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Sublime Nature
Sublime Nature
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Books/Photography

This exquisite and inspiring book of landscape photography from National Geographic captures the beauty of nature in all its breathtaking variations. Natural scenery, whether mountain peaks against a crystal blue sky or shimmering expanses of ocean or desert, the exquisite geometry of tide marks on a beach or the perfection of a moss-laden path, affects us deeply, by turns eliciting joy, peace, awe, and a state of grace. Sublime Nature collects images that inspire these emotions, culled from the world's leading photographers. Award-winning photojournalist and conservationist Cristina Mittermeier contextualizes the sentiments captured in the photographs, offering readers a visceral connection to the natural universe. Poetic, inspiring, and filled with breathtaking images, Sublime Nature stunningly captures our special relationship with nature in all its abundant incarnations, and inspires us to reap its life-giving and wondrous gifts and to care about protecting its future.


$35.00
Visions of Earth
Visions of Earth
(Based on 12 reviews)
Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

Visions of Earth raises a curtain on the wonders of the world and thrills us with nature's opulence and humanity's splendor. Each image alone exposes a nugget of our planet's magnificence; the totality of the collection goes beyond our imagination. Turning the pages, viewers are struck by the richness of life on Earth. One photograph is more awe-inspiring than the next—chosen by veteran National Geographic magazine photo editors to present what is visually incredible. The photographs are drawn from the popular "Visions of Earth" feature in the magazine, (rated Number 1 by readers), from our own storied Image Collection, and from renowned photographers throughout the world, many never-before published.


$40.00
$20.00
National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography
National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography
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Category: Books/Photography

Ever wonder how landscape photographers manage to capture every detail in a panoramic shot of the Grand Canyon? Want to make a waterfall look like velvet? Or highlight the shafts of sunlight in your pictures of forests? These answers and more can be found in this definitive new guide to landscape photography—a must-have resource for amateur and experienced shutterbugs alike.


$21.95
Mother's Love
Mother's Love
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

The worldwide leader in animal photography, National Geographic brings us Mother's Love: Inspiring True Stories From the Animal Kingdom, a collection of the most moving and intimate portraits of animal mothers and their babies. Each photograph shows animal moms as they nurture, play, teach, and protect their young. Sprinkled throughout are inspirational quotes ("All I am I owe to my angel mother." —Abraham Lincoln) and unbelievable true stories of maternal heroism, like the mother duck from Vancouver who persuaded a human passerby to rescue her ducklings from a storm drain. Page after page will touch your heart and remind us all of the valuable roles that mothers play—both in the wild and at home. A perfect gift for any budget, Mother's Love is a great way to celebrate Mother's Day, a new arrival, or any old day to show your mom how much you care.


$9.95
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Climb aboard a helicopter with National Geographic photographer Robert Haas and journey all over the world in search of wild animals and exotic places. Cruise over the savanna grasslands of Africa and watch from above as lions hunt buffalos, one of the few "fair fights" in the African wilderness. Enjoy the spectacle as brilliant pink flamingos run faster and faster along the surface of the water before taking off and landing to form the perfect shape of a huge flamingo. Track muddy footprints across a rain-drenched salt pan to find a lone wildebeest that joins a herd of zebras. Even catch a glimpse of a large group of sharks that glide silently through shallow water in search of their next meal.


$17.95
Women of Vision
Women of Vision
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Category: Books/Photography

Women photographers have produced many of National Geographic's most powerful photo-narratives of the past decade. These talented photojournalists are celebrated in this captivating photography book, covering places and subjects around the globe and sharing the same passion and commitment to storytelling that has come to define National Geographic magazine, with more than 31 million readers worldwide.


$30.00
National Geographic Image Collection - Mini Edition
National Geographic Image Collection - Mini Edition
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Category: Books/Photography

Behind National Geographic's worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the most extensive, valuable, and unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection. The book by the same name, now in small format, lets readers plumb the fascinating depths of this immense archive from the earliest photographs collected in the late 19th century to the cutting-edge work of today. Both iconic and never-before-seen images from virtually every corner of the globe, every species of wildlife, and amazing human achievements in exploration, adventure, science, and more are showcased and placed in historic, artistic, technical, and journalistic context. The book is divided into four themes: Wilderness, Exploration, and Adventure; Wildlife; Peoples, Cultures, and Lifestyles; Science and Climate Change. Each section's content and images describe the evolution of photography, both technically and aesthetically.


