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Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of…Hardback £14.99 Buy Now
Much more than just another field guide or a natural history of butterflies. Rainbow Dust explores the ways in which butterflies delight and inspire us all, naturalists and non-naturalists alike. In this uniquely eloquent and deeply personal book, naturalist Peter Marren explores the special place that butterflies hold in our hearts, in our cultural lives and in our imagination and recalls his own lifetime's obsession with these ephemeral creatures. Rainbow Dust is a celebration of butterflies; one shot through with a sense of wonder but also of sorrow at what we are losing.
Bugs BritannicaHardback £35.00 Buy Now
As with Flora and Birds, Bugs is not a biological guide but a richly-illustrated cultural one, seen through the eyes of writers, musicians, artists and naturalists. from the great Tudor naturalist, Thomas Muffet (father of Little Miss Muffet) to Irvine Welsh's talking tapeworm in Filth, as well as contributions by ordinary men and women who are fascinated by creepy-crawlies of all kinds. 512pp. 2010
Twitching through the SwampPaperback £12.50 Buy Now
A collection of short musings by Twitcher (aka Peter Marren), accompanied by cartoons drawn by David Carstairs originally published in 'British Wildlife' Also includes previously unpublished cartoons and other notes on the natural world from the NCC staff magazine 'Natural Selection'.
20% OFFMushroomsHardback £19.99 RRP: £24.99Buy Now
Written in Marren's inimitable style, it is a refreshingly candid view of the diversity of fungi and our relationship with this intriguing group. It explores topics such as the naming of fungi, their importance in natural ecosystems, fungus forays and our ambivalent attitude to edible fungi, as well as recent efforts to record and conserve vulnerable species.