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David Attenborough’s Life Stories
Features twenty episodes about some of the strangest plants and creatures from around the world. This title includes stories that help to find out the real reason why animals sing, the story behind a 150-million-year-old feather...
David Attenborough in His Own Words
An audio portrait of Sir David Attenborough, Britain's best-known natural history film-maker.
David Attenborough’s Collected Life Stories
Two complete BBC Radio 4 series, written and presented by Sir David Attenborough, and featuring all 40 episodes and some of the world's strangest plants, insects and creatures. Life Stories: Which animal would Sir David most like...
David Attenborough: The Early Years
Includes Zoo Quest for a Dragon, Quest in Paradise, and Quest Under Capricorn.
David Attenborough’s New Life Stories
A second series of the popular Radio 4 series Point of View . This is David Attenborough's personal point of view in which he examines another twenty marvels of the natural world in 10-minute cameos. His enthusiasm is as...
Galapagos with David Attenborough (DVD)
Explore a world full of mystery and wonder. Filmed in one of the most extreme and hard-to-reach locations in the world, Galapagos with David Attenborough is the multi-award winning natural history broadcasters unique...
Galapagos With David Attenborough (DVD)
Filmed in one of the most extreme and hard-to-reach locations in the world, Galapagos with David Attenborough is the multi-award winning natural history broadcasters unique exploration of the environments and species of the...
David Attenborough Natural Curiosities Series 1 Dvd
Attenborough: 60 Years In The Wild (DVD)
Sir David Attenborough revisits his award-winning shows, shares anecdotes from an astonishing career spanning 60 years, returns to the Borneo jungle as he tracks a lifetime of developments in filming technology and scientific...
Attenborough Life In The Undergrowth Dvd
David Attenborough’s First Life: A Journey Back in Time with Matt Kaplan
The epic story of the beginning of life on Earth from the much loved and respected naturalist, writer and broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough.
Drawn from Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise
Drawn from Paradise is David Attenborough's journey through the cultural history of the birds of paradise, one of the most exquisite and extravagant, colourful and intriguing families of birds.
Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster
Sir David Attenborough is Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. He is also Britain's most respected and lauded natural history broadcaster and writer, championing conservation and standing at the forefront of issues...
An Eye for Nature: The Life and Art of William T. Cooper
'The best ornithological illustrator alive.' -David Attenborough. In the work of artist William T.Cooper, platypuses swim in green underwater worlds, waves throw up blankets of spray, embers glow in the aftermath of a bushfire, a...
Big Questions From Little People … Answered By Some Very Big People
Suitable for anyone who wants to understand the complexities of life, the universe and why cakes taste so nice, this book includes answers from Sir David Attenborough, Dame Kelly Holmes, Bear Grylls, Derren Brown, Noam Chomsky, Dr...
Drawn from Paradise: The Natural History, Art and Discovery of the Birds of Paradise with Rare Archival Art
Drawn from Paradise is David Attenborough,s journey through the cultural history of the birds of paradise, one of the most exquisite and extravagant, colourful and intriguing families of birds.
Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery
The Royal Collection, held at Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace and Holyroodhouse, has been shaped by royal taste over five hundred years. This title introduces the collection's natural history artworks. It represents a period...
Life in Cold Blood
Reptiles and amphibians ruled the world for nearly 200 million years. Together, they not only outnumber mammals or birds but in their variety and extraordinary behaviour, they far surpass them. This book traces the story of their...
Life in the Undergrowth
Dealing with life in the undergrowth, this book shows that for every pound of humans on Earth, there are 300 pounds of insects. It shows the reader bugs, beetles, creepy-crawlies, scorpions and centipedes, mites and mantids,...
New Life Stories: More Stories from His Acclaimed Radio 4 Series
A personal view of the natural world
The Life of Mammals
From the under-snow tunnels of Arctic lemmings to the egg nests of the bizarre Australian echidna, from the Pacific waters inhabited by sea otters and whales to the subways of major cities, this book takes us into the homes and...
Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster
For fifty years David Attenborough has entertained, educated, and generally enchanted millions worldwide with his pursuit of the secrets of life in its many guises. This book begins when, at twenty-four, Attenborough throws over...
