Books published by Firefly Books Limited

The Ultimate Student Cookbook

Firefly Books Limited | January 1, 2010 | 160 pages
Presents instructions and color photographs for simple meals that suit a collegiate budget and lifestyle.  More Info

Growing Trees from Seed

Firefly Books Limited | October 21, 2017 | 280 pages
Provides information on growing native trees, vines, and shrubs from seeds, covering such topics as how to extract a seed, treating and germinating a seed, growth rate, and transplanting.  More Info
$39.95

The World Atlas of Coffee

Firefly Books Limited | October 23, 2014 | 256 pages
Provides an all-encompassing guide to coffee, presenting its origins and cultural impact, detailing where it is grown around the world, and chronicling the modern fascination with it.  More Info

Ring Ring Pop Pop

Firefly Books Limited | July 18, 2014 | 22 pages
Features the sounds of everyday household objects, including a clock, kettle, and vacuum.  More Info

Canadian Cheese

Firefly Books Limited | September 11, 2014 | 240 pages
The variety and quality of Canadian cheeses has never been so high nor has it been so popular. New handcrafted cheeses continue to emerge to critical acclaim, winning international awards. At the 2013 Global Cheese Awards in England, an aged Lankaaster by Glengarry Cheesemaking in the small town of... More Info

Great Goalies

Firefly Books Limited | September 11, 2014 | 48 pages
The coolest book on the greatest masked men in hockey history! Hockey Hall of Fame Great Goalies features 34 Hall of Famers and 8 of today's greatest netminders -- and all of them can shut the door! These great goalies come alive through excellent color photographs, fun illustrations, Hockey Hall... More Info

Super Scorers

Firefly Books Limited | September 11, 2014 | 48 pages
The coolest book on the best scorers in hockey history! Hockey Hall of Fame Super Scorers features 43 Hall of Famers and 14 of today's greatest players -- and all of them can put the puck in the net! These super scorers come alive through color action photography, fun illustrations, Hockey Hall of... More Info

Global Street Art

Firefly Books Limited | November 4, 2014 | 304 pages
A comprehensive gallery of the best street art from around the world. For years, graffiti art sat on the fence separating vandalism and public art. Today it's matured into street art -- a form of public art marking cities around the world. Global Street Art is a splendid collection of some of the... More Info
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Animal ABC

Firefly Books Limited | September 11, 2014 | 32 pages
An introduction to the alphabet and the animal kingdom. This charming book introduces children to every letter in the alphabet. Beautiful watercolor illustrations on every page will engage and delight children, with a variety of animals for children to spot, from aardvarks and alligators to zebras.... More Info

Written in Wood

Firefly Books Limited | August 19, 2014 | 368 pages
"The delicacy and intelligence of George Walker's printmaking seems to have come to us from a bygone age. Fortunately, we have George with us now." -- Neil Gaiman A cold case from 1917, the tragic cost of the events of 9/11, and the rise and fall of a media baron. These are the themes as imagined... More Info
$29.95

Fifty Foods That Changed the Course of History

Firefly Books Limited | September 2, 2014 | 224 pages
A beautifully presented guide to the foods that have had the greatest impact on human civilization. Though many of the foods in this book are taken for granted and one (the mammoth) is no longer consumed, these foods have kept humans alive for millennia and theirs is a fascinating story.  More Info

My True Love Gave to Me

Firefly Books Limited | September 3, 2013 | 32 pages
From a partridge in a pear tree to 12 drummers drumming, a beautifully illustrated celebration of the most festive time of the year. One of the most popular holiday songs of all time, "The Twelve Days of Christmas" probably originated in France during the late Middle Ages and became popular in... More Info
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Once Upon a Potty -- Girl

Firefly Books Limited | March 11, 2014 | 24 pages
The all-time favorite, now in a sturdy board book. There are 28.9 million children under the age of 5 in the U.S. and all of them will need to be toilet trained. This classic book has already helped millions of parents get their children through a life milestone with ease and some entertainment... More Info

Once Upon a Potty -- Boy

Firefly Books Limited | February 13, 2014 | 24 pages
The all-time favorite, now in a sturdy board book. There are 28.9 million children under the age of 5 in the U.S. and all of them will need to be toilet trained. This classic book has already helped millions of parents get their children through a life milestone with ease and some entertainment... More Info

How to Grow Food

Firefly Books Limited | March 11, 2014 | 256 pages
A comprehensive, no-nonsense guide to kitchen gardening on any scale.  More Info

Book of Money

Firefly Books Limited | June 18, 2013 | 256 pages
A clear, concise, illustrated guide to the workings of the global economy. Money is big news. Banks have collapsed, the property bubble has burst and national debts are at unimaginable levels. The Book of Money will help readers understand what is happening and how it affects them. It is a... More Info

Hubble's Universe

Firefly Books Limited | September 6, 2012 | 300 pages
Bestselling astronomy writer Terence Dickinson showcases a breathtaking portfolio drawn from an archive of over 500,000 existing Hubble images together with facts and tidbits about Hubble's history and discoveries not found in any other book.  More Info
$29.95

Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis

Firefly Books Limited | September 3, 2013 | 192 pages
As recently as ten years ago, out of every ten African elephants that died, four fell at the hands of poachers. The figure today is eight. Rhinoceroses are being slaughtered throughout their ranges. The Vietnamese one-horned rhinoceros is extinct, the western black rhino is now believed to be... More Info

