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Learning more about our surroundings is more important than it has ever been. With one of our nature books, you can dive into everything from wildlife to how our landscapes and scenery was formed. Just use the filters below to find the perfect nature and wildlife books.

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Discover the fantastic world of Charlie's four unlikely friends and enjoy their story of the most important life lessons. Shared thousands of times online and recreated in school art classes, hung on hospital walls and turned into tattoos, delve into the conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse. This is Charlie's first book of his most-loved illustrations. 'Feeling a little blue? Meet the new Winnie the Pooh.' - The Daily Mail. 'Love, friendship and kindness - this book speaks a universal language.' - Bear Grylls. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781529105100• Author: Charlie Mackesy• Publisher: Penguin Books• Format: Hardback• Pages: 128• Dimensions: 22.5 x 17.5 x 2.5cm

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Train, teach and have fun with your puppy or dog! Puppies and dogs sure are cute, but have you tried training one without professional help? Wow! The cost of puppy preschool classes can send the cost up quite quickly. Why not take the simple route to a well-trained dog with Dog Tricks and Training? Contains: 64-page Book Dog rope toy Training clicker Activation card for online video access Product Information: ISBN: 9781865151397 Author: Hinkler Publisher: Hinkler Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Dimensions: 28 x 22.5 x 5.5cm

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There’s something new under the sun. Plants live secret, unseen lives – hidden in their magical world and on their timescale. From the richest jungles to the harshest deserts, from the snowiest alpine forest to the remotest steaming swamp, Green Planet travels from one great habitat to the next, showing us that plants are as aggressive, competitive and dramatic as the animals on our planet. You will discover agents of death, who ruthlessly engulf their host plant, but also those that form deep and complex relationships with other species, such as the desert cacti who use nectar-loving bats to pollinate. Although plants are undoubtedly the stars of the show, a fascinating new light will be shed on the animals that interact with them. Using the latest technologies and showcasing over two decades of new discoveries, Green Planet reveals the strange and wonderful life of plants like never before – a life full of remarkable behaviour, emotional stories and surprising heroes. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781785945533 • Author: Simon Barnes • Publisher: BBC Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 25.2 x 17.8 x 4cm

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Pull on your wellies, grab your flat cap and join Jeremy Clarkson in this hilarious and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the farm we're all obsessed with . . . An idyllic spot offering picturesque views across the Cotswolds, bustling hedgerows and natural springs. Until one day, Jeremy decided he would do the farming itself. After all, how hard could it be? . . . Faced with suffocating red tape, biblical weather, local objections, a global pandemic and his own frankly staggering ignorance of how to 'do farming', Jeremy soon realises that turning the farm around is going to take more than splashing out on a massive tractor. Fortunately, there's help at hand from a large and (mostly) willing team, including girlfriend Lisa, Kaleb the Tractor Driver, Cheerful Charlie, Ellen the Shepherd and Gerald, his Head of Security and Dry Stone Waller. And yet while the farm may be called Diddly Squat for good reason, Jeremy soon begins to understand that it's worth a whole lot more to him than pounds, shillings and pence . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241464502 • Author: Jeremy Clarkson • Publisher: Michael Joseph • Format: Hardback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 2.6 cm

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See the world. Then make it better. 'I am 94. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary. As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has been happening all around us, barely noticeable from day to day - the loss of our planet's wild places, its biodiversity. I have been witness to this decline. A Life on Our Planet is my witness statement, and my vision for the future. It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right. We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' All we need is the will to do so.' Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529108293 • Author: David Attenborough • Publisher: Ebury Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 2.8cm

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Why do dogs behave the way they do? What makes one breed so different to another? And how can owners work around these inborn personality traits?  Talk to Your Dog will teach you everything you need to build an even stronger relationship with your canine companion. Find out where, when and why they want to be stroked, and how to give them a soothing reiki massage. Heart-warming, enlightening and absolutely true stories reveal how dogs use their unique powers to help humans, including warning them of danger, going to their rescue and playing a role in healing them.  Uncover dogs' ‘secret agenda’ and what they would do if left to their own devices. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800650909 • Author: Susie Green • Publisher: CICO Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 20.96 x 17.02 x 1.52 cm

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Let BBC Gardener's World writer Ian Spence tell you month by month what to do when in your garden, and show you exactly how to do it too. This fully illustrated book takes you systematically through the year, each chapter looking in-depth at one month at a time. A handy To Do list, along with Last Chance reminders and Get Ahead tips, gives you an overview of the month's tasks, followed by an inspirational gallery of Star Plants to showcase the visual highlights of the month. The rest of each chapter is packed with advice on plant care, maintaining garden features such as lawns and ponds, what to prune when, and illustrated step-by-step projects and gardening ideas. A photographic A-Z appendix of nearly 350 plants provides detailed information on growing habit and care.Product Information: ISBN: 9780241315613 Author: Ian Spence Publisher: DK Format: Hardback Pages: 352 Dimensions: 24 x 20 x 3.5cm

