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RSPB Seabirds

by Marianne Taylor & David Tipling Bloomsbury Publishing (December 18, 2014)

Seabirds are the living links between land, air and sea. They enjoy a freedom that even humans, with all our technological assistance, can barely imagine. Many species travel mind-boggling distances across the...


Peak Physique

by Hollis Lance Liebman & Chris Jericho Bloomsbury Publishing (December 18, 2014)

A fool-proof gym plan from one of Hollywood's hottest trainers that acts like a Swiss army knife giving you everything you need to lose fat and sculpt your body in 12 weeks or less.

Offering you multiple tools...


The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book is perfect for seafaring quizzers. It's divided into six nautically-flavoured categories, covering 1,000 questions. Categories range from Geography, Famous people and History...


Canvas Flying, Seagulls Crying

by Justin Tyers Bloomsbury Publishing (August 12, 2014)

After Justin and Linda Tyers lost everything in a devastating house fire, they rebuilt their lives by building a classic wooden yacht from scratch Â? starting by felling the trees. This story was told in their...


Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty

by William Bligh Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

On 28th April 1789 a small and unremarkable merchant vessel became one of the most famous ships in maritime history. HMS Bounty was under the command of 34-year-old Lieutenant William Bligh, an inexperienced...


South

by Ernest Shackleton Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

In 1911 Roald Amundsen beat Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole, and Scott and his colleagues all died on the return journey. Ernest Shackleton, who had served with Scott on a previous expedition, decided...


The Monuments

by Peter Cossins Bloomsbury Publishing (March 13, 2014)

The Tour de France may provide the most obvious fame and glory, but it is cycling's one-day tests that the professional riders really prize. Toughest, longest and dirtiest of all are the so-called 'Monuments',...


Faster

by Michael Hutchinson Bloomsbury Publishing (March 27, 2014)

For professional cyclists, going faster and winning are, of course, closely related. Yet surprisingly, for many, a desire to go faster is much more important than a desire to win. Someone who wants to go faster...


The Illustrated Guide to Cows

by Celia Lewis Bloomsbury Publishing (December 18, 2014)

Keeping cattle as a smallholder can be a rewarding enterprise, supplying you with food and milk and helping with the management of grassland on your property. This delightfully illustrated and informative ebook...


Rocks and Minerals

by Chris Pellant & Helen Pellant Bloomsbury Publishing (November 20, 2014)

For experts and armchair enthusiasts alike, Rocks and Minerals: A Photographic Field Guide will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the mysteries of this subject.

A general introduction is followed by...


The Naming of the Shrew

by John Wright Bloomsbury Publishing (November 06, 2014)

Latin names Â? frequently unpronounceable, all too often wrong and always a tiny puzzle to unravel Â? have been annoying the layman since they first became formalised as scientific terms in the eighteenth...


Concise Seashore Wildlife Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (November 06, 2014)

This mini guide covers almost 180 species that live in the area between land and sea called the intertidal or littoral, zone. It includes all the most common molluscs, crustaceans, seaweeds, fishes, spiny creatures...


The Shorter Wisden India Almanack 2014

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (October 23, 2014)

Wisden has grown through the years to embrace innovation and maintain its status as the most revered and cherished brand in cricket. The 'Bible of Cricket', Wisden Cricketers' Almanack has been published every...


Concise Tree Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 16, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated pocket field guide is packed with information on the trees of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 160 species, all of which are illustrated with superb full-colour...


Pocket Guide to Insects

by Bob Gibbons Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

This pocket-sized book is an essential guide to insects, providing comprehensive detail on around 240 of the most easily noticed British species selected from a range of orders and families. Each species is...


Concise Mushroom Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 16, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on 200 species of fungi found in Britain and the near Continent. The range covered demonstrates the incredible variety that exists within...


Total Foam Rolling Techniques

by Steve Barrett Bloomsbury Publishing (October 23, 2014)

The ultimate 'one stop' guide to using foam rollers. A relative newcomer to the fitness scene, lots of us don't know how to use foam rollers effectively as part of an exercise or training routine.

Originally...


Kiteboarding

by Alex Hapgood Bloomsbury Publishing (October 09, 2014)

Over the past fifteen years, the extreme sport of kiteboarding has developed from an unlikely concept into a worldwide phenomenon. Kiteboarding: Where it's at... tracks these changes and looks at the various...


Concise Wild Flower Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the most common wild flowers of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 180 species, all of which are illustrated with...


Touch Rugby

by David Woolley Bloomsbury Publishing (October 25, 2014)

Touch Rugby is a rapidly growing game and an attractive sport to rugby coaches and players because of the core skills it develops and the high levels of fitness it encourages. The absence of contact, the high...


Concise Butterfly and Moth Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the butterflies and moths of Britain and the near Continent.

It covers more than 150 species, all of which are illustrated with superb...


Concise Insect Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated pocket field guide is packed with information on the marvellous variety of insects that inhabits Britain and the near Continent. It includes more than 180 species, including dragonflies,...


Concise Bird Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the birds of Britain and the near Continent.

It covers more than 250 species, which are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks...


Pocket Guide to Mushrooms

by John C. Harris Bloomsbury Publishing (October 27, 2014)

Pocket Guide to Mushrooms covers 158 of the most common mushrooms found in the UK and also in northern and central Europe, each mushroom is identified and presented with expert photography in this informative...


Concise Garden Bird Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is first and foremost a garden bird identification guide containing detailed descriptions of the most commonly encountered species, as well as some rarities and...


