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Questions & Answers About What Animals Eat
by: Gross, Ruth Belov

Complete with index, this fact-filled book for animal lovers explores an interesting aspect of wildlife behavior. Detailed artwork highlights the friendly, easy-to-understand text. Find out: what insect eats people; how a butterfly drinks; how much food a blue whale eats; what a sea lion's favorite meal is - and what food it won't touch. Find out what, when, & how 27 different animals eat. Full color. 64 pgs. Ages 5-10.
c. 1996, S/C...$4.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, Like New

Ranger Rick Magazine (Sept 1991)
by: National Wildlife Federation

Articles: Animals that use tools; Dear Ranger Rick; Poetry - animal limericks; wasps close-up; Skunks are stinkers; All about oil; A wild backyard; 7 what's happening? Color photos. 47 pgs. Ages 10-14.
c. Sept 1991, Magazine...$3.50
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, address label on back cover

Secret World Of Animals (National Geographic Society)

This book takes you inside the secret hideaways of many kinds of animals. You'll discover a hidden world where animals rest, take cover from harsh weather, escape enemies, & raise their young. Unusual illustrations give inside views of many animal homes. Color photographs. Ages 12 & up. 104 pgs.
c. 1986, H/C...$12.50

Shelf Pets - How to Take Care of Small Wild Animals
by: Ricciuti, Edward

Includes some kinds of frogs and toads, salamanders, snakes, lizards, turtles, spiders, crayfish, water striders, whirligig beetles, caterpillars, crickets, grasshoppers, katydids, millipedes, guppies, Siamese fighting fish, water and land snails, hamsters and guinea pigs. It tells how to catch or buy them. Also how to provide suitable and attractive housing. Describes the food each animal requires and how to get it. The advantages and disadvantages of each type of pet are discussed. 132 pages Ages 10 and up B/W photos
c. 1971, H/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, ex-library book with usual library markings

Small Pets From Woods & Fields
by: Buck, Margaret Waring

General care, information, & how to keep: terrariums, plants, reptiles, amphibians, insects, spiders, small mammals (squirrels, mice, etc), and birds. Ages 10 and up. 71 pgs.
c. 1960, H/C...$12.50
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Some Feet Have Noses
by: Gustafson, Anita

Discusses the evoltuion of the foot, an extremely useful but often overlooked appendage. Sometimes it's obvious what the feet are designed for, such as the cheetah, who can run eighty miles per hour. But some animals' feet have hidden talents: such as spiders, who have olfactory sensors (noses) on their feet! B/W photos. 96 pgs. Ages 12 & up.
c. 1983, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very good with dust jacket, ex-library, except for usual library markings pages & dust jacket like new

South American Animals
by: Arnold, Caroline
Filled with 25 breath-taking full-color photographs, this captivating book highlights many of the most famous animals of South America. 48 pgs. Ages 6 - 8.
c. 1999, H/C...$16.00

Tracks, Scats & Signs
by: Dendy, Leslie

Animal signs are everywhere in nature and this guide will help kids learn all about them. Kids will find out how to spot and identify common clues that 17 wildlife species leave behind in the woods, in fields and along ponds. This guide is a fun way to turn everyday walks into exciting mysteries--and make any child a nature detective. Ages 7-10. 48 pgs.

Ways Of Wildlife
by: Wildlife Society

This book will provide the important tool to help students gain an understanding, appreciation and commitment to wise, professional wildlife management. Helps understand wildlife from mammals, fish, birds, insects and reptiles. Facts & concepts about their habitat, physical adaptations, bevaior, population growth and decline, and relationships between wild creatures and humans. Games, field trips, investigations, and other activities for primary, middle, and upper-grade students are provided. 160 pgs.
c. 1977, H/C...$5.00
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What's Inside? Animal Homes

What's Inside is a fascinating series that looks beneath the surface of everyday things & explains how & why they work as they do. With a unique combination of vivid photography & colorful illustration, it peels away outer layers to reveal an exciting world for children to explore. Learn how a trapdoor spider makes it's front door, learn how beavers chop down trees, learn which tiny sea creature lives inside another, and many more fascinating things about animals homes.Ages 5-9. 17 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C...$8.95
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Condition: Like New

What's Inside? Small Animals

Designed to help young children understand what goes on inside the bodies od some strange and wonderful creatures around them. It shows the bone structure of a snake, how a frog's muscles are built for jumping, and the inner workings of a chicken. Color illustrations.18 pgs. Ages 5-9.
c. 1991, H/C...$8.95
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Wild Animal Shelter
by: Kellner, Esther

True stories of orphaned baby animals that the author has taken in, cared for, & released: raccoons, possum, groundhog, squirrel, & rabbit. Ages 12 & up. 116 pgs.
c. 1976, S/C...$5.00
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Condition: Very Good

Wild Animals (Usborne First Nature)
by: Cork, Barbara

Beautifully detailed, informative illustrations introduce the world of nature Ages 5-8. 24 pgs.

Wild Animals (Usborne Spotter's Guides)
by: Cox, Rosamund Kidman

A pocket-sized and packed with information-so don't leave home without it. A beautifully illustrated field guide will help you recognize and understand the things you see in the natural world. From Black Bears to White Rhinos, and Green Mambas to Red Pandas, this book will help you to identify many of the world's most amazing creatures, whether you spot them in the wild or a wildlife park. Color pages, color illustrations. 64 pgs. Ages 8-12.
c. 2001, S/C...$4.50

Wild Animals: How & Why Wonder Book Of
by: Keen, Martin L.

