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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

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Zebra

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Zebra

Christopher Plumb, Samuel Shaw

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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Zebra is a comprehensive and wide-ranging study of the natural and cultural history of this popular animal. [more]

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

Lisa Margonelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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The strange and surprising power of termites to shape the world [more]

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Mozart's Starling

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Mozart's Starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Birds, including cage birds, as pets

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A charming story of Mozart and his pet starling, along with a natural history of the bird. [more]

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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions

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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline...

Thomas McNamee

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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Now available in paperback, The Inner Life of Cats, blends scientific reportage with engaging, illustrative anecdotes about... [more]

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences; Global warming; The Earth: natural history general

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This Is Planet Earth is dedicated to the wonders of Planet Earth, the most amazing place in the known Universe. [more]

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Unnatural Selection

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Unnatural Selection

Katrina van Grouw

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Taxonomy & systematics; Evolution; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated look at how evolution plays out in selective breeding Unnatural Selection is a stunningly illustrated... [more]

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Galapagos: Life in Motion

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Galapagos: Life in Motion

Walter Perez, Michael Weisberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A lavish photographic celebration that captures the fascinating behaviors of land and sea animals in the Gal pagos Islands... [more]

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On the Edge of Infinity: Encounters with the Beauty of the Universe

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On the Edge of Infinity: Encounters with the Beauty of the Universe

Stefan Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Atomic & molecular physics; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Germany's best-selling science author takes everyday objects and events and weaves them into the sublime fabric of the universe... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

Steve Brusatte

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Before there were Homo sapiens there were the dinosaurs. A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for... [more]

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The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean Voyagers

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The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean...

Adam Nicolson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2018 WINNER OF THE JEFFERIES AWARD FOR NATURE WRITING 2017 The... [more]

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Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home

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Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home

Helen Brown

Biography; Memoirs; Cats as pets

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Having survived a brush with cancer, Helen Brown, happily married and with three grown children, took stock of her comfortable... [more]

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Pandora's Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology

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Pandora's Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology

Clinton Crockett Peters

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Profiles invasive or unwanted species in the natural world and examines how our treatment of these creatures sometimes parallels... [more]

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Cats of the National Trust

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Cats of the National Trust

Amy Feldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

Hardback

From Winston Churchill's 'Jock' to John Lennon's 'Tim', this charming guide celebrates the pets doted upon by cat-lovers associated... [more]

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Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water's Edge

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Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water's Edge

Susan Hand Shetterly

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Glimpse the wonders of a hidden world. [more]

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Octopus, Squid & Cuttlefish: The worldwide illustrated guide to cephalopods

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Octopus, Squid & Cuttlefish: The worldwide illustrated guide to cephalopods...

Roger Hanlon, Louise Allcock, Mike Vecchione

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

From the inky hunting of the octopus to the unusually large brained cuttlefish, Octopus, Squid, & Cuttlefish reveals the evolution,... [more]

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Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

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Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

Andrew Baker, Chris Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Marsupials & monotremes; Applied ecology; Wildlife: mammals

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Provides a unique insight into the history and habits of the world's carnivorous marsupials. [more]

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The Eastern Curlew

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The Eastern Curlew

Harry Saddler

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Every year around August, large flocks of Eastern Curlews leave their breeding grounds in the Arctic and embark on a perilous... [more]

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

Matt Brown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Indulge your curiosity with this humorous and fascinating book that demystifies the surprising myths about space. If you've... [more]

$19.99

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

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Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have an animal in our lives?... [more]

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Rainbows: Nature and Culture

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Rainbows: Nature and Culture

Daniel MacCannell

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Weather

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Rainbow: Nature and Culture describes what rainbows are and how they work, how we arrived at our current scientific understanding... [more]

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Carlos Magdalena

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Originally published: London: Viking, 2017. [more]

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The Otters' Tale

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The Otters' Tale

Simon Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Shortlisted for THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017 `The best popular account of the lives of otters written so far' Richard... [more]

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A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown

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A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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A Journey Through The Universe is a grand tour of the most amazing celestial objects and how they fit together to build the... [more]

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Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

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Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

Joel Berger

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A look at what it takes for animals to live at the edges of existence. Each chapter of this book takes readers on a different... [more]

$59.99

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