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Shea, Therese

Summary: "Animals have a lot in common with people: they eat, sleep, and have babies. That's sometimes where the similarities end! Rabbits, for example, eat their own poop so they can digest even more nutrients than they did the first time around. Readers might find this and other facts gross, but they'll also love to repeat them! Full-color photographs and diagrams complement a fun design full of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 SHE

Ghigna, Charles

Summary: Collects facts about strange, gross, and unsual animals from across the globe, including the maleo, ghost octopus, and duck-billed platypus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty Street 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590.2 GHI

National Geographic Society (U. S.)

Summary: Provides an introduction to geography that focuses on the animals found on each continent, including descriptions of common animals, simple pictorial maps, and profiles of endangered species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.9 WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J590 NAT

Myers, Jack.

Summary: Intriguing questions about animals are answered by scientists in these twelve explorations taken from the award-winning column in "Highlights for Children" magazine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590 MYE

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Describes the odors that some animals have developed to stay safe and thrive in their environments, including the striped skunk, the bombardier beetle, and the honey badger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.4 JEN

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Describes nineteen of the fastest animals on the planet, including the cheetah, the sailfish, the peregrine falcon, and the Panamanian termite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.4 JEN

Young, Caroline

Summary: From giant octopuses to spindly stick insects, there are around 100 things to spot on every double page of this book. Each beautifully illustrated puzzle shows a different part of the world, crammed with all types of creatures. A tropical rainforest, a dusty desert, a peaceful pond, and a shady woodland glade are all included, plus lots more. As well as providing countless hours of puzzle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub. 2007

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Mills, Andrea

Summary: Introduces animals, describing the physical characteristics and behavior of different animal groups, including how they hunt, defend themselves, and attract a mate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 590 MIL

Summary: Presents a collection of Guinness world records featuring animals, from the world's tallest cow and the largest crab migration to the fastest tortoise and the first ape to survive a space flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records Limited 2017

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Summary: Text and photographs introduce wild animals from tigers to monkeys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Snapshot 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599 WIL

Greenaway, Theresa

Summary: Presents information on a variety of animals and shows how even the smallest creatures have a part to play in maintaining a balanced ecosystem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1996

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.4 Gre

Stephens, Edna Cucksey.

Summary: Fun facts, poems, animal photographs, Etch A Sketch drawings and jokes that make you giggle and groan, help bring fourteen animals to life as you learn about their babies, habitats and daily lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDCO 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599 Stephens 2002

Gutman, Dan

Summary: Presents a treasury of facts and trivia about animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.5 GUT

McGoldrick, Jane R.

Summary: Text and photographs present animals in amusing poses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1989

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: JE 591 MCG

National Geographic Society (U. S.)

Summary: Collects over one hundred animal stories that profile unlikely friendships, acts of bravery, and strange-but-true behaviors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 NAT

Steele, Philip

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 1995

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: P-J Basket STE

Summary: Lists the top ten deadliest animals, both living and extinct, in four different categories, and describes why they are dangerous and what each animal preys upon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Octopus Pub Group 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.65 DEA

Coss, Lauren.

Summary: This book presents astonishing facts about animals, including the three-toed sloth, the star-nosed mole, and the peregrine falcon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J590 COS

Craig, M. Jean.

Summary: Descriptions of eighteen animals, all small enough to hold in your hand, with blown-up photographs that make them look monstrous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 1977

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591 Craig 1977

Ziefert, Harriet

Summary: "Does an Owl Wear Eyeglasses? explores the eyes and sight-abilities of various animals--and why most don't need or won't ever wear glasses. This leads into an exploration of how humans are able to improve their natural sight (and see things well beyond what 20/20 vision offers) and how people with vision limitations handle their daily lives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Apple Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612.8 ZIE

Hanna, Jack

Summary: Provides answers to over two hundred commonly asked questions about animals, from why do parrots talk to why do fish swim in groups.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Lab Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 HAN

Gilpin, Daniel.

Summary: Describes some of the world records held by animals, including the largest mammal, the fastest bird, and the deadliest animal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 GIL

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Collects infographics and illustrations that visually represent interesting and easy-to-understand facts, figures, and comparisons intended to offer readers a better understanding about all kinds of animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 JEN

Crump, Martha L.

Summary: "A Year with Nature is an almanac like none you've ever seen: combining science and aesthetics, it is a daily affirmation of the extraordinary richness of biodiversity and our enduring beguilement by its beauty. With text by herpetologist and natural history writer Marty Crump and a cornucopia of original illustrations by Bronwyn McIvor, this quirky quotidian reverie gazes across the globe,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 508 Crump 2018