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10 books about nature

Pick up one of these featured titles on nature in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on nature. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park by Conor Knighton

Category: Memoirs

This book was published this year by Crown and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals―and Other Forgotten Skills (Natural Navigation) by Tristan Gooley

Category: Star-Gazing

This book was published 6 years ago by The Experiment and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World (The Mysteries of Nature, 1) by Peter Wohlleben

Category: Plants & Animals

This book was published 5 years ago by Greystone Books and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

Edible Wild Plants for Beginners: The Essential Edible Plants and Recipes to Get Started by Althea Press

Category: Reference

This book was published 8 years ago by Althea Press and takes approximately 8.6 hours to read.

Natural History (Smithsonian) by DK Publishing

Category: Wildlife

This book was published 11 years ago by DK and takes approximately 21.6 hours to read.

National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals by Joel Sartore

Category: Plants & Animals

This book was published 4 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail: What Will You Find? by Editors of Storey Publishing

Category: Experiments & Projects

This book was published 3 years ago by Storey Publishing, LLC and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.

The Eight Master Lessons of Nature: What Nature Teaches Us About Living Well in the World by Gary Ferguson

Category: Botany

This book was published 2 years ago by Dutton and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.

Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom (Smithsonian) by DK

Category: Flowers & Plants

This book was published 2 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.

National Geographic Complete National Parks of the United States: 400+ Parks, Monuments, Battlefields, Historic Sites, Scenic Trails, Recreation Areas, and Seashores by Mel White

Category: Nature & Ecology

This book was published 5 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 18.1 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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