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101 Things to Know Before Getting a Dog: The Essential Guide to Preparing Your Family and Home for a Canine Companion

Susan Ewing · I5 Pr
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

If you're longing for the pitter-patter of four furry feet, you have some homework to do. When new dog owners aren't prepared, it's the dog who suffers, so it's very important to consider all angles of dog care and ownership before making the commitment. This book starts...
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Overview: A New Perspective of Earth

Benjamin Grant · Amphoto
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A stunning and unique collection of satellite images of Earth that offer an unexpected look at humanity, derived from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram account.Inspired by the "Overview Effect"--a sensation that astronauts experience when given the opportunity to look...
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Beetle

Adam Dodd · Reaktion Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Ancient and strange, beetles call to mind a lost world of Egyptian magic and belief - a reminder of the fascination they've long held for human culture. In Beetle, Adam Dodd offers a richly illustrated, engaging account of the natural and cultural history of the beetle, from its origins...
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Homemade for Hamsters: Over 20 Fun Projects Anyone Can Make, Including Tunnels, Towers, Dens, Swings, Ladders and More

Carin Oliver · Firefly Books
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Homemade for Hamsters features 20 easy projects for creating toys and exercise equipment for a hamster (and guinea pigs, small rabbits, gerbils, and pet rats and mice, too) . The projects use materials and tools commonly found around the home. Treats may also be used and the book includes...
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Hamster and Gerbil

Jinny Johnson · Smart Apple Media
Format: Book

Owning a hamster or a gerbil can be great fun, but you need to know how to look after them properly. This book describes what they eat and drink, and the things they like to play with. it also tells you what you need to do to make sure your hamster or gerbil is comfortable and safe. There...
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Lucky Dog Lessons: Train Your Dog in 7 Days

Brandon Mcmillan · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The celebrity dog trainer and Emmy-winning star of the CBS show Lucky Dog shares his training system to transform any dog - from spoiled purebred puppy to shelter-shocked rescue - into a model companion in just seven days.Each week on Lucky Dog, Brandon McMillan rescues an untrained, unwanted,...
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Eisenhower's Gettysburg Farm

Michael J Birkner · Arcadia Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Paperback

The Eisenhower farm was the first and only home that Dwight Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, called their own. During Eisenhower's military career, he and Mamie lived around the world, but he always hoped to own a piece of property and leave it better than he found it. That wish led to the purchase...
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Upstream: Selected Essays

Mary Oliver · Penguin Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

"In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into the world and see it and hear it and react to it, before I knew at all who I was, what I was, what I wanted to be." So begins Upstream, a collection of essays in which beloved...
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Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America

Nathan Pieplow · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

The first comprehensive guide to the sounds of eastern North American birds, featuring an innovative visual index that allows readers to quickly look up unfamiliar sounds in the field.​ Bird songs and calls are just as important as visual field marks in identifying birds. But until now,...
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Animals in Irish Literature and Culture

Kathryn Kirkpatrick · Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardcover

Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, and includes essays exploring some of Irelands better known animals—birds, horses, pigs, cows, and dogs—as well as its less considered animals—hares, foxes, eels, and insects. The collection also...
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Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them

Mark Norell · Sterling Signature
Pages: 194
Format: Print book

Based on the American Museum of Natural History exhibition "Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids, " curated by Dr. Mark A. Norrell, this stunning volume explores an array of mythological creatures and the real animals that inspired them. For thousands of years, humans...
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An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar

Alan Rabinowitz · Island Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The jaguar is one of the most mysterious and least-known big cats of the world. The largest cat in the Americas, it has survived an onslaught of environmental and human threats partly because of an evolutionary history unique among wild felines, but also because of a power and indomitable...
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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future

Jim Robbins · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating investigation into the miraculous world of birds and the powerful - and surprising - ways they enrich our lives and sustain the planetOur relationship to birds is different from our relationship to any other wild creatures. They are found virtually everywhere and we love to watch...
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National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

Joel Sartore · National Geographic Soc
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

This lush book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals - especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion,...
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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 canines from around...
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