Animal Guides
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E.B. White on Dogs
E.B. White on Dogs
Hardcover      ISBN: 088448341x
E.B. White's love of dogs is conveyed in his own essays, poems, letters, and sketches, including articles from "The New Yorker" about dog shows and city canines, as well as previously unpublished photographs of his family dogs.
Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway
Rescue Road
One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway
Paperback      ISBN: 1492614076
Describes the story of a man who travels to the rural South to rescue abused and abandoned dogs, and the families who have opened their hearts and homes to these neglected animals to finally give them a loving “forever home.
Smithsonian Handbooks: Trees
Smithsonian Handbooks
Trees
Paperback      ISBN: 0789489899
A field guide to trees around the world, each accompanied by a color photograph and a description of key features and points of differentiation.
Chewed
Chewed
Paperback      ISBN: 0972211179
Tamed & Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind
Tamed & Untamed
Close Encounters of the Animal Kind
Paperback      ISBN: 1603587551
"Tamed and Untamed -- a collection of essays penned by two of the world's most celebrated animal writers, Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas -- explores the minds, lives, and mysteries of animals as diverse as snails, house cats, hawks, sharks, dogs, lions, and even octopuses. Drawing on stories of animals both wild and domestic, the two authors, also best friends, created this book to put humans back into the animal world. The more we learn about what other animals think and do, they explain, the more we understand ourselves as animals, too. Writes Montgomery, "The list of attributes once thought to be unique to our species -- from using tools to waging war -- is not only rapidly shrinking, but starting to sound less and less impressive when wecompare them with other animals' powers." With humor, empathy, and introspection, Montgomery and Thomas look into the lives of all kinds of creatures -- from man's best friend to the great white shark -- and examine the ways we connect with our fellow species. Both authors have devoted their lives to sharing the animal kingdom's magic with others, and their combined wisdom is an indispensable contribution to the field of animal literature. The book contains a foreword by Vicki Constantine Croke, author of the bestseller"--
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679644776
A follow-up to the popular The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs is a gift-appropriate, feline aficionado's anthology of articles, literary pieces and full-color cartoons culled from the esteemed literary periodical's archives.
Falcon Guide Scats and Tracks of the Great Lakes: A Field Guide to the Signs of Seventy Wildlife Species
Falcon Guide Scats and Tracks of the Great Lakes
A Field Guide to the Signs of Seventy Wildlife Species
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1493009923
This revised and updated edition features the tracks, scats, and signs of animals in the Great Lakes.
Rescued: What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living With Purpose, Loving With Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things
Rescued
What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living With Purpose, Loving With Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things
Paperback      ISBN: 0143131176
Discover the astonishing lessons rescue dogs can teach us about life, love, and ourselves In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting Labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of families and rescue advocates, Zheutlin reveals the surprising and inspiring life lessons rescue dogs can teach us, such as: - How to “walk a mile in a dog’s paws” to get a brand-new perspective - Living with a dog is not one continuous Hallmark moment—but it’s never dull! - Why having a dog helps you see your faults and quirks in a new light, even if you can’t “shed” them completely - How to set the world right, one dog at a time For anyone who loves, lives with, or has ever wanted a dog, this charming book shows how the dogs whose lives we save can change ours for the better too.
Chicken Fact or Chicken Poop: The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to the Facts and Fictions You Need to Know to Keep Your Flock Healthy and Happy
Chicken Fact or Chicken Poop
The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to the Facts and Fictions You Need to Know to Keep Your Flock Healthy and Happy
Paperback      ISBN: 1631593153
Chicken keepers have access to more information than ever these days, which makes it harder than ever to determine whether what you're reading is a chicken fact or just plain chicken poop. That's why Andy Schneider, The Chicken Whisperer, has assembled a team of leading chicken experts to help you sort through common facts and fictions that will keep your flock healthy and healthy. Covering topics including nutrition, trauma, parasites, medication, predators, and human health, Chicken Fact or Chicken Poop gives you more of everything you need to know, and didn't know you needed to know, about backyard and urban chickens.
Sibley's Birding Basics
Sibley's Birding Basics
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0375709665
A noted bird painter and author of the Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior offers an easy-to-follow introduction to birding, explaining how to identify various species of birds from their habitats, behaviors, characteristic feathers, and sounds and providing tips on where to look for birds. Original. 150,000 first printing.