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The Puppy Training Guide you've been waiting for! My name's Steve Mann and I've been a professional dog trainer and behaviourist for over 30 years. As founder of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers, I've helped transform the lives of over 100,000 dogs and their families - and now I want to help you, too! Whether you're living with a brand-new puppy, an adult dog or rescue dog, my methods will give you everything you need to know. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781788701600• Author: Steve Mann• Publisher: Blink Publishing• Format: Paperback• Pages: 264• Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.5 x 2cm

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An accessible and succinct account of the story of Europe from its ancient foundations to the twenty-first century, The History of Europe in Bite-sized Chunks details the events, personalities, ideas and disasters that have shaped our continent. It begins with the first ancient culture to emerge in Europe: the Minoans. It then proceeds chronologically to the present day, taking in not just significant historical events but also overarching social, technological and cultural trends and their impact. Throughout the book there are mini-biographies of notable individuals (such as Julius Caesar, Catherine the Great and Napoleon Bonaparte) who have been most significant in European history. It is also packed with amazing facts, details and maps that will give the reader a vivid understanding of Europe's past. With the prospect of Brexit looming in Spring 2019, there is no better time to get a handle on European history! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789294163 • Author: Jacob F. Field • Publisher: Michael O'Mara • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 12.7 x 2.03 cm

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In Celebrating the Seasons, Amanda shares funny and charming stories about life with her family and their many four-legged charges and describes their activities at Ravenseat, from lambing and shearing to haymaking and feeding the flock in midwinter.  Her gorgeous photographs showcase the famous Swaledale landscape she writes about, from the sweeping moors to rare wildflowers and the elusive hares glimpsed in the field.  She lives in tune with nature and Amanda's attitude to food is the same. She believes in buying good, seasonal ingredients when it comes to feeding her family and includes her favourite recipes here, from wild garlic lamb with hasselback roast potatoes to rhubarb and custard crumble cake and Yorkshire curd tart. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529056853 • Author: Amanda Owen • Publisher: Macmillan • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 25.3 x 20 x 3.1cm

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The Earthshot concept is simple: Urgency + Optimism = Action. We have ten years to turn the tide on the environmental crisis, but we need the world's best solutions and one shared goal - to save our planet. It's not too late, but we need collective action now. The Earthshots are unifying, ambitious goals for our planet which, if achieved by 2030, will improve life for all of us, for the rest of life on Earth, and for generations to come. Earthshot: How To Save Our Planet is the first definitive book about how to tackle the environmental crisis, from rainforests to coral reefs, via wilderness, cities and in our own homes. It is a critical contribution to the most important story of the decade. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529388626 • Author: HRH Prince William, Colin Butfield, Jonnie Hughes • Publisher: John Murray • Format: Hardback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 23 x 15.6 x 3.4 cm

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Delve into the astonishing story of the evolution of myriad animals and plants that have evolved on our planet - and those that are now endangered by a vast range of issues... Join Life on Earth to appreciate the all of it's beauties and the importance of us humans urgently making a different to protect such precious creatures on our planet. The greatest story ever told... the story of the development of the Earth! The perfect addition for any David Attenborough superfans this Christmas. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780008294281• Author: David Attenborough• Publisher: William Collins• Format: Hardback• Pages: 341• Dimensions: 28.5 x 23 x 3cm

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From one of Britain's best-loved comedians comes this wonderfully funny, sharp and touching memoir and a celebration of the bond between man and dog - an autobidography, if you will. The Lick of Love takes us on a tour of Julian's colourful life - and wherever life has taken him, Julian has had a dog by his side. Fanny the Wonder Dog propelled him up the ranks of the alternative comedy circuit and onto television. Valerie, the whippet cross-breed escorted Julian through his forties, the Germaine Greer to his Bernard Manning. Albert was sent to acclimatise Julian to middle age and helped him get his now husband, before being joined by naughty but nice Gigi. These canine characters have been there, bearing witness, on and off stage. Ultimately, The Lick of Love is the story of a fascinating life and a love letter to the dogs that have played a loving and near constant part of it. Told with humour and great honesty, this promises to be one of the best memoirs of the year. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529412505 • Author: Julian Clary • Publisher: Quercus • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 23.6 x 15.6 x 3.2 cm

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Birdwatching is among the most popular hobbies in Britain, and one that can be done on your doorstep. RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch contains expert advice on how to provide water, food, and nesting sites to create a bird-friendly environment. It also reveals essential tips on observing birds, including the basic equipment needed. The indispensable book profiles the top 40 British garden birds, each illustrated with in-situ photography to make identification easy. Practical projects include making and siting a nest box, and how to design a bird-friendly garden, including choosing plants to attract particular species. The book also gives information about seasonal changes in bird behaviour, and a helpful size-comparison gallery for the species profiled in the book makes identification easy. Product Information: ISBN: 9780241412718 Author: Mark Ward Publisher: DK Format: Paperback Pages: 128 Dimensions: 19.1 x 10.1 x 0.9cm