The Boat Data Book

by Richard Nicolson & Ian Nicolson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat.

This seventh edition has been updated throughout...


Swim Better, Swim Faster

by Paul Mason Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2014)

Author Paul Mason had worked with swimmers of most levels, ranging from national champions to untrained enthusiasts who couldn't understand why they couldn't go any faster. There are lots of swimmers out there...


Pocket Guide to Trees and Shrubs

by Bob Gibbons Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

This book is as visually impressive as it is useful in the field, with many stunning full-page and double-page photographs to support the authoritative text.

The introduction explains the basics of tree forms...


Sex on Earth

by Jules Howard Bloomsbury Publishing (October 23, 2014)

1,000 million years ago, a sexual revolution occurred on Earth. Sex happened for the first time; from this moment the world became ever more colourful and bizarre, ringing with elaborate songs and dances, epic...


Pocket Guide To Tracks and Signs

by Gerard Gorman Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

A sign-by-sign guide which is essential for anyone hoping to detect hidden wildlife in Britain and the rest of Europe. There are chapters on feeding signs, homes, droppings, pellets and tracks of creatures including...


Pocket Guide To Garden Birds

by Nigel Blake Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

This compact title is an essential guide to every aspect of the subject, from when and what to feed the birds to building bird tables and nest boxes and planting a garden that will provide nesting, feeding and...


Be Your Own Boat Surveyor

by Dag Pike Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

Boats are expensive and they are complicated - unless you are going to pay a professional to carry out a survey (at yet more expense) it is invaluable to be able to:

- quickly assess a potential purchase for...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

After a mysterious sea monster damages an ocean liner, the US government assembles a team in New York City to track down the creature and destroy it. French marine biologist Pierre Aronnax receives a last-minute...


Going, Going, Gone

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

We asked 100 conservation groups around the world: 'if you could pick one species that epitomises your work, which would it be?' From the RSPB to WWF to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, and many, many more, the...


The Anatomy of Sail

by Nic Compton Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

An encyclopedic compendium of every element of a yacht, this book contains a wealth of information for the aficionado as well as the newcomer, taking apart the sailboat to explore every part of it in depth....


The Sea Wolf

by Jack London Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

Set adrift after a collision with another vessel, ferry passenger Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. His relief at being rescued slowly turns into concern once he meets...


The Tulip

by Anna Pavord Bloomsbury Publishing (August 15, 2014)

THE TULIP is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has made men mad. Greed, desire, anguish and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip into the world-wide phenomenon...


Bike Fit

by Phil Burt, Chris Boardman & Chris Hoy Bloomsbury Publishing (August 19, 2014)

This practical guide, written by a leading BIKE FIT expert, takes you step-by-step through the BIKE FIT process Â? to ensure you maximise your cycling potential.

Do you suffer from lower back pain after a...


The Weather Handbook

by Alan Watts Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by...


Horses

by Nicola Jane Swinney & Bob Langrish Bloomsbury Publishing (August 21, 2014)

The lives of humans and horses have been intricately linked for thousands of years, with equines depicted in cave paintings dating back to 5000BC. Horses have been developed by humans for many purposes - for...


Podium

by Ben Oakley Bloomsbury Publishing (July 19, 2014)

What does it really take to make the podium? Which of the biological, environmental and psychological factors really shape a champion's route to the top?

To answer these questions, Ben Oakley has taken the original...


50 Water Adventures To Do Before You Die

by Lia Ditton Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

From paddle-boarding the Mississippi to big game fishing off Mexico, from floating in the Dead Sea to swimming with jellyfish in Palau, from iceboating in Russia to sailing non-stop round the world, this book...


A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

by David Callahan & Dominic Mitchell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

This book looks at 100 items that have profoundly shaped how people watched, studied and engaged with the avian world. Each item contains around 500 words on a double-page spread and include an illustration...


On Guerrilla Gardening

by Richard Reynolds Bloomsbury Publishing (July 31, 2014)

On Guerrilla Gardening is an activist's call to arms to all citizens - green-fingered, green-thinking or curious - to join the revolution of guerrilla gardening: transforming public space into oases of colour...


The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (July 18, 2014)

The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book is the ideal shipmate for all salty dogs, be they round-the-world racers, dinghy dabblers or armchair pirates. It's packed with 200 nautically-themed brain-teasers designed...


A Message from Martha

by Mark Avery Bloomsbury Publishing (July 17, 2014)

September 1st, 2014 marked the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history Â? the demise of the Passenger Pigeon. From being the commonest bird on the planet 50 years earlier, the species...


Casting Off

by Emma Bamford Bloomsbury Publishing (July 03, 2014)

As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the thrill of a breaking news story is...


A Clean Break

by Christophe Bassons, BenoÁ®t Hopquin & Peter Cossins Bloomsbury Publishing (July 03, 2014)

Christophe Bassons is a former professional cyclist. His career was a successful one albeit never in the full glare of the media. That all changed when, in 1998, the Festina doping scandal broke and Bassons...


The Dinghy Bible

by Rupert Holmes Bloomsbury Publishing (June 26, 2014)

The Dinghy Bible is the complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of dinghy sailing whatever your skill...


Tall Ships Today

by Nigel Rowe Bloomsbury Publishing (July 03, 2014)

Tall ships epitomize the glamour, majesty and romance of the sea. This book Â? supported and endorsed by Sail Training International Â? is a celebration of tall ships today, shining a spotlight on the world's...