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List of famous nature books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular nature books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best nature novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

Books include everything from Walden to Desert Solitaire.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best nature books?" and "What are the most famous nature books?"

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3-D Bees and Micro Fleas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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A Bird in the Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Bird in the Bush Stephen Moss

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A Dark Place in the Jungle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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A Dog Is Listening is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Dog Is Listening Roger A. Caras

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A Forest Community is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Forest Community Elizabeth Massie

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A Ghost in the Water is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Ghost in the Water Terry Glavin

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A History of Florida Forests is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A History of Florida Forests Baynard Kendrick

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A Land of Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Land of Ghosts David G. Campbell

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A Moment on the Earth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Moment on the Earth Gregg Easterbrook

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A Natural History of Australia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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A perfect harmony is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A perfect harmony Roger A. Caras

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A Petlove Guide to Finches is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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A timbered choir is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A timbered choir Wendell Berry

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A Transcendental Almanac is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Transcendental Almanac Louis Daniel Brodsky

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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A Tree Is a Plant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
A Tree Is a Plant Clyde Robert Bulla

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Accepting the universe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Accepting the universe John Burroughs

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Advanced Skywatching is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Advanced Skywatching Jeff Kanipe

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Adventures with a Texas Natura... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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African Portraits is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
African Portraits Stuart Cloete

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Agaves of continental North Am... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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All Flesh Is Grass is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
All Flesh Is Grass Gene Logsdon

The Best Novels About World War 2

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All Our Relatives is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
All Our Relatives Paul Goble

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All pigs are beautiful is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
All pigs are beautiful Dick King-Smith

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Among the Forces is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Among the Forces Henry White Warren

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An Unspoken Hunger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
An Unspoken Hunger Terry Tempest Williams

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Animal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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Animal fact/animal fable is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animal fact/animal fable Seymour Simon

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Animal Happiness is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animal Happiness Vicki Hearne

20 Classic Nude Scenes in 80s Teen Movie History

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Animal Passions is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animal Passions Alan Coren

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Animal rights is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animal rights Mark Rowlands

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Animal Skulls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animal Skulls Mark Elbroch

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Animal Stories is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animal Stories P. T. Barnum

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Animals in the Third Reich is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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Animals in translation is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animals in translation Temple Grandin

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Animals Like Us is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Animals Like Us Mark Rowlands

The Best Female Characters in Literature

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Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Antarctica David McGonigal

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Apples is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Apples Gail Gibbons

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Arboles excepcionales del mund... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

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At home on the earth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
At home on the earth Richard Jefferies

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Australian Rainforests is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Australian Rainforests Densey Clyne

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Backyard Astronomy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Backyard Astronomy Jeff Kanipe

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Backyard Bird Tracker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels

Weird Laws in Oklahoma

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Baikal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Baikal Peter Matthiessen

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Bandit is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Bandit Vicki Hearne

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Bats is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Bats Gail Gibbons

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Beautiful Swimmers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Beautiful Swimmers William W. Warner

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Beechcombings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Beechcombings Richard Mabey

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Between Extremes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Between Extremes Brian Keenan

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Biomimicry is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Biomimicry Janine Benyus

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Bird Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Nature Books and Novels
Bird Neighbors Neltje Blanchan