A selection of books for older readers and parents specifically curated for Home Education Association Members.
Members can enjoy 20% off these books when they use their HEA Members Discount Coupon.
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Eye to eye with our world’s wildlife
From polar bears to mountain gorillas, penguins to sea otters, certain animals capture our imagination. These are the animals that are mascots for conservation campaigns. But why these creatures instead of other equally endangered animals? The answer lies in their cuteness or charisma! Illustrated with images by one of the world’s leading wildlife photographers, The Science of Hope informs as it educates, describing the psychology and science behind our desire to connect with these animals.
An introduction to The Science of Hope from author Dr Wiebke Finkler:
SPECIFICATIONS: Cased with jacket | 254 x 254mm / 10 x 10in | 160 pages | Full Colour
New knowledge and know-how for grandparenting the under 5s
Grandparenting Grandchildren is the first guide of its kind written specifically for grandparents, and aims to help you raise well-rounded, ready-to-learn, happy grandchildren. It covers the key influences on healthy development: movement, music, sleep and food, explaining both how they benefit the brain and how to implement them in your grandchild’s life. Learn to build a loving, supportive relationship, while constructing essential life skills for happy, capable, and confident learners.
SPECIFICATIONS: | Paperback |229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 224 Pages
“While grandparents are increasingly being drafted to raise their children’s offspring the rules are not always clear cut. Dr Jane Williams, co-author of Grandparenting Grandchildren reveals how to navigate some of the trickier aspects of the role.”
A Book of Fun for Frog Lovers
John Boyd and the American Art of War
Colonel John Boyd, a maverick fighter pilot, revolutionized the American art of war but his research relied on accounts written by Wehrmacht veterans who fabricated historical evidence to cover up their participation in Nazi war crimes. The Blind Strategist separates fact from fantasy and exposes the myths of maneuver warfare through a detailed evidence-based investigation and is a must-read for anybody interested in American military history.
Specifications: Cover and Jacket | 234 x 151mm/9.25 x 6 in | 360 pages
Rediscovering nature through bird photography
With Getting Closer to guide you, and a camera in hand, learn how to connect with nature by using a photographer’s eye.
Getting Closer is an illustrated discussion of photography as a way of achieving greater intimacy with the natural world. With a focus on birds, the book is directed primarily at photographers but also at birders, and people interested in the outdoors. The author offers a simple, practical path for readers to begin to ‘rewild’ themselves, introducing hands-on techniques that will enable readers to both deeply connect with their environment and become proficient wildlife photographers.
Specifications: 9781925820638 | Hardback | 254 x 254mm / 10 x 10in | 144 pages | Full colour
The Life and Times of a Polar Filmmaker
Max Quinn’s filmmaking career has taken him to the ends of the earth, from his native New Zealand to Alaska; Antarctica to the Arctic. A Life of Extremes is a personal account of his work, featuring vibrant text and stunning images that illustrate 20 years of adventures in polar climates. Learn, from behind the camera, about the natural history and wildlife of our world. Leave the tourist trail behind with this unique insight into life in the immensely beautiful, most extreme places on earth.
Specifications: Cover & Jacket | 260 x 186mm / 10.25 x 7.25in
The Art of Daryl Dickson
Celebrating Australia’s Magnificent Wildlife is a celebration of Daryl Dickson’s beautiful work. From black-winged stilts to brushtail possums, see the variety and color of Australian wildlife contained in one wonderful book. Dickson’s passion for the conservation of wildlife and wild places has informed and inspired her work. She highlights the natural beauty of species that deserve to be saved in what is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the natural world.
The work of artists crosses borders, boundaries and language barriers. Painting wildlife does not need language to explain the essence of the beauty, landscape or movement of a creature. Witness the ancient tropical forests and majestic landscapes of northern Queensland, Australia — home to some of the world’s rarest and most fascinating species. View a lifetime of artworks, showcased in this large-format, beautifully designed book that is an essential addition to coffee tables everywhere.
Australian Women’s Weekly Christmas Issue
“Art and conservation merge in this stunning tome.”
Specifications: 9781925820607 | Cased and Jacket | 254 x 254mm / 10 x 10in | 144 pages | full colour
The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women
Women have a long history of keeping the lights burning, from tending ancient altar flames or bonfires to modern-day lighthouse keeping. Yet most of their stories are little known. Guiding Lights includes stories from around the world spanning two millennia, as we discover the physical and mental risks of isolation, the heroism of the female keepers, how they came to be hired (especially in the 19th century), and the mysteries and legends that are inextricably part of lighthouse history.
Specifications: 9781925820621 | Cased & Jacket | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 256 pages