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Arthur Parkinson's town garden is like a path of pots, a tiny, exposed stage on bricks. Despite its small size, a flower-filled jungle in Venetian tones is grown here each year, in defiance of urbanisation. The plants act like drapes, closing gently as their growth engulfs the front door, from either side of the path, to the buzz of precious bees. This is gardening done entirely in pots, yet on a grand scale that will inspire anyone who wants their doorstep or patio to be a glamorous and lively canvas that nurtures them visually and mentally. From jewel scatterings of crocus, flocks of parrot tulips and scented sweet peas to galaxies of single dahlias, towering giraffes of amaryllises grown inside for winter and endless vases of cut blooms through the seasons. With his bantam hens at his feet, Arthur shares his life, knowledge, flair and influences for planting creatively, all of which combine to create a space that's rich in ever-changing colour and life. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780857839176 • Author: Arthur Parkinson • Publisher: Kyle Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 208 • Dimensions: 25.27 x 19.56 x 2.41 cm

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Ants have been walking the Earth since the age of the dinosaurs. Today there are one million ants for every one of us. The closer you get to ants, the more human they look: they build megacities, grow crops, raise livestock, tend their young and infirm, and even make vaccines. They also have a darker side: they wage war, enslave rivals and rebel against their oppressors. From fearsome army ants, who stage twelve-hour hunting raids where they devour thousands, to gentle leaf-cutters gardening in their peaceful underground kingdoms, every ant is engineered by nature to fulfil their particular role. Acclaimed biologist Susanne Foitzik has travelled the globe to study these master architects of Earth. Joined by journalist Olaf Fritsche, Foitzik invites readers deep into her world - in the field and in the lab - and will inspire new respect for ants as a global superpower. Fascinating and action-packed, Empire of Ants will open your eyes to the secret societies thriving right beneath your feet. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781856754590 • Author: Olaf Fritsche, Susanne Foitzik • Publisher: Gaia • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 22.2 x 15.4 x 2.6 cm

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Two comedy greats talk life, friendship and the joys of fishing... Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse have been friends for 30 years, but when life intervened, what was once a joyous and spontaneous friendship dwindled to the odd phone call or occasional catch up. Then, Glory Be! They were both diagnosed with heart disease and realised that time is short. They'd better spend it fishing... So they dusted off their kits, chucked on their waders and ventured into the achingly beautiful British countryside to fish, rediscover the joys of their friendship and ruminate on some of life's most profound questions, such as: How did we get so old? Where are all the fish? What are your favourite pocket meats? What should we do if we find a corpse? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788702942 • Author: Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse • Publisher: Blink Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.6 cm

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Tess Eagle Swan ran away from home aged sixteen and, by her late twenties, had already survived violence and drug addiction. In the following decade, life spiralled further out of control. Something had to change. Tess had always loved animals, so when she saw a post on Facebook about the plight of two dogs in Romania, she was moved to take action, helping find homes for both. It was the first step on the road that led her to Kratu - the Carpathian/Mioritic Shepherd cross she adopted in 2014. From his humble beginnings on a Roma camp in Transylvania, Kratu has gone on to become a canine international treasure. Now a trained assistance and therapy dog, he has brought joy to millions with his lovable antics. But the role he has played in Tess's story is more compelling still. After a lifetime of distress, Tess and Kratu's bond allowed Tess to finally learn to love herself and answer some of the questions behind her troubled beginnings. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789465167 • Author: Tess Eagle Swan & Lynne Barrett-Lee • Publisher: John Blake • Format: Hardback • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 24.2 x 16 x 2.6 cm

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As seen on the BBC’s This Farming Life Our Wild Farming Life is what happens when you follow your dreams of living on the land; a story of how two people became farmers – and how they learned to make a living from it, their way. Lynn and Sandra left their friends, family and jobs in England to travel north to Scotland to find a small piece of land they could call their own. They had no money, no plan and no experience in farming. They had in mind keeping a few chickens, a kitchen garden and renting out some camping space, but instead, they fell in love with Lynbreck Croft – 150 acres of wild Scottish Highlands filled with opportunity and beauty, shrouded by the Cairngorms mountains. This is the inspirational true story of Lynbreck Croft – a regenerative Scottish croft rooted in local food and community – and the dreams of two women in search of a new, wilder existence. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781645020707 • Author: Lynn Cassells, Sandra Baer • Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co • Format: Hardback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 22.86 x 15.24 x 3.18 cm

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