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Determined to learn to fly, Rudy adopts a hawk hoping that their kinship will bring him closer to his goal.
By Peter Parnall (illustrator)

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9781435203389 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A young Indian boy steals a baby redtail hawk and adopts it as a brother hoping to share its ability to fly

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Simple text and illustrations describe the characteristics of the desert and its plant, animal, and human life.
By Peter Parnall (illustrator)

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9781435207363 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Describes the Papago Indians and how they live in harmony with the plants and animals of their desert surroundings

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Product Description: As her family attempts to calculate the value of the desert hills, the colors of blooming cactus, and the calls of eagles and great horned owls, a young girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature...read more
By Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780689820083 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, July 1, 1998), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature.

School and Library:

9780684196534 | Atheneum, September 1, 1994, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature

Library:

9781424219964 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $18.46 | also contains The Table Where Rich People Sit | About this edition: As her family attempts to calculate the value of the desert hills, the colors of blooming cactus, and the calls of eagles and great horned owls, a young girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature.

Reinforced:

9780606138321 | Demco Media, July 1, 1998, cover price $15.81 | About this edition: A girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature.

Prebinding:

9780613088619 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: A girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature.

Desert inhabitants describe the beauty of their home.
By Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall (contributor)

Paperback:

9780689716911 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, March 1, 1993), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Desert inhabitants describe the beauty of their home.

Library:

9781424219889 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $18.46 | also contains Desert Voices

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At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches.
By Henry Cole (illustrator), Peter Parnall and Richardson

Hardcover:

9788478715800 | Italian edition edition (Oasis Producciones Generales, June 30, 2006), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches.

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By Hal Borland, Les Line (introduced by) and Peter Parnall (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781592280421 | Lyons Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Gato se detuvo. En el silencio que siguió podía sentir la sangre circular en sus piernas, podía oírla en sus orejas. Entonces escuchó un golpe seco y sordo. Conocía ese sonido. Era liebre. Gato se agazapó, el vientre pegado al suelo, y se deslizó hacia adelante como una macha de aceite...read more

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9789681644642 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 1, 2001, cover price $8.50 | About this edition: Gato se detuvo.

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A young Navajo girl attempts to prevent the passage of time when she learns that her grandmother's days are numbered
By Miska Miles and Peter Parnall (illustrator)

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9780316571203 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, May 30, 1985), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: A Navajo girl unravels a day's weaving on a rug whose completion, she believes, will mean the death of her grandmother.

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9780808592099 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: A Navajo girl unravels a day's weaving on a rug whose completion, she believes, will mean the death of her grandmother.

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A huge, wild cat faces new dangers when he moves from his marshland home to a barn during the winter months.

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9780613069670 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: A huge wild cat faces new dangers when he moves from his marshland home to a barn during the winter months.

With a lot of practice, a little boy learns from an old man how to listen to the sounds and songs of nature
By Peter Parnall (illustrator)

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9780606136839 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, December 1, 1997), cover price $15.81 | About this edition: After hoping and trying, the narrator is finally able to hear the hills singing.

A wolf-dog instinctively travels 2,000 miles from Washington to Alaska to return to the boy who once saved his life

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9780606115346 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, April 1, 1997), cover price $14.55 | also contains Kavik the Wolf Dog | About this edition: A wolf-dog instinctively travels 2,000 miles from Washington to Alaska to return to the boy who once saved his life

The author creates some special holidays to celebrate the natural phenomena that can be experienced in the deserts of the American Southwest
By Peter Parnall (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606076937 | Demco Media, October 1, 1995, cover price $15.81 | About this edition: A dweller in the desert celebrates a triple rainbow, a chance encounter with a coyote, and other wonders of the wilderness.

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An award-winning artist takes an intriguing journey into a child's imagination to explore the mysterious and wonderful things that exist in the space under the stove or a table, in the gap in the woodpile, and in the sky.

