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Drawing Nature Drawing Nature: The Creative Process of an Artist, Illustrator, and Naturalist Linda Miller Feltner

A visually stunning exploration of the artistic process by an award-winning nature artist

The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs    Third Edition The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs Third Edition Gregory S. Paul

A fully updated and expanded edition of the acclaimed, bestselling dinosaur field guide

Field Guide to Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras of the East Coast of North America Field Guide to Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras of the East Coast of North America David A. Ebert and Marc Dando

The definitive field guide to all the sharks, rays and chimaeras of eastern North America

Lichenpedia Lichenpedia: A Brief Compendium Kay Hurley

An illustrated mini-encyclopedia about the weird and wonderful world of lichens

Sharkpedia Sharkpedia: A Brief Compendium of Shark Lore Daniel Abel

A fun, pocket-size A–Z treasury about sharks, featuring fascinating, little-known facts and captivating illustrations

The Little Book of Beetles The Little Book of Beetles Arthur V. Evans

A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-size exploration of the world’s beetles

The Little Book of Butterflies The Little Book of Butterflies Andrei Sourakov and Alexandra A. Sourakov

A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-size exploration of the world’s butterflies

The Little Book of Spiders The Little Book of Spiders Simon Pollard

A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-size exploration of the world’s spiders

The Little Book of Trees The Little Book of Trees Herman Shugart and Peter White

A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-size exploration of the world’s trees

The Lives of Lichens The Lives of Lichens: A Natural History Robert Lücking and Toby Spribille

A richly illustrated guide to lichens and their biology

The Lives of Bees The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild Thomas D. Seeley

How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world’s managed bee colonies

The Lives of Spiders The Lives of Spiders: A Natural History of the World's Spiders Ximena Nelson

A beautifully illustrated guide to the natural history and breathtaking diversity of spiders around the world

The Lives of Sharks The Lives of Sharks: A Natural History of Shark Life Daniel Abel and R. Dean Grubbs

A richly illustrated and comprehensive introduction to the world’s sharks

The Lives of Seaweeds The Lives of Seaweeds: A Natural History of Our Planet's Seaweeds and Other Algae Julie A. Phillips

An engaging and richly illustrated exploration of the natural history of seaweeds and other algae

The Lives of Butterflies The Lives of Butterflies: A Natural History of Our Planet's Butterfly Life David G. James and David J. Lohman

A beautifully illustrated introduction to the lives of butterflies around the world

Frogs of the World Frogs of the World: A Guide to Every Family Mark O'Shea and Simon Maddock

A richly illustrated guide to the world’s frogs that includes species from every family

Wasps of the World Wasps of the World: A Guide to Every Family Simon van Noort and Gavin Broad

A richly illustrated guide to wasps around the world

Shells of the World Shells of the World: A Natural History M. G. Harasewych

A marvelously illustrated natural history of the world’s mollusks

Beetles of the World Beetles of the World: A Natural History Maxwell V. L. Barclay and Patrice Bouchard

A richly illustrated guide to the astonishing variety of beetles around the world

Ferns, Spikemosses, Clubmosses, and Quillworts of Eastern North America Ferns, Spikemosses, Clubmosses, and Quillworts of Eastern North America Emily Sessa

A comprehensive, richly illustrated photographic field guide to the ferns and lycophytes of the eastern United States and Canada

The Shorebirds of North America The Shorebirds of North America: A Natural History and Photographic Celebration Pete Dunne and Kevin T. Karlson

A lavishly illustrated, large-format reference book by two preeminent experts on North American shorebirds

Avian Architecture  Revised and Expanded Edition Avian Architecture Revised and Expanded Edition: How Birds Design, Engineer, and Build Peter Goodfellow

The essential illustrated guide to how birds design and build their nests—now fully revised and expanded

The Ant Collective The Ant Collective: Inside the World of an Ant Colony Armin Schieb

Ants come alive on this fabulously illustrated journey into the heart of a bustling colony

Plankton Plankton: A Worldwide Guide Tom Jackson and Jennifer Parker

A richly illustrated guide to the marvelously diverse plankton of the world and their fundamental role in planetary food webs

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of South America A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of South America Richard Webb and Jeff Blincow

The definitive comprehensive photographic field guide to the larger mammals of continental South America

The World Atlas of Rivers, Estuaries, and Deltas The World Atlas of Rivers, Estuaries, and Deltas Jim Best, Stephen Darby, Luciana Esteves, and Carol Wilson

A stunningly illustrated atlas of the world’s rivers, estuaries, and deltas, and their ecosystems

Piping Hot Bees and Boisterous Buzz-Runners Piping Hot Bees and Boisterous Buzz-Runners: 20 Mysteries of Honey Bee Behavior Solved Thomas D. Seeley

A biologist’s up-close account of how he and fellow biologists cracked long-standing puzzles about honey bee behavior

The Last of Its Kind The Last of Its Kind: The Search for the Great Auk and the Discovery of Extinction Gísli Pálsson

How an iconic bird’s final days exposed the reality of human-caused extinction

One Step Sideways, Three Steps Forward One Step Sideways, Three Steps Forward: One Woman’s Path to Becoming a Biologist B. Rosemary Grant

The story of the unorthodox and inspiring life and career of a pioneering biologist

How Fast Did T. rex Run? How Fast Did T. rex Run?: Unsolved Questions from the Frontiers of Dinosaur Science David Hone

The revolution in science that is transforming our understanding of dinosaurs

Elemental Elemental: How Five Elements Changed Earth’s Past and Will Shape Our Future Stephen Porder

An ecologist explores how life itself shapes Earth using the elemental constituents we all share

Dinosaur Behavior Dinosaur Behavior: An Illustrated Guide Michael J. Benton

A stunningly illustrated guide to these extraordinary creatures from a world-renowned paleontologist

