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 ...
Author: Maja Säfström
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
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
The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts Maja Safstrom. Ten Speed
Press, 2016. Did you know that owls have three eyelids? That ostriches can't
walk backward? A delightfully illustrated collection filled with fascinating facts.
Author: Rebecca Rupp
Publisher: Broadway Books
A culinary and natural history of the eel follows its life cycle from the Sargasso Sea to the rivers of North America and Europe, touring the eel's economic and gastronomic role throughout the world, in a volume that also includes recipes.
Author: Richard Schweid
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
QUIZ & FACT BOOK BY ROD GRAGG Includes 52 B & W Photographs This feast
for Western history buffs is a storehouse of fascinating and valuable information
about the events and personalities of the Old West . You will find obscure facts ,
details and overlooked information in this illustrated compendium about all
aspects of life back then . Find the answers to these ... What animal was known to
the Plains Indians as " Holy Dog , " " Medicine Dog " or " Spirit Dog " ? Who was
Author: Rod Gragg
Publisher: Galahad Books
Nonetheless , they are a marvelous compilation of the facts and fictions known
about the animal world in the early seventeenth century . Caption : Edward
Topsell , History of Four - footed Beasts , 1658 . JERBOA Adam Olearius The
Author: Laurie Block
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Here is yet another welldone McClung book on vanishing wildlife . ... ( The
Amazing Egg ] is a clear , straightforward , suitably - illustrated compendium of
information , although without the detail or ... All the basic facts of their life style
are here , plus the fascinating explanation of how their unique jaws permit them
to swallow ...
Category: Children's literature