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Best Selling Books and Maps from Bored Feet Press

Announcing the best selling books and maps from the Bored Feet website. Click on the titles for more information.

Best selling books:

1. Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards

Created by Jan Padover & Rick Ellis
with the original John Tenniel illustrations
Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards

Every card features a quote from Lewis Carroll's original Alice in Wonderland tale or his companion book, Through the Looking-Glass, with the full-color artwork of famous English illustrator Sir John Tenniel as featured in the classic original edition.



2. The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—4th Edition

Bob Lorentzen
The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—4th Edition

This essential new edition includes many updates and new trails. Includes all the classic hikes and many new hikes, plus updates to our marvelous Mendocino Coast trail system.



3. Nutcracker Ballet Playing Cards

Prospero Art
Nutcracker Ballet Playing Cards

The cards feature evocative portraits of all the major Nutcracker characters: Fritz, Drosselmeyer, the Mouse King, the Snow Queen, the Snow King, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Dew Drop Queen, the Dancing Bear, and the other colorful characters from Tchaikovsky's most memorable ballet.



4. The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to Sonoma County, 3rd edition

Bob Lorentzen
The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to Sonoma County, 3rd edition

In the first full revision in 12 years of this classic guide, the 50 original hikes have been fully updated and revised. Eleven completely new hikes in Sonoma County’s State, County and City Parks have been added to bring the total of fully described hikes to 60.



5. Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Sharon Giacomazzi
Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Discover the hidden beauty of the Eastern Sierra's wondrous canyons with Sierra native Sharon Giacomazzi as your guide. She details local history, campgrounds, resorts, where to find the best wildflower blooms, autumn color displays and waterfalls, and more



6. Aquatic Insects in Alaska

John Hudson, Kathy Hocker & Robert Armstrong
Aquatic Insects in Alaska

This comprehensive, lavishly illustrated guide covers all of Alaska's aquatic insects and reveals many fascinating facts about them.



7. Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Bishop to Lone Pine

Sharon Giacomazzi
Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Bishop to Lone Pine

This handsome and handy guide covers thirteen dramatic eastside Sierra Canyons. Starting around the spectacular forks of Bishop Canyon, Sharon divulges a wealth of hikes both popular and obscure, then continues south to include hikes near Mount Whitney.



8. Hiking the California Coastal Trail Volume Two: Monterey to Mexico
The Guide to Walking the Golden State's Beaches and Bluffs from Border to Border

Bob Lorentzen and Richard Nichols
Hiking the California Coastal Trail Volume Two: Monterey to Mexico—The Guide to Walking the Golden State's Beaches and Bluffs from Border to Border

This southern volume of the series describes more than 600 miles of California's now official Coastal Trail (CCT), America's most diverse long distance trail.

Volume Two covers from Monterey to the Mexico in 83 accessible sections.



9. Trails and Tales of Yosemite and the Central Sierra
A Guide for Hikers and History Buffs

Sharon Giacomazzi
Trails and Tales of Yosemite and the Central Sierra—A Guide for Hikers and History Buffs

Sharon Giacomazzi loves to tell history tales and she loves to hike. She combines these passions in an enthralling guide to the glorious Central Sierra, presenting more than 60 fun excursions. Updated for 2013.



10. Great Day Hikes in and around Napa Valley
Third Edition

Ken Stanton
Great Day Hikes in and around Napa Valley, Third Edition

Ken Stanton has fully expanded and updated his popular guide to trails around Napa Valley. His captivating,detailed trail reports, featuring many little known hikes, include entertaining tales of Napa's colorful past.



11. Vineyard Simple
How to Build and Maintain Your Own Small Vineyard

Tom Powers
Vineyard Simple--How to Build and Maintain Your Own Small Vineyard

Finally a book that makes home vineyard planting and wine grape growing accessible to anyone with even a little spare land. Tom Powers has created a how-to book filled with valuable information for the novice viticulturist.



12. Geologic Trips
Sierra Nevada

Ted Konigsmark
Geologic Trips—Sierra Nevada

If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide with you on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, this detailed guide describes 116 of the geologic attractions of the Sierra



13. An Everyday History of Somewhere

Ray Raphael
An Everyday History of Somewhere

Ray Raphael’s classic award-winning people's history of California’s north coast is an evocative blend of oral history and narrative. As the subtitle says “Being the true story of Indians, deer, homesteaders, potatoes, loggers, trees, fishermen, salmon, and other living things in the back woods of Northern California.”



14. The Hiker’s hip pocket Guide to the Humboldt/Del Norte Coast, 3rd Ed.

Bob Lorentzen
The Hiker’s hip pocket Guide to the Humboldt/Del Norte Coast, 3rd Ed.

We have fully revised, updated and expanded this essential guide to the hikes of Humboldt and Del Norte counties, the majestic land behind the Redwood Curtain.



15. The Mendocino Coast Glove Box Guide, 3rd Edition
Lodgings, Eateries, Sights, History, Activities and More

Bob Lorentzen
The Mendocino Coast Glove Box Guide, 3rd Edition—Lodgings, Eateries, Sights, History, Activities and More

Our bestselling guide to the scenic and cultural treasures of the Mendocino coast has been thoroughly revised and updated in this new third edition. The text weaves local history and anecdote with road notes to chronicle the journey.Price reduced!



16. Butterflies of Arizona
A Photographic Guide

Bob Stewart, Priscilla Brodkin and Hank Brodkin
Butterflies of Arizona—A Photographic Guide

Naturalist Stewart and friends follow up on his ground-breaking and highly successful Common Butterflies of California with an even more comprehensive guide to the abundant butterflies of the Southwest.



17. Visual Guide to Native and Naturalized Coastal County Plants from Santa Cruz to Mendocino

George Pikkarainen
Visual Guide to Native and Naturalized Coastal County Plants from Santa Cruz to Mendocino

This innovative guide, created for beginners and people unfamiliar with taxonomic language, uses thousands of small color photos and 52 icons along with brief text to clearly organize more than 520 species of plants.



18. Dragonflies of Alaska, Second Edition

John Hudson & Robert H. Armstrong
Dragonflies of Alaska, Second Edition

This handy book shows how to identify all 35 dragonfly species found in Alaska. With beautiful close-up color photos plus detailed line drawings, the book explores many of the fascinating aspects of dragonfly behavior.



19. Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada

Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws
Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada

The astonishing natural diversity of the Sierra Nevada comes alive in this great field guide, at once comprehensive and yet small enough to fit in your pocket or pack.



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