Wheelers Books
Refine By
Publication Date
Fiction / Non-Fiction
    Age
      Format
        Extended Format
        Show Large Print:
        Publication Country
          Latest Additions
          Language
            Price
            -
            Stock Availability: Sort by: View:

            Total 9.46K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›
            Wildlife of Aotearoa
             

            Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Bishop, Gavin

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $30.00
            • Save $10.00
            • In Stock At Publisher

            "Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through... ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures"--Publisher information.
            Read more

            ISBN 9780143772514
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-12 years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Lost Gold: Ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands
             

            Lost Gold: Ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands (Paperback)

            Edited by Miskelly, Colin; Symes, Craig

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $49.50
            • Save $5.50
            • Pre Release Local

            This special book-format issue of Birds New Zealands journal Notornis is devoted to the birds of the Auckland Islands Maukahuka/Motu Maha, the largest and biologically most diverse island group in the New Zealand subantarctic region. Its 19 chapters, written by leading ornitholog...ists, cover a wide range of topics, including the history of ornithological discovery, biogeography, the impacts of introduced mammals and people, prehistoric bird communities based on bone assemblages, and population, ecological and genetic studies of several of the endemic or otherwise notable birds of the island group including Auckland Island snipe, white-headed petrel, and several albatross species.
            Read more

            ISBN 9780995113664
            Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            Wild Your Garden: Create a sanctuary for nature
             

            Wild Your Garden: Create a sanctuary for nature (Hardback)

            By Ashton, Jim and Joel

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
            • Save $9.25
            • Pub Date
              19 May 20

            Join the rewilding movement and fill your outdoor space with nature. Wilding your garden will create a little nature reserve and help increase the number of habitats for our wildlife. The Butterfly Brothers are specialists at creating spaces for wildlife; they showed Gardeners' W...orld and Springwatch how to do it, and now they can help you too. If we all made a place for wildlife in our garden, we'd transform levels of biodiversity and help combat wildlife habitat loss, plummeting pollinator numbers, and carbon emissions. But it's not just a question of letting the weeds take over - there's an art and balance to rewilding a garden well so that you can enjoy it too. The Butterfly Brothers are experts at designing wildlife-friendly gardens, and in Wild Your Garden, they show you how to work with nature, support wildlife, and create a self-maintaining, no-dig balance of planting, whether you have a large garden or an urban balcony. Transform a paved-over yard into a lush oasis, create refuges to welcome endangered species, or turn a high-maintenance lawn into a mini-meadow with the potential to absorb carbon and air pollution. The projects don't require specialist gardening knowledge or lots of land, so whatever size space you have, you can rewild your own little corner of the planet. Be inspired to take action by the Butterfly Brothers and discover the beauty and rewards of sharing your space with nature.
            Read more

            ISBN 9780241435816
            Released NZ 19 May 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            Zealandia: the Valley That Changed a Nation
             

            Zealandia: the Valley That Changed a Nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lynch, Jim

            • RRP: $50.99
            • $50.99
            • Available

            The author's account of how Zealandia, Wellington's world first pest free fenced eco-sanctuary, went from idea to reality and changed a city and a nation. An uplifting story of daring innovation, and the determination of a community that built a world famous conservation jewel.

            ISBN 9780473490119
            Published NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Showing available from publisher, allow 2-4 weeks for delivery
            View details for this title
            The Animal Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the World's Wildlife
             

            The Animal Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the World's Wildlife (Hardback)

            By DK; Illustrated by Lilly, Kenneth

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
            • Save $9.25
            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            Where do animals build their homes? How do they survive in very hot and cold climates? Why are so many species endangered? Discover the answers to all these questions and many more in The Animal Atlas. This lavishly illustrated nature book takes children on a tour, continent by c...ontinent, to meet the animals of the world. Within each section, the book travels through different biomes, such as forests, deserts, and lakes; and specific regions, from the Everglades to the Galapagos, Himalayas, and Great Barrier Reef. The Animal Atlas is packed with beautiful, life-like illustrations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects that live all around the world, from the Amazon to Antarctica. Each species is carefully hand-drawn to show details of fur, feathers, or scales, while accompanying captions reveal fascinating facts about the animal's behaviour. Maps, along with icons to represent each animal, show precisely where the animals are found. For example, Australia's iconic koala can be tracked down to the east coast of the country. The book starts with an introduction to animal groups and habitats, and finishes with endangered species and a gallery of amazing, record-breaking animals. First published in 1992, this atlas has been updated for the 2020 edition and is a beautiful gift for a new generation of zoologists.
            Read more

