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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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. A New York Times bestseller

Amazing Facts About Baby Animals

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

ISBN: 0399580697

Category: Nature

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. 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.

Weird But True Animals

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

Author: Christian Lattimer

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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!

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.

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

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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.

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: 737

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.

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? That ostriches can't
walk backward? A delightfully illustrated collection filled with fascinating facts.

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0525576975

Category: Education

Page: 576

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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.

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.

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.


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

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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.

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.

Consider the Eel

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

ISBN: 9780807826935

Category: Nature

Page: 181

View: 526

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.

The Little Giant Book of Science Facts

Hundreds of fascinating, flabbergasting, and sometimes freaky facts are at your disposal in this fun-sized compendium.

Author: Glen Vecchione

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402706530

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

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Hundreds of fascinating, flabbergasting, and sometimes freaky facts are at your disposal in this fun-sized compendium. Uncover animal oddities, including the fact that certain species of frogs can survive being frozen solid and thawed. Find out how strange people really are: Did you know that the average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime—enough to fill two swimming pools? And there are botanical surprises, such as that bananas are actually herbs, plus science tidbits about the Earth, inventions, computers, and more.


Word Nerd

Filled with interesting information about words, sure to amaze and spark conversation, this incredible collection is perfect for the word nerd in each of us.

Author: Barbara Ann Kipfer

Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 570

View: 514

Are You a Word Nerd? Did you know ... --Only a human (not an animal or thing) is "able" to do something --The five on dice is called cinque --"K" for strike-out in baseball comes from the last letter of "struck" --To skice is to frisk about like squirrels in spring For word lovers everywhere, Word Nerd is a rich-and fun-compendium of more than 17,000 fascinating facts about words. Bestsellingauthor Barbara Anne Kipfer has spent years compiling little known tidbits about common-and not so common-words in the English language. Filled with interesting information about words, sure to amaze and spark conversation, this incredible collection is perfect for the word nerd in each of us.

The Old West Quiz and Fact Book

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
Phoebe ...

Author: Rod Gragg

Publisher: Galahad Books

ISBN: 9780883940853

Category: History

Page: 230

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Features numerous questions and answers on the trivia of America's Old West from the Indians and the U.S. Cavalry to gold mining and cowboys

An Odd Bestiary Or A Compendium of Instructive and Entertaining Descriptions of Animals Culled from Five Centuries of Travelers Accounts Natural Histories Zoologies Etc by Authors Famous and Obscure Arranged as an Abecedary

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
Voyages ...

Author: Laurie Block

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252013539

Category: Art

Page: 152

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An Odd Bestiary or, A Compendium of Instructive and Entertaining Descriptions of Animals, Culled from Five Centuries of Travelers' Accounts, Natural Histories, Zoologies, &c. by Authors Famous and Obscure, Arranged as an Abecedary.

Children s Literature Review

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 ...

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