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  • Geology off the Beaten Trackby Nick Norman

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2013; US$ 21.00

    Geology off the beaten track follows on the successof author Nick Norman’s earlier Geological Journeys(co-authored with Gavin Whitfi eld), which has sold morethan 20 000 copies in the last 6 years.This new book helps readers understand and interpret thegeology along SA’s regional and other less-travelled roads. more...

  • The Handy Dinosaur Answer Bookby Patricia Barnes-Svarney; Thomas E Svarney

    Visible Ink Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    Featuring more than 600 questions about dinosaurssuch as What dinosaurs are thought to have evolved into birds? Did dinosaurs travel in herds? and Where and what is the Dinosaur Freeway?this fun-filled fact-book provides a wealth of information on the lives and habits of these astonishing creatures. From the Tyrannosaurus rex to the Stegosaurus, the... more...

  • Cold Bloodby Richard Kerridge

    Random House 2014; US$ 14.09

    As a boy, Richard Kerridge loved to encounter wild creatures and catch them for his back-garden zoo. In a country without many large animals, newts caught his attention first of all, as the nearest he could get to the African wildlife he watched on television. There were Smooth Newts, mottled like the fighter planes in the comics he read, and the... more...

  • The Little Green Book of Gardening Wisdomby Barbara Burn

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Surprising as it may seem, the first place an experienced gardener looks for advice and ideas is not the local gardening store or even the nearby botanical garden, but a good library. Gardeners have been sharing their wisdom for thousands of years, and their books and treatises still provide a rich resource for growers and landscapers today. Here... more...

  • The African Baobabby Rupert Watson

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2014; US$ 15.00

    In The African Baobab, Rupert Watson explores the life and times of the fascinating African baobab tree, effortlessly mixing natural science, history and personal experience with anecdotes drawn from extracts of journals of early explorers. The rich and enthusiastic text is complemented by evocative, colourful images that show the curios baobab in... more...

  • The Maximum of Wildernessby Kelly Enright

    University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Danger in the Congo! The unexplored Amazon! Long perceived as a place of mystery and danger, and more recently as a fragile system requiring our protection, the tropical forest captivated America for over a century. In The Maximum of Wilderness, Kelly Enright traces the representation of tropical forests--what Americans have typically thought... more...

  • Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africaby Chris Stuart; Mathilde Stuart

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2014; US$ 10.00

    More than 1 000 mammal species occur in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. These creatures vary in size from the massive elephant to the tiniest bats, shrews and mice. A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa was compiled with a view to easing identification of many of the larger and more conspicuous mammals in the region,... more...

  • Flying Dinosaursby John Pickrell

    NewSouth 2014; US$ 12.99

    Dinosaurs didn’t die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago. Get ready to unthink what you thought you knew and journey into the deep, dark depths of the Jurassic.The discovery of the first feathered dinosaur in China in 1996 sent shockwaves through the palaeontological world. Were the feathers part of a complex mating ritual, or... more...

  • Bambooby Susanne Lucas

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 27.00

     We may think of bamboo only as a snack for cuddly panda bears, but we use the plant as food, clothing, paper, fabric, and shelter. Drawing on a vast array of sources, this book builds a complete picture of bamboo in both history and our modern world. Susanne Lucas shows how bamboo has always met the physical and spiritual requirements of humanity... more...

  • Sasol First Field Guide to Spiders & Scorpions of Southern Africaby Tracey Hawthorne; Norman Larsen

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2014; US$ 5.00

    Sasol First Field Guide to Spiders & Scorpions of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the arachnids of the region. more...