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PENGUINS
By Ailsa Spindler
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. Penguins are among the best-known and most easily recognized of all birds, and also among the most beloved. This beautifully illustrated volume explores the habitats, biology, and behavior of these delightful creatures, who range over a large portion of the globe's Southern Hemisphere and live as far north as the Galapagos Islands. the complete array of penguin species is shown, including such types as emperor penguins, king penguins, stiff-tailed penguins, crested penguins, and others, photographed in their natural habitats and brilliantly portrayed in 86 full-color photographs.

Category: ANIMALS, BIRDS, NATURAL HISTORY
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

BATS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Bats are fascinating in their variety and unusual way of life. These fierce-looking nocturnal mammals are noted for their ability to fly and feed in pitch-dark caves and on moonless nights, guided not by eyesight but by a highly developed sense - sonar. In addition to descriptions of major bat species from around the world, this book offers insights into such bat topics as feeding and hibernation, wing-shape and flight, and bat colonies. Eighty vivid full-color photographs portray the chracteristics and behavior of these unusual creatures.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

CURIOUS CREATURES, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Flying fish, flightless birds, and snakes that play dead are among the odd creatures gathered in this compendium. Their unusual characteristics allow them to survive using mimicry and deception, defense strategies, camouflage, and unique courtship displays. In this volume you'll meet remarkable creatures that have developed through evolution such odd physical features as colorful faces and pendulous noses, poisonous skin or tentacles, brush-like antennae, and bizarre body shapes. With 100 full-color photographs, this book is a provocative view of the natural world's strangest and most intriguing inhabitants.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

FROGS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Frogs and toads are some of the most intriguing creatures of the semi-aquatic world. Their variety is enormous, from the familiar bullfrog of the ponds and lakes to the exotic but deadly arrow-poison frog of the tropical rainforests. In this colorful and informative volume, a sampling of major amphibian species from around the world is shown and detailed. In addition to identification photos of the various species, there are also pictures demonstrating such types of behavior as communication and feeding, defense and locomotion, courtship and mating, and finally, the development from tadpole to adult frog. This instructive text is enhanced by 80 full-color photographs.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

GIANTS OF THE SEA
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. 80 illustrations. Known as monsters of the deep, the large creatures of the ocean depths have fascinated and terrified humans for thousands of years. The breaching humpback whale, the deadly great white shark, the poisonous giant jellyfish, and the fierce barracuda are just a few of the amazing deep water forms shown in this vividly illustrated volume. These colossal sea animals are brought to life with 80 full-color photographs along with other marine inhabitants such as the giant clam, the bizarre ocean sunfish, the tentacled giant squid, and the intimidating manta ray. These unique forms and their prey demonstrate the variety and complexity of life beneath the sea.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WHALES, OCEAN, MARINE ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

SEALS AND SEA LIONS
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. From the true seals to the fur seals and sea lions, as well as the walruses and manatees, here is a pictorial celebration of sea-going mammals, who have adapted to life both on land and in the water under a variety of different climates and conditions. Covered in detail are the anatomical adaptations necessary for aquatic life, streamlining and movement, keeping warm, special senses, and the specific characteristics of the various species and races. From the ferocious leopard seal to the massive and quarrelsome elephant seal to the playful California sea lion, the full range of these appealing marine mammals is captured in 80 full-color photographs.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

SEASHELLS
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. This handsomely-illustrated introduction to the fascinating world of the mollusk opens the door to the wonders of shells and the living creatures within them. An amazing rich group for study, the gastropods include slitshells, limpets, turbans, nerites, cowries, helmets, tritons, wendletraps, cone shells, murexes, and many others. No less fascinating are the bivalves such as scallops, oysters, and clams, and the shelled cephalopod known as the nautilus. Here, depicted in 80 full-color photographs, are shells with a stunning range of colors, markings, and textures that are sure to appeal to naturalists and collectors alike.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, SHELLS, SEASHELLS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

WILDFLOWERS
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Always a joy to look at, wildflowers display some truly ingenious adaptations to extreme environments. From snow-crested mountain tops to hot arid deserts to the lush heat of tropical rainforests, glorious, uncultivated blossoms have found a way to thrive. This lavishly illustrated volume catalogs wildflowers from all over the world - from far-off lands to nearby roadsides. Here is a look at some of the most gorgeous and fascinating flowers found in the world's landscapes. Exotic orchids, brilliant red poppies, blossoming cacti, and sacred lotuses are all captured in over 80 full-color photographs.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, HOME & GARDEN, GIFT BOOKS
Keywords: WILDFLOWERS, FLOWERS, NATURE
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

AQUARIUM FISH
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. 80 illustrations. This invaluable and practical guide to fish-keeping discusses the characteristics and needs of the most popular freshwater and marine species available to the hobbyist today, including both tropical and cold-water fish. There are also instructions outlining the ways to maintain an aquarium with a healthy community of fish and a good growth of aquatic plants to provide added interest. Further information is given concerning the keeping of such organisms as anemones, prawns, and corals. Savor the pleasures of this rewarding hobby through an instructive text, enhanced by 80-full-color photographs.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS, ALL TITLES, PETS
Keywords: AQUARIUM, FISH, PETS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

AQUARIUM FISH
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. 80 illustrations. This invaluable and practical guide to fish-keeping discusses the characteristics and needs of the most popular freshwater and marine species available to the hobbyist today, including both tropical and cold-water fish. There are also instructions outlining the ways to maintain an aquarium with a healthy community of fish and a good growth of aquatic plants to provide added interest. Further information is given concerning the keeping of such organisms as anemones, prawns, and corals. Savor the pleasures of this rewarding hobby through an instructive text, enhanced by 80-full-color photographs.

