Since Indigenous Australians first shared their lives with dingoes thousands of years ago, dogs have been part of the fabric of everyday life in Australia. In Every Man and His Dog David Darcy explores this timeless bond between man and dog. Travelling around Australia, from the coast to the Outback, David photographed blokes... read more
One Big Happy Family tells the heartwarming stories of animals who have reached out to save the lives of babies from other species and raise them as their own. Whether it's the border collie and his piglets, the cat and her ducklings, the orangutan and his lion cubs, or even the Labrador and her baby pygmy hippo, these are po... read more
|Author:||Rachael Hale McKenna|
Cats, with their appealing independence, velvet-sheathed killer claws and innate beauty that stretches from the tips of their tails to the pads of their paws, have been humankind's companions throughout the ages. Our cats keep the mice at bay, comfort us when we're tired, settle us when we're stressed. And all they ask in ret... read more
Working Dogs celebrates the contribution of the remarkable animals in our communities and on our farms. This attractive 200-page hardback has over 300 photographs featuring the dogs that are a familiar and enduring symbol of Australian rural and outback life - kelpies, collies, heelers, and every crossbreed in between. We see... read more
The Brumby holds a special place in the Australian psyche. Immortalised in films such as 'The Man from Snowy River' and books like the 'Silver Brumby' series, Brumbies epitomise the spirit of freedom and courage beloved by most Australians. Today, however, they face an uncertain future. Considered by some to be feral pests an... read more
|Author:||John W.S. Bradshaw|
From John Bradshaw, one of the world's leading experts on animal behaviour, and the author of the Sunday Times Bestseller, In Defence of Dogs, Cat Sense is a scientific portrait of the true, surprising nature of cats. Worshipped as gods, feared as demonic servants, seen as both wild opportunists and beloved companions, cats o... read more
The Bedside Book of Beasts blends the best writing about lions, tigers, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, hyenas, bears, wolves and other alpha predators and their prey with a wealth of extraordinary illustration. Among the writers included are: as Simon Armitage, Margaret Atwood, Walter Benjamin, Italo Calvino, Angela Carter, Bru... read more
More than ninety years on, A.H. Chisholm's classic Mateship with Birds is still as fresh and inspirational as an early-morning walk in the bush, the air resounding with birdsong. His account of the secret lives of birds — their seasonal doings and their complex relationships — reflects his patient and detailed observations, a... read more
This work contains over 1000 pedigree dog portraits, each accompanied by key facts about the breed, including its place of origin, physical features, temperament, grooming requirements and breed colours. It is a compact guide for every would-be purchaser of a pedigree dog.
Showing you what others only tell you, this title covers the history of dogs from their wild origins to their role as house pets and working dogs. It features specially commissioned photography and information on identifying breeds, from toy poodles to Irish wolfhounds, plus expert guidance on behavior, training, health, and ... read more
The beauty of these birds, such as the tiny delicate Emuwren that lives exclusively among Spinifex clumps, the unmistakable majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle and the elusive Chestnut-breasted Whiteface of the gibber plains of South Australia, are all captured in their natural environments by peripatetic nature photographer Don Hadden.
The Illustrated Guide to Chickens covers the 100 most familiar breeds of chickens in Europe and North America. The breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics, and information about looking after them. Each breed has been illustrated with delightful paintings... read more
Many members of Australia's wildlife live nowhere else on Earth. They are unique, the result of evolution on a continent that has been geographically isolated from the rest of the world for 38 million years. This is an account of how these animals have developed in response to changing climates and habitats.
This is the definitive visual guide to the world's wildlife. You can go on an amazing visual journey through the animal kingdom with "Animal" and find out all about over 2,000 species from tiny elephant shrews to great baleen whales. Written by a team of over 70 zoologists and naturalists from around the globe the book has so... read more
The Illustrated Guide to Pigs covers the 35 most familiar breeds of pigs in Europe and North America. The breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics and information about how to look after them. Each breed has been illustrated with delightful paintings by the au... read more
"I have always thought I was extremely lucky to be able to spend my days consumed with my two favourite passions: photography and animals. In my eyes it's truly the best job in the world, but now I have added France to the equation." At once touching, ethereal and warm, Rachael McKenna's unique viewpoint has made her one of ... read more
A new pocket-sized edition of Bruce Fogle's best-selling manual on how to get the best behaviour from your dog, now in a handy format to accompany you while dog-walking. This revised edition features 26 new fully illustrated and easy-to-follow training sequences. Once again Bruce Fogle presents a comprehensive programme that... read more
Where can you see 400,000 breeding pairs of rockhopper penguins? Where is the best place in Australia to observe Yellow Chats? And where is the only place in Australia you can have a close encounter with nesting Lesser Noddies? Well-known birder and author of How Many Birds Is That
|Author:||A. and Dove, MF Chapman|
Working Dogs is a stunning photographic documentary of the Australian working dog by award-winning photographer Andrew Chapman in partnership with photo journalist Melanie Faith Dove.
|Author:||Craig McGill, Susan Elliott|
For many years, the best-selling Wine Dogs series of books have paid homage to the dogs of the wine industry. Now the time has come to celebrate the feline megastars of the vineyards and wineries, with the brand new Wine Cats Book!