The Wolf Border

The award winning author of The Electric Michelangelo returns with her first novel in nearly six years, a literary masterpiece about the reintroduction of wild wolves into the United Kingdom She hears them howling along the buffer zone, a long harmonic.One leading, then many.At night there is no ne

The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

This lush book of photography represents National Geographic s Photo Ark, a major cross platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world s animals especially those that are endangered His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

In 1954, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo s collection, and to film the expeditions for the BBC His name was David Attenborough, and the programme, Zoo Quest, not only heralded the start of a

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

In order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet, says Edward O Wilson in his most impassioned book to date Half Earth argues that the situation facing us is too large to be solved piecemeal and proposes a solu

A Wolf Called Romeo

The unlikely true story of a six year friendship between a wild, oddly gentle black wolf and the people and dogs of Juneau, Alaska No stranger to wildlife, Nick Jans had lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years But when one evening at twilight a lone black wolf ambled into view not far from his doo

Animal Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures

A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird pairing the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate poetry of Newbery award winning author Kwame Alexander, this lush picture book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and fragility of th

The Wanderers (The West Country Trilogy, #2)

The powerful second novel in Tim Pears s acclaimed West Country trilogy Two teenagers, bound by love yet divided by fate, forge separate paths in England before World War I 1912 Leo Sercombe is on a journey Aged thirteen and banished from the secluded farm of his childhood, he travels through De

What Elephants Know (Nandu #1)

Abandoned in the jungle of the Nepalese Borderlands, two year old Nandu is found living under the protective watch of a pack of wild dogs From his mysterious beginnings, fate delivers him to the King s elephant stable, where he is raised by unlikely parents the wise head of the stable, Subba sahib,

Living with Tigers

Valmik Thapar first went to Ranthambhore, in 1976, at the age of twenty three He was a city boy, unsure of what lay ahead When he entered the forest, which would go on to become one of the last strongholds of wild tigers, it had a profound effect on him, changing his life forever.For the next fort

Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field

What really goes on in the long grass Meadowland gives an unique and intimate account of an English meadow s life from January to December, together with its biography In exquisite prose, John Lewis Stempel records the passage of the seasons from cowslips in spring to the hay cutting of summer and

The Lonely Tiger

After being discharged from the British Armed Forces at the end of the Second World War, Hugh Allen and his widowed sister Babs decided on impulse to settle down on an estate in Mandikhera, an obscure village in central India, hoping to live the quiet life of a farmer But even as his crops flourish

The Elephant Whisperer

When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of rogue elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in South Africa, his commonsense told him to refuse But he was the herd s last chance of survival notorious escape artists, they would all be killed if Lawrence woul