The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts

New York Times bestseller • An artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, illustrated by Swedish artist Maja Säfström.

Author: Maja Säfström

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607748339

Category: Nature

Page: 120

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New York Times bestseller • An artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, illustrated by Swedish artist Maja Säfström. Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't walk backward? Or that a group of owls is called a parliament, or that they have three eyelids? Sea otters hold hands in their sleep, bees never sleep, and penguins laugh when they're tickled! This charming compendium contains over 100 pages of fascinating facts about the animal kingdom illustrated with whimsical detail.

Amazing Facts about Baby Animals

Perfect for art- and nature-loving kids and adults, this sweet book makes a wonderful gift and conversation starter for the whole family.

Author: Maja Säfström

Publisher:

ISBN: 0399580689

Category: Art

Page: 112

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A whimsically illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about baby animals and their parents, from the author of The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts. Perfect for art- and nature-loving kids and adults, this sweet book makes a wonderful gift and conversation starter for the whole family.

Animals of a Bygone Era

" These and many more fantastic extinct animals are illustrated in this whimsical collection by Swedish artist Maja Säfström.

Author: Maja Säfström

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0399578536

Category: Nature

Page: 112

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A beautifully illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about extinct animals. In the past, amazing and strange animals roamed the earth, including giant sea scorpions, tiny horses, enormous sloths, and fierce "terror birds." These and many more fantastic extinct animals are illustrated in this whimsical collection by Swedish artist Maja Säfström.

Weird But True Animals

Explore the wonderful world of animal - an encyclopedia for kids.

Author: Christian Lattimer

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Page: 54

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Explore the wonderful world of animal - an encyclopedia for kids. Fascinating facts and animal identification book for kids Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that there's a pig that loves to paint? Or that slugs have green blood? Packed with more than 200 facts and photos to encourage curiosity and keep kids entertained, amazed, and laughing for hours! All the super cool facts inside are organized by type of animal, so you can quickly find the critters you want to study. Get ready to ooh, ahh, and awww with fascinating facts, tidbits, and trivia about the many ways animals can be incredibly WEIRD!

Sad Animal Facts Baby Talk

If you already think you’d like to hug a baby animal Sad Animal Facts: Baby Talk will make you realize just how much they need it.

Author: Brooke Barker

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0752266594

Category: Humor

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Baby animals don't play with toys. They don't have favourite colours. And they don't learn songs unless for self-defence. In this beautifully illustrated compendium of sweet and sad facts, Brooke Barker takes us into the world of baby animals and shows us just how complicated and adorable their creation and fight for survival can be, from the moose who try to mate with cars, to the single parrots who talk to blenders and the newborn elephants who can't control their trunks. If you already think you’d like to hug a baby animal Sad Animal Facts: Baby Talk will make you realize just how much they need it.

Home Learning Year by Year Revised and Updated

The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts Maja Safstrom. Ten Speed Press, 2016. Did you know that owls have three eyelids?

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 0525576975

Category: Education

Page: 576

View: 362

A comprehensive guide to designing homeschool curriculum, from one of the country’s foremost homeschooling experts—now revised and updated! Homeschooling can be a tremendous gift to your children—a personalized educational experience tailored to each kid’s interests, abilities, and learning styles. But what to teach, and when, and how? Especially for first-time homeschoolers, the prospect of tackling an annual curriculum can be daunting. In Home Learning Year by Year, Rebecca Rupp presents comprehensive plans from preschool through high school, covering integral subjects for each grade, with lists of topics commonly presented at each level, recommended resource and reading lists, and suggestions for creative alternative options and approaches. Included, along with all the educational basics, are techniques and resources for teaching everything from philosophy to engineering, as well as suggestions for dealing with such sensitive topics as sex education. Now revised throughout with all-new updates featuring the most effective and up-to-date methods and reading guides to homeschool your child at all ages, Home Learning Year by Year continues to be the definitive book for the homeschooling parent.

Baby Animals

Who doesn't love baby animals? This is an adorable celebration of all kinds of fuzzy, fluffy, scaly, and feathery animal babies and their parents.

