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From David Attenborough to Robert Macfarlane, here you’ll find our bestselling new nature books and best-loved nature writing classics. Explore our huge selection of nature guides and handbooks or pick the perfect present for a budding naturalist from our range of wonderful nature books for children. Here you’ll also find our range of beautiful nature-themed gifts.

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Our Best Nature Books

Fifty Words for Snow
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Celebrating the Seasons with the Yorkshire Shepherdess
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Earthshot
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£20.00   £17.99
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The Swan
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£12.99
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A Year on Our Farm
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£20.00   £16.99
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Around the World in 80 Plants
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The Sea is Not Made of Water
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£20.00   £17.99
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Living Planet
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£20.00   £17.99
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Nests
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£20.00
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Entangled Life
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£10.99   £8.99
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English Pastoral
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£9.99   £8.49
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Vesper Flights
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Other Minds
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£9.99
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Diary of a Young Naturalist
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£9.99   £8.49
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The Almanac
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£12.99
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New For 2021

Scenes from Prehistoric Life
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£25.00   £21.99
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The Sea is Not Made of Water
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£20.00   £17.99
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World of Wonders
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The Wild Isles
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£25.00
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A Tree A Day
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£20.00
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Silent Earth
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£20.00   £17.99
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Woodston
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£20.00   £17.99
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The Wild Handbook
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£12.99
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12 Birds to Save Your Life
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Birdsong in a Time of Silence
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Chasing the Deer
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£24.99
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Forage
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£19.99
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Light Rains Sometimes Fall
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Tapestries of Life
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Notes from Deep Time
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The Screaming Sky
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A World on the Wing
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Luxury Editions & Gift Books

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2022
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Bird: Exploring the Winged World
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The Almanac
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£12.99
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Slime
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£20.00
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Nests
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£20.00
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Earthshot
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£20.00   £17.99
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The Travel Book
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£40.00
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Notes from an Island
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The Wild Isles
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£25.00
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The Soaring Life of the Lark
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The Garden Book
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£39.95
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The Natural History Book
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Woodston
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Tapestries of Life
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30 Animals That Made Us Smarter
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Little But Lovely

Stocking fillers at a great price

Fifty Words for Snow
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Night Sky Almanac 2022
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The Swan
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£12.99
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Dinosaurs
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£9.99
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The Soaring Life of the Lark
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The Robin
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£12.99
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12 Birds to Save Your Life
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Every Day Nature
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£12.99
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Birdsong in a Time of Silence
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The Wild Life of the Fox
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The Swallow
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£12.99
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The Wren
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£14.99
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The Nightingale
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£14.99
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Along Came a Llama
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The Meaning of Birds
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The Twelve Birds of Christmas
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Paperbacks of the Year

Entangled Life
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English Pastoral
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The Book of Trespass
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Metazoa
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£9.99   £8.49
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Vesper Flights
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£9.99   £8.49
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Diary of a Young Naturalist
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£9.99   £8.49
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On the Marsh
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£8.99
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Native
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£9.99
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Back to Nature
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£9.99
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Inspire
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£9.99
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The Secret Lives of Elephants
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Antlers of Water
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£10.99
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The Gospel of the Eels
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Orchard
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£9.99
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The Unremembered Places
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Emperors of the Deep
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Swimming with Seals
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Wild Child
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£9.99
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Nature Books for Children 

The best nature books & activities for young naturalists

Wild Child
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My Big Book of Outdoors
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KEW: Grow, Forage and Make
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The Book of Tiny Creatures
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Slow Down... Discover Nature in the Park
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A Friend to Nature
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The Secret Life of Bees
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What's The Weather?
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Bugs Magic Painting Book
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Bug Hunter
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£9.99
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Outdoor Adventure Handbook
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RSPB First Book Of Birds
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RSPB Birds
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RSPB First Book Of Minibeasts
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Naturally Delightful Gift Ideas

Dinosaur Bingo
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Cath Kidston Bees Desk Diary 2022
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Ferns Cloth Bag
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£14.99
General merchandise
Dee Hardwicke Hares & Berries Journal
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£8.50
Notebook / blank book
Match a Leaf
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£14.99
Cards
Bees and Honey 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
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Wildflower Cloth Pouch
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£12.99
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Bee Clock
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£12.99
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Kaleido Beetles 500 Piece Family Puzzle
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Voysey Owl Elasticated Journal
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£8.50
Notebook / blank book
Garden Birds Cloth Bag
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£16.99
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Our Best 2022 Nature Calendars

