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
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
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 .
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
Mr . Alton , the young author of this delightful book , was for four years a
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illustrated , $ 1 . 50 . ... To an intelligent boy or girl the subject is a most
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Charles F . HOLDER , author of “ Marvels of Animal Life . ... The wealth of facts
contained in so moderate a compass is paralleled only by the richness of the
illustrations — which are ...
Category: American literature
These stories of animals are , as everybody knows , illustrated by bring under the
notice of young children . ... his series of “ Object Lessons ” of this kind would
prove both useful and sketches of dogs , cats , birds , foxes , and rats being in
their way perfect . interesting in schools . ... 1877 , - Following our usual practice ,
we 58 . cloth . call attention to the fact that this book has reached its fourth edition
Domesticated Animals : - Considered with reference to Civilization and the Arts .
By MARY ROBERTS . Illustrated . 16mo , cloth , pp . 292 . the immense and
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