Category:

 Natural History

Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration - not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to maple syrup. In Arou... read more

Around the World in 80 Trees

**'A masterpiece of evocative scientific storytelling.' BRIAN COX**
**'Will appeal to fans of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens'. Mail on Sunday **
The extraordinary story of the species that became our allies.
Dogs became our companions ... read more

Tamed: Ten Species That Changed Our World

We use names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? And where did they come from? From the common starling to the many-coloured rush tyrant, the names we have given to birds are some of the most viv... read more

Mrs Moreau's Warbler : How Birds Got Their Names

"One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever." --Christian Science Monitor
 
"Fascinating from the first page to the last--you won't be able to put it down." --Southern Living <... read more

The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
$38.00(NZD) inc GST

A FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, SMITHSONIAN, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL A major reimagining of how evolutionar... read more

The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - And Us
$55.00(NZD) inc GST

Just as alchemists transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, with this book you can transform everyday herbs and spices into effective healing herbal remedies. Rosalee de la Foret, a clinical herbalist, e... read more

The Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods & Remedies That Heal

Category:

 Natural History

Companion to the NHNZ-produced four-part series on TVNZ. Showcasing the Pacific Ocean and its inhabitants in full color, it blends stunning images with spellbinding storytelling and an unparalleled look at a diverse range of species, locations, and natural phenomena from one of the world¿s last great frontiers.

Big Pacific

Seabirds Beyond the Mountain Crest tells the fascinating story of New Zealand's endemic Hutton's shearwater, a species that breeds only at two remote locations, high in the Kaikoura Mountains.

Seabirds Beyond the Mountain Crest: The History, Natural History and Conservation of Hutton's Shearwater
$45.00(NZD) inc GST

Written by a beginner-birdwatcher with the freshness and passion of a convert, WAITING FOR THE ALBINO DUNNOCK explores the world of birds through the seasons of a single year. It describes encounters with particular birds in the lan... read more

Waiting for the Albino Dunnock: How Birds Can Change Your Life
$39.99(NZD) inc GST

From one of our greatest science writers, this biography of a beech-and-bluebell wood through diverse moods and changing seasons combines stunning natural history with the ancient history of the countryside to tell the full story... read more

The Wood for the Trees: The Long View of Nature from a Small Wood
$25.00(NZD) inc GST

Category:

 Natural History

This magnificent photographic survey is a personal tour through the length and breadth of Africa by one of the world's leading nature and wildlife photographers. Steve Bloom achieves here a truly breathtaking intimacy not only with the continent's extraordinary animal life and na... read more

Living Africa
$49.99(NZD) inc GST

Category:

 Natural History

Reading Level:General Adult

Travel across the world and through history to meet the botanical pioneers who changed our landscape. Plant Hunters tells the story of our obsession with all things that grow--both for their beauty and their economic potential--and the creation of botanical gardens to cult... read more

The Plant Hunters
$45.00(NZD) inc GST