a movement among dog owners to not just quietly accept and enjoy the presence of the pooch at their sides, but to wonder at that dog, and ..
Master horseman Buck Brannaman, the real-life Horse Whisperer, continues the chronicle of his life as trainer and mentor, as we meet thirteen remarkable people whose lives he has affected. Through the..
Erratum: Table 11.1 on page 241 has been mis-set. The entries for the phyla Annelida, Bryozoa, Cnidaria, Echiura, Mollusca, Placozoa, Porifera and Rotifera should all be moved one column to the right..
Some Australian native birds become childhood sweethearts and court for years before they get 'married'. Others divorce because of personality clashes and different skill levels. Many negotiate their ..
An absorbing study of how birds think, revealing how science is exploding the myth of our feathered friends being 'bird brained', and how recent discoveries may call for us to re-evaluate how we ident..
What is it like to be a swift, flying at over one hundred kilometres an hour? Or a kiwi, plodding flightlessly among the humid undergrowth in the pitch dark of a New Zealand night? And what is going o..
In Birdland, Australian fine-art photographer Leila Jeffreys presents us with a bird-watching experience like no other, drawing birds out from their leafy shadows and airy territories and presenting t..
'Now when I hear birdsong, I feel an entry to that understory. When I am feeling too squeezed on the ground, exhausted by everything in my care, I look for a little sky. There are always birds flying ..
`Now when I hear birdsong, I feel an entry to that understory. When I am feeling too squeezed on the ground, exhausted by everything in my care, I look for a little sky. There are always birds flying ..
Why are owls regarded either as wise or as harbingers of doom? What gave rise to the fanciful belief that storks bring babies? Why is the eagle associated with victory or the hummingbird with paradise..
Jonathan Elphick tells the remarkable story of the development of bird art through the centuries. The book features early, skilfully executed but often fanciful images of birds, scientific illustratio..
Covering 600 bird species from around the world, Birds: What's In A Name? includes explanations for names for everything from avocets (these birds resemble a French lawyer, or L'avocat, with their bla..
The seas of our planet cover more than seventy percent of the Earth, but still remain shrouded in mystery. We know more about the surface of the Moon than we do about the lifeforms that have existed i..
Take a deep breath and dive into the mysteries of the ocean.Our understanding of ocean life has changed dramatically in the last decade, with new species, new behaviours, and new habitats being discov..
Featuring new photography from Chicagos renowned Field Museum, The Book of Eggs explores 600 examples at actual size, alongside pattern details, clutch images, breeding range maps, and engravings of a..
Recent intense scrutiny of amphibian conservation status makes this title a timely archive in the context of the frog's dramatic decline. Frogs are adversely affected by loss of habitat, pollution by ..
The lifesize guide to identifying and classifying shells. Over 100,000 kinds of mollusk have been recorded and some estimates of yet to be discovered species exceed a million. They have colonized nea..
There are over 3,600 species of snake found on every continent except for Antarctica, ranging in size from Barbados' tiny thread snake to Southeast Asia's massive reticulated python. More than any oth..
Horses have been the inspiration for hundreds of works of art over the centuries. This book celebrates the horse in all its glory, from its role as working animal in war and sport, to beloved pet. The..
Are you crazy for frogs? A Box of Frogs will satisfy the most ardent enthusiast for these eccentric and lovable amphibians, offering you 100 postcards of the most vivid and appealing examples of a col..
Sheep have been farmed in Britain for hundreds of years and more than thirty million sheep now inhabit these islands. The many breeds developed over this time have been carefully matched to their surr..
This spectacular book, designed by Anthony Battaglia of Box Communications, features the photography of Nick Leary, who was introduced to the art form while working with some of the world's best photo..
Described as 'Britain's greatest living nature writer', Richard Mabey has revealed his passion for the natural world in eloquent stories for BBC Wildlife Magazine. This volume features his favourite p..
A budgie, as the common parakeet is typically called, is the subject of this Complete Care Made Easy pet guide that presents new and experienced bird keepers with insight into every aspect of selectin..
This beautifully illustrated bingo game features 64 species of bugs from around the world. Identify all kinds of insects - from the giant hawker dragonfly to the kissing bug and the orchid bee to the ..
This book is from the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize - shortlisted Sunday Times bestseller, A Sting in the Tale. In 2003, Dave Goulson bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together..
Canaries are wonderful singing birds and relatively easy to care for. Here is expert advice on caging, feeding, health care, and more. These manuals make great introductions to the pleasures and dutie..
Published in association with the RSPCA, the UK's leading animal welfare charity, this practical family guide is full of expert advice on how to choose a guinea pig and how best to look after it. If y..
Published in association with the RSPCA, the UK's leading animal welfare charity, this practical family guide is full of expert advice on how to choose a kitten and how best to look after it. If you a..
Published in association with the RSPCA, the UK's leading animal welfare charity, this practical family guide is full of expert advice on how to choose a puppy and how best to look after it. If you al..
From John Bradshaw, one of the world's leading experts on animal behaviour, and the author of the Sunday Times Bestseller, In Defence of Dogs, Cat Sense shows us the true, surprising nature of cats. C..
Who knew that common cat behaviour problems could be solved with the help of simple interior design projects? In this brilliant cat care guide, New York Times bestselling authors of Catification, Jack..
After more than 9 seasons as TV's Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan has a new mission- to use his unique insights about dog psychology to create stronger, happier relationships between humans and their cani..