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  • Life Story (Hardback)

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    Life Story (Hardback)

    Mike Gunton

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    From an animal's first steps to growing up; finding a home; discovering power; developing a courtship and finally settling into parenthood, Life Story is the latest BBC nature documentary series from David Attenborough and it is truly spectacular.

    This beautiful hardback book is packed with stunning photographs and spectacular stills from the programme and manages to capture some of life's most tender, exciting and dramatic moments, while also giving in-depth information on how animals learn and evolve through life.

    Whether you want to pore over the amazing photography or learn how sharks can help albatross chicks fly and why some chimps make spears, this book reveals all. A great gift for anyone who loves nature or enjoys the show, the book is endlessly fascinating and a startling insight into life inside the animal kingdom.
  • H is for Hawk (Hardback)

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    H is for Hawk (Hardback)

    Helen Macdonald

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    Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, writer, poet, illustrator and historian Helen Macdonald's H is for Hawk is a beautiful, heartfelt and clever memoir about the devastating experience of losing her father and, stricken by grief, becoming obsessed with the idea of training her own hawk.

    Purchasing Mabel for £800, Helen begins to stock her freezer with food for her new hawk, unplugs the telephone and begins a journey of self discovery, embarking on the unusual business of taming one of the world's most wild of animals.

    A written record of her spiritual journey, the taming of her goshawk provides a stunning contrast to her own untaming and is told with eloquence, intellectual intensity and vigour. A must-read for all fans of non-fiction.
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    100 Plants That Almost Changed the World (Hardback)

    Chris Beardshaw

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    From the plants that changed the world, to the ones that almost did and the ones that most certainly didn't, 100 Plants That Almost Changed the World by the award-winning garden designer, television presenter and author Chris Beardshaw takes readers on a journey through history's most fascinating plants, flowers, vegetables and herbs.

    Uniquely exploring the origins, quirks, stories and uses for the plants and vegetables we see, nurture and consume every day, the book is a quirky delight that covers plants from today right back to the time of the Roman Empire.

    Brimming with enthusiasm, this handy-sized book provides a delightful look into horticultural history and offers reflection on the relationships that man has had with plants. An ideal read for fans of The Flying Gardener, Hidden Gardens, Gardeners' World, Great Garden Detectives and Country Lives.
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    WPAC

    British Wildlife Photography Awards: Collection 5 (Hardback)

    Stephanie Hilborne Obe

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    Celebrating the year's most breathtaking photographs of our nation's wildlife and landscapes, British Wildlife Photography Awards: Collection 5 is an awe-inspiring collection of wildlife imagery that will appeal to both photographers and naturalists alike.

    Featuring the highly commended and winning entries from the 5th annual awards, the photographs demonstrate an extraordinary range of viewpoints and include the photographers' personal accounts of how the image was captured and the inspiration behind the photo.

    Including notes on equipment and the photography techniques employed, the book is ideal for those looking to improve their photography skills.
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    WAIN

    Lakeland Fells Collection - 7 Books (Collection)

    Alfred Wainwright

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    A beautiful anniversary edition of all seven of the Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells by the fell-walking legend, A. Wainwright.

    The pages have been freshly reproduced from the original artwork and then printed and bound to match the first-edition books as closely as possible. Completely unabridged or edited, the maps and text are just how Wainwright wrote them too.

    There simply is nothing quite like Wainwright's guides, and having been treasured by generations of keen walkers, this set makes a wonderful gift for a new enthusiast. Perfect for walkers and lovers of the Lakeland Fells, as well as those who simply love stunningly presented books.

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    The Happy Puppy Handbook (Paperback)

    Pippa Mattinson

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    Nothing quite beats the feeling of having a new canine member of the household, but early life with 'man's best friend' can be difficult to master. That is where The Happy Puppy Handbook comes in!

    Written by dog-training expert Pippa Mattinson, the book gives new and prospective owners all of the tools they need to train and care for a puppy. From preparing the home for their arrival to introducing them to the children and solving problems like biting and chewing, this book is packed with all of the new puppy tips and information you will need to know.

    Both clear and engaging, and structured in a way that makes digesting all of the required information ever-so easy, The Happy Puppy Handbook is a new puppy checklist that is ready to solve (and prevent) any issues that may arise as a new puppy owner.
  • Total Recall (Paperback)

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    Total Recall (Paperback)

    Pippa Mattinson

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    Many dog owners struggle to manage their dogs, and the vast majority of people who need help have one simple but overwhelming problem. Their dog won't come back when they call him. Through focusing on this single and most important of obedience commands, Pippa Mattinson shows the dog owner - whether of a puppy or an adult dog - how to build up a reliable recall successfully, layer by layer, and step by step, using effective and positive training techniques. The author offers the reader an insight into the mind of the dog and explains exactly why dogs behave in the way that they do. Training exercises are described in unique detail, and with the inclusion of a helpful problem solving section, nothing is left to chance.
  • Galaxy (Hardback)

