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Unlikely Friendships

Author : Jennifer S. Holland
ISBN : 9780761159131
Genre : Nature
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Presents a collection of stories about animals who have forged unlikely, abiding bonds with other animals of different species, from Koko the gorilla and All Ball the kitten to Owen the hippo and the tortoise Mzee.

Unlikely Friendships

Author : Jennifer S. Holland
ISBN : 9780761165316
Genre : Nature
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It is exactly like Isaiah 11:6: “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid . . . ” Written by National Geographic magazine writer Jennifer Holland, Unlikely Friendships documents one heartwarming tale after another of animals who, with nothing else in common, bond in the most unexpected ways. A cat and a bird. A mare and a fawn. An elephant and a sheep. A snake and a hamster. The well-documented stories of Koko the gorilla and All Ball the kitten; and the hippo Owen and the tortoise Mzee. And almost inexplicable stories of predators befriending prey—an Indian leopard slips into a village every night to sleep with a calf. A lionness mothers a baby oryx. Ms. Holland narrates the details and arc of each story, and also offers insights into why—how the young leopard, probably motherless, sought maternal comfort with the calf, and how a baby oryx inspired the same mothering instinct in the lionness. Or, in the story of Kizzy, a nervous retired Greyhound, and Murphy, a red tabby, how cats and dogs actually understand each other’s body language. With Murphy’s friendship and support, Kizzy recovered from life as a racing dog and became a confident, loyal family pet. These are the most amazing friendships between species, collected from around the world and documented in a selection of full-color candid photographs.

Unlikely Friendships Dogs

Author : Jennifer S. Holland
ISBN : 9780761189107
Genre : Nature
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A new book from the New York Times bestselling series. Enhanced with beautiful full-color photographs, these true stories of camaraderie, affection, and remarkable bravery are from the author of the New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships, Unlikely Loves, and Unlikely Heroes, as well as other books and calendars, with nearly two million copies in print. Meet Rex, a German shepherd who learned to love and trust again through the improbable friendship of a goose. The pit bull named Dolly, whose antics with her best friend, Sheldon the tortoise, include games of tag. For the millions of dog lovers, this heartwarming and inspirational book celebrates 37 stories of unusual canine companionship.

Amazing Moms

Author : Rachel Buchholz
ISBN : 9781426216671
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This book shares the wisdom of the animal kingdom's most caring mothers and showcases the power of a mother's love, through beautiful images and quotes. A tribute to moms on Mother's Day, this elegant National Geographic book of thanks and appreciation is the perfect way to show how much she means to you. Page after page of adorable animal photographs and heartfelt celebrations of motherhood in the animal kingdom make this an affordable gift and charming keepsake for every mom. What better way to share words of gratitude and express your love for the mom, wife, grandmom, aunt, or stepmother in your life?

Chalk Cheese

Author : Tim Warnes
ISBN : PSU:000065715369
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A country mouse goes to visit his best friend, a dog who lives in New York City, and even though the two of them are very different, they have a great time.

Autumn

Author : Ali Smith
ISBN : 9780241973301
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 56. 68 MB
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A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be both Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819. How about Autumn 2016? Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer. Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever. Ali Smith's new novel is a meditation on a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what richness and worth are, on what harvest means. This first in a seasonal quartet casts an eye over our own time. Who are we? What are we made of? Shakespearian jeu d'esprit, Keatsian melancholy, the sheer bright energy of 1960s Pop art: the centuries cast their eyes over our own history-making. Here's where we're living. Here's time at its most contemporaneous and its most cyclic. From the imagination of the peerless Ali Smith comes a shape-shifting series, wide-ranging in timescale and light-footed through histories, and a story about ageing and time and love and stories themselves. Here comes Autumn.

Ocean

Author : Dan Kainen
ISBN : 0761180516
Genre : Nature
File Size : 35. 25 MB
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Offers informative essays and factual statistics on eight distinctive marine animals, each accompanied by video-like Photicular illustrations, as well as an introductory piece chronicling a journey on a submersible.

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