            ISBN 9780241412787
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            Red Alert!: 15 Endangered Animals Fighting to Survive

            Red Alert!: 15 Endangered Animals Fighting to Survive (Hardback)

            By Barr, Catherine; By (artist) Wilson, Anne

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $22.39
            • Save $5.60
            • Temporarily out of stock

            15 endangered species in six different habitats need your help to survive!

            ISBN 9781910959961
            Released NZ 1 May 2018
            Publisher Otter-Barry Books Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            Title is temporarily out of stock
            View details for this title
            Beetle Queen

            Beetle Queen (Paperback)

            By Leonard, M. G.

            • RRP: $17.99
            • $14.39
            • Save $3.60
            • In Stock At Publisher

            Cruel beetle fashionista, Lucretia Cutter, is at large with her yellow ladybird spies - and she has a devious plan. Darkus, Virginia and Bertolt are determined to stop her, but Darkus's dad is dead set against their involvement. Hope rests on Novak, Lucretia's daughter and a Holl...ywood actress, but the beetle diva is always one scuttle ahead ...
            Read more

            ISBN 9781910002773
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2017
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series The Battle of the Beetles
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds: A visual encyclopedia of the plant kingdom

            Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds: A visual encyclopedia of the plant kingdom (Hardback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
            • Save $9.25
            • In Stock At Publisher

            A unique and beautiful children's guide to the extraordinary world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees. We couldn't live without plants. We need them for food, shelter, even the air we breathe, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Why do thistles bristl...e with spines? How do some plants trap and eat insects? Did you know there are trees more than 5,000 years old? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions. Each type of plant - such as a flowering plant, a tree, a grass, or cactus - is examined close-up, with an example shown from all angles and even in cross-section. Then picture-packed galleries show the wonderful variety of plants on different themes, perhaps the habitat they grow in, a flower family, or the plants that supply us with our staple foods. But the book also takes a fun, more sideways look at some truly weird and wonderful plants, including trees with fruits like a giant's fingers, orchids that look like monkey faces, seeds that spin like helicopters, and trees that drip poison. So open this fascinating book and find out more about the amazing world of trees, leaves, flowers, and seeds.
            Read more

            ISBN 9780241339923
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything you need to know to make small changes that make a big difference
             

            The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything you need to know to make small changes that make a big difference (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gale, Jen

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $25.73
            • Save $7.26
            • Pub Date
              15 Apr 20

            Easy, do-able, down to earth ideas and suggestions for everyone to do their bit and save the planet. If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like a Herculean task, then this is the book for you. Co...vering every aspect of our lives from the stuff we buy and the food we eat, to how we travel, work, and celebrate, you'll find stacks of practical, down to earth ideas to slot into your daily life, alongside a gentle kick up the butt to put your newfound knowledge into action. Find out how to fit sustainable living into your life, in a way that works for you. Change your impact without radically changing your life and figure out the small steps you can make that will add up to make a big difference (halo not included).
            Read more

            ISBN 9781472969125
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

            The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis (Hardback)

            By Figueres, Christiana; Rivett-Carnac, Tom

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $36.00
            • Save $9.00
            • To Order/ Indent titles

            I hope it is widely read and acted on' Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace The Future We Choose is a passionate call to arms, written by former UN Secretary for Climate Christiana Figures and Tom Rivett-Carnac, her UN political ...strategist.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781838770822
            Released NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
            View details for this title
            Total 9.46K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›