Nature Book Club: The Big List

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51hnoTvfmkL._SX371_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgThe fifth #NatureBookClub saw more great recommendations and discussion about nature books. The list is growing every week, so I’m updating The Big List after each Nature Book Club.

Here are the books that have been recommended to date during Nature Book Club. I’ve included links from the author’s names to their Twitter accounts where possible. (It took ages to find them all so please click on the links and follow writers you like).

  1. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  2. The Shark and the Albatross by John Aitchison.
  3. My Name is Mina by David Almond
  4. The Last Wilderness: A Journey Into Silence by Neil Ansel
  5. Deep Country by Neil Ansell
  6. The Moor by William Atkins
  7. Adventures of a Young Naturalist by David Attenborough
  8. Life on Earth by by David Attenborough
  9. Zoo Quest by David Attenborough
  10. Amazing Rare Things by by David Attenborough
  11. Tiger Wars by Steve Backshall
  12. Pam the Peacock Butterfly by Nicola and Rebecca Bailey
  13. Pat the Caterpillar by Nicola and Rebecca Bailey
  14. Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barker
  15. Being a Beast by Charles Foster
  16. Food You Can Forage by Tiffany Francis Baker
  17. Nature Teacher’s Handbook by Nick Baker
  18. Badgerlands by Patrick Barkham
  19. Birdwatching With Your Eyes Closed by Simon Barnes
  20. Rewild Yourself by Simon Barnes
  21. Little Grey Men by BB
  22. The Nature Lover’s Book by Enid Blyton
  23. The Bumble Bee Flies Anyway by Kate Bradbury
  24. Wildlife Gardening for Everyone and Everything by Kate Bradbury
  25. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  26. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  27. All Rivers Run Free by Natasha Carthew
  28. Voices in the Ocean by Susan Casey
  29. Clare’s Countryside by John Clare
  30. Common Ground by Rob Cowen
  31. Ring the Hill by Tom Cox
  32. The Nature of Spring by Jim Crumley
  33. Animals of Farthing Wood by Colin Dann
  34. On the Origin of the species by Charles Darwin illustrated by Sabina Radeva
  35. My Garden and Other Animals by Mike Dilger
  36. My Family and Other Animals by Gerard Durrell
  37. Badgered to Death by Tom Dyer
  38. Butterflies by EB Ford
  39. The Edible Garden by Alys Fowler
  40. Hidden Nature by Alys Fowler
  41. What a Waste by Jess French
  42. How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear by Jess French
  43. The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico
  44. So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs? series by Ben Garrod
  45. Ghost Trees by Bob Gilbert
  46. Through a Window by Jane Goodall
  47. Wild Signs and Star Paths by Tristan Gooley
  48. Go Wild! Over 200 Ways to Connect With Nature by Emily Goss
  49. Garden Jungle by Dave Goulson
  50. Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  51. Tidy by Emily Gravett
  52. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  53. Halcyon River Diaries by Charlie Hamilton James
  54. Legacy of Luna by Julia Butterfly Hill
  55. Foxes Unearthed by Lucy Jones
  56. Bird Therapy by Joe Harkness
  57. The Seasons anthologies edited by Melissa Harrison
  58. The Wonders of Nature by Ben Hoar
  59. Complete James Herriott
  60. Thinking on my Feet by Kate Humble
  61. British Wildflowers in Their Natural Haunts by Horwood
  62. Dancing With Bees by Brigit Strawbridge Howard
  63. Death on Earth by Jules Howard
  64. Badgers to Nighthawks: Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger by
  65. Findings by Kathleen Jamie
  66. Surfacing by Kathleen Jamie
  67. Seedbombs for Bees by Josie Jeffrey
  68. A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings by Helen Jukes
  69. Seven Worlds One Planet by Jonny Keeling
  70. Beetle Boy by MG Leonard
  71. The Outrun by Amy Liptrott
  72. H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald
  73. The Bluebird by Maurice Maeterlinck
  74. A Wild Child’s Guide to Endangered Animals by Millie Marotta
  75. Lips too Chilled by Matsuo Bashō
  76. The Outrun by Amy May
  77. Ring of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell.
  78. Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty
  79. Underland by Robert McFarlane
  80. 365 Days Wild by Lucy McRobert
  81. The Wild Remedy by Emma Mitchell
  82. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  83. Emily of New Moon by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
  84. The River Singers by Tom Moorhouse
  85. News From Nowhere by William Morris
  86. The Sundering Flood by William Morris
  87. The Lost Words by Jackie Morris and Robert McFarlane
  88. Feral by George Monbiot
  89. Winter Sleep by Alex Morss and Sean Taylor
  90. Wild Hares and Hummingbirds by
  91. The Great British Year: Wildlife Through the Seasons by Stephen Moss.
  92. Fingers in the Sparkle Jar by Chris Packham
  93. Back Garden Nature Reserve by Chris Packham
  94. Wild Side of Town by Chris Packham
  95. Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear? by Lev Parikian
  96. Badger Behaviour, Conservation and Rehabilitation by George E. Pearce
  97. National Trust: 50 Things To Do Before You’re 11 3/4 by Tom Percival.

  98. Complete Works of Beatrix Potter
  99. I Am The Seed That Grew the Tree by Frann Preston Gannon.

  100. Outpost by Dan Richards
  101. A Woman in the Polar Night by Christiane Ritter
  102. The Wild Flower Key by Francis Rose
  103. The Lorax by Dr Seuess
  104. Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
  105. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  106. Think Like a Tree by Sarah Spence
  107. Edward Thomas: A Miscellany by Anna Stemming.
  108. The Wood by John Lewis Stempel
  109. Running Hare by John Lewis Stempel
  110. Meadowland by John Lewis-Stempel
  111. Where Poppies Blow by John Lewis Stempel
  112. Extraordinary Insects by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson
  113. The Queen of Speckled Wood by SW Teal
  114. Saviour of Speckled Wood by SW Teal

  115. A Miscellany by Edward Thomas
  116. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  117. Journey into the Wild: The Secret Life a Cameraman by Gavin Thurston
  118. A Field Guide in Colour to Plants and Animals by Jan Toman and Jiri Felix, illustrated by Kvetoslav Hisek
  119. Wilding by Isabella Tree
  120. The Beauty in the Beast by Hugh Warwick
  121. Anything by Terri Windling
  122. Get Your Boots on by Alex White
  123. The Inner Life of Animals by Peter Wohlleben
  124. Wonderland by Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss
  125. Natural History of Selbourne by Gilbert White
  126. Arthropoda Iconicus Volume I: Insects From A Far Away Galaxy by Richard Wilkinson.
  127. Masquerade by Kit Williams
  128. Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson
  129. A Tour in Scotland by Dorothy Wordsworth
  130. Trouble With Lichen by John Wyndham
  131. Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
  132. Poems by WB Yeats
  133. The Street Beneath My Feet by Yuval Zommer
  134. The Big Book of Blue by Yuval Zommer
  135. Observer Book of Birds
  136. Ladybird Book of Birds
  137. I Spy books
  138. The RSPB Pocket Guide to Birds
  139. The British Wildlife Photography Awards books.
  140. Bloomsbury Wildlife Field guides.

Join in with Nature Book Club next Sunday 6-7pm and share your favourite nature books.

If you’re a nature writer or illustrator, share extracts and illustrations from your books – and contact me via Twitter if you’d like to run a competition. I’ll also post next week’s questions on my Twitter account, GrowEatGift.

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