Category: ALL TITLES, ANIMALS, GENERAL INTEREST, NATURAL HISTORY, PETS
Keywords: AQUARIUM, FISH, PETS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

GIANTS OF THE SEA
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. 80 illustrations. Known as monsters of the deep, the large creatures of the ocean depths have fascinated and terrified humans for thousands of years. The breaching humpback whale, the deadly great white shark, the poisonous giant jellyfish, and the fierce barracuda are just a few of the amazing deep water forms shown in this vividly illustrated volume. These colossal sea animals are brought to life with 80 full-color photographs along with other marine inhabitants such as the giant clam, the bizarre ocean sunfish, the tentacled giant squid, and the intimidating manta ray. These unique forms and their prey demonstrate the variety and complexity of life beneath the sea.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WHALES, OCEAN, MARINE ANIMALS
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

SEALS AND SEA LIONS
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. From the true seals to the fur seals and sea lions, as well as the walruses and manatees, here is a pictorial celebration of sea-going mammals, who have adapted to life both on land and in the water under a variety of different climates and conditions. Covered in detail are the anatomical adaptations necessary for aquatic life, streamlining and movement, keeping warm, special senses, and the specific characteristics of the various species and races. From the ferocious leopard seal to the massive and quarrelsome elephant seal to the playful California sea lion, the full range of these appealing marine mammals is captured in 80 full-color photographs.

Category: ANIMALS, GIFT BOOKS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

SEASHELLS
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. This handsomely-illustrated introduction to the fascinating world of the mollusk opens the door to the wonders of shells and the living creatures within them. An amazing rich group for study, the gastropods include slitshells, limpets, turbans, nerites, cowries, helmets, tritons, wendletraps, cone shells, murexes, and many others. No less fascinating are the bivalves such as scallops, oysters, and clams, and the shelled cephalopod known as the nautilus. Here, depicted in 80 full-color photographs, are shells with a stunning range of colors, markings, and textures that are sure to appeal to naturalists and collectors alike.

Category: ANIMALS, COLLECTIBLES, GENERAL INTEREST, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, SHELLS, SEASHELLS
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

SNAKES & REPTILES
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. 100 illustrations. This volume is a fast-moving introduction to these intriguing, resourceful, often misunderstood creatures. Because most reptiles are predators, they have well-developed senses to aid them in finding prey and avoiding danger. Furthermore, as cold-blooded animals, they must rely on the ambient temperature to maintain body heat. Apart from this, there are considerable differences in physical characteristics and adaptation to habitat. Here the diverse nature of the various reptile groups is fully detailed followed by a look at a great variety of snakes - including anacondas, boas, pythons, cobras, and rattlesnakes - as well as other reptiles such as lizards, iguanas, geckoes, chameleons, turtles, alligators, and crocodiles. This book contains 100 full-color photographs.

Category: ANIMALS, GENERAL INTEREST, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, SNAKES, REPTILES
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

SNAKES & REPTILES
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Paperback. 100 illustrations. This volume is a fast-moving introduction to these intriguing, resourceful, often misunderstood creatures. Because most reptiles are predators, they have well-developed senses to aid them in finding prey and avoiding danger. Furthermore, as cold-blooded animals, they must rely on the ambient temperature to maintain body heat. Apart from this, there are considerable differences in physical characteristics and adaptation to habitat. Here the diverse nature of the various reptile groups is fully detailed followed by a look at a great variety of snakes - including anacondas, boas, pythons, cobras, and rattlesnakes - as well as other reptiles such as lizards, iguanas, geckoes, chameleons, turtles, alligators, and crocodiles. This book contains 100 full-color photographs.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, SNAKES, REPTILES
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

WILDFLOWERS
By Andrew Cleave
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. Always a joy to look at, wildflowers display some truly ingenious adaptations to extreme environments. From snow-crested mountain tops to hot arid deserts to the lush heat of tropical rainforests, glorious, uncultivated blossoms have found a way to thrive. This lavishly illustrated volume catalogs wildflowers from all over the world - from far-off lands to nearby roadsides. Here is a look at some of the most gorgeous and fascinating flowers found in the world's landscapes. Exotic orchids, brilliant red poppies, blossoming cacti, and sacred lotuses are all captured in over 80 full-color photographs.

