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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
Retail Price $12.95
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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.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, BIRDS, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
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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.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
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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.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
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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
Retail Price $16.95
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BACKYARD SONGBIRDS
By Marcus Schneck
10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (260 x 260mm) 112 pages. Paperback. 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: GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST, BIRDS, ANIMALS
Keywords: BIRDS, SONGBIRDS, BACKYARD, NATURAL HISTORY
Retail Price $12.95
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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.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
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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.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, BIRDS, ANIMALS
Retail Price $24.95
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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.

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