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Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Tigers: The Lion With Stripes: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Tigers are members of the cat family. They are the biggest cats still alive today. The saber-toothed tiger used to be bigger, but there are no more saber-toothed cats around. How much do you know about these cats? Find out: What a tiger uses his tail for? What is a liger or a tigon? How often do tigers catch the animals they chase? How much a tiger eats at one time? Has CCSS activities.
14 Fun Facts About Giant Pandas: Educational Versions
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Giant pandas are one of the most loved of all animals. Here are some fun facts you may not have known about them. Is a giant panda an herbivore or a carnivore? Do giant pandas hibernate like other bears? What do a giant panda’s pupils look like? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book. The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum.
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
You might know that they are the biggest land animal on earth, but here are some other things about elephants that you might not know. How much water can an elephant’s trunk hold? Can an elephant drink through its trunk? Can an elephant’s foot get stuck in the mud? Can elephants run? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
Ladyboy: Thailand's Theater of Illusion
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual alternatives
The photographs in this coffee table e-book colourfully reveal the glamorous world of Thai transvestite cabaret. 4,000 words, 86 full colour images
Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
The Bangkok Story, an Historical Guide to the Most Exciting City in the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Bangkok Story traces the history of Bangkok up to the present day, and describes and places the main buildings in the city in context, to explain to the visitor their meaning and relevance, something that the usual guide books do not cover. There are a lot of places not mentioned in other books. There are directions and opening hours. The book is illustrated with over 400 colour photographs.
TIMELESS Market
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Timeless Market, the way of life, where it begins. A place where it gives life a new meaning. An essential place of trade, a need, a part of life. From the ultra modern air conditioned, to the drenched floors & unpleasant humidity, it provides us with everything from A to Z. The market, a city within the city. There is always a reason to go, what is yours?
My Photo Fiction Cambodia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you've always dreamed of exploring the world, but aren't too keen on trekking, then this is the vacation for you. Join Rue Defoe on a journey of the mind, body, and spirit as she globe trots to different locations around the world.
The Forest Awakes: Landscape and Imagery of Japan
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A vivid, emotional trip throughout Japan is presented in this collection of haiku by author Kenneth Thomas with a Foreword written by Dr. Nakato Hiroshi, president of the Minneapolis Japanese School. In these three line, light verses you will be able to visualize Japan with fun, sensitive and intimate details of Japanese culture. This visual transit of Japan that will leave the reader enchanted.