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    Galaxy (Hardback)

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    Comprehensive and fully up to date, Galaxy: Explore the Universe, Planets and Stars is an accessible guide to the solar system and our night skies. Enhanced by hundreds of striking images of planets and moons, the book also includes maps that show the stars, clusters and galaxies that are visible with binoculars or a small telescope. Perfect for those new to stargazing and those who already have a keen interest in astronomy, the book contains fresh insights into this fascinating subject.
  • Pamper Your Pooch (Hardback)

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    Pamper Your Pooch (Hardback)

    Rachelle Blondel

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    They say that dog is a man's (and woman's!) best friend - so show your pooch how much you care by making any one of the 30 lovingly handcrafted projects in this book. Divided into Eat, Nest, Play and Wear, the ideas are both practical and cute, and include everything from a Travelling Dog Bed, Bath Day Towel, Throw-and-Catch Bone and Christmas Stocking to a Jaunty Neckerchief, Crochet Handle for Dull Dog Leads, Fancy Flower for Girls and Bow Tie for Boys, as well as a Dandy Dog Coat for the fashionable four-legged friend. There are even recipes for Doggie Pops, Bitesize Biscuits and the ultimate Doggie Birthday Cake. All of which allow you to pamper your pet without spending a fortune!
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    RHS Botany for Gardeners (Other)

    Geoff Hodge

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    A practical guide for gardeners of all levels, RHS Botany for Gardeners takes a look at the science of botany and the language of horticulture, alongside hints, tips and advice on how to make the most of plants in the garden. Fully illustrated, the book provides explanations of over 3,000 botanical words and terms and shows how these can be applied to everyday gardening. Covering everything from Plant Parts to Plant Pests, this book will help gardeners understand the world of botanical science and enhance their garden using this knowledge.
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    Britain's Highest Mountain Walks (Hardback)

    Jeremy Ashcroft

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    Britain's Highest Mountain Walks is an essential guidebook for anyone who has an interest in mountaineering. Written by Jeremy Ashcroft, the mountaineering editor of Trail magazine, the book covers every mountain in England and Wales over 3,000 ft and every mountain in Scotland over 4,000 ft. With detailed descriptions for each route of where to go and what to see, there are also relief maps and hand-drawn illustrations highlighting the points of interest and changes to the terrain. With beautiful colour photography also included, the book covers everything from a simple walk up to Snowdon through to the towering cliffs of Ben Nevis.
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    Steve Backshall's Most Poisonous Creatures (Paperback)

    Steve Backshall

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    TV presenter and star of Deadly 60 and Lost Land Of... Steve Backshall takes the lead in this reformatted and redesigned edition of the popular Most Poisonous Creatures. Explaining just how and why poison is an everyday part of the ever-intriguing animal world, this book will help you learn how poison is used in its varying forms, from hunting to defence. From mammals and birds, to insects, reptiles and amphibians, Steve Backshall uncovers just how poison is used as a means of securing a meal, deterring attack and much more. Journeying the world's continents, the stunning, occasionally gruesome, colour photographs and Steve's exciting accounts bring the natural world alive in an entertaining and wholly informative way.
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    WBAN
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    Being able to identify wild creatures in their natural environment adds an extra dimension to the enjoyment of being outdoors. This handy Reader's Digest guide will help you spot, quickly and accurately, every species that you are likely to come across in the countryside and towns, from hares and field mice to deer and badgers. You will find fascinating facts on how wild animals live, where they breed, what they feed on and plenty more. You'll soon be animal spotting with expert eyes.
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    Teach Yourself Train Your Dog (Paperback)

    Association of Pet Dog Trainer

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    Do you want your dog to be socially well-behaved? Are you looking for advice on training and looking after your pet? Covering every aspect of kind, fair and effective dog training as well as authoritative advice on looking after your pet, Train Your Dog is essential reading for all dog owners or those thinking of getting a dog for the first time. Written by the APDT, a guarantee of quality in dog training, this book covers positive reward and motivational techniques that will ensure your dog is socially well-behaved, obedient and, most importantly, able to be a part of your family. It also details different training methods for different types of dog, issues to address before training commences (deciding on your commands and discovering the motivation of your dog), equipment that may aid the training experience and essential tips for training a puppy or a 'problem dog'. Packed full of essential advice on all aspects of being a dog owner, this book will ensure that you get the most out of your pet and vice versa! NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of dog training. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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    MBNE
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    Josephine Bacon's Identification Guide to Mushrooms of Britain and Northern Europe is an easy-to-use reference guide to the 150 species of mushroom most commonly found in Britain and Northern Europe. With useful information on where and when the mushrooms can be found as well as each one's characteristic features and whether they're safe to eat, the book also describes how best to cook each edible species. With wonderful photography and fact files, as well as a description noting the differences between young and old specimens, this is the essential mushroom reference guide.
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    BDYR

    The Birdwatcher's Year (Hardback)

    Richard Williamson

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    Written by birdwatching expert and enthusiast Richard Williamson, this is the perfect book for anyone who loves to get outside and spot the gorgeous birds flying above us.

