Menu
Cart 0

News — News

New Release and review: Jurassic Fossils of the West Dorset Coast

Posted by David Penney on

We are very pleased to announce the release of our latest title: Jurassic Fossils of the West Dorset Coast: A Time Traveller's Journal by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers, with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz. ISBN 978-1-8381528-5-7, 160 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover, 250+ colour photographs & illustrations click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order ReviewsEverything Dinosaur blog: This book takes the form of an Edwardian diary. Imagine finding on the beach at Charmouth an old journal that catalogues the visit of two Edwardian gentlemen to the...

Read more →

New Book Review: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World

Posted by David Penney on

Click cover to go to product page and order your copy We are very pleased to announce an excellent review of our recent title New Book Review: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World by Adrian Spalding, in the Entomologist's Rec. J. Var. 134 (2022): 52 (edited snippets follow): This is one of the more interesting books that has crossed my desk the last year. The author presents a fascinating review of the modern-day perceptions of wildlife conservation. It successfully avoids the bottomless pits of perceived wisdom and foregone conclusion, to present a refreshing interpretation of...

Read more →

New Review: Why Nature Conservation isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World

Posted by David Penney on

We are pleased to announce a new review of our recent title: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World by Dr Adrian Spalding has just been published in the latest volume of Atropos (2021: 69, 70-71). Snippets: "British species are the central focus, their recorded history and their relationship with human beings.  Extensive and numerous examples are succinctly outlined, demonstrating the commonest, and some of the rarer, origins of species that currently inhabit the UK, and sometimes places further afield. There is frequent reference to both naturally arising means of establishment and various people-assisted pathways. …...

Read more →

Forthcoming title: Discovery and Collection of the Brandon Bridge Konservat-Lagerstätte

Posted by David Penney on

We are pleased to announce that the following new title is now in production: Discovery and Collection of the Brandon Bridge Konservat-Lagerstätte: A Remarkable Soft-bodied Biota from the Silurian of Wisconsin, USA by Gerald O Gunderson† and Ronald C Meyer. In the early 1980s Gerald Gunderson and Ronald Meyer, two amateur paleontologists, made one of the great fossil discoveries of all time. Known as the Brandon Bridge soft-bodied biota from the lower Silurian of southeastern Wisconsin, it provided a unique look at early organisms missing from the fossil record. Because of its extraordinary preservation the Brandon Bridge presents many of...

Read more →

New Book Review: A guide to fossil collecting on the East Dorset coast

Posted by David Penney on

We are very pleased to announce the publication of a new book review by Everything Dinosaur of our recent title: A guide to fossil collecting on the East Dorset coast, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers. Click cover for more info, contents etc. or to order your copy Edited snippets from the review: This highly acclaimed guidebook is beautifully illustrated with more than 200 colour photographs not only showing fossil finds but also highlighting the stunning landscape and geology of this part of the southern coast of England. It is aimed at amateur as well as the more serious fossil...

Read more →