About Timber Press
Timber Press is devoted to sharing the wonders of the natural world by publishing books from experts in the fields of gardening, horticulture, and natural history.
Founded in 1978, Timber Press is internationally recognized as the leading gardening publisher. Its books and authors have received awards from the American Horticultural Society, the Garden Writers of America, the Garden Media Guild, and the National Garden Club of America. Some of Timber’s bestselling classics include Michael Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, Bringing Nature Home by Douglas Tallamy, Tracy DiSabato-Aust’s The Well-Tended Perennial Garden, and Marta McDowell’s Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life.
Timber Press joined the Workman family in 2006. The Timber office is located in Portland, Oregon, a city filled with natural wonders.
The secret lives of North America’s wild creatures
Equal parts nature guide, adventure story, and lush coffee table book, Wildlife Spectacles explores the wonder of wild animals, encouraging curious readers to discover migrating tarantulas, dancing alligators, and blue-glowing scorpions. Zoologist Vladimer Dinets reveals the whys and hows of animal behavior, and shares the best locations for real-world sightings.