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Good Dog, Happy Baby: Preparing Your Dog for the Arrival of Your Child

Michael Wombacher · New World Library
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

For years dog trainer Michael Wombacher has worked with expecting dog owners to prevent problems between dogs and children. He has also unfortunately witnessed too many families forced to surrender their beloved family companions because they failed to prepare the dog for the arrival of a new family...
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Woolly: The True Story of the De-Extinction of One of History's Most Iconic Creatures

BEN MEZRICH · Atria Books
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Science fiction becomes reality in this Jurassic Park-like story of the genetic resurrection of an extinct species - the woolly mammoth - by the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and The 37th Parallel."With his knack for turning narrative nonfiction into stories worthy...
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Sad animal facts.

Brooke Barker · Flatiron Books
Format:  Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Earth's Notable Natural Disasters: Events Affecting Mankind Through History; Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Robert S Carmichael · Salem Pr
Pages: 1200
Format: Hardcover

This updated edition of Earth's Notable Natural Disasters: Events Affecting Mankind Through History combines clearly-explained scientific concepts with gripping narrative details about some of the worst disasters in history. Updated through 2016, it provides scientific and narrative...
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Born To Be Wild: Hundreds of free nature activities for families

Hattie Garlick · Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Want to save cash, your child's imagination, and possibly even the planet? This is the book you need. Packed with great photos of real families in the outdoors, Born to Be Wild contains easy-to-follow instructions for activities that require nothing more sophisticated than a child's imagination...
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Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities

Luke Dixon · Timber Press
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities features everything an urbanite needs to know to start keeping bees: how to select the perfect hive, how to buy bees, how to care for a colony, how to harvest honey, and what to do in the winter. Urban beekeeping has particular challenges and needs, and this...
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Why Does My Dog Do That?: Answers to the 50 Questions Dog Lovers Ask

Sophie Collins · Ivy
Pages: 128
Format: Book

Why does your dog get so possessive over the sofa, or so excited when someone calls at the front door? And why does he bark at bicycles and growl at men in hats? This book will help you solve the riddles of your dogs behaviour and put your own into context
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Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau

Kevin T Dann · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the full arc of Thoreau's life as a mystic,...
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On Trails: An Exploration

Robert Moor · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"The best outdoors book of the year" - Sierra Club "Stunning ... A wondrous nonfiction debut" - Departures "Moor's book is enchanting" - The Boston Globe "A wanderer's dream" - The Economist From a brilliant new literary voice comes a groundbreaking...
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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish

Emily Voigt · Scribner
Pages: 319
Format: Print book

A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish" - the world's most expensive aquarium fish - reveals a surprising history with profound implications for the future of wild animals and human beings alike.A young man is murdered for his prized pet fish....
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Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

MONKS OF NEW SKETE · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners.No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated...
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Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?

Alan Weisman · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A powerful investigation into the chances for humanitys future from the author of the bestseller The World Without Us.In his bestselling book The World Without Us, Alan Weisman considered how the Earth could heal and even refill empty niches if relieved of humanitys constant pressures....
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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Michael Finkel · Knopf
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality - not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own. A New York...
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The Hurricane Preparedness Handbook

Bob Stearns · Skyhorse Publishing; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Dont wait until its too late. Prepare now! Weve all seen the ruin that a hurricane can bring. No one can stop a hurricane, but proper preparation can limit damage, protect long-term finances, and even save lives. The Hurricane Preparedness Handbook is an invaluable, step-by-step guide for everyone...
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