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A Little Book Of Sloth

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ISBN : 1442445572
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents a photo-essay that combines images of the photogenic mammals with information about sloths in general.

The Little Book Of Sloth Philosophy The Little Animal Philosophy Books

Author : Jennifer McCartney
ISBN : 9780008304836
Genre : Humor
File Size : 73. 59 MB
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Relax, unwind and soak up the wisdom of the sloth with the slowest page turner you’ll ever read.

A Little Book Of Sloth

Author : Lucy Cooke
ISBN : 9781442445581
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 84. 94 MB
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Cozy up with adorable baby sloths in this irresistible photographic picture book. Hang around just like a sloth and get to know the delightful residents of the Avarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica, the world’s largest sloth orphanage. You’ll fall in love with bad-boy Mateo, ooh and ahh over baby Biscuit, and want to wrap your arms around champion cuddle buddy Ubu! From British filmmaker and sloth expert Lucy Cooke comes a hilarious, heart-melting photographic picture book starring the laziest—and one of the cutest—animals on the planet.

The Little Book Of Otter Philosophy The Little Animal Philosophy Books

Author : Jennifer McCartney
ISBN : 9780008341824
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 59. 24 MB
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Otters are some of the most delightful animals on the planet.

The Little Book Of Alpaca Philosophy

Author : Jennifer McCartney
ISBN : 0008392560
Genre : Alpaca
File Size : 60. 14 MB
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The secret to living a better, deeper, more fulfilling life. Or at least, the secret to chilling out just a tiny bit.

A Little Book Of All Kinds

Author : Reshma Cheknath Umesh
ISBN : 9789356455283
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 60. 48 MB
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Extraordinary introduction to ordinary creatures, who deserves nothing less. Out of the box style of narration! A book which reminds the uniqueness of our Planet and its inmates. This book brings about in readers a deep-seated curiosity to know more and more about all kinds of creatures through interesting stories. A book dedicated to all children and grown-up children.


Author : William Hartston
ISBN : 9781786494245
Genre : Science
File Size : 22. 16 MB
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A wonderfully entertaining celebration of that most unique of creatures: the sloth. In public estimation, sloths have undergone an astonishing transformation in the course of the past few years. Thanks largely to YouTube clips posted by the sloth orphanage in Costa Rica, sloths have attracted a vast audience of admirers. Instead of seeing them as ridiculous anachronisms of which we know little, they have turned into creatures considered by many to be the most endearing on earth. Over much the same period, scientific investigations have also changed our view of sloths. No longer are they seen as total misfits in the modern world but, in the words of one specialist sloth investigator, they are 'masters of an alternative lifestyle'. In this wonderfully entertaining celebration of this most unique of creatures, William Hartston reveals the fascinating history of the sloth, from the prehistoric ground sloth to modern pygmy sloths in Panama, explores the current state of the science of sloths and reveals the truth behind sloth behaviour.

The Art Of Self Improvement

Author : Anna Katharina Schaffner
ISBN : 9780300262391
Genre : Religion
File Size : 73. 88 MB
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A brilliant distillation of the key ideas behind successful self-improvement practices throughout history, showing us how they remain relevant today Self-help today is a multi-billion-dollar global industry, one often seen as a by-product of neoliberalism and capitalism. Far from being a recent phenomenon, however, the practice of self-improvement has a long and rich history, extending all the way back to ancient China. For millennia, philosophers, sages, and theologians have reflected on the good life and devised strategies on how to achieve it. Focusing on ten core ideas of self-improvement that run through the world’s advice literature, Anna Katharina Schaffner reveals the ways they have evolved across cultures and historical eras, and why they continue to resonate with us today. Reminding us that there is much to learn from looking at time-honed models, Schaffner also examines the ways that self-improvement practices provide powerful barometers of the values, anxieties, and aspirations that preoccupy us at particular moments in time and expose basic assumptions about our purpose and nature.

