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Wild Wonders of Europe

English, Abrams 2010
This elegant and impressive book is a dedication to the amazing treasures of Europe's natural heritage. The Crown Jewels of its wild places and beings, celebrated in grand format through the emotional power of great photography. 69 of Europe's leading wildlife photographers were sent on
125 assignments, in 48 countries. In all more than 1000 days in the field and over 200 000 images, revealing the incredibly rich and varied heritage of this continent. 220 of the best images have been carefully selected for this book. A volume full of surprises and unexpected wildlife, facts and views.
With an optimistic, positive message communicated in short, engaging texts with an elegant graphic design.
Wild Wonders of Europe is possibly the grandest portrayal of nature in Europe that has ever been made. Fiery volcanoes and huge glaciers, dense old-growth forests and vast wetlands teeming with wildlife, flowering fields and rich seas. With attractions like bears, vultures, muskoxen, ibex, pelicans, dolphins, whales, orchids, butterflies and thousands of other charismatic species. We now present you with the opportunity to purchase this fantastic photo book which will be a source of inspiration to anyone with the slightest interest in the natural world, or in travel ­ a spectacular nature book for the whole family. An image odyssey across our continent.

"A unique opportunity to see, in a single volume, a contemporary view of European wildness.
It works as a guidebook as well as a beautiful coffee-table tome".
Jim Brandenburg, BBC Wildlife Magazine, August 2010

"All people interested in the nature of Europe should have this book".
Joao Nunes da Silva, Portugal, review on Amazon.co.uk

It is a perfect Christmas gift to family, friends, employees and business contacts. Available in 8
languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish and Italian.
Posts of 10 books and more can be ordered directly with us. Please contact us for details.
Staffan Widstrand
Managing Director

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Wild Wonders of Europe
   
Also available in:  
Wild Wonders Dutch
Wild Wonders

  Wild Nature Sauvage d'Europe French
Wild Nature Sauvage d'Europe
Wild Natura Selvaggia d'Europa Italian
Wild Natura Selvaggia d'Europa
  Wild Naturaleza Salvaje de Europa Spanish
Wild Naturaleza Salvaje de Europa
Europas Naturskatter Norwegian
Europas naturskatter
  Det vilda Europa Swedish
Det vilda Europa
Wild Wonders of Europe German
Wild Wonders of Europe
     
   

   
   

Merveilleuse Nature French

Editions de la Martinière 2010
Merveilleuse Nature is an elegant kids book showcasing the best of the best of Europe¹s natural heritage in one volume. With volcanoes and huge glaciers, dense old-growth forests and vast wetlands teeming with wildlife, flowering fields and rich seas. With bears, wolves, vultures, muskoxen, ibex, pelicans, dolphins, whales, orchids, butterflies and thousands of other charismatic attractions. This fantastic photo book which will be a great source of inspiration to any child with the slightest interest in the natural world, or in travel ­ a spectacular nature book for the whole family. A quick image odyssey across our continent, with a distinct kids eye angle.
Merveilleuse Nature
   

   
   

Vindar från Arktis

Swedish, Norstedts 2008
("In the Arctic Wind") authored by Widstrand and long-time project partner and fellow Swede Magnus Elander, with science research and fact check by science reporters Henning Thing and Poul-Erik Philbert from Denmark. Published during the International Polar Year 2008. First edition published in Sweden and Denmark, elected "Panda Book of the Year" 2009 by WWF Sweden.
Vindar från Arktis
   
Also available in:  
Danish: I den Arktiske Vind Danish
I den Arktiske Vind
Gyldendal, 2008
     
   

   
   

Vilda Sverige

Swedish, Norstedts 2007
Join photographer Staffan Widstrand on a fantastic image Odyssey, to the wild side of Sweden.
Through mythical old-growth forests, wild mountain ranges and unique archipelagoes. Meeting it's most charismatic wildlife inhabitants and trying out the Best of the Best of Sweden´s outdoor adventure travel possibilities. Everything in the book is actually within easy reach.
It's even bookable!

Wilderness dog sledding, reindeer trekking with the Saami in Lapland, fly fishing for trout and arctic char, wolf tracking, archipelago sea kayaking, horse riding treks, white water rafting, reindeer sledding, seal safari, canoeing, bird watching, midwinter camping expeditions, timber rafting, long-distance ice skating, farm stays, family adventures, mountain biking, tall ship sailing, moose safari, bear watching, off piste skiing, cross-country skiing, moose hunting, snowshoeing, wilderness hiking and camping... and a lot more Northern adventures.

A country twice the size of Britain, with a population of only 9 million, Sweden still harbours plenty of space for the wild and free.