Category: GIFT BOOKS, HOME & GARDEN, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: WILDFLOWERS, FLOWERS, NATURE
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

PARROTS
By Ben Sonder
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. The acrobatic antics of parrots have long delighted humans. These much loved birds are still cherished as pets, and the more exotic their plumage, the more desirable they are. Here is a vivid look at the wide variety of parrot species found in the Americas, the Pacific, Asia, and Africa, brilliantly captured in 80 full-color photographs. Their value to the pet market and the growing degradation of their habitats mean that conservation for these creatures is increasingly necessary. The lessons learned in this vibrant and colorful volume will give a greater understanding of the place and importance of these magnificent birds in the wild.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, BIRDS, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

PIGS & WILD BOARS
By Ben Sonder
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. 80 illustrations. Pigs are among the most misunderstood of living creatures. Regarded as dim, they are actually quite intelligent. Long considered filthy, they can be very clean - when left to their own devices. This lavishly illustrated investigation into the humble world of the pig presents, pig facts, feats, and photos from around the world. From the wild African warthog and Southeast Asian wild boar to such domesticated breeds as Landrace, Tamworth, and Yorkshire, this informative and colorful volume chronicles, with 80 full-color photographs, the biology and nature of these lowly but fascinating creatures.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

PARROTS
By Ben Sonder
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. The acrobatic antics of parrots have long delighted humans. These much loved birds are still cherished as pets, and the more exotic their plumage, the more desirable they are. Here is a vivid look at the wide variety of parrot species found in the Americas, the Pacific, Asia, and Africa, brilliantly captured in 80 full-color photographs. Their value to the pet market and the growing degradation of their habitats mean that conservation for these creatures is increasingly necessary. The lessons learned in this vibrant and colorful volume will give a greater understanding of the place and importance of these magnificent birds in the wild.

Category: ANIMALS, BIRDS, NATURAL HISTORY
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

GUIDE TO YOUR DOG
By BSB Publishing
9 x 10 in. (230 x 254mm) 216 pages. Hardcover. 225 full-color photographs. From barking to marking, wet noses to wagging tails, this informative guide answers the most puzzling questions about the most companionable of animals, the dog. In the spirit of the Discovery Channel television series Wild Discovery, this book delves into the heart of dog behavior, every beat of which is an echo of the wolf ancestors in each dog's bloodline. Featured in this indispensable resource are: details of the similarities between domestic and wild dogs; insights into the dog's design, senses, life stages, and behavior; advice on choosing and training a dog; a comprehensive guide to dog care; and an authoritative directory of 50 major dog breeds. Filled with 225 vivid full-color photographs, this unique and insightful volume is sure to strike the fancy of first-time dog owners and veteran dog lovers alike.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $19.95
Your Price  $16.96
 

NATURALLY HEALTHY DOGS
By Carol Osborne
5 1/2 X 8 1/2 in. 112 pages. Softcover. Over 110 full-color photographs. Your dog is an intelligent social animal that will be a faithful companion if properly cared for. Although disorders and illnesses can affect its head, coat, digestion, and internal organs, many conditions can be effectively treated at home. This book takes a comprehensive look at what you can do to help your pet and clearly shows when you need to consult a vet. Filed with vivid color photographs, this unique and insightful volume is sure to please first-time dog owners and veteran dog lovers alike.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

COWS
By Danyal Payne
9 x 12 2/3 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Cows and bulls once roved the open plains in vast, wild herds. Today, cattle are one of the most valuable assets that mankind has. From the countryside of rural Vermont to the thrilling "Running of the Bulls" in Pamplona, Spain, this volume describes many breeds of cattle from all over the world. Docile dairy cows, longhorn steers, fierce fighting bulls, and hard-working oxen are portrayed in 80 full-color photographs, with a lively text that explores the history, life cycle, and uses of this all important animal which has become a basic necessity to millions of people all over the world.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

PENGUINS
By Danyal Payne
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Penguins are among the best-known and most easily recognized of all birds, and also among the most beloved. This beautifully illustrated volume explores the habitats, biology, and behavior of these delightful creatures, who range over a large portion of the globe's Southern Hemisphere and live as far north as the Galapagos Islands. the complete array of penguin species is shown, including such types as emperor penguins, king penguins, stiff-tailed penguins, crested penguins, and others, photographed in their natural habitats and brilliantly portrayed in 86 full-color photographs.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, BIRDS, ANIMALS
Keywords: BIRDS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, PENGUINS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

MAJESTY OF THE HORSE, THE
By Dean Server
8 5/8 X 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm). 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 full-color illustrations. This attractive, informative book will act as a guide for the horse lover, offering a brisk ride through the history of this remarkable animal and its many uses in agriculture, warfare, and transportation. The ground covered includes life cycle, conformation, and gaits; a comparison of the domestic and wild horse; and a thorough section on the history of horse racing and competitive equestrian events. Finally, there is a detailed chapter describing a number of specific breeds. Combining modern photography with reproductions of historical paintings and drawings, this handsome volume, with its 105 full-color illustrations, will gratify all those who love this magnificent and beautiful animal.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS, PETS
Retail Price $16.95
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ROCKS AND MINERALS
By Fredrick D Atwood
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Rocks and minerals are all around us, but they aren't always easy to identify. This beautifully illustrated volume takes readers on a guided rock hunt, showing how to indentify and test the stones they find in forests, mountains, riverbeds, and even their own backyards. A basic scientific introduction to the qualities of different rocks and minerals is complemented by an astounding array of over 80 beautiful full-color photographs that capture various rocks and minerals in their natural state, as well as in informative cross-section views.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST
Keywords: ROCKS, MINERALS, GEMS, GEMSTONES
Retail Price $12.95
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ROCKS AND MINERALS
By Fredrick D Atwood
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. Rocks and minerals are all around us, but they aren't always easy to identify. This beautifully illustrated volume takes readers on a guided rock hunt, showing how to identify and test the stones they find in forests, mountains, riverbeds, and even their own backyards. A basic scientific introduction to the qualities of different rocks and minerals is complemented by an astounding array of over 80 beautiful full-color photographs that capture various rocks and minerals in their natural state, as well as in informative cross-section views.

