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About Bitza Books 

Bitza Books was set up to publish books and articles by John Brookland and doesn't accept submissions from other authors. As well as books John also authors two popular animal welfare blogs with a worldwide readership: and The blogs are read by thousands each week so why not use the links to give them a try. They contain topical and historical articles on a variety of issues, based on the authors forty year career at the sharp end of preventing animal abuse around the world.

John's books are on sale on this website at discounted prices as postage and packing is included in the RRP price. The site uses the secure PayPal payment method and you can pay by using a credit/debit card or your PayPal account if you have one. You do not need an account to use the facility.
The books are printed by Amazon Books and are all available on the Amazon bookstore. Books are normally dispatched within 72 hours of payment and may sometimes be delivered by Amazon. 

Articles & Stories.

Apart from books you will find a variety of articles and true stories on the website based on the experiences of the author during his long career with animals. 

Vintage Books

Bitza Books will also be selling a range of vintage collectable animal, travel and biographical books later in 2021.


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A Shop Through Time.  Lewis & Hyland, Tenterden, Kent 1846-1986 ISBN: 979-8503275230   84 pages b&w images and map. R.R.P £9.99 When buying from BitzaBooks £9.99 FREE postage and packing. UK orders only . Non-UK orders email us for price. Buying from Amazon books may incur shipping charge. The iconic Lewis & Hyland store in Tenterden, Kent was part of popular Kentish Drapery and Fashion chain for 140 years from 1846 and due to its picturesque location in the town featured in dozens of photographs, postcards and paintings. The book offers an intimate portrait and unique insight into the life and times of all those that lived above the shop including apprentices, assistants, milliners, domestic staff and the managers and their families. Discover the success, tragedy, happiness, heartbreak and love that befell them and perhaps recognise an ancestor. The store played a part in the lives of hundreds of people and turned some ordinary lives into extraordinary ones. 3 Ways to Orde


ANIMALS IN TROUBLE ISBN: 978-1072800408 186 pages with b&w photos. Published 2019 R.R.P £8.99 Available from Bitzabooks priced  £8.99   with  FREE  postage and packing.  UK Orders Only. For non-UK orders contact us for price. Animals in Trouble is a collection of amusing, unusual and sometimes heart-breaking true short stories about animal rescues that the author attended while an officer working for the RSPCA London Night Emergency Service in the 1970s involving dogs, cats, pigeons and other animals. Although they occurred over forty years ago the predicaments that animals get into are timeless and each generation manages to find themselves in similar trouble awaiting rescue by us humans much to their embarrassment. Luckily animals are extremely resilient and have an astonishing determination to survive as these stories  prove. 3 Ways to Order and Pay from Bitza Books:  1.Buy Now  Use the PayPal button at the bottom of the page using   Debit/Credit card or with PayPal account. All

When Cats Got Stuck Up Trees

  When Cats Got Stuck Up Trees ISBN: 978-1479230419  254 pages with b&w photographs.   R.R.P  £6.99 FREE postage and packing when ordering from Bitza Books Free postage on U.K. Orders Only. Non-UK please email us for price. 3 Ways to Order and Pay from Bitza Books:  1.Buy Now  Use the PayPal button at the bottom of the page using   a   Debit/Credit card or with your PayPal account. All payments are secure through PayPal.  You do not need an account.  Books normally dispatched within 72 hours of payment. OR 2.  If you prefer send your order using the order contact form or e mail us direct at   giving title of book and your shipping address. You will receive a secure PayPal invoice with a link to make payment. OR 3.  You can order from  Amazon books  using this link: