Celebrated nature writer and enthusiast Amy Jane Beer gives you a wonderful story of tree life - botanical, historical, folkloric, poetic and cultural for every day of the year, in this beautifully illustrated book.
In this new collection of literary essays, Karen Lloyd explores abundance and loss in the natural world relating compelling stories of restoration, renewal, and rewilding and revealing how the people working on the front line of conservation are challenging the inevitability of biodiversity loss.
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.
'Dark and strange ... It begins with warmth and f
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.
“In South Africa we are privileged to have a very diverse natural environment. Our range of publications (including field guides) on the various aspects of the natural environment, count amongst the best (if not THE best) in the world.
'Teaches the reader a wealth about the value of making human connections.' FORBES
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.