Category: COLLECTIBLES, GENERAL INTEREST, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ROCKS, MINERALS, GEMS, GEMSTONES
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

HUMMINGBIRDS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Hal H Wyss
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. The hummingbird is truly extraordinary. It is, of course, most famous for its dimunitive size; even the largest of these little birds weighs barely half an ounce; the tiniest is only two inches long and is the smallest of all warm-blooded creatures. But the hummingbird is notable on so many other counts. Its amazing ability to hover in mid air and even to fly upside down, its vividly hued iridescent plumage, its specialized feeding habits, its extraordinary migration patterns, and its unusual courtship and mating rituals make it unique in the realm of ornithology. Along with descriptions of the hummingbird's habits, this beautiful volume offers suggestions for attracting them to the garden. Species from North America to the tropics are depicted in a collection of 80 full-color photographs that capture these exquisite little creatures in all their tiny glory.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, BIRDS, ANIMALS
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EAGLES
By Hal H Wyss
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Eagles are found in all parts of the world. From the American bald eagle and trhe European imperial eagle to the rare monkey-eating eagle of the Philippines, here is a pictorial history of the life cycles and habitats of these impressive and beautiful flying predators. A detailed history of these legendary birds and mankind's struggles to save endangered species from extinction provides bird lovers the world over with an informative guide to identifying, understanding, and appreciating these fantastic creatures.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, BIRDS, ANIMALS
Keywords: BIRDS, BIRDS OF PREY, HUNTERS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
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EAGLES
By Hal H Wyss
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. Eagles are found in all parts of the world. From the American bald eagle and trhe European imperial eagle to the rare monkey-eating eagle of the Philippines, here is a pictorial history of the life cycles and habitats of these impressive and beautiful flying predators. A detailed history of these legendary birds and mankind's struggles to save endangered species from extinction provides bird lovers the world over with an informative guide to identifying, understanding, and appreciating these fantastic creatures.

Category: AMERICANA, ANIMALS, BIRDS, GENERAL INTEREST, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: BIRDS, BIRDS OF PREY, HUNTERS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
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CATS, A GUIDE TO CREATURE COMFORTS
By James Croft
6 1/12 X 6 1/2. Hardcover. 116 pages. Illustrated throughout. Cats are curious creatures-lovers of comfort who always find the cosiest place to sleep and intrepid adventurers who flirt with danger, testing their "nine lives" to capacity. In his bright and quirky illustrations, noted artist James Croft offers whimsical insight into the loves, hates, dreams, and desires of these paradoxical animals.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANIMALS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
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DOGS, A GUIDE TO DOMESTIC BLISS
By James Croft
6 1/2 X 6 1/2. Hardcover. 116 pages. Illustrated throughout. What goes on in a dog's head How do they see the world What are the priorities, dreams, & desires of the average mutt From the joys of digging and fetching to the horrors of bath time, James Croft has pictured it all with colorful charm. This indispensable book shows you all you ever needed or wanted to know about what really goes in a dog's life.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANIMALS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
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PIGS, A GUIDE TO WONDERFUL WALLOWING
By James Croft
6 1/2 X 6 1/2. Hardcover. 116 pages. Illustrated throughout. What do pigs think about while they wallow How do they see the world And what do they dream about as they lie snug in their sty The whimsical art of James Croft offers privileged peek into the secret and hilarious world of pigs, and tells you all you ever wanted to know about our friends on the farm!

Category: PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANIMALS
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ANIMAL NOISES: MY PETS
By Jane Brett
5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in (140 x 140mm) This volume is one of a set of four humorous board books that will entertain even the youngest children. Each time a page is turned, a new animal appears, and its mouth pops open. Ducks, frogs, pigs, lions, and hippopotamuses are just a few of the whimsically drawn creatures found in these titles. A brief description of each animal and its characteristic sound accompanies each illustration. These sturdy books are printed in four-color with pop-up flaps.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANIMALS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
Retail Price $2.95
Your Price  $2.51
 

ANIMAL NOISES: ON THE FARM
By Jane Brett
5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (140 x 140mm) This volume is one of a set of four humorous board books that will entertain even the youngest children. Each time a page is turned, a new animal appears, and its mouth pops open. Ducks, frogs, pigs, lions, and hippopotamuses are just a few of the whimsically drawn creatures found in these titles. A brief description of each animal and its characteristics sound accompanies each illustration. These sturdy books are printed in four-color with pop-up flaps.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANIMALS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
Retail Price $2.95
Your Price  $2.51
 