$17.95
Daily Joy
Daily Joy
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Category: Books/Photography

The first in National Geographic's 365-photo-a-day line of inspirational books, Daily Joy unites inspiring words of joy with lovely National Geographic images of the world—a perfect gift to keep on your bedside table to read just before bed or first thing in the morning. Daily Joy's elegant design features 365 days of gorgeous National Geographic photography, each one paired with a meaningful quotation, meditation, or thought that will help readers find joy every day of the year. Each month has a theme, and all the quotes are centered around it:

  • January/Renewal: "Just where you are—that's the place to start." —Pema Chodron
  • February/Love: "Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls." —Khalil Gibran
  • March/Authenticity: "Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." —Mahatma Gandhi
  • April/Growth: "A jug fills drop by drop." —Buddha
  • May/Courage: "It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it has to have tried and succeeded." —Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • June/Perspective: "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." —J. K. Rowling
  • July/Adventure: "Life itself is the proper binge." —Julia Child
  • August/Freedom: "Freedom is from within." —Frank Lloyd Wright
  • September/Purpose: "The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause." —Mark Twain
  • October/Fulfillment: "Ah! There's nothing like staying home for real comfort." —Jane Austen
  • November/Wisdom: "Sleep is the best meditation." —The Dalai Lama
  • December/Faith: "Peace is always beautiful." —Walt Whitman

As poet John Keats wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever," and readers will turn to Daily Joy year after year to find wonder, awe, and happiness in the world around them.


$19.95
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

The National Geographic Little Kids Big Book of Animals is an adorable animal reference sure to be welcomed by parents and librarians alike. Filled with fluffy and scaly creatures big and small, this appealing book introduces the youngest explorers to the world of wildlife, using a child-friendly format inspired by the blockbuster National Geographic Little Kids magazine. This exciting new reference for the very young mirrors the magazine's square shape, readable fonts, and fun content, to keep little ones thrilled with every colorful page.


$14.95
Wide Angle
Wide Angle
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Category: Books/Photography

In 250 glorious photographs Wide Angle: National Geographic Greatest Places documents the beauty and depth of every part of the world. Delving deeply into a picture archive that houses over ten million images, with many photographs being published for the first time, this new book-the third and final in the "greatest photographs" series-presents the world's amazingly diverse places with epic grandeur, unparalleled intimacy, romantic beauty, and gritty realism. The photographs are landscapes, cityscapes, famous landmarks, and unfamiliar spots that reveal special qualities of geography or culture one might otherwise never see.


$16.95
National Geographic Photographing Birds
National Geographic Photographing Birds
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Category: Books/Photography

There are an estimated 85 million American birders, and just about every one carries a camera. But there's an art to capturing birds on film, and who better to reveal the tricks of the trade than two of National Geographic's foremost birders/photographers?


$19.95
Face to Face with Butterflies
Face to Face with Butterflies
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

You're keeping soooo still. You're trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don't want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you've ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species develops unique wings; and witness a butterfly food fight, as they wrestle over a flower until a winner is declared.


$16.95
Everything Spring
Everything Spring
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Surround yourself in Everything Spring. Stunning photography and detailed imagery capture the uplifting spirit of our favorite season in this counterpart to the National Geographic bestseller A Tree for All Seasons.


$5.95
Through the Eyes of The Condor
Through the Eyes of The Condor
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Category: Books/Photography

Step aboard a private plane for a breathtaking tour of the immense and varied wilderness of Latin America—lush lands and scenic waterways nearly impossible to experience any other way.


$50.00
National Geographic Stunning Photographs
National Geographic Stunning Photographs
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Category: Books/Photography

Capturing the moment in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivaled conduit to the world around us. Shot by National Geographic's most renowned photographers and peppered throughout with inspiring quotations, Stunning Photographs is a vibrant tapestry of images that showcases the medium's ability to reveal extraordinary moments of wit and discovery, harmony and intimacy, energy and joy. Definitive, striking, and always unstaged, the remarkable pictures in this book will appeal to all who want to enjoy the smorgasbord of colors, textures, and sensations that comprise the fabric of everyday life.


$40.00
Face to Face with Manatees
Face to Face with Manatees
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

You're deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature's gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He's playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he's happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from pollution and development, and what young environmentalists can do to protect that world. Brian Skerry's astonishing photographs and amazing first-hand adventures reveal the world of the manatee as never before.


$16.95
Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

When a few of these photographs first appeared in the National Geographic magazine January 2009 issue, they were hailed as an arresting reminder of the hundreds of species teetering on the brink of final extinction—more than 1,200 animals and plants in all. Now, in Rare, Joel Sartore and National Geographic present 80 iconic images, representing a lifelong commitment to the natural world and a three-year investigation into the Endangered Species Act and the creatures it exists to protect.


$24.00
Love You, Dad
Love You, Dad
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

A tiny little book with a great big message, Love You, Dad: A Book of Appreciation recognizes all the important things that fathers do for their children. Melina Gerosa Bellows, head of National Geographic Kids and Family, has written a simple and moving tribute that will touch the hearts of dads everywhere. Page after page is illustrated with heartwarming National Geographic photography of animal dads and animal kids. A perfect gift for celebrating Father's Day, becoming a new parent, or just to show your appreciation, Love You, Dad is a great way to show your dad how much you care.


