books about: wildlife
All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful: Three ...
Open Road Media, 2011
Timeless stories from a country veterinarian about the animals and people that shape life in a sleepy English town Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the natural world. Collected here are three of his masterpieces— All Creatures Great and Small , All Things Bright and Beautiful , and All Things Wise and Wonderful— which have been winning over animal lovers everywhere for almost fifty ...
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Animals
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, including lions, frogs, mice, birds, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full entertainment.
The Faraway Horses: The Adventures and Wisdom of One of America's Most Renowned Horsemen
"I've started horses since I was 12 years old and have been bit, kicked, bucked off and run over. I've tried every physical means to contain my horse in an effort to keep from getting myself killed. I started to realize that things would come much easier for me once I learned why a horse does what he does. This method works well for me because of the kinship that develops between horse and rider. " --Buck Brannaman In THE FARAWAY ...
The Crippled Lamb
For younger children, the classic book The Crippled Lamb has been revised slightly and is presented in the popular board book format, perfect for little hands and durable enough to withstand some "toss and tumble."
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
A spoof on the three little pigs story, this time told from the wolf's point of view. Lane Smith also illustrated Hallowe'en ABC which was one of The New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year.
Steve & Me
When Terri Raines was twenty-seven years old, she took a vacation that changed her life. Leaving behind her wildlife rescue work in Oregon, Terri traveled to Australia, and there, at a small wildlife park, she met and fell in love with a tall, blond force of nature named Steve Irwin. They were married in less than a year, and Terri eagerly joined in Steve's conservation work. The footage filmed on their crocodile-trapping honeymoon became the ...
The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild
When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them. In order to save their lives, Anthony took them in. In the years that followed he became a part of their family. And as he battled to create a bond with the ...
Ansel Adams Calendar (2003)
Ansel E. Adams
The 2003 edition of the Ansel Adams calendar reproduces 13 images from the book "Ansel Adams at 100" - published to coincide with a travelling exhibition of his work which began touring in August 2001. The calendar follows the same open design as before and the photographs are reproduced as duotones, printed on heavy, coated paper. Mini-calendars of the preceding and following months are provided on each calendar grid and the back cover design ...
Unlikely Friendships 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Workman Publishing Company
These are the most amazing friendships between species, collected from around the world and documented in a selection of full-color candid photographs... Written by National Geographic magazine writer Jennifer Holland, Unlikely Friendships documents one heartwarming tale after another of animals who, with nothing else in common, bond in the most unexpected ways. A cat and a bird. A mare and a fawn. An elephant and a sheep. A snake and a hamster. ...
Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide
The natural world is a dynamic place and our understanding of it is forever growing and changing. Since Animal was first published in 2001, the African elephant has been reclassified into two species, a cat-sized rat has been discovered in Papua New Guinea, the only plant-eating spider has been found in Central America, a bird-eating fanged frog has been located in Vietnam, and more than 1,250 new species of amphibians have been identified. ...
Sierra Club 2013 Wilderness Calendar
With nearly 10 million copies sold, the Sierra Club wall calendar is a perennial favorite. The 2013 edition is, as always, the definitive one of its type, with dramatic and awe-inspiring color photographs of wild places all across the country, from Oregon to Minnesota to South Carolina, taken by world-renowned nature photographers.
Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens
Douglas W. Tallamy
The pressures on wildlife populations today are greater than they have ever been and many gardeners assume they can remedy this situation by simply planting a variety of flowering perennials, trees, and shrubs. As Douglas Tallamy points out in this revelatory book, that assumption is largely mistaken. Wild creatures exist in a complex web of interrelationships, and often require different kinds of food at different stages of their development. ...
A Primate's Memoir
Robert M. Sapolsky
"I had never planned to become a savanna baboon when I grew up; instead, I had always assumed I would become a mountain gorilla," writes Robert Sapolsky in this witty and riveting chronicle of a scientist's coming-of-age in remote Africa. Raised in an intellectual, immigrant family in Brooklyn, Sapolsky wished he could live in the primate diorama in the Museum of Natural History. He wrote fan letters to primatologists, started reading their ...
Growing Up Humming
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Fans of David Attenborough will enjoy experiencing the wonders of nature through Mike Spinak's pictures and words. Imagine witnessing hummingbird chicks being raised on the nest from front row seats, with every step shown as it unfolds, accompanied by fundamental explanations of the "whys" behind what you're seeing. In Mike Spinak's Growing Up Humming , you'll see hummingbirds as you've never seen them before. The elder chick has flown from ...
National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America
Edward S. Brinkley
From the National Wildlife Federation® comes the most up-to-date, all-photographic field guide to North American birds. Birders will find it indispensable: this single, portable volume features more than 750 species, along with more than 2,000 stunning images by leading nature photographers showing birds in their natural habitats. Captions highlight important field marks, and comprehensive species accounts describe habitats, behavior, flight, ...
Man-Eaters of Kumaon
Jim Corbett was every inch a hero, something like a "sahib" Davy Crockett: expert in the ways of the jungle, fearless in the pursuit of man-eating big cats, and above all a crack shot. Brought up on a hill-station in north-west India, he killed his first leopard before he was nine and went on to achieve a legendary reputation as a hunter. Corbett was also an author of great renown. His books on the man-eating tigers he once tracked are not only ...
Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds : Western Region
Little, Brown and Company
Is that butterfly outside your window a Monarch or a Giant Swallowtail? What's the best kind of feeder for attracting birds to your backyard? This pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, simple-to-use guide is an ideal introduction to the birds of the Western United States. It contains dozens of full-color photographs that enable readers of all ages to identify the most common species; range maps; tips on attracting and observing firds; information ...
The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America (Stokes Field Guides)
Little, Brown and Company
The culmination of many years of research, observation, and study, the new STOKES FIELD GUIDE includes more species, more photographs, and more useful identification information than any other photographic field guide. The guide features 853 North American bird species and more than 3,400 stunning color photographs. And yet it's portable enough to fit in your pocket! The photographs cover all significant plumages, including male, ...
The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
Sasquatch Books, 2012
The essential resource for modern homesteading, growing and preserving foods, and raising chickens, The Encyclopedia of Country Living includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat, grow herbs, churn butter, build a chicken coop, catch a pig, cook on a wood stove, and much, much more. This comprehensive resource is the most authoritative guide available to a sustainable ...
Sierra Club 2013 Engagement Calendar
The most popular nature calendar ever published, this Sierra Club classic features "wire-o" binding, a week-by-week format, and 55 full-color images by some of America's leading nature photographers.
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