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EATEN ALIVE: Five Killer Croc Attacks
By Chris Maloney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
"Eaten Alive: Five Killer Croc Attacks" explores five of the most extraordinary and heartbreaking crocodile attacks. Story One – 22 Hours in Hell Story Two – Back Against the Wall Story Three – An African Thank You Story Four – Champ’s Best Friend Story Five – An Occurrence at Sandy Creek
The Diary of A Puppy.. My First 30 Days
By Annette Goldenrod
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This a a true diary of an orphaned puppy. He was rejected by his mother the day he was born. Samson is the only survivor, of a litter of 5. 1 was born dead and 3 were killed by their mother.
The Solved Case of the Real Lake Erie Monster
By steve kovacs
Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
For hundreds of years, witnesses have been coming forward with tales of something mysterious, big and creature-like, in Lake Erie. There IS something in the lake and though seemingly dormant lately, it will be seen again. The author, a professional investigator gives you the answer to the Lake Erie Monster.
The Variety and Ecology of Galls, With a Focus on Those Induced on Oak Species
By Eric J. Guignard
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This research article discusses galls, the homes of insect larvae which are created by manipulating the host tree to build the homes for them. I will discuss identification and explanation of galls through their strange and beautiful arrangements, as well as understanding the life cycle of the gall-encased insects, and also the secondary uses of galls by humans.
Emergency Wild Bird Care [Article]
By Velma Southerland
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This article is designed to help the ordinary person know how and when to help a wild bird that appears to be injured or in danger. It is illegal for people to have wild birds in their possession, but emergency assistance is acceptable under a "Good Samaritan" clause.
An Exploration of Patterns and Color Palettes of Snakes
By Eric J. Guignard
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This research article discusses the appearance of snakes, in regards to their color variation and the patterns arranged on their scales. Snakes throughout the world are found in every color of the rainbow and range from bearing solid markings to intricate geometric patterns on their skin. Emphasis of this article is placed on understanding as well as appreciating the reasons for such diversity.
Cats: Instructions For Use
By Annarita Guarnieri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Someone once said : This is my cat's house, she just allows me to pay the mortgage. If you share space with a feline or two, or know someone who does, this book belongs on your shelf. Full of practical advice, anecdotes and personal photographs, this survival guide was written by a true expert in surviving life with cats. Annarita has been allowed to live with more than 100 over the years.
Essential Oil Use Guide For Canine Health Care: Techniques from Holistic Veterinarians
By Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a guide for practical therapeutic administration of essential oils to canine patients. Specific methods of essential oil application in clinical and home settings are offered by six holistic veterinarians who are greatly experienced in their use.
14 Fun Facts About Horseshoe Crabs: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What color is a horseshoe crab’s blood? What do doctors use a horseshoe crab’s blood for? How many eggs does a horseshoe crab mother lay? How long have horseshoe crabs been on the earth? How does a horseshoe crab swim? Find out more about horseshoe crabs and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 More Wacky Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How far will an elephant walk in its lifetime? What happens if a seal eats a fish tail first? Which has more bones in its neck, an owl or a giraffe? What does a camel do with the fat in its hump? What happens to a hippo babies skin if it stay out in the sunshine? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book. Surprise your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The ostrich is a bird that is as tall as a man. It is strong enough to carry a man on his back in a race! Do you know: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
An octopus is an animal that lives in the sea. It has eight arms, a head and a body. It also has blue blood, and it squirts ink! This book will introduce you to octopuses and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What are the two ways to say more than one octopus? What color is an octopus’ blood? What does an octopus eat? Can octopuses change their color? Find out what a
Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Sea horses are some of the smallest animals in the sea. They look like little chess pieces, with a tail. They have a long snout or nose at the front of their head. They have a high, arched neck like a proud horse. They also have a rounded body like a horse. This book will introduce you to sea horses and tell you many interesting facts about them.
Manatees: Mermaids of the Sea
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What is a manatee? A manatee is a sea creature. It looks like a large, walrus with a fat face. Even though it is huge, this animal is one of the gentlest creatures in the sea. This book will introduce you to manatees and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What do manatees eat? How many babies does a manatee mother have? Where do manatees live? How do boats hurt manatees?
Hillie's Story
By Hilary Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Living in Germany made it difficult to find a Golden Retriever, a rare breed over there. My husband and I had to fly to Hanover to check out a new litter of puppies. Over the next fourteen years Hillie shared horse trail rides with us, skied with us in Austria, traveled to Italy and America and got arrested in England. She was a truly international family member!
14 Fun Facts About Big Cats: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Why do big cats have pads on their feet? Which is the largest big cat? Which big cat lives at the highest elevation? Which is the only social cat? Which is the only cat that runs its prey to the ground? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this 15-minute book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Glyptodonts: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What are these huge, strange animals with four legs, a shell, and a spiked tail? Meet the glyptodont, a prehistoric animal. Scientists have found out many facts about the glyptodont, and here are some. Find out: What did a glyptodont eat? How large were glyptodonts? How fast could they move? What is their shell made of? What were the tiny holes in the shell for? Find out 14 fun facts!
14 Fun Facts About Dodo Birds: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What color were their beaks? Where did dodo birds live? Did they like the forest, the grasses or the beach? How old is the dodo bird? Why did the dodo bird eat so much when the sailors fed it? How long did it take man to kill off the dodo bird after it was discovered? Find out more about the dodo bird and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Mammoths: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How much do you know about these prehistoric creatures? Is a mammoth always a woolly mammoth? Are mammoths more closely related to the African or the Asian elephant? How big was the biggest mammoth? How small was the smallest mammoth? How many teeth did a mammoth chew with? When did mammoths die off? Find out more about mammoths and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Wacky Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How does a dolphin sleep? What happens if you put a dry sea otter in water? What color is a polar bear’s skin? What happens if you move a group of bighorn sheep to a new area? How many eggs can a mother hermit crab lay? Can a gorilla swim? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book about animals, then surprise your family and friends with these strange facts.