Author: Maja Säfström

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Category: Animals

Page: 111

View: 662

Who doesn't love baby animals? This is an adorable celebration of all kinds of fuzzy, fluffy, scaly, and feathery animal babies and their parents. Full of interesting, weird, and funny facts about animals before they are born (elephants are pregnant for 22 months!), when they are born (whales are born tail-first so they don't drown!), and life as babies (parrots give their offspring names! Baby macaques have snowball fights!), this book couldn't be cuter.

Sad Animal Facts

Sneakily informative, and beautifully illustrated, Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker is the perfect book for animal lovers (and haters) everywhere.

Author: Brooke Barker

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0752265962

Category: Humor

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The New York Times bestseller. A delightfully quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom's more unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand-drawn illustrations to make you laugh and cry. Have you ever wondered how expensive a jar of honey would be if a minimum wage for bees applied, or whether a dog cares what's on television when they sit next to you? Once you enter Brooke Barker's world, you'll never see animals in the same way again. This melancholy menagerie pairs the sweet and sad facts of animal life with their hilarious thoughts and reactions. Sneakily informative, and beautifully illustrated, Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker is the perfect book for animal lovers (and haters) everywhere.

Amazing Facts About Baby Animals

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Author: Maja Säfström

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0399580697

Category: Nature

Page: 112

View: 294

A whimsically illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about baby animals and their parents, from the author of The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts. Who doesn't love baby animals? Amazing Facts About Baby Animals is an adorable celebration of all kinds of fuzzy, fluffy, scaly, and feathery animal babies and their parents. This charming collection by beloved Swedish artist Maja Säfström is full of interesting, weird, and funny facts about animals before they are born (elephants are pregnant for 22 months!), when they are born (whales are born tail-first so they don't drown!), and life as babies (parrots give their offspring names! Baby macaques have snowball fights!). Perfect for art- and nature-loving kids and adults, this sweet book makes a wonderful gift and conversation starter for the whole family.

401 Amazing Animal Facts

Did you know that the world's littlest antelope is smaller than the largest frog? Or that a platypus can detect electrical fields? This light-hearted book is filled with surprising, amusing, and intriguing facts about the animal world.

Author: Marianne Taylor

Publisher: New Holland Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781847737151

Category: Nature

Page: 239

View: 834

This book is a light-hearted and accessible, non-jargony yet richly informative compendium of surprising, amusing and intriguing facts about the animal world. It is arranged thematically and delivered in snappy, bite-size sections, making this the perfect 'dip in and out' book for the nature-lover.

True Or Poo

Do komodo dragons have toxic slobber' Is it true that a scorpion that sheds its tail dies of constipation' Speaking of poo, do rabbits really have a habit of, err, eating their own' And can you really get high from licking toads, or is that ...

Author: Nick Caruso

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780316528115

Category: SCIENCE

Page: 213

View: 260

From the scientist duo behind the New York Times bestselling sensation Does It Fart' comes a new illustrated compendium of animal facts and falsehoods, from the head-scratching to the repulsive! After Does It Fart' comes Number Two ... a fully illustrated compendium of animal facts and falsehoods'the more repulsive the better. Do komodo dragons have toxic slobber' Is it true that a scorpion that sheds its tail dies of constipation' Speaking of poo, do rabbits really have a habit of, err, eating their own' And can you really get high from licking toads, or is that ... fake newts' The answers to all these questions and more can be found in True or Poo', a manual for disgusting and one-upping your friends and enemies for years to come.

Terra Maxima

With over 1,000 photographs and an array of NASA satellite images, this book is a feast of reference for all the family.

Author: Monaco Books

Publisher: Monaco

ISBN: 9783899446180

Category: Nature

Page: 560

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LIFE SCIENCES: GENERAL ISSUES. Lavishly illustrated, this compendium of amazing geographical, botanical and zoological facts explores the widest, highest, longest, strongest and largest phenomena on Earth. Discover World's deepest oceans and tallest peaks, from its most volatile volcanoes to its mightiest waterfalls. Celebrating Nature's superlatives and extremes, it also reveals the record-breakers of the animal and plant kingdoms, from ocean giants to the world's largest flowering plants, all spectacularly captured by leading photographers. With over 1,000 photographs and an array of NASA satellite images, this book is a feast of reference for all the family.

