Nature Books

Hentopia: Create a Hassle-Free Habitat for Happy Chickens; 21 Innovative Projects Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612129945
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - December 11th, 2018

More eggs, less work! And more enjoyment for both the chickens and their keeper! That’s the promise of Frank Hyman’s Hentopia.

From the Vending Machine Feeder to the Refilling Rainwaterer, Hyman’s innovative building projects are designed to save time and money while keeping chickens safe, healthy, clean, and well fed.

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Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062693396
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 27th, 2018

The uplifting and unforgettable true story of a US Marine, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, and how they saved each other and now travel America together, "spreading the message of stubborn positivity."

Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541645769
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Published: Basic Books - November 6th, 2018

A natural history of the wilderness in our homes, from the microbes in our showers to the crickets in our basements

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The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374113346
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 2nd, 2018

The first behind-the-scenes account of life with the legendary ravens at the world’s eeriest monument

The ravens at the Tower of London are of mighty importance: rumor has it that if a raven from the Tower should ever leave, the city will fall.

Atlas of Poetic Botany Cover Image
By Francis Halle, Eliane Patriarca (Contribution by), Erik Butler (Translator)
ISBN: 9780262039123
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Published: Mit Press - November 2nd, 2018

Botanical encounters in the rainforest: trees that walk, a leaf as big as an awning, a plant that dances.

This Atlas invites the reader to tour the farthest reaches of the rainforest in search of exotic--poetic--plant life.

Bob Langrish’s World of Horses: A Master Photographer’s Lifelong Quest to Capture the Most Magnificent Horses in the World Cover Image
By Bob Langrish (By (photographer)), Jane Holderness-Roddam (Text by), George H. Morris (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781635861259
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 2nd, 2018

Bob Langrish’s World of Horses is the culminating collection of a master photographer who has traveled six continents in search of the most compelling horses in their native habitats.

From the Mongolian steppe to the South African desert, barrier islands to city streets, Langrish has recorded the lives and activities of these majestic and beloved animals.

Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang, America's Horse Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393356229
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 16th, 2018

The wild horse, popularly known as the mustang, is so ingrained in the American imagination that even those who have never seen one know what it stands for: freedom, independence, the bedrock ideals of the nation. But in modern times it has become entangled in controversy and bureaucratic mismanagement, and now its future is imperiled.

Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth (Natural Histories) Cover Image
By Michael S. Engel, Tom Baione (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781454923237
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Published: Sterling - October 2nd, 2018

The images . . . are the stars of this work, which will delight every entomophile who turns its pages." -- Publishers Weekly

A fascinating look at the world's most numerous inhabitants, illustrated with stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection.

Counting Sheep: Reflections and Observations of a Swedish Shepherd Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982100629
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Published: Atria Books - November 20th, 2018

Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh in this philosophical, witty, and heartwarming collection of daily observations from a Swedish academic-turned-sheep farmer who finds peace and meaning outside the hustle and bustle of modern, urban life.

One of the fun things about keeping sheep is that now and then it feels like something other than a job or a duty.

Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names Cover Image
ISBN: 9781783350902
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Published: Faber & Faber - December 4th, 2018

We use names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? And where did they come from?

The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300232899
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Published: Yale University Press - November 13th, 2018

A lavishly illustrated celebration of each of the world’s sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species in all their magnificence and beguiling diversity

Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess.

Fire: From Spark to Flame, the Scandinavian Art of Fire-Making Cover Image
ISBN: 9781780979915
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Published: Carlton Books - November 6th, 2018

With this fireside companion, you can chop wood, send sparks flying, and plan a feast . . . all from the comfort of your armchair

Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
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Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
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