Category:

 Medicine

• Authoritative account of New Zealand plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe and his pioneering work in the Second World War • Celebrates the legendary Guinea Pig Club he formed • Inspiring, moving story with new foreword by Prince Harry 
“Mayhew is to ... read more

General Fields
: 9781784383213
: Greenhill Books
: Chatham Publishing
: ---length:- '15.6'width:- '23.4'units:- Centimeters
Special Fields
: E. R. Mayhew
: Paperback
: 940.547541
: 240
: books
The Guinea Pig Club
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in t... read more

General Fields
: 9781473695986
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray
: ---length:- '22.2'width:- '13.8'units:- Centimeters
Special Fields
: Stephen Hawking
: Hardback
: 1
: 530.092
: 256
: books
Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Nature

Awards:Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non Fiction 2019

A fascinating, in-depth account of New Zealand's birds, which spans their discovery, their place in both Pakeha and Maori worlds, their survival and conservation, and the illustrations and art they have inspired.
In 1872, the first instalments of ... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503925
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
Special Fields
: Geoff Norman
: Hardback
: 598.0993
: 372
: books
Birdstories: A History of the Birds of New Zealand
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Hi... read more

General Fields
: 9780008241773
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
: Harper Element
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Simon Winchester
: Paperback
: 2018
: 620.00922
: 336
: books
Exactly How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Nature

A guide and gift book in equal measure, this treasure of a book pays homage to New Zealand's native plant species.
 
The Meaning of Trees tells the story of plants and people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Beautifully illustrated with botanical drawings, paintings and ph... read more

General Fields
: 9781775541301
: HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Special Fields
: Robert Vennell
: Hardback
: 256
: books
The Meaning of Trees
$55.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Nature

Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non Fiction 2019   

The remarkable and inspring story of how New Zealand's native forests were saved between 1960 and 2000. The greatest success stories of the modern environmental movement in New Zealand were the public campaigns to save ... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503130
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
Special Fields
: Paul Bensemann
: Hardback
: 333.75160993
: 240
: books
Fight for the Forests: The Pivotal Campaigns That Saved New Zealand's Native Forests
$70.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Nature

Series:Welcome to the Museum

Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled new talent.
 
Welcome to the Museum is a series of books set on the "walls" of the printed page, showcasing the world's finest collections of ob... read more

General Fields
: 9781760061975
: Bonnier Publishing Australia
: Five Mile
: 37.00 cmmm X 27.00 cmmm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Jenny Broom (Editor); Katie Scott (Editor)
: Hardback
: 1014
: Katie Scott
: en
: 590
: 112
: books
Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
$42.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

'The bottom line question is: what actions in this time period are truly vital, and will we take them?'  Our climate is changing, in ways that will have long-term impacts for us and for our children.  Yet still we fail t... read more

General Fields
: 9780908321414
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Ralph Chapman
: Paperback
: books
Time of Useful Consciousness : Acting Urgently on Climate Change (BWB Texts)
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings Since the beginnings of history trees have served humankind in countless useful ways, but our relationship with trees has many dime... read more

General Fields
: 9780300228205
: Yale University Press
: Yale University Press
: 197mm X 127mm
: United States
Special Fields
: Fiona Stafford
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 302.2223
: 296
: 60 b/w illus.
: books
The Long, Long Life of Trees
$33.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Most of us think of Darwin at work on The Beagle, taking inspiration for his theory of evolution from his travels in the Galapagos. But Darwin published his Origin of Species nearly thirty years after his voyages and most of his labours in that time ... read more

General Fields
: 9781788160285
: Profile Books Limited
: Profile Books Ltd
: ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
Special Fields
: Ken Thompson
: Hardback
: English
: 580.92
: 256
: books
Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants - Darwin's Botany Today
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

Reading Level:very good

The state of New Zealand's freshwater has become an urgent public issue in recent years. From across the political spectrum, concern is growing about the pollution of New Zealand's rivers and streams. We all know they need fixing. But how do we d... read more

Description: 'It strikes me with great clarity that if you look at the problems in isolation they each seem intractable; but when you grasp that there could be one single solution, then suddenly there is a glimpse of light at the end of the tunne... read more

General Fields
: 9781988545431
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
Special Fields
: Mike Joy
: Paperback
: 363.73940993
: 200
: books
Mountains to Sea: Solving New Zealand's Freshwater Crisis
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

A journey through 55 alternative realities, parallel worlds and possible futures. It's lucky you're here. But for a series of incredible coincidences and roads not taken, your life could b... read more

General Fields
: 9781473628618
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: New Scientist Magazine Staff
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 500
: 272
: books
The Universe Next Door: A Journey Through 57 Alternative Realities, Parallel Worlds and Possible Futures
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2