The Lost Words

From Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world All over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

American Wolf

ISBN moved from this edition The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the

Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool

A fast paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676 pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way Join Clara Parkes on a cross country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and

The Penguin Lessons

I was hoping against hope that the penguin would survive because as of that instant he had a name, and with his name came the beginning of a bond which would last a life time Set against Argentina s turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan

The Gifts of Reading

Elk boek is een cadeau voor de lezer, en een boek cadeau doen geeft een bijzonder gevoel Tijdens het lezen voeren drie personen de gever, de schrijver, de ontvanger een gesprek dat elk van de hen rijker maakt In Lezen als geschenk vertelt Macfarlane dat hij op jonge leeftijd een boek kreeg dat

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Over the last half billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid