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The Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland

Presents a selection of about 100 plants that grow wild in Ireland or are cultivated in Irish gardens. This book features plants that range from native plants to exotic species introduced from the New World and Asia, unusual plants that grow in some of the most extreme environments in Ireland, and hybrids created by plant breeders.

My First Horse and Pony Book

(individual), Kingfisher
An exciting introduction to the world of riding for young horse and pony enthusiasts.

What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World's Most Enigmatic Birds

Ackerman, Jennifer
Take flight with the secret life of owls.

The Wisdom of Trees: A Miscellany

Adams, Max
A passionate and informative celebration of trees and of man's ingenuity in exploiting their resources: the perfect gift for anyone who cares about the natural world.

Trees of Life

Adams, Max
A celebration of 100 tree species from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia, Oceania and the Americas.

When There Were Birds

Adkins, Roy
Birds are a joy and solace in troubled times, as well as a reminder of past experiences and a symbol of hope for the future. For centuries, they were also seen as a source of food, feathers and even fuel, and being so numerous, many were persecuted as pests. When There Were Birds is a social history of Britain that charts the complex connections between people and birds, set against a background of changes in the landscape and evolving tastes, beliefs and behaviour.

Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

Aldersey-Williams, Hugh

Encyclopedia of Aquarium and Pond Fish

Alderton, David

Ten Tomatoes that Changed the World: A History

Alexander, William
New York Times bestselling author William Alexander takes readers on the surprisingly twisty journey of the beloved tomato in this fascinating and erudite microhistory.

Birds of Ireland: Facts, Folklore & History

Anderson, Glynn
There's more to Irish bird folklore than the 'wran' boys and the Children of Lir. Birds have been part of our culture from very early times and there are countless beliefs, proverbs and curses associated with them. This entertaining compendium will bring joy to bird lovers and general readers alike.

The Elephant Whisperer: Learning About Life, Loyalty and Freedom From a Remarkable Herd of Elephants

Anthony, Lawrence
A charming, moving account of one man's race to save a herd of elephants.

Let's Play Outdoors!: Exploring Nature for Children

Ard, Catherine