|Author:||David George Haskell|
David 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 surro... read more
Prepare to be amazed by the most astounding feats in the natural world. Did you know that the mantis shrimp can punch its way through a sheet of glass, that the Bar-tailed Godwit can migrate 11,000km non-stop from Alaska to ... read more
In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. Picked from ... read more
A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads Dave Goulson from the Salisbury plains to the Sussex hedgerows, from Poland to Patagonia. Whether he is tracking great yellow bumblebees in the Hebrides or chasing orchid bees throug... read more
Macro photography brings the world of bugs to life! These creatures are all around us, yet too diminutive to be observed by the human eye. The extreme photographic close-ups illustrate a hidden fauna of alien-looking critter... read more
The 4th edition of this classic work, first published in 1947. It provides a simple ready reference for identifying common New Zealand animals, ranging from the simplest invertebrates through to mammals. The... read more
|Series:||Mini Guide to the Identification of New Zealand...|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Non-Fiction Award 2008.|
Condensed version of: Which New Zealand bird? : a simple step-by-step guide to the identification of New Zealand's native and introduced birds.
Godwits: Long-haul champions, an enchanting, wonderfully illustrated book by shorebird expert Keith Woodley, tells the miraculous story of the godwits and their migrations - why and how they do it. It follows the bi... read more
From tigers to tabbies, the most authoritative popular reference on cats in an engaging Q&A format Cats in Question, a new book in Smithsonian's highly successful In Question series, offers authoritat... read more
Examining the great whales, this book provides an insight into their behaviour as well as explores their relationship with humans. It contains color photographs.
This pocket checklist includes all the species of birds, frogs, reptiles, mammals and butterflies that currently have wild populations in New Zealand, plus vagrant species that h... read more
A reformatted, redesigned edition of this popular title. We are all fascinated by, and often wary of, the tiny creatures that creep and crawl in our gardens or lurk in the dark corners of our h... read more