247 books (13 pages) in this category
by Mary Durack
"<b><i>Keep Him My Country</i> is a powerful novel of a young man's experience of the harsh beauty of the outback, growing up and the difficult learning experience that accompanies it.</b> When 19-year-old Stan Rolt strikes out for the ...
by Nicolas Brasch
The ultimate guide to keeping chickens in your backyard.<BR><BR> The more obvious rewards of chicken ownership - like delicious fresh eggs daily and fabulous cost-free fertiliser - are well known. Chickens even help keep the number of pest ...
by Simon Schama
The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount – read ‘Landscape and Memory' to have these explained… ‘Landscape and Memory' is a history book unlike any other. In a series of journeys through space and time, ...
by Michael Keenan
An amazing true story of courage and survival in the outback by the bestselling author of <i>The Horses Too Are Gone.</i>In 1971 bushman Jack Camp went mustering wild cattle - 'cleanskins' - in a vast and isolated stretch of the Kimberley coast.
20 Correspondence Cards & Envelopes
by Bruno Gibert
20 correspondence cards featuring a leisurely black cat who wanders (and naps) along the streets and homes of France. Taken from a French children's book titled <I>45 Vérités Sur Les Chats</I>, this beautiful collection of ...
A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig
by Mark Essig
by Philip Hoare
The story of a man's obsession with whales, which takes him on a personal, historical and biographical journey – from his childhood to his fascination with Moby-Dick and his excursions whale-watching. All his life, Philip Hoare has been ...
by Rufus Deakin
The story, mainly in pictures, but also in words, of the rebuilding of the 16th-century Suffolk farmhouse that the environmentalist Roger Deakin lived in from the early 1970s until his death in 2006. In 1970 Roger Deakin acquired Walnut Tree ...
Slow Down and Smell the Hibiscus
by Lucy Cooke
<DIV><P>Is there a reason sloths are always smiling? Yes! They’ve mastered the art of living slow in a world whose pace is making everyone crazy. Along with being the “it” animal – “sloths are the new kittens”
by Ken Stepnell
The Little Penguin, Blue Penguin or Fairy Penguin ... whichever name you give it, this fascinating bird lives an extraordinary life. It is the worldrsquo;s smallest penguin species, found all around the coasts of New Zealand and the southern ...
by Thomas Pakenham
by Thomas Pakenham
Art, Science, Culture
by Alexandra Loske
From Ancient Myths to the Colonies of Tomorrow
by David Warmflash
A History Of A Fascination
by Robert Macfarlane
A new cover edition of this bestselling classic of nature writing. ...
by Georgie Carroll
<p>An animal worshipped, slaughtered, loved and loathed, the mouse is a <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">beguiling part of our culture and environment. Mouse explores in rich </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">detail the
How Birds Got Their Names
by Stephen Moss
<i>Guardian</i> columnist & Springwatch expert Stephen Moss combines detective work, natural history, folklore and first hand observations to explore how birds got their names and our long and eventful relationship with the natural world. ...
A Natural and Cultural History
by Nicholas P. Money
<p>Mushrooms are loved, despised, feared, and misunderstood. They have been a familiar part of nature throughout human history and occupy a special place in our consciousness. Nicholas P. Money introduces the mythology and science of the ...
by Densey Clyne
My Encounters with Minibeasts is a collection of stories about insects and spiders by naturalist Densey Clyne, who is internationally known for her writing, photography and nature documentaries. The 35 chapters comprise personal recollections of
From Newcastle to Nowra and west to the Dividing Range
by Alan Fairley
A completely revised and updated edition of this classic handbook of the native plants found from Newcastle to Nowra. With 1400 colour photographs and its authoritative text, this is a magnificent reference for anyone who loves the Australian ...