272 books (14 pages) in this category
by Gabrielle Chan
First-hand encounters with killers of the sea
by Brendan McAloon
<DIV><P>Following a year of record numbers of shark attacks, <B>Sharks Never Sleep</B><I> </I>takes us around the world to meet shark-attack survivors, shark lovers and shark hunters, who tell us of the primal fear of being eaten alive by a
by Philip Armstrong
<p>The Egyptians worshipped them, the Romans dressed them in fitted coats, the Christians made the shepherd synonymous with their divine saviour. In Sheep, Philip Armstrong traces the natural and cultural history of both the wild and domestic ...
by Diane Morgan
by Elizabeth Kolbert
Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. <br> <br> Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact
and other ways of being in the wild
by Rob Cowen
by Sally Rae
"<b><b>One man's dream to breathe life into a sleepy Central Otago valley has brought high-adrenaline adventure to millions in a spectacularly beautiful part of New Zealand.</b></b> Heavily illustrated with historic and scenic images, this book
by Dawson,Madge Sn
"<b>A station matriarch recounts a life lived on the famous Morven Hills Station. </b> <i></i> <i>Snow on the Lindis</i> is Madge Snow s story of living at Morven Hills Station on the Lindis Pass. Morven Hills is one of New Zealand s most ...
by Kate Howells
With a little help from her friends in the community (including legendary Bill Nye the Science Guy), Kate Howells has put together this kid 's book for adults, where everything you thought you could never understand about the universe is ...
by Joe Pappalardo
The twenty-first century space industry is changing drastically where private sector companies (e.g. Richard Branson 's Virgin Galactic SpaceshipOne and Elon Musk 's SpaceX) are building a dizzying array of new space crafts and rockets, not ...
by Kristin Petrie
by Marcia Zappa
by Steve Backshall
From lethal beauties to killer beasts, from the unseen to the unexpected, the one thing these creatures have in common is that they are all deadly to other animals. Steve's encounters range from famous killers such as the Black Mamba and the ...
by Len Beadell
Laden with trig poles, theodolites and porridge Beadell and his team built roads, laid out town sites and undertook an enormous survey programme in order to prepare a test launching area in one of the most isolated parts of the world. The ...
by Holly Ford
"<b>Will love weather the storms in this high-country romance?</b> In the shadow of Black Peak, Carr Fergusson's grand old homestead is in need of a housekeeper. When shy, city-bred Cally Jones arrives at Glencairn Station to take the reins, ...
: Animal Groups in the Jungle
by Alex Kuskowski
This book takes a look at the types and behavior of animal groups that live in the jungle. ...
by Jo?lle Gergis
What was Australia's climate like before official weather records began? How do scientists use tree-rings, ice cores and tropical corals to retrace the past? What do Indigenous seasonal calendars reveal? And what do settler diary entries about ...
by Stephen Harris
<div>Sunflowers are the most recognizable members of the world's largest family of plants, Asteraceae, which includes lettuce, chrysanthemums, asters, dahlias and weeds. The sunflower family is found in almost all habitats, from the driest ...
Easy tricks that will give your pet the spotlight they deserve
by Julie Tottman
by Marion Anstis
The identification of the eggs and tadpoles of Australian frogs has been a study waiting to happen for a very long time. Marion Anstis began the process of addressing this with her first book Tadpoles of South eastern Australia: a guide with ...