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Lizard
ISBN: PB: 9781780238289, Reaktion Books, October 2017
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 40 black&white illus., 60 colour illus.
Lizards stimulate the human imagination unlike most other animals, despite generally being small, soundless, and hidden from sight in burrows, treetops, or crevices. They can blend into a vast range of environments, from rocky coasts to deserts and r...
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Crocodile
ISBN: PB: 9781780230870, Reaktion Books, May 2013
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
Never smile at a crocodile No, you can't get friendly with a crocodile Don't be taken in by his friendly grin He's imagining how well you'd fit beneath his skin Crocodiles have never been, and never will be, allies of humankind. In innumerable songs...
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Leech
ISBN: PB: 9781780230337, Reaktion Books, October 2012
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
The leech is one of nature's most tenacious yet mysterious animals. Possessing a hold on the human body and culture, few creatures feature so unexpectedly yet consistently in human history. Popularly thought to be a formidable bloodsucking parasite,...
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Frog
ISBN: PB: 9781861899200, Reaktion Books, August 2012
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 40 black&white illus., 60 colour illus.
From the metamorphosing fairytale "Frog Prince" and "The Tale of Jeremy Fisher", to dissections in science class, to television's Kermit, frogs are ever-present in our childhoods. Just what is it about this slimy creature that captures our imaginatio...
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£16,99
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Snail
ISBN: PB: 9781861895288, Reaktion Books, October 2009
168 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 27 black&white illus., 59 colour illus.
For most of us, snails do not elicit feelings of warmth or affection. Apart from our repugnance at its appearance, our relationship with the snail has been influenced by the harm it has inflicted over the years on our garden seedlings. With "Snail",...
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Snake
ISBN: PB: 9781861892393, Reaktion Books, May 2005
216 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 52 black&white illus., 50 colour illus.
The snake's primordial system, functioning for well over one hundred million years, is a marvel of genetic engineering. The snake smells with its tongue, hears with its flesh, and propels itself by a locomotion of rippling muscles. It sheds its skin,...
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Tortoise
ISBN: PB: 9781861891914, Reaktion Books, October 2003
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 67 black&white illus., 36 colour illus.
"Tortoise" is the first cultural history of these long-lived and intriguing creatures, which have existed for more than 200 million years. The book covers tortoises worldwide, in evolution, myth and reality, ranging across palaeontology, natural hist...
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