PANDAS
By Jill Caravan
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. 80 illustrations. This concise and informative volume discusses the fascinating and evocative history and habits of the panda, the "gentle giant" that is among the world's most endangered species. The controversy over whether the panda is a bear or a raccoon is explored, along with comparison photos of well-known bear species and the lessor panda which is classified by scientists as a raccoon. Panda behavior is discussed, including foraging, eating, sleeping, reproduction, and parenting, as well as the problems faced by pandas in captivity. Featuring 80 full-color photographs made in the panda's last remaining habitats in the bamboo forests of western and southwestern China, a clear view of this intriguing animal's life in the wild is seen.

Category: ANIMALS, GENERAL INTEREST, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

PANDAS
By Jill Caravan
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. 80 illustrations. This concise and informative volume discusses the fascinating and evocative history and habits of the panda, the "gentle giant" that is among the world's most endangered species. The controversy over whether the panda is a bear or a raccoon is explored, along with comparison photos of well-known bear species and the lessor panda which is classified by scientists as a raccoon. Panda behavior is discussed, including foraging, eating, sleeping, reproduction, and parenting, as well as the problems faced by pandas in captivity. Featuring 80 full-color photographs made in the panda's last remaining habitats in the bamboo forests of western and southwestern China, a clear view of this intriguing animal's life in the wild is seen.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

