249 books (13 pages) in this category
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 ...
by The Elder Plinny
Mingling acute observation with often wild speculation, it offers a fascinating view of the world as it was understood in the first century AD, whether describing the danger of diving for sponges, the first water-clock, or the use of asses' milk
A continent by continent journey around Earth's most beautiful, spectacular, and captivating landscapes. Discover which of Earth's wonders should definitely make it onto your bucket list with this unparalleled survey of the world's incredible ...
by WHEELWRIGHT/ HEINRICH
This one-of-a-kind guide instructs readers in honing their nature observation skills, with a five-year journal format to create a long-term record of the patterns, highlights, and changes in their own backyards & from the date of the first frost
by JULIA ROTHMAN
See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the ...
by John Dawson
"New Zealand's native forests are rich and fascinating ecosystems, and the interactions between the various plants and animals are as interesting as the individuals themselves. This book is an ecological field guide. In one volume, it provides ...
by Sta Planetarium
When you look up at the stars in the night sky it can be easy to think of them as lights glowing on a large dark ceiling. Can you identify the brightest stars and planets? Do you know which constellations are visible right now, and what their ...
by Ray Mears
by Richard Schweid
<p>The octopus is generally acknowledged to <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">be the most intelligent invertebrate in the </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">world. <i>Octopus</i> relates both what is known </span><span ...
Encounters with the Beauty of the Universe
by Stefan Klein
by Simon Barnes
How the rewilding of eight acres of Norfolk marshland inspired a family and brought nature even closer to home. When writer Simon Barnes heard a Cetti's warbler sing out as he turned up to look at a house for sale, he knew immediately that he ...
What Sapiens Can Learn From Other Species
by Michael Hehenberger
<P>The book covers the many ways humans benefit from interactions with other living species. By studying animals of all kinds and sizes, from microbial organisms to elephants and whales, we can learn about their adaptations to extreme conditions
An Astronomer's Guide
by Jo Dunkley
For many years now, we have known the story of the Solar System, and the Earth's place in it. We have mapped out the stars in the night sky, and have known that we live in a disk of stars that makes up the Milky Way galaxy. But, in the past few ...
by Beadell Len
The Gunbarrel Highway story, and many more ..Len Beadell was often called the last of the true Australian explorers. As a surveyor and road builder he worked all over the outback - from Arnhem Land to the Gibson Desert. Drawn from his best ...
by Workman Publishing
<DIV><P>The magic of <I>Paint by Sticker Kids</I> continues, combining the fun of colouring and stickers with the creativity of paint by number. The series has a combined 550,000 copies in print — and it keeps growing, with another ...
Take Britain's Number One Puppy Care Book With You!
by Gwen Bailey
by Philip's Maps
by Philip's Maps