Now a major motion picture starring Luke Treadaway as James and Bob the Cat, coming this November. A festive standalone special from the stars of the bestselling A Street Cat Named Bob, as they spend a cold and challenging December on the streets of London together in a new adventure.
'One of the greatest European prose writers' Philip Roth
In the autumn of 1965, Bohumil Hrabal bought a weekend cottage in the countryside east of Prague. There, until his death, he tended to an ever-growing, unruly community of cats. This is his confessional, tender and shocking meditation on the joys and torments of his life with them; how he became increasingly overwhelmed by the demands of the things he loved, even to the brink of madness.
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This revised edition supplements the original account of bat species found in Southern and Central Africa with eight newly described species, bringing the total to 124. Updates to information on their evolution, biogeography, ecology and echolocation are based on the latest original research and will be invaluable to students and scientists.
n Baie insiggewende Afrikaanse boek wat vrae en antwoorde bevat van Suid-Afrikaanse diere, wat wissel van die Aardwolf na die Ystervark. Dit is 'n baie nuttige gids wanneer jy nasionale parke in Suid-Afrika besoek.
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For fans of Arthur and Marley and Me, this is an unlifting and unforgettable true story about how the love of a good dog can save your life.
Rob Kugler adopted his chocolate Lab Bella as a puppy - a bundle of fun and love to keep his girlfriend company as he headed off to war. But when Rob's brother died and his relationship fell apart, it was Bella who was there to help heal the wounds, and make Rob's life
East Africa is a premier wildlife destination, well known for its mass migrations of herds and fearsome predators. But as iconic are the trees that grow there: among them mangroves, cycads, palms, marulas, acacias, sausage trees, fever trees, toothbrush trees and giant bamboos.
A gem of a book about the aggravations and joys of cats from a literary master
In the autumn of 1965, flush with the unexpected success of his first published books, the Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal bought a weekend cottage in Kersko, about an hour's drive east of Prague. From then until his death, he tended to a community of cats at his country home. Over the years, his relationship to them grew more intense, becoming a measure of the pressures, both private and public, that affected his life
A whimsically illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about baby animals and their parents, from the author of The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts. Perfect for art- and nature-loving kids and adults, this sweet book makes a wonderful gift and conversation starter for the whole family.
The Arctic Wildlife Guide - Travel information and tips including practical tips and field guides to Arctic wildlife and plants. Also featuring detailed illustrations, translation guide, endemic and endangered species' identification, a glossary of snow and ice, the history of exploitation and conservation, and natural history.