    Practical and beautifully finished, the book is bursting with tips, facts and folklore to guide you through the birdwatching year, this charming little hardback is split into months and settings from marshland to your own back garden, and with space to record what you see, you'll never forget what to keep a special eye out for each season. Find out everything to identify birds by sight and song and learn their behaviour, habitats, breeding and migration patterns too.
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    BDFB
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    If you've ever wanted to find out more about our feathered friends, the RSPB's Birdwatching for Beginners is a must-have title. A practical guide to observing, identifying and understanding birds, the book profiles 250 of the most common species found in the UK and Europe.

    With photographs, descriptions and distribution maps to aid in identification, the book also features expert spotting tips and lists the best birdwatching sites alongside information on what to look for in each habitat. Perfect for any beginner, the book also has enough facts and details to appeal to more experienced birdwatchers too!
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    BIBE
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    A stunning illustrated guide to European and British birds from the experts at the RSPB. Profiling every species found in Britain and Europe (featuring over 500 in total), the 330 most commonly seen birds, including finches, martins and swallows plus many more, have full-page profiles dedicated to them so you will always be certain when you spot each species. Covering the characteristics of anatomy, life cycle and behaviour and providing a survey of habitats in which the birds live, this handy guide makes bird identification quick and effortless. An essential reference for novice twitchers and the long-time spotter.
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    Birding with Bill Oddie (Paperback)

    Bill Oddie

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    In this practical and fun guide to the joys of British birdwatching, Bill Oddie will teach you all you need to know to become an expert 'birder'. Full of useful information on tracking and identifying birds, equipment and fail-safe techniques, Birding With Bill Oddie will have you enjoying nature's airborne theatre in no time. And, of course, with Bill in charge, there are plenty of humorous anecdotes and musings too!

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    Was Beethoven a Birdwatcher? (Hardback)

    David Turner

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    Who among a host of rivals wrote the best poem about the nightingale? Is a James Bond film named after a duck? Find out the answers to these ornithological conundrums and others in this engaging book that delves into literature, science, religion, fine art and popular culture to reveal how a bird can be far more than the sum of its feathered, winged and webbed parts. Worshipped as gods and damned as agents of the Devil in equal measure, birds have also fostered scientific breakthroughs and even helped provoke a war. This humorous and insightful guide is full of brilliant curiosities that even a magpie would envy.
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    Peter Goodfellow's Identification Guide to Birds of Britain and Northern Europe is the perfect birdwatcher's companion as it is packed with useful information and fascinating facts. From birds of prey to seabirds, its concise information provides a wealth of detail to help you identify both resident and visiting birds. The book also contains distribution maps, calendars and describes the best places to watch each bird. There are also beautiful photographs that capture each bird's distinctive features.

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    BSGN

    Big Spotter's Guide to Nature (Paperback)

    Usborne

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    A great book for any child with an interest in nature, Usborne's Big Spotter's Guide to Nature is an essential companion for anyone who enjoys animals and plants and wants to know more about them.

    The book contains detailed descriptions and clear illustrations that will help you identify over 700 of the UK's most common mammals, birds, insects, plants and fungi. Next to each picture and description is a blank tickbox so you can keep track of the nature you have seen so far!
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    WBSC

    Birds Songs and Calls Set - 2 Books (Paperback)

    Hannu Jannes and Owen Roberts

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    Complete with CDs to help you recognise each bird's distinctive song or call, these two books will come in handy for any birdwatcher or lover of nature. Recognising songs and calls can help you make more of birdwatching and the handy-sized hardbacks will help you identify 80 of our most popular woodland species and also 80 wetland species. Written by ornithologist Hannu Jannes and birding enthusiast Owen Robert, the books also feature colour photographs of each bird, as well as further information on their identifying features, habits, distribution, feeding and nesting routines and calls.
  • Be Prepared (Hardback)

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    Be Prepared (Hardback)

    Scout Association

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    Learn how to light a wet match, string a hammock, survive in the wild, and shine at a party, plus many other practical tips, with this entertaining and insightful compendium of life skills compiled from the archives of the ever-popular Scout Association. Full of wise and witty pieces of advice as well as wholly pragmatic snippets of know-how, this handy black-and-white illustrated guide is jam-packed with gems of knowledge, both old and new, that will delight readers of all ages. With a foreword from the UK's Chief Scout, Bear Grylls, Be Prepared is quirky, useful and fun, and ideal for real adventures, adventurers at heart, ex-Scouts and for those who just love gadgets and turning their hands to fixing things! A fascinating treasure trove of facts and ideas.