The Feather Thief

The Feather ThiefOn a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London s Royal Academy of Music, twenty year old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring m

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The Lost Words

The Lost WordsFrom Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world n nAll over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

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The Penguin Lessons

The Penguin LessonsI was hoping against hope that the penguin would survive because as of that instant he had a name, and with his name came the beginning of a bond which would last a life time n nSet against Argentina s turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan

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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and LossGrowing up in Alabama, Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red dirt roads, and a fiercely loved daughter Here, in brief essays, she traces a tender and honest portrait of her complicated parents her exuberant, creative mother her steady, supportive father and of the bittersw

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Wilding

WildingForced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of free roami

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Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave DiverFrom one of the world s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth s final frontier the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know about deep space than w

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American Wolf

American WolfISBN moved from this edition nThe enthralling story of the rise and reign of O Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her n nBefore men ruled the earth, there were wolves Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the

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The Outrun: A Memoir

The Outrun: A MemoirWhen Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up Approaching the land that was once home, memories of her childhood merge with the recent events that have set her on this journey n n nAmy was shaped by the cycle of t

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