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Our Bestselling Nature Books

The Seabird's Cry
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Adventures of a Young Naturalist
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The Hidden Life of Trees
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The Wood
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The Inner Life of Animals
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Bee Quest
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Wonderland
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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds
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The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs
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The Living Mountain
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The Shepherd's Life
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The Otters' Tale
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The Animals Among Us
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The Running Hare
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Hidden Nature
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How To Read Water
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Owl Sense
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Meadowland
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The Lay of the Land

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Wilding
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Our Place
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Oak and Ash and Thorn
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Mrs Moreau's Warbler
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The Meaning of Birds
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The Salt Path
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Skymeadow
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The Sheep Stell
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Wild Signs and Star Paths
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Too Big to Walk
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Forest Therapy
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Curlew Moon
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Lion Hearted
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Mozart's Starling
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The Butterfly Isles
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The cephalopods; squids, octopus, cuttlefish, animal brains separated from our own by 500 million years of evolution. Why then is their perception of the world so aligned with our own, with octopus making tools from shells, playfully shooting out aquarium lights with jets of water and leading divers by the hand to explore their environment?

Philosopher and diver Peter Godfrey-Smith shines a beguiling light on these magnificent creatures, revealing mesmeric parallels between our behaviour and theirs. At question is the basic evolution of consciousness and our own hubris: if faced with truly remarkable, but entirely alien intelligence, would we even recognise it?

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Classic nature writing

Walden
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The Living Mountain
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Claxton
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Counting Sheep
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Badgerlands
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Notes from Walnut Tree Farm
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The Ring of Bright Water Trilogy
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Wild Hares and Hummingbirds
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H is for Hawk
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Meadowland
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Deep Country
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A Brush With Nature
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The Goshawk
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The Snow Geese
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At the Loch of the Green Corrie
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In Pursuit of Spring
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Some Words on Birds

A selection of ornithological writing

The Meaning of Birds
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Curlew Moon
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A Shadow Above
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The Seabird's Cry
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Orison for a Curlew
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A Sky Full of Birds
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The Genius of Birds
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Tweet of the Day
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Corvus
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The Goshawk
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Crow Country
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Raptor
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Falcon
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Cuckoo
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Looking for the Goshawk
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A Single Swallow
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The Snow Geese
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Life on the Land

Books on country living

The Shepherd's Life
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The Last Shepherds
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The Last Horsemen
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The Crofter and the Laird
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Park Life
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The Gamekeeper
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The Last English Poachers
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Like Farmer, Like Son
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A Farmer and His Dog
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Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs
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A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons
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A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess
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The Yorkshire Shepherdess
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The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd
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A Shepherd's Life
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Island on the Edge
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The Compleat Angler
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The Recent Past
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Into the Woods 

Books on trees and woodland

The Wood
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The Wisdom of Trees
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The Wood for the Trees
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The Hidden Life of Trees
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The Long, Long Life of Trees
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Strange Labyrinth
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A Tale of Trees
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Gossip from the Forest
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Wildwood
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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees
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British Trees
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Trees
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Collins Tree Guide
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The Wisdom of Trees
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The Secret Life of Trees
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Meetings With Remarkable Trees
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Woods
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Full Fathom Five 

From the shore to the darkest deep: the undersea kingdom

The World of Tides
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The Book of Tides
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Blue Planet II
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The Gathering Tide
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Tide
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How To Read Water
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Swimming with Seals
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Leviathan
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The Book of Shells
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Coastlines
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Spirals in Time
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Ocean
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Edible Seashore
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The Sea Inside
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Seashore
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British Coastal Wildlife
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The Natural Navigator 

Nature guides and practical handbooks to keep by your side

British Wildlife
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Collins Complete British Animals
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British Insects
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British Wild Flowers
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British Butterflies and Moths
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RSPB Pocket Nature Wildlife of Britain
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Wild Flowers
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Insects
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Butterflies and Moths
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Food for Free
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RSPB Spotlight Bumblebees
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RSPB Spotlight Kingfishers
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RSPB Spotlight: Puffins
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RSPB Spotlight: Foxes
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RSPB Spotlight: Badgers
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Naturally Delightful Gift Ideas

Matt Sewell Coasters
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Matt Sewell Enamel Mug Goldfinch
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Matt Sewell Apron
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Matt Sewell Long Tailed Tits Pocket Notebook
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Botanicum Postcards
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Animalium Postcards
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Animal Box
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Bird Postcards
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British Library 100 Birds from around the World
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Pretty Bird Postcards
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Pretty Animal Postcards
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Peter Godfrey-Smith: A Long Waltz with Cephalopods

Peter Godfrey-Smith, the author of our eye-opening Non-Fiction Book of the Month, Other Minds, takes us on an exclusive diver's tour of the deep.

The Hidden Life of Trees: An Interview with Peter Wohlleben

A forester, ecologist and author of our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for September, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben is also known as the Tree Whisperer so comprehensive is his knowledge of how trees grow, adapt and communicate. In this interview he discusses his love of woodland, explains how trees really communicate and examines what we might gain by learning to listen to them.

Rosamund Young's Favourite Countryside Reads

The author of our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for November recommends her favourite books about the countryside.