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  • The Lost Words

    Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris
    From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris - a beautiful illustrated book for readers young and old. The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of nature words and the natural world they invoke. Learn More
    £20.00 £13.50

  • A New Map of Wonders

    Caspar Henderson
    £20.00 £17.00

  • The Secret Life of Cows

    Rosamund Young
    Cows are as varied as people. They can be highly intelligent or slow to understand, vain, considerate, proud, shy or inventive. Although much of a cow's day is spent eating, they always find time for extra-curricular activities such as babysitting, playing hide and seek, blackberry-picking or fighting a tree. This is an affectionate record of a hitherto secret world. With a foreword by Alan Bennett. Learn More
    £9.99 £5.00

  • On the Marshes: A Journey into England's Waterlands

    Carol Donaldson
    On the Marshes brings us an original voice and a book for our times. Evoking the landscape and atmosphere of sometimes forgotten and often marginalised corner of England, Donaldson weaves her own story of alienation with those who have made the waterlands their home. Learn More
    £15.00 £12.75

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  • 21st-Century Yokel

    Tom Cox
    The feel of the book has a lot in common with the country walks Tom Cox was on when he composed much of it: it's bewitched by fresh air, intrepid in minor ways, haunted by weather and old stories and the spooky edges of the outdoors, restless, sometimes foolish, and prone to a few detours... Learn More
    £16.99 £14.44

  • The January Man

    Christopher Somerville

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    In January 2006, a month or two after my father died, I thought I saw him again - a momentary impression of an old man, a little stooped, setting off for a walk in his characteristic fawn corduroys and shabby quilted jacket. Learn More
    £9.99 £8.49

  • The Sixth Extinction

    Elizabeth Kolbert
    Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Elizabeth Kolbert combines brilliant field reporting, the history of ideas and the work of geologists, botanists and marine biologists to tell the gripping stories of a dozen species - including the Panamanian golden frog and the Sumatran rhino - some already gone, others at the point of vanishing. Learn More
    £10.99 £9.34

  • The Hidden Life of Trees

    Peter Wohlleben
    Are trees social beings? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings? Peter Wohlleben makes the case that the forest is a social network, drawing upon groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families. Learn More
    £9.99 £8.49

  • Woman in the Wilderness

    Miriam Lancewood
    An inspirational story of adventure and bravery, of how one woman learned to dig deep and push the boundaries in order to discover what really matters in life. Learn More
    £14.99 £12.74

  • The Inner Life of Animals

    Peter Wohlleben
    The mysteries and emotional richness of the animal world revealed as never before, from the author of the international bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees. Learn More
    £16.99 £14.44

  • Norwegian Wood

    Lars Mytting
    The phenomenal Norwegian bestseller - Everything you wanted to know about wood but were afraid to ask "Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of affection" Henry David Thoreau Chopping and stacking wood is a pastime where the world makes sense once more. Because our relationship to fire is so ancient, so universal, it seems that in learning about wood, you can also learn about life. Part guide to the best practice in every aspect of working with this renewable energy source, part meditation on the human instinct for survival, this definitive handbook on the art of chopping, stacking and drying wood in the Scandinavian way has resonated across the world. Whether you are a seasoned woodcutter, or your passion is yet to be kindled, Norwegian Wood is the perfect fireside read. Learn More
    £20.00 £10.00

  • The January Man

    Christopher Somerville
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017In January 2006, a month or two after my father died, I thought I saw him again - a momentary impression of an old man, a little stooped, setting off for a walk in his characteristic fawn corduroys and shabby quilted jacket. Learn More
    £14.99 £12.74

  • As Kingfishers Catch Fire: Books & Birds

    Alex Preston and Neil Gower
    'A magical book: an inimitable fusion of ornithology, literary anthology and autobiography.' (Tom Holland) Learn More
    £25.00 £21.25

  • The Robin: A Biography

    Stephen Moss
    Selected as a Book of the Year 2017 in The Times'There is no doubt that Moss's book, with its charming cover and quaint illustrations, will make it into many a stocking this year' The TimesNo other bird is quite so ever-present and familiar, so embedded in our culture, as the robin. Learn More
    £12.99 £11.04

  • The Shepherd's Life

    James Rebanks
    Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years. Learn More
    £9.99 £8.49

  • The Gene: An Intimate History

    Siddhartha Mukherjee
    The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Spanning the globe and several centuries, the book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function. Learn More
    £10.99 £9.34

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