Vilda Sverige
   
Also available in:  
English: Wild Sweden English
Wild Sweden
  Wildes Schweden German
Wildes Schweden
   

   
   

Ourson Brun

French, Pôles d´images editions 2004
A photobook for children, with long captions about the life of the brown bear and its cubs.
Ourson Brun
 

   
   

Rovdjur

Swedish, Bokförlaget Max Ström 2002
A reportage book with 13 full stories from all over Scandinavia, and also Russia, Romania and Idaho,USA, trying to cover large carnivore issues from different angles and through different people and stake holders. Hunters, reindeer herdsmen, researchers, conservationists, and local people in carnivore country. Can we live side by side with large carnivores, and if, then how? And how not? Also a fact section describing the Big Five carnivores of Scandinavia – Wolf, Wolverine, Brown bear, Lynx – and Man... Won the Swedish publishing Prize 2002 for its text content.
Awarded the WWF-Sweden “Panda book of the Year” title.
Rovdjur
   
Also available in:  
English: The Big Five English
The Big Five
Bokförlaget Max Ström 2002
     
   

   
   

Den lilla boken om Björnen

Swedish, Richters 2002
A quite truthful, photoillustrated, modern-day childrens saga about a bear family and what happened to it, living close to peoples homes.
Den lilla boken om Björnen
   
Also available in:  
Norwegian: Den lille boken om Bjørnen Norwegian
Den lille boken om Bjørnen
Egmont Bøker 2002
     
   

   
   

Den lilla boken om Vargen

Swedish, Richters 2000
A quite truthful, photoillustrated, modern-day childrens saga about a wolf family and what happened to it, living close to peoples homes.
Den lilla boken om Vargen
   
Also available in:  
Norwegian: Den lille boken om Ulven Norwegian
Den lille boken om Ulven
Egmont Bøker 2000
     
   

   
   

I Arktis

Swedish, Natur & Kultur 1999
Educational fact book for schools about the Arctic. Meet families and wildlife. Try to put yourself in their clothes. How would life up there there seem to you?
I Arktis
   
Also available in:  
Norwegian: I Arktis Norwegian
I Arktis
Damm & Søn 2001
  Danish: I Arktis Danish
I Arktis
Gyldendal Uddannelse 2001
 

   
   

Ajunngilaq – Arktiska ögonblick

Swedish, Wahlström & Widstrand 1997
A reportage book with fifteen stories from the circumpolar Artic of today. From Siberia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Northern Norway and Spitzbergen. Ecotourism, indigenous cultures, military problems, hunting, environmental issues. Trying to answer in photo and text the question: How are things today in the Arctic?
Ajunngilaq – Arktiska ögonblick
   
Also available in:  
Norwegian: Arktis idag Norwegian
Arktis idag
Boksenteret 1997
  Danish: Ajunngilaq – Arktiske øjeblikke Danish
Ajunngilaq – Arktiske øjeblikke
Forlaget Rhodos 1997
   

   
   

Safari

Swedish, Streiffert Förlag 1993
A tempting and heavily illustrated ecotourism guidebook, covering a selection of the best wildlife areas in the world. Why to go there, when to go, how to go, where to stay and what to see. From tigers in India to gorillas in Africa, polar bears in Canada, orangutans in Borneo, penguins in Antarctica and the bird isles of the North Atlantic. And 28 more…
Awarded the WWF-Sweden “Panda book of the Year 1994 ” title.
Safari
   
Also available in:
 
Norweigan: Safari Norweigan
Safari
Grøndahl Dreyer 1994
Awarded the WWF-Sweden “Panda book of the Year 1994 ” title.
  English: Eco-Touring – the Ultimate Guide English
Eco-Touring – the Ultimate Guide
Firefly books 1997
Italian: Safari – viaggio negli ambienti naturali del mondo Italian
Safari – viaggio negli ambienti naturali del mondo
Calderini 1993

  Dutch: Wildparken in de Wereld – waar de natuur zichzelf is gebleven Dutch
Wildparken in de Wereld – waar de natuur zichzelf is gebleven
de Lantaarn 1993
Finnish: Luonnonystävän Maailma – Pohjois-Atlantin lintuvuorilta tiikereiden Intiaan Finnish
Luonnonystävän Maailma – Pohjois-Atlantin lintuvuorilta tiikereiden Intiaan
Otava 1993
  German: Die Schönsten Wildparks Der Welt – Sanfter Tourismus in Unberührte Naturparadiese German
Die Schönsten Wildparks Der Welt – Sanfter Tourismus in Unberührte Naturparadiese
Berg Verlag 1994
French: Destinations Nature – voyages dand les milieux naturels du monde French
Destinations Nature – voyages dand les milieux naturels du monde
Nathan 1997
     
   


 

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