The Complete Insect The Complete Insect: Anatomy, Physiology, Evolution, and Ecology Edited by David A. Grimaldi

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the world’s most extraordinary animals

Velvet Ants of North America Velvet Ants of North America Kevin Williams, Aaron D. Pan, and Joseph S. Wilson

An authoritative, marvelously illustrated field guide to the velvet ants of North America

Yellowstone’s Birds Yellowstone’s Birds: Diversity and Abundance in the World’s First National Park Edited by Douglas W. Smith, Lauren E. Walker, and Katharine E. Duffy

A beautifully illustrated survey of Yellowstone’s breathtaking birdlife, written by a team of renowned ornithologists and wildlife biologists

Birds of the Middle East    Third Edition Birds of the Middle East Third Edition Richard Porter, Oscar Campbell, and AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan

A fully revised edition of the acclaimed field guide to the birds of the Middle East

Birds of China Birds of China Liu Yang and Chen Shuihua

A comprehensive, fully illustrated field guide to the birds of China

Terns of North America Terns of North America: A Photographic Guide Cameron Cox

A full-color photographic guide to these captivating and challenging birds

Ocean Life in the Time of Dinosaurs Ocean Life in the Time of Dinosaurs Nathalie Bardet, Alexandra Houssaye, Stéphane Jouve, and Peggy Vincent

A richly illustrated introduction to the spectacular reptiles that swam the oceans when dinosaurs roamed the land

The Lives of Octopuses and Their Relatives The Lives of Octopuses and Their Relatives: A Natural History of Cephalopods Danna Staaf

An engaging and beautifully illustrated introduction to some of the world’s most interesting and charismatic marine creatures

Sea Mammals Sea Mammals: The Past and Present Lives of Our Oceans’ Cornerstone Species Annalisa Berta

A richly illustrated introduction to the world’s living and extinct sea mammals

What a Mushroom Lives For What a Mushroom Lives For: Matsutake and the Worlds They Make Michael J. Hathaway

How the prized matsutake mushroom is remaking human communities in China—and providing new ways to understand human and more-than-human worlds

When the Sahara Was Green When the Sahara Was Green: How Our Greatest Desert Came to Be Martin Williams

The little-known history of how the Sahara was transformed from a green and fertile land into the largest hot desert in the world

Origin Africa Origin Africa: A Natural History Jonathan Kingdon

A richly illustrated journey through the evolution of Africa’s extraordinary natural world across deep time

The Hidden Company That Trees Keep The Hidden Company That Trees Keep: Life from Treetops to Root Tips James B. Nardi

A spectacularly illustrated journey into the intimate communities that native trees share with animals, insects, fungi, and microbes

Nature's Temples Nature's Temples: A Natural History of Old-Growth Forests Revised and Expanded Joan Maloof

An impassioned case for the importance of ancient forests and their preservation

Tooth and Claw Tooth and Claw: Top Predators of the World Robert M. Johnson III, Sharon L. Gilman, and Daniel Abel

A marvelously illustrated look at the most deadly predators on the planet

Snakes of the World Snakes of the World: A Guide to Every Family Mark O'Shea

A gorgeously illustrated guide to the incredible diversity of snakes around the world

The Lion The Lion: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation of an Iconic Species Craig Packer

An authoritative, accessible, and gorgeously illustrated exploration into the lives of these remarkable animals

Seaweeds of the World Seaweeds of the World: A Guide to Every Order John Bothwell

A lavishly illustrated guide to the seaweed families of the world

Bees of the World Bees of the World: A Guide to Every Family Laurence Packer

A beautifully illustrated introduction to the incredible variety of bees from around the world

Honey Bee Biology Honey Bee Biology Brian R. Johnson

The most comprehensive and up-to-date general reference book on honey bee biology

Ants Ants: A Visual Guide Heather Campbell and Benjamin Blanchard

A richly illustrated natural history of ants, covering their diversity, ecology, anatomy, behavior, and more

Pocket Guide to Birds of Australia Pocket Guide to Birds of Australia Jeff Davies, Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Peter Marsack, and Kim Franklin

A compact, richly illustrated field guide to Australia’s diverse bird life

Edible Fungi of Britain and Northern Europe Edible Fungi of Britain and Northern Europe: How to Identify, Collect and Prepare Jens Henrik Petersen

A richly illustrated guide to edible mushrooms by one of Europe’s leading fungi experts

The Biodiversity Gardener The Biodiversity Gardener: Establishing a Legacy for the Natural World Paul Sterry

A personal account of—and guide to—unlocking the wildlife potential of gardens and other plots of land in lowland Britain

Plant Atlas 2020 Plant Atlas 2020: Mapping Changes in the Distribution of the British and Irish Flora P. A. Stroh, K. J. Walker, T. A. Humphrey, O. L. Pescott, and R. J. Burkmar

An authoritative two-volume overview of the distribution of the wild plants of Great Britain and Ireland

Birds of Costa Rica Birds of Costa Rica Dale Dyer and Steve N. G. Howell

A state-of-the-art illustrated field guide to the birds of Costa Rica

Birds of Belize Birds of Belize Steve N. G. Howell and Dale Dyer

A state-of-the-art illustrated field guide to the birds of Belize

Common Bees of Western North America Common Bees of Western North America Olivia Messinger Carril and Joseph S. Wilson

A portable, full-color photographic guide to the most commonly seen bees in the western United States and Canada

Insects of North America Insects of North America John C. Abbott and Kendra Abbott

The ultimate photographic field guide to North American insects

Field Guide to North American Flycatchers Field Guide to North American Flycatchers: Kingbirds and Myiarchus Cin-Ty Lee

A richly illustrated, portable guide to two of the most challenging groups of flycatchers to identify in the field