Nature Books

Brave Birds: Inspiration on the Wing Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419729096
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Published: Abrams Image - April 10th, 2018

In Brave Birds, cut-paper artist and writer Maude White presents an entirely new collection of beautiful cut paper birds. Each composition reflects thousands of intricate cuts, lending an astounding level of texture to each bird, while remaining delicate and ethereal.


Risingtidefallingstar: In Search of the Soul of the Sea Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780226560526
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 2nd, 2018

"Every day is an anxiety in my ways of getting to the water. . . . I've become so attuned to it, so scared of it, so in love with it that sometimes I can only think by the sea. It is the only place I feel at home."


Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780226433035
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 9th, 2018

For all the love and attention we give dogs, much of what they do remains mysterious. Just think about different behaviors you see at a dog park: We have a good understanding of what it means when dogs wag their tails--but what about when they sniff and roll on a stinky spot? Why do they play tug-of-war with one dog, while showing their bellies to another?


The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101981610
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Published: Viking - April 24th, 2018

"One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever." --Christian Science Monitor

"Fascinating from the first page to the last--you won't be able to put it down." --Southern Living


Gods, Wasps and Stranglers: The Secret History and Redemptive Future of Fig Trees Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603587976
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 23rd, 2018

Over millions of years, fig trees have shaped our world, influenced our evolution, nourished our bodies and fed our imaginations. And as author and ecologist Mike Shanahan proclaims, "The best could be yet to come."


The Lambs: My Father, a Farm, and the Gift of a Flock of Sheep Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250113528
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - April 24th, 2018

"An enchanting book--please read." --Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE; Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace


The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385543613
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Published: Doubleday Books - April 10th, 2018

An impassioned memoir of saving extraordinary plants on the brink of extinction, by a scientist who has been called a "codebreaker" (Telegraph) and "an inspiration" (Jane Goodall)


My Chickens and I Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419729911
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 24th, 2018

In this delightful illustrated book, actress and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini shares her newfound passion for raising chickens. When a cardboard carton dotted with airholes arrived at her door, Rossellini expected to welcome 38 yellow chicks to her Long Island farm.


Birdnote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show Cover Image
By Birdnote, Ellen Blackstone (Editor), Emily Poole (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781632171696
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Published: Sasquatch Books - March 20th, 2018

One hundred entertaining and informative essays from the popular public radio feature program, BirdNote, accompanied by original illustrations throughout--an illuminating volume for bird and nature lovers across North America.


Meet Your Dog: The Game-Changing Guide to Understanding Your Dog's Behavior Cover Image
By Kim Brophey, Raymond Coppinger (Foreword by), Jason Hewitt (Photographer)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452148991
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 20th, 2018

Every dog owner knows that along with the joy can come the stress and frustration of behavioral problems, which are expensive to diagnose and treat. Enter Kim Brophey, award-winning canine behavior consultant. Using cutting-edge research, Brophey has developed a groundbreaking system that allows owners to identify what their dog is struggling with, why, and how they can fix it.


The Guide to Walden Pond: An Exploration of the History, Nature, Landscape, and Literature of One of America's Most Iconic Places Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328969217
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 13th, 2018

An exploration of the history, nature, landscape, and literature of one of America's most iconic places

This is the first guidebook to Henry David Thoreau's most defining place, visited by half a million people each year and widely known as the fountainhead of America's environmental consciousness.


The Hidden Life of Life: A Walk Through the Reaches of Time (Animalibus #13) Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780271081014
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Published: Penn State University Press - March 15th, 2018

An iconoclast and best-selling author of both nonfiction and fiction, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing, thinking, and writing about the cultures of animals such as lions, wolves, dogs, deer, and humans.


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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