Library:

9781562943363 | Millbrook Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: A celebration of nooks, crannies, passageways, and other spaces as places where you can dream and imagine anything you wish

Separated from his mother and siblings, a little puppy must make his way in the wild, so he joins a family of foxes and learns to survive from the other creatures in the wood.

School and Library:

9780027701517 | Atheneum, June 1, 1993, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Lop, a gentle part-Labrador puppy born in the wild, loses her mother, learns to hunt and to survive the dangers of nature, is raised by a fox, and eventually finds a home with humans

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A rare insight into the world of bird anatomy and flight depicts the metamorphosis of a young boy whose human anatomy fades away as he begins to feel as a bird feels.
By Peter Parnall (illustrator) and Michael Elsohn Ross

Library:

9781562940744 | Millbrook Pr, August 1, 1992, cover price $22.40 | About this edition: Using his imagination, Nicky changes into a bird and takes flight

When a little girl outgrows her pony, Stocking Stuffer, he is sold as a work horse to a run-down stable where he leads a depressing life, until he is saved in the nick of time by his favorite person.

School and Library:

9780027701524 | Atheneum, April 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: After being sold and mistreated, a pony eventually finds a happy home again.

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A huge, wild cat faces new dangers when he moves from his marshland home to a barn during the winter months.

School and Library:

9780027701203 | Atheneum, October 1, 1991, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A huge wild cat faces new dangers when he moves from his marshland home to a barn during the winter months

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The distinguished author describes her favorite secret place as a child--a sandy gully cutting through the hard, flat Texas earth that was to her an entire world

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9780684161112 | Reissue edition (Atheneum, April 1, 1991), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Considers the pleasures to be found in one's very own private place, whether it be a hollow in a tree, a sandy gully, or a secret sand dune.

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Over the years a rock provides homes, shelter, food, and a place to sit for visiting animals and people.

Hardcover:

9780027701814 | Atheneum, April 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | also contains Phoenix and Consolidated Art Glass: 1926-1980 | About this edition: A small boy enjoys sitting near a rock, learning about the wildlife, deer, hawks, foxes, moss, lichens, and other living things that come in contact with the rock in the course of a day

The relationship between nature and human life is explored in a study of a special woodpile that is both a home for wildlife and a collection of memories

School and Library:

9780027701555 | Atheneum, October 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Depicts the various creatures that make a cozy home in the author's old pile of wood.

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Describes the unique characteristics of nine cats who have come to a Maine barn 'from somehwere else.'

School and Library:

9780027701500 | Atheneum, October 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Describes the unique characteristics of nine cats who have come to a Maine barn 'from somehwere else.

A child lies quietly on the ground and waits for the animals to come near

Hardcover:

9780688082048 | William Morrow & Co, July 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A child lies quietly on the ground and waits for the animals to come near

Library:

9780688082055 | William Morrow & Co, July 1, 1989, cover price $13.88 | About this edition: A child lies quietly on the ground and waits for the animals to come near

A narrative account of the life of the great blue whale, recounting the birth, growth, thousand-mile travels, and adventures of a young male, including his sometimes entertaining but ultimately fatal contacts with man
By Sally Carrighar and Peter Parnall (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780525484929 | Reprint edition (Truman Talley Books, July 1, 1989), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A narrative account of the life of the great blue whale, recounting the birth, growth, thousand-mile travels, and adventures of a young male, including his sometimes entertaining but ultimately fatal contacts with man

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Looks at a variety of animal feet, from big feet and fast feet to cool feet and webbed feet.

School and Library:

9780027701104 | Atheneum, February 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Different kinds of animal feet are featured in close-up illustrations of feet in action and full views of the animals

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Describes the many ways an apple tree interacts with insects, birds, and other animals during a full year of its development.

School and Library:

9780027701609 | Atheneum, March 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An old apple tree and all the animals, birds, and insects that live in and around it are captured in evocative full-color drawings and a simple text

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