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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
 


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