Most popular Animal spectacles books
The most popular Animal spectacles books currently available. Updated weekly.
Danny is happy working at Belle Vue Zoo. But then the animals start escaping and, as a former street urchin and pickpocket, suspicion falls on him. Now, he must untangle the mystery of the great animal escapade in order to clear his name.
A colourful gift book full of cute, hilarious and inspirational narwhal mantras.
Your pets can rival movie stars with these easy tricks from the trainer behind the Harry Potter movies, Julie Tottman.
In a small medieval palace on Kathmandu's Durbar Square lives Nepal's famous Living Goddess - a child as young as three who is chosen from a caste of Buddhist goldsmiths to watch over the country and protect its people.
In Death in the Afternoon, Hemingway shares the sights, the sounds, the excitement, and above all, the knowledge which fuelled his passion for Spain and the bullfight. This remarkable book contains some of his finest writing, inspired by the intense life, as well as the inevitable death, of those hot, violent afternoons...
Showcases 100 captioned color photos of the author traveling through space, exploring the Earth, flying in hot air balloons, napping, and even skateboarding.
A fascinating look at the history and grandeur of bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is also a deeper contemplation on the nature of cowardice and bravery, sport and tragedy, and is enlivened throughout by Hemingway's pungent commentary on life and literature.
Bullfighting - the ultimate spectator sport. Beyond the theatre, the costume and the well-worn plot she focuses on the fact that a man faces his death while a crowd looks on. The result is a startling confrontation with her own, and mankind's, mortality.
Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome is a complete and comprehensive investigation of the rise, function, and pageantry of wild and domesticated animals as household pets and as fodder for entertainment in the Roman world.
Encounters between the species in an anthology of lively solo performances and commentary
When Scottish Ladies Show-Jumping Champion Maggie Nimmo married British Commonwealth Wrestling Champion Andy Robin, she knew that her family would be unusual, for with Andy came a nine-month old grizzly bear. Hercules the Bear is a moving story in which love and faith overcome the impossible.
When shocking images emerged of Anne, Britain's last circus elephant, being beaten by one of her keepers, it sparked a national outcry. The public was appalled and demanded that Anne be freed from the circus and be allowed to live out her final years in peace. Now, at last, she has the chance to live out her final years in a happy and safe place.
Lourdes Orozco considers different representations of animals in performance; suggesting that all animals have the ability to make us question the human, and its relationship to the other. She examines ways in which animals challenge theatre's ability to make meaning, and considers the surrounding ethical, political and social issues.
Crossing Central Europe is a pioneering volume that focuses on the complex networks of transcultural interrelations in Central Europe from 1900 to 2000.