$9.95
World's Best Travel Experiences
World's Best Travel Experiences
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

In the spirit of top-selling Journeys of a Lifetime series and National Geographic Traveler's acclaimed "Places of a Lifetime," this lavish, evocative travel gift book spans the globe to offer intructions to the world's most transformative places, from Thailand's Chiang Mai to Australia's Uluru monolith to California's Channel Islands.


$40.00
$20.99
Relentless Enemies
Relentless Enemies
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Of all their experience, National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert consider their two years with the lions of Duba the most exciting, important research they have done—here presented in fascinating text and 100 gripping images.


$40.00
2014 National Geographic National Parks & Monuments Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic National Parks & Monuments Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

From Acadia National Park in Maine to Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota to Death Valley in California, this U.S. National Parks and Monuments calendar highlights the truly spectacular landscapes that the country prides itself on. Hopefully it will inspire you to explore and protect these natural treasures.


$14.95
$5.99
2014 National Geographic Butterflies Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Butterflies Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

The Achilles morpho butterfly, with its vibrant blue bands, is just one of the brilliantly colored insects you'll meet over the year with National Geographic's 2014 calendar. The Achilles is found throughout much of South America, from Suriname to Argentina.


$14.95
$5.99
2014 National Geographic Animal Moms Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Animal Moms Wall Calendar
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From giraffes, to pandas, and even rhinos, this 12-month calendar of Animal Moms and their young is sure to put a smile on your face.


$14.95
$5.99
2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

Schedule your days in style with National Geographic’s marvelously illustrated 2014 Beautiful Landscapes wall calendar. Each page features a dazzling image of our planet’s magnificent treasures as captured by National Geographic’s renowned photographers. They journey to every corner of the globe to discover the unadulterated beauty that still exists in the world—and bring it back to you. You’ll delight in awe-inspiring scenery and evocative images including pristine snow-swept mountains, vibrant fields of flowers, lush tropical islands, native wildlife, and more. From the North Pole to the South Pole, Asia to the Americas, and everywhere in between, you’ll discover the most breathtaking settings our world has to offer.


$10.95
$3.99
2014 National Geographic Canada Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Canada Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

O Canada! The truth north, strong and free. Canadians take pride in their nation's varied landscapes. From its great white Northern tundra to its colorful coniferous autumns and rolling prairies, Canada’s varied landscape is presented here with 12 images by leading landscape photographers. National Geographic Canada 2014 is a breath of fresh air as it provides majestic, vivid photographs of this captivating country.


$14.95
$5.99
2014 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

Witness the majestic landscapes of America. See the natural beauty through two dozen vivid photographs from around the country. Monthly vignettes give you more information and interesting facts about all the wonderful places this calendar will take you, from the Grand Teton mountain range in Wyoming, to bald cypress trees in Florida's Apalachicola National Park.


$14.95
$5.99
Nat Geo Amazing!
Nat Geo Amazing!
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Category: Books/Exploration

NatGeo Amazing! is National Geographic as you've never seen it before—a celebration of the world's 100 most fascinating people, places, and things, showcased in a large-format, full-color paperback. NatGeo Amazing! has no trouble grabbing your attention and never letting go. This 192-page collection of the world's most fascinating information is the must-have companion to the new National Geographic Channel series launched in July 2010.


$19.95
Life In Color
Life In Color
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Life in Color is arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty. Each chapter, devoted to a color, begins with a short, inspiring essay that explores the qualities, meaning, and symbolism of that color, written in the same warm and lovely voice that guided the reader through Visions of Earth. Color chapters include photographs that are predominantly blue, orange, green, yellow, purple, and red. Smaller sections present images in silver, brown, black, gold, white, and "unseen color"—not seen with the naked eye, such as laser, the universe, and microscopic images. Throughout, interesting quotes and surprising short insights in the captions give the reader an entirely new look at the color in the world around us.


$40.00
2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Engagement Calendar
2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Engagement Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

Schedule your days in style with National Geographic’s marvelously illustrated 2014 Beautiful Landscapes weekly engagement calendar. Each page features a dazzling image of our planet’s magnificent treasures as captured by National Geographic’s renowned photographers. They journey to every corner of the globe to discover the unadulterated beauty that still exists in the world—and bring it back to you. You’ll delight in awe-inspiring scenery and evocative images including pristine snow-swept mountains, vibrant fields of flowers, lush tropical islands, native wildlife, and more. From the North Pole to the South Pole, Asia to the Americas, and everywhere in between, you’ll discover the most breathtaking settings our world has to offer.


$10.95
$5.99
2015 National Geographic National Parks and Monuments Wall Calendar
2015 National Geographic National Parks and Monuments Wall Calendar
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A dazzling series of images featuring the most scenic places in America: our National Parks. This 12-month calendar offers an inspiring journey through America's unspoiled wilderness, over majestic mountains, cavernous canyons, and rippling rivers.


$14.99