HOW TO KEEP TROPICAL AQUARIUM FISH
By Jonathan Stuart
8 13/16 X 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 full-color photographs. Keeping tropical aquarium fish can be one of the most fascinating and rewarding hobbies. However, to the beginner the subject may appear complicated and technically challenging. This book is written especially for those who have never kept an aquarium before but want to enjoy tropical fish at home. Questions regarding tanks, equipment, aquarium plants, and fish food are answered in a clear, concise manner. Finally, there is an A-Z guide of suggested varieties of both freshwater and marine species suitable for the first time aquarist.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
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LIONS
By Lee Server
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Of all animals, the lion is one of the most intriguing. Venerated as a symbol of strength for thousands of years, its place in nature as a fierce and powerful predator is no less striking. Here is the story of the only social animals in the cat family, known for their preference for living in close family groups called "prides." Held together by bonds of mutual trust, pride members become killing teams that completely cooperate in the tracking, stalking, and taking of prey. From the great game reserves of Kenya to the more remote corners of Uganda, this volume provides an action-packed look at the hunting techniques, mating rituals, and complex life of the King of Beasts, vividly illustrated with 80 full-color photographs.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS, BIG CATS
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LIONS: KING OF BEASTS
By Lee Server
10 5/8 x 11 13/16 in. 144 pages. Hardcover. Over 130 full-color photographs. The ancestry of the lion can be traced back millions of years into prehistory, when it roamed much of the planet. However, in the past two millennia its range has been reduced, and this magnificent animal is found now only in Africa and in a small enclave in India. This beautifully illustrated volume details the history of the lion through the ages, its symbolic importance to humans, and an account of the lion as it is found in the wild today, with special focus on the environmental hazards it faces. With brilliant full-color photography and an authoritative text, this book offers a detailed study of the lion, revealing its place in the natural order and encouraging a closer examination of the intricate web of life to which we belong.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
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TIGERS
By Lee Server
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. 80 illustrations. The largest of all the cats, the tiger's reputation is that of a fearsome predator, and occasionally, a man eater. Once numerous and covering a vast range, the tiger population today numbers little more than 6,000. In this volume, stunning action-photographs vividly portray the tiger as it stalks, chases, and attacks its prey. Gentler moments, such as the playful antics of young cubs under the watchful protection of their mother are also included. Here the life cycle of these magnificent cats is presented as they live their daily lives and fight for survival in the wild. This book includes 80 full-color photographs on tigers in action in their natural habitat.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS, BIG CATS
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TIGERS
By Lee Server
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. 80 illustrations. The largest of all the cats, the tiger's reputation is that of a fearsome predator, and occasionally, a man eater. Once numerous and covering a vast range, the tiger population today numbers little more than 6,000. In this volume, stunning action-photographs vividly portray the tiger as it stalks, chases, and attacks its prey. Gentler moments, such as the playful antics of young cubs under the watchful protection of their mother are also included. Here the life cycle of these magnificent cats is presented as they live their daily lives and fight for survival in the wild. This book includes 80 full-color photographs on tigers in action in their natural habitat.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS, BIG CATS
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LIONS
By Lee Server
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. Of all animals, the lion is one of the most intriguing. Venerated as a symbol of strength for thousands of years, its place in nature as a fierce and powerful predator is no less striking. Here is the story of the only social animals in the cat family, known for their preference for living in close family groups called "prides." Held together by bonds of mutual trust, pride members become killing teams that completely cooperate in the tracking, stalking, and taking of prey. From the great game reserves of Kenya to the more remote corners of Uganda, this volume provides an action-packed look at the hunting techniques, mating rituals, and complex life of the King of Beasts, vividly illustrated with 80 full-color photographs.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS, BIG CATS
Retail Price $9.95
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WOLVES
By Leonard Lee Rue III
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. 100 illustrations. The wolf is an intelligent and elusive animal which has been feared by man as a dangerous predator for centuries. In addition to attacking lifestock, the wolf has also been blamed for many attacks on humans. Only recently has the wolf's true nature been understood due to increasing studies of its habits and annual cycles. This volume details the anatomical structure and sensory capabilities of the animal, and follows the wolf through the changing seasons to reveal its behavior patterns. There are explanations of hunting tactics, mating rituals, territoriality, and pack order, and finally, denning and birth. With 100 vivid full-color photographs, the story of this largest member of the canine family is geographically brought to life.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
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WOLVES
By Leonard Lee Rue III
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Paperback. 100 illustrations. The wolf is an intelligent and elusive animal which has been feared by man as a dangerous predator for centuries. In addition to attacking lifestock, the wolf has also been blamed for many attacks on humans. Only recently has the wolf's true nature been understood due to increasing studies of its habits and annual cycles. This volume details the anatomical structure and sensory capabilities of the animal, and follows the wolf through the changing seasons to reveal its behavior patterns. There are explanations of hunting tactics, mating rituals, territoriality, and pack order, and finally, denning and birth. With 100 vivid full-color photographs, the story of this largest member of the canine family is geographically brought to life.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
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BACKYARD SONGBIRDS
By Marcus Schneck
10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (260 x 260mm) 112 pages. Hardcover. Over 110 illustrations. Birdwatching is among the most pleasurable of pastimes and one of the easiest to pursue. There is no need for advanced knowledge or special equipment to be a birder - all that is required is a keen interest in the avian world. Whatever the reader's level of expertise, this volume makes birdwatching even more intriguing. Detailed information on the common species of each region of the United States, as well as the birds' preferred habitats and foods, is provided in an easy-to-use format. In addition, there are tips on how to attract a great array of species to the backyard.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST, BIRDS, ANIMALS
Keywords: Birds, songbirds, backyard, natural history
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CATS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Marcus Schneck
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Looking into the history of the cat, the development of different breeds, the criteria used to judge these breeds in shows, as well as feline psychology and communication techniques, this book is practical as well as informative and beautiful The perfect guide for anyone choosing a pet, this volume examines forty of the delightful breeds of the feline world, including Persian and other longhairs, British Shorthairs, American Shorthairs, and Oriental Shorthairs. Over 90 full-color photographs are included.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
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DOGS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Marcus Schneck
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. This book provides a colorful and comprehensive account of the evolution of the dog and its role in society, explaining how the dog bacame man's best friend. The story of how breeds evolved is complemented by intimate portraits of companion dogs, guard dogs, rescue dogs, show dogs, and working dogs. It is also a practical guide that enables owners and lovers of dogs to have a better understanding of canine psychology and communication techniques, all based on knowledge of the anatomy, characteristics, and instincts that the domestic dog has inherited from its wild wolf ancestors. This volume includes 98 full-color photographs.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
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DUCKS & WATERFOWL
By Marcus Schneck
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Waterfowl, such as ducks, geese, and swans, are among the most familiar and well-known birds. Their seasonal migration, along with their tendency to fly, and even walk, in striking and mysterious patterns, have long been objects of study and fascination. Whistling ducks, dabbling ducks, diving ducks, and stifftails are featured, as well as snow geese, Canda geese, graylag geese, trumpeter swans, whistling swans, and mute swans. This brilliantly illustrated volume is a colorful journey into the world of waterfowl, an area that covers every continent except Antartica.

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KITTENS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Marcus Schneck
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. 90 illustrations. Here is an engaging and loving account of one of the most delightful of all pets, the baby cat. In both words and pictures, this volume explains the special bond between the newborn cat and its mother; the playful antics of kittens and what they mean; feline senses, instincts, and intelligence; and finally, how to understand a kitten's personality and behavior. In addition, there are also tips on the selection of a kitten and the care of a young cat before and during its introduction into the home. This book will charm and amuse young and old cat lovers alike with its informative text and 90 full-color photographs.

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PUPPIES, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Marcus Schneck
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. 90 illustrations. Photos of endearing pups, along with expert advice on choosing and caring for a pet, make this an appealing volume. Included are discussions of the puppy's developing senses and an assessment of the animal's intelligence and instinct. Also considered is the time of the young dog's weaning and its distinctive behavior such as the denning instinct, territoriality, and hunting practices. Finally, there are tips on what to look for in choosing a pup, whether to select a pedigreed breed or a mutt, and ways to teach your pet tricks as well as the routines of domestic life. Over 40 well-known dog breeds are described and illustrated with 90 full-color photographs.