The Little Book Of Wealth

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 9786599567827
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 31. 19 MB
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...LEARNING "from this special utilitarian principle – and find that doing what is right for the right's sake is good, not only because it is right, but also because it is the best thing to do to achieve happiness. Moreover, for those who do not believe in this utopia, we can learn that these precious teachings help pave the way to financial independence, which in turn can ensure plenty of freedom, time, and tranquility to enjoy a good life.

The Unexpected Truth About Animals

Author : Lucy Cooke
ISBN : 9781473541498
Genre : Nature
File Size : 71. 36 MB
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Shortlisted for the 2018 Royal Society Investment Science Book Prize 'Endlessly fascinating.' - Bill Bryson 'Eye-opening, informative and very funny!' - Chris Packham 'Well-informed and downright funny' - Richard Dawkins History is full of strange animal stories invented by the brightest and most influential, from Aristotle to Disney. But when it comes to understanding animals, we’ve got a long way to go. Whether we’re watching a viral video of romping baby pandas or looking at a picture of penguins ‘holding hands’, we often project our own values – innocence, abstinence, hard work – onto animals. So you’ve probably never considered that moose get drunk and that penguins are notorious cheats. In The Unexpected Truth About Animals Zoologist Lucy unravels many such myths – that eels are born from sand, that swallows hibernate under water, and that bears gave birth to formless lumps that are licked into shape by their mothers – to show that the stories we create reveal as much about us as they do about the animals. Astonishing, illuminating and laugh-out-loud funny.

Practical Mysticism A Little Book For Normal People

Author : Evelyn Underhill
ISBN : 9781465584045
Genre : Mysticism
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Over And Under The Rainforest

Author : Kate Messner
ISBN : 9781452172132
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 49. 87 MB
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Part of the critically acclaimed Over and Under series! Award-winning duo Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal take readers on a thrilling tour of one of the most diverse ecosystems on planet earth: the rainforests of Central America. Discover the wonder that lies hidden among the roots, above the winding rivers, and under the emerald leaves of the rainforest. • Features animals like the slender parrot snake to the blue morpho butterfly • Explores the canopies, where toucans and pale-billed woodpeckers chatter and call • Other animals include capuchin monkeys who swing from vines and slow-moving sloths who wait out daily thunderstorms Under the canopy of the rainforest hundreds of animals make their homes, but up in the leaves hides another world. This stunning read is perfect for kids who can't get enough of the rainforest and all the animals living in it. • Equal parts educational and beautiful, this book is perfect for parents and grandparents, as well as librarians, science teachers, and educators. • A great book for kids who love nature, rainforests, animals, and learning more about the world • Perfect for children ages 5 to 8 years old • You'll love this book if you love books like The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer, The Animal Book by Lonely Planet Kids, and A Butterfly Is Patient by Dianna Aston.


