In September 2009, The New Yorker magazine ran a feature proclaiming the chicken as the new "It Bird." The article celebrated the return of the backyard chicken and found in it the perfect convergence..
The Chicken is an encyclopaedic, science-based study that offers a true understanding of the species, reclaiming it from its commercial status as a mere egg and meat provider. High-quality photography..
Any chicken owner will know that there's more to these endearing, quirky, clever characters than the eggs they produce. Cluck is a celebration of hens, roosters and chicks, combining high-quality phot..
As a boy, Richard Kerridge loved to encounter wild creatures and catch them for his back-garden zoo. In a country without many large animals, newts caught his attention first of all, as the nearest he..
An all-in-one guide to owning a dog, "Complete Dog Care" provides everything needed to nurture a dog from puppyhood to old age. Prospective and current pet owners can discover dogs' origins and anatom..
One spring, many years ago, Esther Woolfson's daughter rescued a fledgling rook. That rook, named Chicken, quickly established herself as part of the family, and other birds, including an irascible co..
This book by Messrs Voisin and Lecomte comes at the right moment. It is a synthesis of M. Voisin's important study, Grass Productivity. This manual presents the chief ideas of two specialists. Since t..
The Birds and the Bees series was designed for Vintage Classics by Timorous Beasties, the Scottish studio famous for their designs inspired by the natural world. One night Mark Cocker followed the roi..
Beloved as a herald of spring, cuckoos have held a place in our hearts for centuries. But for many other birds the cuckoo is a signal of doom, for it is nature's most notorious cheat. In this enormous..
Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post have circled the globe--and explored their neighborhood--collecting images of the natural world. This book opens their personal cabinet of curiosities to tell the..
A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. Climate change and habitat destruction are not the only culprits behind so many animals facing extinc..
The world's oceans are filled with an array of venomous and toxic marine critters, not to mention a whole host of apex carnivores. Join ace divers and photographers Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown a..
We know whales, dolphins, and porpoises are the smartest creatures in the sea, we read of their tool use, their self-recognition, their complex songs, and their intricate societies and ability to rela..
We see their bones in museums. We pore over their imagined likenesses in books. We love movies that bring them to the big screen. Now, see dinosaurs come to life as if you were traveling on an expedit..
Ever looked at a bird and thought, 'I wonder why birds sing...'? Find the answer to this and many more intriguing questions about birds here. How do ducks on frozen ponds stop their feet from freezing..
Sit! Stay! It's easy with Dog Training 101Using a visually driven, playful presentation, Dog Training 101 offers step-by-step instructions every dog owner needs and wants to know as you care for and r..
World-renowned dog behaviourist and psychologist Mark Vette (of Driving Dogs and Flying Dogs fame) shows you how to transform your dog and create a harmonious life-long bond. This book looks at how th..
From lap dogs to working dogs, a heart-warming book featuring over 60 adorable Kiwi canines. Dogs make our lives richer. They keep us company when we need it most, reduce stress in an increasingly str..
Training your dog starts with you. In this friendly and comprehensive guide, expert dog behaviourist Laura Vissaritis teaches you how to better understand your dog's behaviour and, more importantly, h..
In Bonzo's War, Clare Campbell told the fascinating story of what it was like for Britain's pets when the world was at war. This time, she follows the incredible journey of the dogs who conscripted to..
Meet Molly Polly, the diabetes alert dog whose round-the-clock job is to keep her two young owners healthy; Bailey, the Assistant Director of Seagulls, who keeps the pesky birds away from the heritage..
Sir John Lister-Kaye has spent a lifetime exploring, protecting and celebrating the British landscape and its creatures. His memoir The Dun Cow Rib is the story of the making of a naturalist, and of a..
Illustrated throughout with 160 full-colour photos, Educating Horses shows you how to train young horses and ponies so that they have good manners and are safe to work around and ride in every situati..
Is there anything as simple as an egg? Is there anything as complex? In this gorgeous picture book, Britta Teckentrup portrays eggs through the eyes of an artist. From hummingbirds to the extinct elep..
When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of 'rogue' elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the her..
Emperor: The Perfect Penguin is a celebration of one of the world's most charismatic creatures. In temperatures that can reach -50 Degrees C with 150km/h winds, the emperor penguins ability to survive..
It may be true that most poultry found on small homesteads or in backyards especially are viewed as pets, but they are inarguably pets with benefits--namely eggs. In Epic Eggs, homesteader and writer ..
In the great halls of science, dogma holds that Darwin's theory of natural selection explains every branch on the tree of life- which species thrive, which wither away to extinction, and what features..
Exotic Shorthair Cats is a superb resource that gives answers to many of your questions about this very distinctive cat. It is a must have for anybody passionate about this wonderful breed. The guide ..
Extinct Birds of Hawaii captures the vanishing world of unique bird species that have slipped away in the Islands mostly due to human frivolity and unconcern. Richly illustrated, including drawings by..
The fastest animal alive, the falcon deserves attention not just for the combination of speed, power, beauty and ferocity that has made it an object of fascination for thousands of years, but for the ..
The fastest animal alive, the falcon deserves attention not just for the combination of speed, power, beauty and ferocity that have made it an object of fascination for thousands of years, but for the..
Telling the story of Buck Brannaman's life, this book gives horse owners the keys to understanding their animals. Buck Brannaman is a horse gentler - not a horse "breaker" - who has started more than ..
Whales loom large in the world's environmental imagination. From a history of the animals being harpooned worldwide to today's ecotourism operators and the work of marine biologists, the attachment of..
THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLERLike A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide... In 2016, Dion Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathon runner,..
For fans of Ben Fogle and dog lovers everywhere, this is Kate Humble's heartwarming exploration of the relationship between man and his best friend. There is one animal that is familiar to all of us,..
Most dog owners tend to think of games as the reward that comes after a training session with their pet. But there's no need to separate play and work-play makes a terrific training tool if you just k..