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BEAVERS & OTHER RODENTS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Among the most fascinating of all rodents is the industrious beaver, whose dams and lodges are marvels of instinctive engineering. These energetic animals change the face of the landscape by felling countless trees and creating ponds that provide wetlands for an array of aquatic species. Though such rodents as mice and rats are in direct competition with man and are considered pests, other creatures such as chipmunks, squirrels, marmots, prairie dogs, and flying squirrels are forever endearing. This entertaining and informative volume captures these and other rodents in 80 full-color photographs, with a lively account of their similarities and differences.

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BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
By Paul Sterry
9 1/4 X 12. Hardcover. 260 pages. 1000 Illustrations. Over 500 species of birds found in Britain and Europe, including not only residents and regular migrants, but also key vagrants from North America and Asia are covered in this guide. Artwork has been supplied by leading bird artists. An ideal reference book for bird-lovers.

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DEER, ELK & MOUNTAIN GOATS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. The noble stag with his magnificent antlers, the agile and fearless bighorn ram, and the vulnerable doe and fawn are some of the most picturesque creatures in the animal world. These, along with such relatives as gazelles, impala, bison, and giraffes, are captured here in vivid action-photographs and a lively, informative text. While these animals are found in widely varying habitats and are strikingly different in appearance, they have one thing in common: rumination. This is a means of processing plant matter for consumption, commonly known as "chewing the cud." In all seasons and in wild places throughout the world, these gentle grazing animals, who are often the prey of carnivores, are shown in 80 full-color photographs which capture both their extraordinary behavior and the spectacular landscapes in which they live.

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Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
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SPIDERS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. 80 illustrations. Among the most numerous of the invertebrate groups, spiders offer a wealth of opportunities for orservation and study. A careful study of spiders will reveal fascinating and complex behavior patterns - making them in their own way just as rewarding as watching birds or mammals. Amateur naturalists will delight in this book, which covers such topics as physical structure and growth; silk production and web building; fangs and venom; camouflage, webs, tunnels, and traps, courtship and reproduction; and finally, self-defense. Collected from all over the world, from temperate woodlands to tropical regions and deserts, this volume offers a diverse array of spider species, fully described and brought to life in 80 full-color photographs.

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BABY ANIMALS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. All living creatures have a wonderful story to tell through the lives of their babies. Absorbing, appealing, and vulnerable, yound creatures just entering the world, though often charming, have a great deal to face in order to survive to adulthood. From birds, reptiles, and mammals to fish, spiders, insects, and amphibians, this volume covers in detail such topics as birth, early care, and development; feeding and growth; self-defense; imitation and play; training for adulthood; and the moment of independence. Illustrated with over 80 full-color photographs, here is an informative introduction to the early lives of animals of all kinds.

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Keywords: BABY ANIMALS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD
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BABY ANIMALS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. All living creatures have a wonderful story to tell through the lives of their babies. Absorbing, appealing, and vulnerable, yound creatures just entering the world, though often charming, have a great deal to face in order to survive to adulthood. From birds, reptiles, and mammals to fish, spiders, insects, and amphibians, this volume covers in detail such topics as birth, early care, and development; feeding and growth; self-defense; imitation and play; training for adulthood; and the moment of independence. Illustrated with over 80 full-color photographs, here is an informative introduction to the early lives of animals of all kinds.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS, ALL TITLES
Keywords: BABY ANIMALS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD
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BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. Referred to collectively as Lepidoptera, butterflies and moths, while closely related, nevertheless possess specific and sometimes subtle differences. Butterflies and moths are by and large day-flying creatures while moths are nocturnal. Here is a thorough guide to these astonishing insects which transform miraculously from caterpillars to high-fliers. The most common and familiar species are shown, as well as rare and exotic tropical species from around the world. With over 100 full-color photographs, this volume offers a colorful and intriguing sampling of the nearly 150,000 species known to science.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, INSECTS, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS, ALL TITLES
Keywords: BUTTERFLIES, INSECTS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
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BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Paperback. Over 100 illustrations. Referred to collectively as Lepidoptera, butterflies and moths, while closely related, nevertheless possess specific and sometimes subtle differences. Butterflies and moths are by and large day-flying creatures while moths are nocturnal. Here is a thorough guide to these astonishing insects which transform miraculously from caterpillars to high-fliers. The most common and familiar species are shown, as well as rare and exotic tropical species from around the world. With over 100 full-color photographs, this volume offers a colorful and intriguing sampling of the nearly 150,000 species known to science.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, INSECTS, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS, ALL TITLES
Keywords: BUTTERFLIES, INSECTS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
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DEER, ELK & MOUNTAIN GOATS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. The noble stag with his magnificent antlers, the agile and fearless bighorn ram, and the vulnerable doe and fawn are some of the most picturesque creatures in the animal world. These, along with such relatives as gazelles, impala, bison, and giraffes, are captured here in vivid action-photographs and a lively, informative text. While these animals are found in widely varying habitats and are strikingly different in appearance, they have one thing in common: rumination. This is a means of processing plant matter for consumption, commonly known as "chewing the cud." In all seasons and in wild places throughout the world, these gentle grazing animals, who are often the prey of carnivores, are shown in 80 full-color photographs which capture both their extraordinary behavior and the spectacular landscapes in which they live.

