Browse our entire range of books and use the special see inside feature to look at pages from our Museum-imprint publications. You can also download our books catalogue in a handy PDF format.
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Find out about the history of the Museum, our unrivalled collections and the work we do with our range of Museum related books.
Explore the animal kingdom with our books on bats, big cats, birds and much more. Go to our Insects and Arachnids section for more animal books.
Learn about the history and development of natural science and discover arresting artworks from the Museum’s unrivalled natural history art collection.
Explore the study of plants and some of the world’s wonderful species with our books on plant life.
Fun and informative, our books for children are a great way to introduce kids to the natural world.
No one knows more about dinosaurs than us. Everyone can discover these amazing creatures with our range of dinosaur books for all ages.
Better understand the world around you with our books about the planet we inhabit.
Written by experts, these accessible books explain this fundamental yet often complex subject.
Whether you’re a fossil expert, budding amateur, or enthusiastic fossil hunter, this range of titles will appeal to all those with an interest in the history of life.
Add to your book collection one of our authoritative guides on this fascinating animal group. Visit our Animals section for books on other animals.
Unearth gold, crystals, amber and other intriguing things to be found in the ground – plus caves, meteorites and more.
For information on all our titles in a handy PDF format, download our new 2014 Books catalogue (PDF 6MB).
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Explore more than 650 million years of Earth's extraordinary history with our first app for iPad, NHM Evolution.
Learn about more than 800 creatures and plants, examine spectacular 360° high definition fossil images and watch specially-commissioned videos of Museum experts discussing the latest evolutionary theories.