Information about many of the world's most interesting wild animals, what they look like, where they live, how they hunt, what they eat, their means of protection, their behavior, and their usefullness to man. B/W & color illustrations. Ages 10 - 14. 48 pgs.
c. 1971, S/C...$3.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Wild Animals Of North America: A Poster Book
by: Meyer, Karl

It might be alarming to come across a live, wild animal at close range, but in the fascinating environment of a poster book they are a thrilling sight for curious children. On the back of each poster, children will find a map indicating where the animal lives, along with information on how it relates to its habitat, interesting historical facts and lore, and a description of what the animal is doing in the photograph. Grey wolves and grizzlies enjoy freshly killed meals; bald eagles and polar bears spar for supremacy; a caribou sheds the velvet on his antlers. These and 25 other breathtaking images bring wild animals right into a child’s life.30 Full-Color Posters. Ages 9-12. 64 pgs.
c. 2006, S/C...$9.95

Wild Animals of the United States (We Both Read - Level 2)
by: Ross, Dev

Designed for parent and child to read together, this book describes wild animals of the United States. Beautiful color illustrations.Ages 5-9. 40 pgs
c. 2009, S/C... $4.99

Wild Animals That Help People
by: Walker, Michael J.

Examines the characteristics & behavior of various animals, including birds & insects, with emphasis on how they benefit each other & human beings. B/W photos. 114 pgs. Ages 12 & up.
c. 1977, H/C...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, no dust jacket, ex-library with usual library markings

Wild Australians
by: Jennings, Wendy

Introduces 3l of Australia's mosy colorful inhabitants. These wild Australians are brought to life by magnificent paintings, and provides a short simple description of each of them. Children, young and old, will learn the various forms of wildlife that can he found in Australia while enjoying the beautiful artwork again and again. Ages 8-14. 32 pgs.

Wild Creatures (Eyes On Nature)

An exciting photo-filled looked at cats, wolves, coyotes, bears, apes & monkeys. Follow a wolf pack on the hunt, meet a family of gorillas in the African jungle, and much more. 109 pgs. Ages 7-12.
c. 1998, H/C...$19.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like new except two pages of crayon markings

Wildlife Atlas (Facts On File)
by: Kerrod, Robin

The superb color photos and beautiful maps of "Facts On File Wildlife Atlas" create the excitement of a safari. The book details the unique mix of creatures on each of the seven continents, revealing why and how they live where they do. Packed with fact boxes, curiosities, quiz questions and examples of the influence of wildlife on stamps and coins, young readers discover the existence supported by the bounty of Mother Nature. Full-color photos, maps, diagrams. Ages 9-14. 96 pgs.

Wildlife Australia
by: Parish, Steve

Full of brilliant color photographs of Australian wildlife accompanied by informative text. 65 pgs.
c. 1995, S/C...$9.95

Wildlife Rescue: The Work of Dr. Kathleen Ramsay
by: Dewey, Jennifer Owings

Colorful photographs mark a look at the animal rescues taking place at a wildlife clinic in New Mexico, focusing on the work of veterinarian Kathleen Ramsay, as she performs surgery and helps the recuperation of her animal and bird patients. 64 pgs. Ages 9-12.
c. 1994, 1st Ed, H/C (Regular Price $16.95)...$15.00
Condition: Very Good, ex-library, usual library markings, otherwise like new inside & out

Wonders Of The Jungle Book 1
by: Ghosh, Prince Sarath

This work was intended to be a supplementary reader for the earlier grades in grammar schools. The animals are described in their daily life, and the main scientific facts and principles concerning each animal are woven into the narrative as a part of that daily life. Animals covered: Elephant, wild pigs, red dogs, buffaloes, deer, elk, antelope, camel, polar bear, american bears, flamingo, parrot, cockatoo, peacock, pheasant, snowy egret. Ages 8-12. Illustrations & Photos. 190pgs.
c. 1915, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, name inside front cover - no other writing, yellowing of pages from age, binding good & tight

World Book Of Elephants, Zebras & Other Plant Eaters (World Book Library Of Wildlife)
by: Line, Les & Ricciuli, Edward

Information about the plant-eaters (herbivores) of the world and their importance to the food chain. Animals such as: deer, elk, moose, bison, antelope, zebra, wildebeast, buffalo, llama, camel, wild ass, wild horse, rhino, hippo, elephant, giraffe, wild sheep & wild goats. Color photos. Ages 10 & up.
c. 1982, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like new

Your World Of Pets (National Geogrpahic Society)
by: McGrath, Susan

Chapters cover: Animals in the wild, what kind of pet suits you, pet care responsibilities, pet-proofing your home, caring for your pet, how to pick a healthy pet, dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, rats, hamsters, gerbils, birds, fish, horses & ponies, and a list of pet programs. Great color photos. 104 pgs. Ages 12 & up.
c. 1985, H/C...$12.50

Zoo Animals
by: Cortright, Sandy

Information & illustrations of 50 exotic animals, habits, food, behavior. Ages 4-8. 79 pgs.

Zoo Animals (Mini Fact Finder)
by: Rieger, Ingo

Pocket size identification guide to 65 popular zoo animals with information on their food and life patterns. Color photos. Ages 8-12.

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