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Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
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INSECTS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. The world of insects is a fascinating realm, comprising the largest class - over two million species - of animals on earth. In this book, the basic orders of insects are detailed, followed by a general description of insect anatomy and structure. Then, there are considerations of life cycles and reproduction, food and feeding, movement, self-defense, and unusual lifestyles. Beetles, bees, ants, butterflies, moths grasshoppers, termites, and many more creatures are discussed with examples from around the world, all illustrated with 86 brilliant full-color photographs and an engrossing narrative.

Category: ANIMALS, INSECTS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, INSECTS, BUGS
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INSECTS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. The world of insects is a fascinating realm, comprising the largest class - over two million species - of animals on earth. In this book, the basic orders of insects are detailed, followed by a general description of insect anatomy and structure. Then, there are considerations of life cycles and reproductoin, food and feeding, movement, self-defense, and unusual lifestyles. Beetles, bees, ants, butterflies, moths grasshoppers, termites, and many more creatures are discussed with examples from around the world, all illustrated with 86 brilliant full-color photographs and an engrossing narrative.

Category: ANIMALS, INSECTS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, INSECTS, BUGS
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SPIDERS
By Paul Sterry
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. 80 illustrations. Among the most numerous of the invertebrate groups, spiders offer a wealth of opportunities for orservation and study. A careful study of spiders will reveal fascinating and complex behavior patterns - making them in their own way just as rewarding as watching birds or mammals. Amateur naturalists will delight in this book, which covers such topics as physical structure and growth; silk production and web building; fangs and venom; camouflage, webs, tunnels, and traps, courtship and reproduction; and finally, self-defense. Collected from all over the world, from temperate woodlands to tropical regions and deserts, this volume offers a diverse array of spider species, fully described and brought to life in 80 full-color photographs.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, WILD, WILDERNESS
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BEARS: RULERS OF THE WILDERNESS
By Robert Elman
10 5/8 x 11 13/16 in. 144 pages. Hardcover. Over 150 full-color photographs. Bears are among the worlds most beloved creatures, and at the same time are the most feared and misunderstood. In stunning photographs and vivid, knowledgeable text, this book reveals all the major species and subspeciesmore than a dozenexamining not only their appearance and habitat, but their unique life cycles and behavior, explaining the strangest of facts and exposing the often accepted but erroneous myths surrounding these animals. Variety of bear types from the different parts of the world are discussed in this volume. The future of the worlds bears is uncertain and therefore critical. Although bears in some localities are abundant and thriving, others are threatened or endangered. This fully illustrated volume explains not only what is being done on their behalf but what more could and should be done in the future.

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BEARS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Robert Elman
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Bears have held an inexplicable fascination for humans for centuries. Constellations have been named after them; folklore and fairy tales have featured them; and films, books, and television series have been created around them. A colorful comprehensive portrait of the bear world, this volume explodes many myths about these intriguing creatures. The common grizzly, brown, and polar bears are studied, as well as little known species from South America, China, and India. Here is a glimpse of the behavior and life cycle of bears worldwide, illustrated with 96 full-color photographs.

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DINOSAUR FRIENDS, THE - BRONTY
By Stewart Cowley
9 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. (230 x 285mm). 32 pages. Hardcover. Fully illustrated. This delightful and whimsically illustrated book is one in a series of four titles, collectively known as "The Dinosaur Friends." Here you will meet timid Tyro Tyrannosaurus, Trisha Triceratops the practical joker, Steggy Stegasaurus the inventor, and Bronty Brontosaurus the gentle giant. Just like all young animals, these lively, naughty creatures are up to plenty of mischief and mayhem. Each book contains three exciting stories, following the friends as they plan adventures, play tricks on each other, and even have arguments. But in the end, they stay together because another day of fun is just ahead.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
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DINOSAUR FRIENDS, THE - STEGGY
By Stewart Cowley
9 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. (230 x 285mm). 32 pages. Hardcover. Fully illustrated. This delightful and whimsically illustrated book is one in a series of four titles, collectively known as "The Dinosaur Friends." Here you will meet timid Tyro Tyrannosaurus, Trisha Triceratops the practical joker, Steggy Stegasaurus the inventor, and Bronty Brontosaurus the gentle giant. Just like all young animals, these lively, naughty creatures are up to plenty of mischief and mayhem. Each book contains three exciting stories, following the friends as they plan adventures, play tricks on each other, and even have arguments. But in the end, they stay together because another day of fun is just ahead.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
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DINOSAUR FRIENDS, THE - TRISHA
By Stewart Cowley
9 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. (230 x 285mm). 32 pages. Hardcover. Fully illustrated. This delightful and whimsically illustrated book is one in a series of four titles, collectively known as "The Dinosaur Friends." Here you will meet timid Tyro Tyrannosaurus, Trisha Triceratops the practical joker, Steggy Stegasaurus the inventor, and Bronty Brontosaurus the gentle giant. Just like all young animals, these lively, naughty creatures are up to plenty of mischief and mayhem. Each book contains three exciting stories, following the friends as they plan adventures, play tricks on each other, and even have arguments. But in the end, they stay together because another day of fun is just ahead.

Category: ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
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