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New Release for 2018: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent

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We are very pleased to announce our first release of 2018, formally published as of today: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent by Philip Hadland. Click cover below to go to the product page for more info (or see below) and order your copy.   Folkestone is arguably one of the best fossil-hunting grounds in the UK and is especially famed for its great diversity of exceptionally well preserved ammonites. In this family friendly photographic field guide the author covers the major different fossil groups likely to be found in the Lower Greensand, Gault Clay, Chalk and Pleistocene settings. More than 200 fossil species are illustrated...

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Fossils of Folkestone, Kent: PRE-ORDER NOW and SAVE 20%

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We are very pleased to announce that our forthcoming title: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent by Philip Hadland is almost ready to go to the printer.   Folkestone is arguably one of the best fossil-hunting grounds in the UK and is especially famed for its great diversity of exceptionally well preserved ammonites. In this family friendly photographic field guide the author covers the major different fossil groups likely to be found in the Lower Greensand, Gault Clay, Chalk and Pleistocene settings. More than 200 fossil species are illustrated in a series of 100 full-page, colour plates. The author has been collecting fossils at Folkestone...

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New Release: Escape the Fat Trap: It's not rocket science!

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We are very pleased to announce the release of our latest title: Escape the Fat Trap: It's not rocket science! (The obesity problem solved) by David Penney. Admittedly, this is somewhat outside of our normal remit, but this title is the result of an amazing body transformation by the owner of Siri Scientific Press, who (aged 46) dropped from an obese 46-inch waist to a normal 34-inch waist in just 7 months and who is now a competitive strength athlete at the age of 49 and with a six-pack of abs that would put many body-builders to shame. The most surprising thing...

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New book reviews: Dinosaurs of the British Isles AND British Polacanthid Dinosaurs

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We are very pleased to announce a nice new dual review of two of our titles: Dinosaurs of the British Isles by Dean Lomax and Nobumichi Tamura AND British Polacanthid Dinosaurs by William T. Blows, just published in the latest edition (Fall 2017) of Priscum, the newsletter of the Palaeontological Society. Here is a brief snippet from the review: "I really should plan a holiday on the Isle of Wight. That is the strongest impression I received from reading these two recent books from Siri Scientific Press. That little island has an unusually rich concentration of dinosaur fossils, comprising both...

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New book review: So you want to be a palaeontologist? - Practical Advice for Fossil Enthusiasts of All Ages

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We are very pleased to announce a nice new review of our title by David Penney, So You Want to be a Palaeontologist? Practical Advice for Fossil Enthusiasts of All Ages, just published in the latest edition (Fall 2017) of Priscum, the newsletter of the Palaeontological Society. Here is a brief snippet from the review: "So You Want to Palaeontologist, subtitled Practical Advice for Fossil Enthusiasts of All Ages, addresses many of the topics that may be raised by an aspiring paleontologist, in particular, what do paleontologists actually do and where do they do it? Much of this is filtered...

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