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Animals Of A Bygone Era

Author : Maja Säfström
ISBN : 9780399578526
Genre : Art
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Shares illustrations of animals that once roamed the Earth, including the coryphodon, megalodon, and macrauchenia.

The Illustrated Compendium Of Amazing Animal Facts

Author : Maja Säfström
ISBN : 9781607748328
Genre : Nature
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An artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, illustrated by Swedish artist Maja Sä̈fström. Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't walk backward? These and many more fascinating and surprising facts about the animal kingdom (Bees never sleep! Starfish don't have brains!) are illustrated with whimsical detail in this charming collection.

Extinct Animals

Author : Ross Piper
ISBN : 0313349878
Genre : Nature
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An accessible resource to the animals that have become extinct during human history.

This Phenomenal Life

Author : Misha Blaise
ISBN : 9781493028511
Genre : Nature
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Entertaining, colorful, and deceptively full of facts, This Phenomenal Life tells the story of the wondrous ways that humans are always completely at one with our surrounding world. From the vast galaxies above to the miniature microbes within, humans are organically connected to the complex cycles and mysterious processes of our universe. Every single atom of our body is made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, and we share the same biochemical basis of life with all living beings on earth, from a single-celled amoeba to a giant blue whale. Whimsically hip illustrations elucidate wild science-based facts, from the unexpected intimacy we have with fungi on a daily basis, to the similar ways that humans and birds learn to communicate. Powerful evidence of our interconnection with nature combined with beautiful artwork will inspire the reader to look at the world in a whole new way.

A Gap In Nature

Author : Tim Fridtjof Flannery
ISBN : 0871137976
Genre : History
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Introduces the many animal species that became extinct over the past five centuries as the result of European expansion into various parts of the world, including the great auk, Carolina parakeet, thylacine, and passenger pigeon.

Lost In Translation

Author : Ella Frances Sanders
ISBN : 9781607747116
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An artistic collection of more than 50 drawings featuring unique, funny, and poignant foreign words that have no direct translation into English. Did you know that the Japanese language has a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or that there’s a Finnish word for the distance a reindeer can travel before needing to rest? Lost in Translation brings to life more than fifty words that don’t have direct English translations with charming illustrations of their tender, poignant, and humorous definitions. Often these words provide insight into the cultures they come from, such as the Brazilian Portuguese word for running your fingers through a lover’s hair, the Italian word for being moved to tears by a story, or the Swedish word for a third cup of coffee. In this clever and beautifully rendered exploration of the subtleties of communication, you’ll find new ways to express yourself while getting lost in the artistry of imperfect translation. From the Hardcover edition.

Keepers Of The Game

Author : Dennis D'Agostino
ISBN : 9781597976916
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The inside stories from baseball's legendary beat writers

Cruisin The Fossil Freeway

Author : Kirk Johnson
ISBN : 9781555914516
Genre : Nature
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Two "paleonerds" embark on a roadtrip across the West in search of fossils.

Giants Of The Lost World

Author : Donald R. Prothero
ISBN : 9781588345738
Genre : Nature
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The evolution, biology, and discovery of the dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals that lived in South America. Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Lost world.

The Skyrim Library

Author : Titan Books
ISBN : 1783293195
Genre : Games
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For the first time, the collected texts from the critically and commercially acclaimed fantasy video game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim are bound together in three exciting volumes. Lavishly illustrated and produced, these titles are straight out of the world of Skyrim - and a must for any wandering adventurer.

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