Order AES books and leaflets online

Any current publication from the Amateur Entomologists' Society can be purchased online using our online shop. The operation of the shop is similar to most online shops but we have provided some instructions below should you require them. You may find it useful to print out these instructions.

Instructions for buying our books online

  1. Go to the Amateur Entomologists' Society shop (
  2. Assuming you've not used our shop before, select the link to "Log in" - this will allow you to create a new account.
  3. Complete your name, billing address, email address and choose a password on the form and press submit.
  4. You will then see a page confirming that your account has been created. Press the "Continue" button.
  5. Now select "Publications" from the menu to see a list of our publications. Alternatively you could search for a specific publication.
  6. Follow the link to the page for the publication you want to buy.
  7. Now press the "Add this to my cart" button at the bottom of the page. Don't forget, if you are a member of the Amateur Entomologists' Society then you can get significant discount on our publications. Details are available in the Members' area of the site.
  8. You will now see the current contents of your shopping cart. If you are happy with the cart's contents press the "Go to checkout" button.
  9. On the next page, check that your shipping address is correct. If not, you can change it using the "Change your address" button. Once the address is correct press the "Continue checkout" button.
  10. On the following page, confirm that you have read the shop's terms and conditions and also make sure your billing address is correct. Assuming the address is correct press the "Continue checkout" button if the address is incorrect then you can change it from the same page.
  11. You will now see a breakdown of your order including:
    • Shipping address
    • Billing address
    • Your book(s)
    • Any optional comments you may have added to accompany your order
    • Please note that publications sent to customers in the UK include free shipping and packing. If the delivery address is outside of the UK then please read our information on shipping charges.
  12. Assuming the details are correct, press the "Confirm the order" button.
  13. You will now be taken to the PayPal Web site to make your payment. The Amateur Entomologists' Society uses PayPal to ensure the security of your transaction.
  14. If you already have a PayPal account you can log in and pay as usual. If you do not have a PayPal account you can either create one or pay using a credit card without creating a PayPal account.
  15. Once you have made your payment you will be returned to the AES shop and will see confirmation of your order.
  16. You will also receive an email from the AES and one from PayPal confirming the order and payment respectively.
  17. Your order will then be processed and sent to you.