Natural History

Hidden Life of Trees The: What The

Paperback, 07/09/2017, €12.95
How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben puts groundbreaking scientific discoveries into a language everyone can relate to.

The Secret Life of Cows

Hardback, 05/10/2017, €12.95
WITH A FOREWORD BY ALAN BENNETT'A lovely, thoughtful little book about the intelligence of cows.' James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd's LifeCows are as varied as people.

Blooming Marvellous: A Wildflower Hunter's Year

Hardback, 18/09/2017, €16.99
Zoe Devlin has viewed her whole life through green-tinted glasses, describing herself as an 'unofficial ambassador for weeds, wasps and wagtails'. Skilfully interweaving her memories with her expertise, each chapter celebrates a particular month, capturing the beauty and joy it has to offer: birds, butterflies, mammals and even tasty recipes.

Blue Planet II

Hardback, 19/10/2017, €32.50
Our understanding of ocean life has changed dramatically in the last decade, with new species, new behaviours, and new habitats being discovered at a rapid rate. This title, which accompanies an epic 7-part series on BBC1, offers new look at the richness and variety of underwater life across our planet.


Hardback, 28/09/2017, €12.95

Lost Words

Hardback, 02/10/2017, €26.00


Hardback, 02/11/2017, €14.30
No other bird is quite so ever-present and familiar, so embedded in our culture, as the robin. But how much do we really know about this bird? In this book, the author records a year of observing the robin both close to home and in the field to shed light on the hidden life of this apparently familiar bird.

Whittled Away: Ireland's Vanishing Nature

Paperback, 27/03/2017, €20.00
Padraic Fogarty authoritatively charts how the failure to manage our natural resources has impoverished our country. But he also reveals the possibilities for the future, describing how we can fill our seas with fish, farm in tune with nature, and create forests that benefit both people and wildlife.

Ireland's Wild Plants

Paperback, 28/09/2015, €14.99
In ancient Ireland there were 365 different body parts, and a different plant to cure each part. So Ireland’s wild plants have been part of our culture and folklore from the earliest times, featuring in the Brehon Laws, early Irish poetry and herbal medicine.

How to Read Water: Clues, Signs & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

Paperback, 06/04/2017, €12.95
The author of the top ten bestseller The Walker's Guide and The Natural Navigator unlocks the secrets hidden in the water around us, from streams and puddles to oceans and waterfalls.