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The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London

Christopher Skaife · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The first behind-the-scenes account of life with the legendary ravens at the world's eeriest monumentThe ravens at the Tower of London are of mighty importance: rumor has it that if a raven from the Tower should ever leave, the city will fall. The title of Ravenmaster, therefore, is a serious...
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Beekeeper's Lab: 52 Family-Friendly Activities and Experiments Exploring the Life of the Hive

Kim Lehman · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Flexibound

Beekeeping's popularity as a hobby continues to skyrocket. Beekeeper's Lab gives you 52 bee-inspired labs to do all year long, and are accessible enough to share with the family. Fill the year ahead with weekly activities from around and about the hive, including art projects, recipes,...
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Happily Ever Esther: Two Men, a Wonder Pig, and Their Life-Changing Mission to Give Animals a Home

Steve Jenkins · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig....
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Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and the Devotion of Dogs

Rebecca Ascher-Walsh · National Geographic
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This treasury features heartwarming photographs and touching stories of dedicated working dogs who have gone above and beyond the call of duty and proven themselves as true heroes.This special collection of dog stories and photographs features four-legged heroes who have worked side by side...
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The Animal Lover's Guide to Changing the World: Practical Advice and Everyday Actions for a More Sustainable, Humane, and Compassionate Planet

STEPHANIE FELDSTEIN · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"Too many animal advocates have a lot of passion, but they're not sure how to actually make a difference. Stephanie Feldstein both wants to build a kinder world and knows how to make it happen. In fact, she's been doing it for years. I can't wait to tout her book when it's...
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Birds of a Feather: A True Story of Hope and the Healing Power of Animals

LORIN LINDNER · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring story of how one woman's vision helped create a unique healing communityLee Woodruff: "This true story will twist your heart like a sponge and renew your faith in the world."Vicki Myron: "A heartwarming book." Animal lover though she was, Lorin Lindner...
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Catching Thunder: The Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase

Eskil Engdal · Zed Books
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

December, 2014: In the forbidding waters off Antarctica, Captain Hammarstedt of the Bob Barker embarks on a voyage unlike any seen before. Across ten thousand miles of hazardous seas, Hammarstedt's crew will relentlessly pursue the Thunder - an infamous illegal fishing ship - for what...
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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

William Atkins · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the classic literary tradition of Bruce Chatwin and Geoff Dyer, a rich and exquisitely written account of travels in eight deserts on five continents that evokes the timeless allure of these remote and forbidding places.One-third of the earth's surface is classified as desert. Restless,...
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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A professional tree climber encounters gorillas, snakes, spiders, and birds of prey, as well as answers and perspective, hundreds of feet up, all over the world Every child knows the allure of climbing trees. But how many of us get to make a living at it, spending days observing nature...
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On the Ganges: Encounters with Saints and Sinners on India's Mythic River

GEORGE BLACK · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Journey along one of the world's greatest rivers and catch a glimpse into the lives and cultures of the people who live along its banksThe Ganges flows through northern India and Bangladesh for more than 1,500 miles before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. It is sacred to Hindus who worship...
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