Ok, so you can tell a pigeon from a seagull but what about a Magpie from a Currawong? Or a native Noisy Miner from an introduced Indian or Common Myna? There are over 750 species of birds in Australia, so it's not surprising that most of us give up trying to know them. Know Your Bir... read more
This definitive guide to the subject offers a window into a fascinating world. Notorious species such as the Redback and the Sydney Funnel-web sit alongside less well-known but equally intriguing spiders such as the ant-mimics and net-casting spiders. The introduction c... read more
Includes canine behaviour and body language, illness, aggression and anxiety, barking and socialising and toilet training. Canine Communication will improve your relationship with your dog. Included: Canine behaviour and body language Building a relationship with your dog Illness ... read more
"Within a day of receiving this book, I had consumed it... Absorbing, moving, and compulsively readable."--Lydia Davis
In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising pe... read more
Award-winning animal photographer Alex Cearns celebrates the peace, calm, and joy dogs bring to our lives with this unique full-color collection capturing eighty dogs in their most relaxed and contented moments.
When Alex Cearns caught Suzi the Sharpei on film with eyes closed and an... read more
City Dog Country Dog is a pictorial celebration of Australia's larrikin canines: some are top dog in high-rise buildings, others are more at home mustering cattle in the outback.
How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, tracking the history of bees from the time of the dinosaurs to their current plight.
Determined dogs from around the world travel vast distances and overcome unbelievable odds. Meet Bonnie, the kelpie-blue heeler cross, who led her owner to safety through one of the deadliest bushfires in Australia's history; Penny, a Hungarian vizsla, who was dognapped an... read more
|Author:||Ken Simpson; Nicholas Day (Illustrator)|
Since it was first published in 1984, Simpson & Day's Field Guide to the Birds of Australiahas been one of the most - if not themost - respected bird guide in the country. It has sold over 500 000 copies. The guide contains 132 superb full-colour p... read more
|Series:||Animal Happiness Ser.|
Horses are the epitome of grace, power, and freedom. They also have an ability to touch our souls and connect with our hearts in a way that few other animals can. From a little girl's first pony to a gnarled cowboy's last quarter horse, they can offer us... read more
Like bread, wine or beer, making your own yoghurt, butter and cheese is fun. Its an age-old tradition -- neither difficult nor complicated, and very rewarding. No room for a goat, cow or sheep? No matter. Just buy a few litres of milk and get straight into the process of making your own cream, butter, cheese and yoghurt.
"This book is an outstanding contribution to our understanding and enjoyment of frogs by an eminent leader in the field of amphibian biology. It is written in an engaging style, which reflects the author's long interest in popularizing natural history subject matter.... read more