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by Lara Jo Regan
Incredible Stories of Our Canine Military Heroes
by Lisa Rogak
Military Working Dogs have played a vital role in the United States armed forces throughout history. In this celebration of their contributions to our nation, Lisa Rogak profiles these heroic dogs and showcases them in vivid photographs that ...
by Alan Rauch
From Flipper to SeaWorld, dolphins have long captured our hearts. In this book Alan Rauch draws on his years of experience working with and studying dolphins. Dolphins are extremely social and recognised as highly intelligent. For centuries they
by CHARLES F. SAUNDERS
This work discusses beverage plants, vegetable substitutes for soap, medicinal plants, and those that can be used as fibers, dyes, smoking material, adhesives, and candles. A final chapter describes a variety of poisonous plants. ""Secure a copy
by MERRITT LYNDON FERNALD
Everyone knows that certain mushrooms and species of berries are edible, but how many have experienced a salad of cat-brier sprouts, bread made of acorn-flour or seeds of cow lilies, escalloped roots of goat's-beard, sauteed ground-nuts, ...
Memories of a Country Garden
by Gunilla Norris
by Len Beadell
"Len Beadell's team had to contend with flat tyres and broken gear boxes as well as all the natural difficulties of the outback as they endeavoured to build three highways in one year! On one forward reconnaissance Beadell discovered a small ...
by ERIC SLOANE
What triggers a tornado? What can you see in the eye of a hurricane? What's the difference between a thunderbolt and a thunderclap? Popular author and artist Eric Sloane proves why weather is something best understood by seeing it. His ...
by ERIC SLOANE
""Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather."" - The NationIn simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of
by John Wrigley
A superbly illustrated celebration of the beauty and diversity of Australia's most iconic and best-known trees. ...
A Bushwalker's Guide
by Gary Leonard
Designed to fit into the backpack of bushwalkers, students, botanists, field ecologists and foresters, Eucalypts of the Sydney Region describes the most common eucalypt species found in the Sydney region (from Newcastle and Nowra and west beyond
by steph Green-Armytage
by David Ireland
'In my line of work, knowing when to obey fear and when to ignore it is often the difference between life and death.' David Ireland has handfed bull sharks, filmed inside the jaws of a saltwater crocodile, looked into the black eyes of a great ...
by RICHARD HAMBLYN
Offers a selection of weather phenomena, from the snow rollers that form on icy rooftops to the displays of volcanic lightning. In this title, each photograph is accompanied by commentary that explains the science behind these extraordinary ...
by Michael Martin
by CHRISTOPHER NYERGES
This perfect guide to self-sufficient city dwelling was written by a pair of gentle survivalists who brought nature to their Los Angeles home. Christopher and Dolores Lynn Nyerges are prepared for everything from power failures and terrorist ...
by Kindersley Dorling
Open your eyes to a world of discovery with Eyewonder Weather and discover the exciting world of weather. From why we have seasons to how weather impacts our everyday lives, Eyewonder Weather reveals all about this amazing natural phenomenon. ...
by JEAN HENRI FABRE
Hailed by Darwin as ""The Homer of Insects,"" famed French entomologist Jean Henri Fabre (1823-1915) devoted hours of rapt attention to insects while they hunted, built nests, and fed their families. Working in Provence, in barren, sun-scorched ...
by WILLIAM YOUNG
Roadrunners are known from cartoons. Ravens are known to poetry lovers. Eagles are known as figures in ancient mythology and as modern national symbols. Birds have fascinated people throughout history. This captivating collection of 99 essays ...
Cat lovers will treasure these handsome portraits of 27 feline favourites, among them the Himalayan, Egyptian Mau, Bluepoint Balinese, Turkish Angora, Manx, Persian, and Russian Blue - all accurately rendered, identified, and printed on heavy ...