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A First Book of Nature

£12.99

From beachcombing to stargazing, from watching squirrels, ducks and worms to making berry crumble or a winter bird feast, this is a remarkable book – part poetry, part scrapbook of recipes, facts and fragments – and a glorious reminder that the natural world is on our doorstep waiting to be discovered. Mark’s pictures beautifully reproduce the colours of the seasons on woodfree paper, and Nicola’s lyrical words capture the simple loveliness that is everywhere, if only we can look.

A River in Time

£16.00

Sometimes the weather is too bad for even the most seasoned walkers – if that’s the case, you’ll need to snuggle up with a good nature book and we’ve got the perfect one…

Written by Christine Gregory, a River in Time, explores the evolution of the landscape of the White Peak and the impact of human activity on the land and its rivers from the monastic grange farms to enclosures and lead mining. The book is pictorial journey along the River Bradford, from its source to the confluence with the River Lathkill, which reveals the river’s previous uses and depicts many of the wild creatures that live in and alongside the water.

A Wilder Life

£23.99

In our technology-driven, workaday world, connecting with nature has never before been more essential and this beautiful oversized lifestyle book gives readers indispensable ideas for interacting with the great outdoors. Learn to plant a night-blooming garden, navigate by reading the stars, build an outdoor shelter, make dry shampoo, identify insects, cultivate butterflies in a backyard, or tint your clothes with natural dyes. It shows that getting in touch with nature is possible no matter who you are and—more important—where you are.

Bees – Nature’s Tiny Miracle

£7.99

Turn the pages to follow the little bee and its journey from flower to flower in this delightful peep-through picture book. Brought to life by the lyrical text and stunning artwork from the award-winning Britta Teckentrup, the miracle of pollination will amaze and entertain young readers.

Bloomsbury Concise Butterfly and Moth Guide

£6.99

These beautifully illustrated mini field guides are packed with information and are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks. The easy-to-follow layouts aid quick and accurate identification, and make them indispensable references in the field as well as at home.

Bloomsbury Concise Garden Bird Guide

£6.99

An encyclopaedic guide to 88 species of birds, with intricate detail on each and fully illustrated throughout. From common to rare birds, the book provides the essential details; size, general description, voice, habitat, food, occurrence in gardens, and distribution in different world regions. The layout of the pages and the style of the artwork make the birds quick and easy to identify – a perfect reference book for those intrigued in ornithology. The book comes is pocket-sized with a plastic wallet to give it durability.

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Bloomsbury Concise Herb Guide

£6.99

These beautifully illustrated mini-guides, packed with information, one covering the most common herbs from around the world, the other more than 190 species of animal and plant that inhabit still-water bodies such as ponds, pools and small lakes in northern Europe. The easy-to-follow layouts and superb artwork aid quick and accurate identification, making these books an indispensable reference in the field as well as at home. A durable plastic cover is included to protect them from the weather.

Bloomsbury Concise Pond Wildlife Guide

£6.99

These beautifully illustrated mini-guides, packed with information, one covering the most common herbs from around the world, the other more than 190 species of animal and plant that inhabit still-water bodies such as ponds, pools and small lakes in northern Europe. The easy-to-follow layouts and superb artwork aid quick and accurate identification, making these books an indispensable reference in the field as well as at home. A durable plastic cover is included to protect them from the weather.

Bloomsbury Concise Tree Guide

£6.99

This illustrated pocket field guide to trees covers more than 160 species in Britain and the near Continent. Full-colour artworks show details of mature trees, leaves, growth patterns and other interesting features, and each entry contains a concise written account covering size, description, habitat and distribution. To protect it against the elements in the field, the book is wrapped in a durable plastic wallet. Also includes a fold-out insert with at-a-glance pictures showing comparisons between trees, aiding quick and easy identification.

Bloomsbury Concise Wild flower Guide

£6.99

These beautifully illustrated mini field guides are packed with information and are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks. The easy-to-follow layouts aid quick and accurate identification, and make them indispensable references in the field as well as at home.

Brown Hares in the Derbyshire Dales

£16.00

There’s nothing better than a brew, blanket and a good book – especially when it is about a species as cute as the hare!

Brown Hares in the Derbyshire Dales is a written and photographic celebration of one of the Peak District’s most secretive and enigmatic animals. Meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated with over 100 colour photographs, this book, written by Christine Gregory, gives a unique insight into the life, habitat and history of a much loved, yet threatened, species.

Forest School Adventure

£16.99

Learn how to light a fire without matches, build a shelter to sleep in, cook on a fire, hunt for bugs and much more. From essential bushcraft basics and Stone Age survival skills to joyful outdoor play, this book is packed with ideas to bring your little ones closer to nature and all its magical offerings.

Hedgehog Handbook

£14.99

An imaginative exploration of the much-loved countryside character from popular nature and outdoor living author Sally Coulthard. With beautiful illustrations of British woodlands and inspiring quotes, amazing facts and folk stories, it follows the month-by-month activities of how hedgehogs live and survive in the woods, in a friendly, entertaining way.

Hedgerow Handbook

£12.99

This lovely new book reintroduces the wild and natural hedgerow ingredients that our grandmothers used on a regular basis – but gives them a fresh and contemporary twist.

From angelica to ash and bird cherry to borage, from pineapple weed to plantain and wild garlic to wimberries, each entry is accompanied by an exquisite full colour illustration to help you identify each plant or flower, along with its history and folklore, and culinary and medicinal uses.

If you know someone who loves to forage then this is the book for them!

Hello Nature – Draw, Colour, Make, and Grow

£12.95

A nature scrapbook packed with fascinating facts and brilliant activities, from the author-illustrator of My Wonderful World of Fashion. Doodle, draw and colour in leaves, butterflies, plants and much more. How many different types of snowflakes are there, and how are leaves formed? Find out how to make leaf prints, twig sculptures and minibeast hotels. Explore the weird and wonderful things all around us – whether in a park, the garden or even the living room.

Hidden Histories – A Spotters Guide to the British Landscape

£16.99

You’re driving past a lumpy field and wonder what made the lumps and bumps; you walk between two lines of grand trees but don’t know why they were planted; you pass a brown heritage sign but don’t know what a ‘tumulus’ is… Hidden Histories will teach you how to read the landscape around you and see into the past: Roman Britain, the arrival of Christianity, the Highland Clearances, and much more. Each chapter contains a checklist of key features, and tells you where to find the best examples in Britain.