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