Author : Lucy Cooke
ISBN : 9781473541504
Genre : Nature
File Size : 87. 37 MB
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'A dazzling, funny and elegantly angry demolition of our preconceptions about female behaviour and sex in the animal kingdom ... Bitch is a blast. I read it, my jaw sagging in astonishment, jotting down favourite parts to send to friends and reading out snippets gleefully...' Observer 'A book that is tearing down the stereotypes and the biases. Absolutely fascinating.' BBC R4 Woman's Hour 'From the heir to Attenborough. 5*' - Telegraph 'Glorious ... A bold and gripping takedown of the sexist mythology baked into biology ... Full of marvellous surprises. Guardian 'Colourful, committed and deeply informed.' Sunday Times 'Gloriously original' Daily Mirror A 'sparkling attack on scientific sexism' Nature 'Humorous, absorbing, sometimes shocking (for a variety of reasons), and bound to be a conversation starter' BBC Wildlife 'Brilliant ... Cooke is a superb science writer' TLS 'Zoologist Lucy Cooke's hilarious and enlightening book reclaims evolutionary biology for females of all species.' New Statesman 'Introduces us to a marvelous zoetrope of animals.' The Atlantic '[An] effervescent exposé ... [A] playful, enlightening tour of the vanguard of evolutionary biology.' Scientific American Selected for the Telegraph's 'best books for summer 2022' and as one of the Guardian's '50 hottest new books for a great escape'. _______________________________________________________________ What does it mean to be female? Mother, carer, the weaker sex? Think again. In the last few decades a revolution has been brewing in zoology and evolutionary biology. Lucy Cooke introduces us to a riotous cast of animals, and the scientists studying them, that are redefining the female of the species. Meet the female lemurs of Madagascar, our ancient primate cousins that dominate the males of their species physically and politically. Or female albatross couples, hooking up together to raise their chicks in Hawaii. Or the meerkat mothers of the Kalahari Desert - the most murderous mammals on the planet. The bitches in BITCH overturn outdated binary expectations of bodies, brains, biology and behaviour. Lucy Cooke's brilliant new book will change how you think - about sex, sexual identity and sexuality in animals and also the very forces that shape evolution. __________ Praise for Lucy's previous book THE UNEXPECTED TRUTH ABOUT ANIMALS 'Endlessly fascinating' - Bill Bryson 'I cannot remember when I enjoyed a non-fiction book so much' - Daily Express 'A joy from beginning to end' - Guardian 'Best science pick: deeply researched, sassily written' - Nature

A Little Book Of Eternal Wisdom

Author : Blessed Henry Suso
Genre : Religion
File Size : 58. 66 MB
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Jesus and Mary! Sacred names, always united in the mind and heart of every true Christian. Jesus, model of true manhood; Mary, model of true womanhood. Jesus, begotten of the Father before all ages, the figure of His substance, by whom were made all things that were made. Mary, first woman in the mind of the Creator; original type, remaining unfallen when every copy fell! Woman, destined from eternity to crush the head of the unclean demon. Jesus and Mary! Models of the interior life, to you is dedicated this new edition of a work of one of your devoted servants, which is well calculated to lead many souls up the path of perfection till they reign with you in the Kingdom of Heaven. Aeterna Press

Slow Ethics And The Art Of Care

Author : Ann Gallagher
ISBN : 9781839091971
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 81. 83 MB
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The path to good care-giving can be challenging, particularly where practices are characterised by crisis, moral panic and cultural complexity. How can we respond ethically when there is pressure to meet targets, work faster and implement quick, short-term fixes? This book offers a solution in the form of slow ethics.

A Little Book Of The Love Of God Tr By J Dalton

Author : Friedrich Leopold Stolberg (graf zu.)
ISBN : OXFORD:590946393
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The Child S Weeks Work Or A Little Book That Will Infallibly Allure And Lead Him On Into A Way Of Reading Etc

Author : William Ronksley
ISBN : BL:A0017467354
Genre :
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The Little Book Of Sussex

Author : David Arscott
ISBN : 9780750954020
Genre : History
File Size : 74. 35 MB
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The Little Book of Sussex is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts (plus some authentically bizarre bits of historic trivia). David Arscott’s new book gathers together a myriad of data on Sussex. There are lots of factual chapters but also plenty of frivolous details which will amuse and surprise. With chapters on folklore, history, geography, celebrity Sussexians and much more, this is an ideal book for all those who know and love this quintessentially English county.

The Little Book Of Demons

Author : Ramsey Dukes
ISBN : 9781780498164
Genre : Religion
File Size : 63. 48 MB
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In his own inimitable style Ramsey Dukes takes us through the advantages and dangers of hobnobbing with Demons. However for him Demons are very much our own creations; lifes problems and challenges personified and given form. We can either be their slaves or strike bargains and get back into the driving seat. With his characteristic wit and wisdom, Uncle Ramsey takes us on a rollercoaster ride through our own subconscious in a sustained effort for us to accept and negotiate with lifes challenges.

The Little Book Of Nature

Author : T. Wilson
ISBN : OXFORD:N12159604
Genre : Entomology
File Size : 59. 80 MB
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