Fifty Railroads That Changed the Course of History

Firefly Books Limited | July 23, 2013 | 224 pages
Fifty Railroads that Changed the Course of History, is a handsome, illustrated survey of the most important historical and contemporary railway lines around the world.  More Info

Plant Propagation A to Z

Firefly Books Limited | May 26, 2006 | 224 pages
Presents a guide to plant propagation techniques, including from seeds, by cutting, and by division, along with information on such topics as layering, grafting, germination time, and strike rate.  More Info

Weird Sea Creatures

Firefly Books Limited | March 5, 2013 | 64 pages
An illustrated look at the weird and wonderful creatures that live in the very deepest parts of the sea. Humans have always wondered, with a mixture of fear and fascination, what lurks beneath the surface in the depths of the ocean. In this book, Erich Hoyt introduces 50 of the oddest creatures you... More Info

Royal Horticultural Society Small Garden Handbook

Firefly Books Limited | February 19, 2013 | 224 pages
A comprehensive guide to planning, planting and maintaining a small garden. This in-depth reference packs a lot of information and expert advice into one easy-to-use resource. It is designed to help home gardeners discover the potential in a small piece of land and guide them step-by-step through... More Info
$19.95

The Story of the Blackfoot People

Firefly Books Limited | March 5, 2013 | 104 pages
For the first time in history, the Blackfoot people share their culture, beliefs and traditions with the rest of the world. In an innovative partnership with the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, a team of elders and spiritual leaders from the Blackfoot community agreed to share their history,... More Info

Captain Paul Watson

Firefly Books Limited | March 19, 2013 | 264 pages
The behind-the-scenes true story of Paul Watson, the world's most famous eco-pirate and marine animal rights activist. Paul Watson became an animal rights activist at the young age of eleven, in 1962. When trappers killed a beaver that Paul had befriended, he systematically and efficiently located... More Info

Front Yard Gardens

Firefly Books Limited | March 11, 2010 | 256 pages
Praies for the first edition:"The book is handsome, informative and amusingly written, and it should serve as an inspiration to those who are tired of old-fashioned lawns."-- Publishers Weekly  More Info

The Skateboarding Field Manual

Firefly Books Limited | January 1, 2009 | 143 pages
Explains the fundamentals of skateboarding, from putting a board together to how to do thirty-three basic tricks.  More Info
$29.95

Landscape Planning

Firefly Books Limited | February 15, 2008 | 247 pages
An updated edition of the best guide to all the basics of landscaping, from assessing the property to choosing plants -- projects, plant lists, sample plans, irrigation and much more. Illustrated throughout in color.  More Info

Fifty Animals That Changed the Course of History

Firefly Books Limited | August 11, 2011 | 223 pages
The fascinating stories of the animals that changed civilizations.  More Info

Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History

Firefly Books Limited | January 25, 2011 | 223 pages
The fascinating stories of the plants that changed civilizations.  More Info

Arts & Crafts of the Native American Tribes

Firefly Books Limited | October 20, 2011 | 256 pages
Praise for the companion title Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America by Michael Johnson:"This substantial reference remains one of the most elaborately illustrated books on Native Americans now in print. ... Highly recommended for North American historical and ethnographical collections."... More Info

Jekka's Herb Cookbook

Firefly Books Limited | February 3, 2011 | 352 pages
"What's exciting and clever about what Jekka has done with this book is that she's focused on a 'hit-list,' her top-50 cooking herbs of all time, and gives you delicious and exciting ways of using them." -- From the foreword  More Info

The Clueless Vegetarian

Firefly Books Limited | March 29, 2012 | 216 pages
Provides recipes for vegetarian fare from appetizers to desserts, and discusses types of vegetarianism, nutrition, dining out, and supplies for the vegetarian kitchen.  More Info

Fifty Minerals That Changed the Course of History

Firefly Books Limited | July 19, 2012 | 223 pages
A guide to fifty metals, alloys, rocks, and organic minerals that have impacted history discusses the use of plutonium to power the Voyager space probes and the possiblity that Napoleon was poisoned by wallpaper containing arsenic.  More Info

What's in My House?

Firefly Books Limited | October 11, 2012 | 256 pages
A room-by-room tour of a home from a toddler's perspective features vibrant photographs depicting more than 200 objects in a baby's room, a kitchen, a backyard and more, in a padded volume that includes images of multiple objects to introduce counting concepts and engaging pictures of a child using... More Info

Preserving Made Easy

Firefly Books Limited | May 31, 2012 | 320 pages
Features recipes and instructions for canning small batches of spreads and condiments, including such options as apple cranberry wine jelly, spiced pickled beets, and roasted tomato chutney.  More Info

Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

Firefly Books Limited | October 11, 2012 | 224 pages
The most significant machines of the 19th and 20th centuries. Fifty Machines that Changed the Course of History is a fascinating survey of the mechanical devices that propelled 18th-century society into the 19th and 20th centuries. The book celebrates more than 200 years of technological... More Info

Preserving

Firefly Books Limited | May 10, 2012 | 176 pages
Explains how to preserve a wide variety of fresh foods through drying, bottling, and freezing. Includes practical instruction and recipes for creating jams, jellies, pickles, chutneys, relishes, cordials, crystallized fruits, syrups, ciders, sorbets and more.  More Info

Eggs & Poultry

Firefly Books Limited | May 10, 2012 | 176 pages
A new series for living the good life! Made At Home This exciting series comes from the father-and-son team Dick and James Strawbridge, who live "the good life" on their small acreage. In Made At Home they share the knowledge and experience gained over years of producing an abundance of good things... More Info