Life in Cold Blood
Travels to the far corners of the Earth to tell the epic story of amphibians and reptiles. The author explains the ways amphibians and reptiles have changed little from their prehistoric forebears while also demonstrating how they...
The Life of Birds
Based on the ten-part program on PBS, this work presents the drama, beauty, and eccentricities of the natural world with unusual flair and intelligence. It reviews the ideas about how and when creatures first took to the air - and...
Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster
When, aged 26, David Attenborough applied for a job in the BBC - which then meant radio - he was promptly turned down. But someone saw his rejected application letter and asked, would he like to try television? He would, and...
Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown
A spectacular journey through this vast continent, with inspiring photography capturing wildlife behaviour, amazing new creatures and magical landscapes.
Attenboroughs Anthology Dvd
Frozen Planet Dvd
This landmark, six-part series from the BBCs world renowned
Natural History Unit brings to the screen the frozen wildernesses
of the Arctic and Antarctic. Ambitious and epic in scale, it is the
ultimate close encounter with the...
This is the world's wildest continent as you've never seen it before - an intense sensory adventure from the Atlas Mountains, through the Savannah lands to the Cape of Good Hope and from the Roof of Africa and the Kalahari to...
Rise Of Animals Dvd
Light on the Earth
Containing over 170 photographs, this book covers various natural subjects, with an emphasis on beauty - colour and form as well as unforgettable scenes of both animal behaviour and landscape. Each picture is accompanied by an...
Media, Ecology and Conservation: Using the Media to Protect the World’s Wildlife and Ecosystems
Focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the worldas endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats.
This is the first full-scale monograph on British artist John Craxton (1922-2009), a key figure in post-war painting who authorised this publication shortly before his death. Ian Collins's engaging text is informed by his many...
Planet Earth: as You’ve Never Seen it Before
This remarkable book, a companion to the acclaimed Discovery Channel/ BBC series, is an enduring and awe-inspiring record of one of the most ambitious natural history projects ever undertaken. Using state-of-the-art cameras and...
Why Can’t I Tickle Myself?
Why is the sea salty? How far away is space? Why can't I tickle myself? What makes me me? But how are we supposed to answer them? This book gathers over 100 real questions from children and puts them to some of our best-loved and...
Food for the Flames: Idols and Missionaries in Central Polynesia
Twenty-five years after Captain Cook, the London Missionary Society sent its first representatives to the South Seas. Their goal was to eradicate heathenism and idolatry, but unwittingly, they became agents for the preservation of...
Does My Goldfish Know Who I am?: And Hundreds More Big Questions from Little People Answered by Experts
Why does sweetcorn come out the same as when I ate it? Do spiders speak? Why does Daddy never win the lottery? Which is faster, a Velociraptor or a cheetah? How does the lady in the satnav know where to go? Does my goldfish know...
Wild Borneo: The Wildlife and Scenery of Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan
A celebration of Borneo's natural wonders, from its rainforest-covered lowland areas to its mountain ranges, highland areas, and winding rivers, with over 200 stunning color photographs.
Nature Tales: Encounters with Britain’s Wildlife
Nature Tales is a charming collection of encounters with the natural world. Including beautifully drawn illustrations and a foreword from Sir David Attenborough, Nature Tales is a charming celebration of Britain's wildlife and...
Wild Borneo: The Wildlife and Scenery of Sabah,Sarawak, Brunei and Kallmantan
Illustrated throughout with over 200 photographs, this work is a celebration of the splendour and diversity of the island's natural history. It also describes the efforts of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to protect and...
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
The Kindertransport , a plan which allowed the admission of young German Jewish children and teenagers into Britain, saved 10,000 lives. This is an account of what it was like to grow up Jewish in Nazi Germany, to escape fear and...
Birds of Paradise: Paradisaeidae
Provides an overview of the behaviour, biology, ecology, biogeography, and history of an ornate group of birds. This book is illustrated by 12 colour plates, including 42 species of birds of paradise, line drawings of many...
Frozen Planet: A World Beyond Imagination
The ultimate portrait of the earth's Polar Regions.