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The Hoofprints Guide to the Wild Horses of Assateague
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
For centuries, horses have roamed Assateague, the narrow, ever-changing barrier island shared by Maryland and Virginia. The national seashore and state park established there in the 1960s saved them from a flood of resort development, but introduced controversy, conflict, and 2 million visitors a year. Can a herd that has endured tempest and hardship survive mass popularity or modern management?
Fairy Fern of Stella Glen
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Where are all the butterflies? Fairy Fern discovers that her friend, Sumac, has found an energy source for his flying machines. But the "power buds" are really chrysalids. Can she convince her fairy friends to release them?
Unspotted: One Man's Obsessive Search for Africa's Most Elusive Leopard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The majestic Cederberg mountains in the Western Cape region of South Africa are home to the elusive Cape Mountain Leopard. But for how long? The population has been decimated over centuries by human enemies and the survival of these glorious and mysterious cats is in jeopardy. Thanks to zoologist Quinton Martins and his Cape Leopard Trust, there may just be hope that the species will survive.
Albert Climbs a Tree
You set the price! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Albert loves the great old tree that grows in his family’s tiny city garden. When Mr Bates arrives with his chainsaw and Albert is horrified to find out what his Dad is planning. Reading grade 3.8.
Who Knew It Grew From Poo?
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
“Who knew it grew from Poo?” teaches young readers about the science of aquaponics, a system of aquaculture in which the waste produced by farmed fish or other aquatic animals supplies nutrients for plants grown hydroponically, which in turn purify the water. The approach uses 90 percent less water and can produce up to 3 times more produce at a faster rate than traditional urban gardening.
The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse - In Queensland
Series: The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Have you met PJ Mouse? He is a really cute, slightly featherbrained, stuffed animal who must overcome his fears of the unknown as he discovers the wonderful world around him. Join PJ, Emily and family, on this second adventure, along the coast of Queensland, as they snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef, explore the tropical rainforest and meet a Loggerhead turtle in the midst of a great undertaking
As a Roaring LIon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A feisty defence against rape by an American veterinarian with a mighty African cross-border conservation plan, leaves the powerful attacker bloody and publicly humiliated. He becomes a revengeful enemy who plots to bring her down.
Water Purification For Survival - A Guide for Purification and Conservation of Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Nothing, I repeat nothing, is more important than water for humans to live on this planet (well excluding oxygen though that’s obvious). Your body is made up of around 60-80% water and you cannot hope to continue performing your daily chores with the same efficiency if you don’t find enough water.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
Not Without You
Series: Silver Creek, Book #1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Grad student, Lisa Richardson, and marine survivalist McIntyre Walsh battle wits and danger in the high country of Colorado.