2022 National Trust Seasons Wall Calendar
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2022 Robert Gilmor Wildlife Prints Wall Calendar
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2022 British Wildlife Wall Calendar
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2022 Great Outdoors Annie Soudain Wall Calendar
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2022 Light And Landscape Wall Calendar
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2022 Amazing Planet Wall Calendar
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2022 RSPB Garden Birds Wall Calendar
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2022 V&A Cats Wall Calendar
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£10.99
Calendar
2022 Natural History Botanical Family Calendar
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2022 National Geographic Oceans Wall Calendar
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2022 Voysey Wall Calendar
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£10.99
Calendar
2022 Molly Hashimoto Wall Calendar
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2022 British Library Birds Wall Calendar
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Our Best Classic Nature Books

The Hidden Life of Trees
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The Shepherd's Life
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The Living Mountain
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The Wild Places
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The Seabird's Cry
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£10.99
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H is for Hawk
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£9.99
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Extraordinary Insects
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Around the World in 80 Trees
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Waterlog
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£9.99
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A Wood of One's Own
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£10.99
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Where Poppies Blow
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The Outrun
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£9.99
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Badgerlands
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£9.99
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Findings
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£9.99
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Wild Signs and Star Paths
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Silent Spring
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£9.99
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Featherhood
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£8.99
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Arctic Dreams
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£10.99
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Some Words on Birds

The best bird books

The Swan
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£12.99
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The Seabird's Cry
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£10.99
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H is for Hawk
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£9.99
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Rebirding
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£10.99
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Wintering
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£9.99
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RSPB Birds
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Mrs Moreau's Warbler
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The Screaming Sky
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The Peregrine: 50th Anniversary Edition
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A World on the Wing
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Featherhood
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£8.99
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Raptor
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£9.99
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The Genius of Birds
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Bird Migration
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£12.99
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The Seafarers
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£9.99
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Curlew Moon
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The Meaning of Birds
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Life on the Land

The best books on country living

Celebrating the Seasons with the Yorkshire Shepherdess
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English Pastoral
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A Year on Our Farm
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£20.00   £16.99
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Adventures Of The Yorkshire Shepherdess
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The Shepherd's Life
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All Creatures Great and Small
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The Way Home
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£9.99
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Woodston
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Native
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£9.99
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The Secret Life of Cows
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My Farming Life
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£16.99
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Field Work
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£16.99
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Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs
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No Life Too Small
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On Sheep
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£8.99
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Into the Woods 

The best books on trees and woodland

The Hidden Life of Trees
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Trees
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British Trees
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£16.99
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Collins Tree Guide
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£18.99
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Around the World in 80 Trees
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Wildwood
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£9.99
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Gossip from the Forest
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A Wood of One's Own
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£10.99
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The Wisdom of Trees
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£10.00
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The Great British Tree Biography
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Oak and Ash and Thorn
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The Story of Trees
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£25.00
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Meetings With Remarkable Trees
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The Heartbeat of Trees
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The Natural Navigator 

The best nature guides and handbooks

Food for Free
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£12.99
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Collins Tree Guide
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£18.99
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Insects
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£5.99
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British Insects
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£16.99
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RSPB First Book Of Minibeasts
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British Butterflies and Moths
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British Wild Flowers
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£16.99
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British Wildlife
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£16.99
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Pocket Nature Wildlife of Britain
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Collins Complete British Animals
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RSPB First Book Of Trees
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RSPB My First Book of Garden Wildlife
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RSPB Garden Birds
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RSPB First Book of Flowers
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RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds
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The Best Books of 2021: Nature Writing

From Simon Reeve to Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, here are the nature writing books we've loved this year.

Nancy Campbell on the Magic of Snow and Language

The author of our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for November talks to us about the mesmerising connection between words and weather.

Lia Leendertz on 5 Seasonal Things To Do in Autumn

Lia Leendertz, author of The Almanac 2022, encourages us all to embrace autumn with five rewarding activities for the coming months.