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Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life: The Definitive Visual Guide to Prehistoric Animals

DK Publishing · DK
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

From the origin of life, through the age of dinosaurs stalked by the terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex, to the earliest humans, this book tells the story of life on Earth.Dinosaurs may be the stars of the show, but the book is truly comprehensive, with fossil plants, invertebrates, amphibians,...
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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A N WILSON · Harper
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life.With the publication of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin - hailed as the man who "discovered evolution" - was propelled into the pantheon of great scientific thinkers, alongside Galileo,...
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The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife

LUCY COOKE · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Mary Roach meets Sam Kean and Bill Bryson in this uproarious tour of the basest instincts and biggest mysteries of the animal world
Humans have gone to the Moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it comes to understanding animals, we've still got a long way to go. Whether we're...
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Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

Ben Goldfarb · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America's lakes and rivers. The consequences of losing beavers...

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Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds

Nancy J Hajeski · Firefly Books
Pages: 536
Format: Paperback

Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds packs in a lot of information. Illustrations, text, charts, tables and icons make it an ideal reference for all dog lovers, who will enjoy flipping through the pages.

The over 450 breeds are thoroughly researched and represent...

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.

Hailed as "the great nature writer of this generation" (Wall Street Journal) , Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about...

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Giants of the Lost World: Dinosaurs and Other Extinct Monsters of South America

Donald R Prothero · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

More than a hundred years ago, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a novel called The Lost World with the exciting premise that dinosaurs and other prehistoric beasts still ruled in South America. Little did Conan Doyle know, there were terrifying monsters in South America--they just...
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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us

LUCY JONES · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

By the world-renowned seismologist, a surprising history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to come

Earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes--these all stem from the same forces that give our planet life. It is only when...
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Gem

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

A dazzling visual guide to precious and semiprecious stones, organic gems, and precious metals, Gem showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery.

From diamonds to sapphires...

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Odd Birds

Ian Harding · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A 7-time Teen Choice Award Winner on Freeform's most-watched series, Pretty Little Liars ... A social media influencer with over 7 million followers ... An avid birdwatcher? Yes, you read that correctly. Ian Harding is all of these things, and so much more. In this memoir,...

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Horses For Dummies

Audrey Pavia · For Dummies
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Updated for today's beginning horse enthusiasts! If you're just getting into the world of horses, there's a lot to learn! Horses For Dummies gets beginning-level riders and aspiring first-time horse owners up to speed on all things equine! From selecting the right horse for you to feeding,...
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The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

David Hone · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

'Gripping and wonderfully informative' Tom Holland, New Statesman Adored by children and adults alike, Tyrannosaurus is the most famous dinosaur in the world, one that pops up again and again in pop culture, often battling other beasts such as King Kong, Triceratops or velociraptors in Jurassic...
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DIY Projects for Cats and Dogs: 20 Easy-to-Build Creations for Your Best Friend

ARMELLE RAU · CompanionHouse Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Pamper your pet while you save money by doing it yourself! This book shows you how to build inexpensive, functional accessories to make your home a pet paradise. DIY Projects for Cats and Dogs presents 20 simple projects that you can make in just a weekend, without any advanced skills or special...
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Wildlife Photography: Proven Techniques for Capturing Stunning Digital Images

Jack Ballard · Falcon Guides
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Viewing wildlife in action is always a pleasure-capturing that action with your camera is one of the most rewarding and challenging ways to become even closer to Nature. Birders, hikers, national-park visitors, and international travelers are all discovering the joys of wildlife photography....
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Texts From Mittens: A Cat Who Has an Unlimited Data Plan...and Isn't Afraid to Use It

Angie Bailey · Harlequin
Format: Hardcover

Texts from Mittens is a series of text message conversations between a snappy, self-absorbed housecat named Mittens and his long-suffering human, a single woman who works away from home during the day. Mittens relentlessly hassles his human all day long, while only taking breaks to watch...
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