The Secret Lives of Animals

With charming and humourous illustrations from BAFTA-award-winning artist Greg McLeod, The Little Book of Amazing Animal Facts is an essential compendium of mind-blowing tales from the wild side.

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Publisher: LOM Art

ISBN: 9781912785230

Category: Reference

Page: 128

View: 728

Did you know that an ostrich can run faster than a horse and roar like a lion? Or that a narwhal's tusk is in fact a large front tooth? With charming and humourous illustrations from BAFTA-award-winning artist Greg McLeod, The Little Book of Amazing Animal Facts is an essential compendium of mind-blowing tales from the wild side.

True or Poo

And can you really get high from licking toads, or is that...fake newts? The answers to all these questions and more can be found in True or Poo?, a manual for disgusting and one-upping your friends and enemies for years to come.

Author: Nick Caruso

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN: 9780316528122

Category: Humor

Page: 144

View: 288

The follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Does It Fart? After Does It Fart? comes Number Two...a fully illustrated compendium of animal facts and falsehoods, the more repulsive the better. Do komodo dragons have toxic slobber? What exactly is urohidrosis (from the Greek for "urine sweat")? Is it true that a scorpion that sheds its tail dies of constipation? How far actually are you from the nearest rat? Can you get high from licking toads, or is that...fake newts? All this and far, far more can be found in True or Poo?, a manual for disgusting and one-upping your friends and enemies for years to come.

The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals

This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in exquisite detail by debut artist Sami Bayly.

Author: Sami Bayly

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1526363054

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 577

CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR, INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2020 Marvel as you enter the fascinating hidden world of ugly animals in this encyclopaedia of the animal kingdom's most unusual and and so-called 'ugly' species. It's time to see ugliness in a whole new light! With more than sixty animals to explore, this compendium of the unusual celebrates the beauty in 'ugliness'. Children and adults alike will pore over the breathtaking scientific illustrations of unusual animals, discovering why these animals developed such extraordinary features and learning about science and nature along the way. Featuring illustrations and facts about the thorniest species the animal kingdom has to offer, from the naked mole rat to the goblin shark, aye-aye, blobfish and many more. This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in exquisite detail by debut artist Sami Bayly.

Canadian Book Review Annual

The Flying Ark , a compendium of fascinating facts about animals as air travellers
, provides some of the answers . Jackson briefly documents the special
arrangements required for the safe transport of a variety of animals , large ...

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The Senior High School Paperback Collection

Author: John Thomas Gillespie

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association

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Category: Reference

Page: 424

View: 156

Provides an annotated list of more than four thousand paperbacks, including fiction, poetry, and books on religion, art, crafts, sports, science, music, history, and education.

Dancing Honeybees and Other Natural Wonders of Science

An Illustrated Compendium William Lynn Baker ... SOURCES : The Phantom
World of the Octopus and Squid ; An Octopus is Amazing ; World Book
Encyclopedia ; Encyclopaedia Brittanica ; National Geographic ; Wildlife Fact File
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Author: William Lynn Baker

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary

ISBN:

Category: Mathematics

Page: 96

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Answers questions about spiders, storks, octopuses, pandas, owls, whales, coral reefs, rain forests, pollution, earthquakes, tornadoes, and outer space

The Horn Book Guide to Children s and Young Adult Books

TW Adler , Naomi , Reteller The Barefoot Book of Animal Tales from Around the
World 80 pp . Barefoot isbn 1 - 84148 - 941 - 7 19 . 99 ( 3 ) 4 - 6 Illustrated by
Amanda Hall . ... This beginning history offers interesting tidbits about Henry VIII ,
Louis XIV , the wigs of the eighteenth century , the squash blossom hairdos of
young ... A compendium of " Hairy Information " provides a few scientific facts
about hair .

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A compendium of the veterinary art

We must therefore look only to facts , to decide the point . It is a matter of some importance in the breeding of animals to have as correct views as ...

Author: James White (veterinary surgeon.)

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Category: Horses

Page: 558

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