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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Light is all around you! It comes in many forms: Light from the sun brightens our day, firelight flickers in the night, electric lights fill our homes-and some animals even make the sea glow! With lively illustrations and fun diagrams from Paul Meisel, Light Is All Around Us by Wendy Pfeffer is a fascinating look into the many ways that light brightens our world...read more

Prebinding:

9780606377416 | Turtleback Books, October 13, 2015, cover price $17.20 | also contains Light Is All Around Us | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: In the fall, pumpkins are everywhere: in the garden, in the supermarkets, and on doorsteps. But do you know how they grow from a tiny yellow seed to a pumpkin? In this classic Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out picture book, Wendy Pfeffer's lively text combines with James Graham Hale's beautiful watercolors to bring readers into the pumpkin patch to show them how little seeds transform into big pumpkins...read more
By James Graham Hale (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060280383 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Photographs and simple text show a pumpkin's life cycle, from its form as a seed being planted to the end of its growth period.

Paperback:

9780062381859 | Revised edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, August 4, 2015), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: In the fall, pumpkins are everywhere: in the garden, in the supermarkets, and on doorsteps.
9780064451901 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Photographs and simple text show a pumpkin's life cycle, from its form as a seed being planted to the end of its growth period.

Library:

9780060280390 | Harpercollins, September 1, 2004, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: Photographs and simple text show a pumpkin's life cycle, from its form as a seed being planted to the end of its growth period.

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Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history.
By Jesse Reisch (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780147512840 | Reprint edition (Puffin, September 4, 2014), cover price $8.99

School and Library:

9780525469681 | Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history.

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Product Description: In this fourth and final book in the series about seasons, Wendy Pfeffer turns her attention to summer, when butterflies emerge from silky cocoons and daylight hours stretch longer and longer. With lyrical prose and vibrant illustrations, The Longest Day takes us on a journey through the history and science behind the summer solstice, with a focus on summer celebrations from various cultures around the world...read more

School and Library:

9780525422372 | Dutton Childrens Books, May 13, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In this fourth and final book in the series about seasons, Wendy Pfeffer turns her attention to summer, when butterflies emerge from silky cocoons and daylight hours stretch longer and longer.

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Product Description: Firefly crawls out of the ground and flies into the night sky. Flashing his glowing body, he attempts to find a mate. Danger strikes when a little girl tries to catch him. Will he get away? Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Firefly at Stonybrook Farm is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations...read more

Hardcover:

9781592493074 | Har/cas edition (Soundprints, April 1, 2004), cover price $19.95
9781592493081 | Brdbk/toy edition (Soundprints, April 1, 2004), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Firefly crawls out of the ground and flies into the night sky.
9781592492824 | 1 edition (Soundprints, March 1, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Firefly emerges from the ground as an adult and explores the summer night sky, avoiding predators, being caught and released by a little girl, and finding a mate.

Paperback:

9781592493067 | Pap/cas edition (Soundprints, April 1, 2004), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Firefly crawls out of the ground and flies into the night sky.

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Provides an informative and creative tale about a fallen oak tree in the forest, teaching young readers about its life cycle and the various purposes that it serves in the ecosystem during every step of its life cycle. Reprint.
By Robin Brickman (illustrator) and Wendy Pfeffer

Paperback:

9781416934837 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, March 6, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Presents a tale about a fallen oak tree in the forest, teaching young readers about its life cycle and the various purposes that it serves in the ecosystem during every step of its life cycle.

School and Library:

9780689806360 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1997, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Introduction to the life cycle of a tree.

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Accompanied by science activities, ideas for celebrating in school and at home, and a reading list, this nonfiction picture book reveals how an abundance of cultural traditions around the world and through the ages influenced our modern-day Thanksgiving holiday.

School and Library:

9780525476696 | Dutton Childrens Books, August 17, 2006, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Introduces the history of agriculture and the festivals that arose around the harvest, including information on the seasons and activities that celebrate autumn.

Relates the legend of how silk was discovered by a young empress in ancient China. Also includes facts about silk and the life cycle of the silkworm.
By Julie J. Kim (illustrator) and Wendy Pfeffer

Hardcover:

9781593363154 | Mondo Pub, April 1, 2005, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: Relates the legend of how silk was discovered by a young empress in ancient China.

Paperback:

9781593363161 | Mondo Pub, April 1, 2005, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: Relates the legend of how silk was discovered by a young empress in ancient China.

Photographs and simple text show a pumpkin's life cycle, from its form as a seed being planted to the end of its growth period.

Reinforced:

9780606326278 | Demco Media, October 1, 2004, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: Photographs and simple text show a pumpkin's life cycle, from its form as a seed being planted to the end of its growth period.

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Photographs and simple text show a pumpkin's life cycle, from its form as a seed being planted to the end of its growth period.

Prebinding:

9781417736102 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, September 1, 2004), cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Photographs and simple text show a pumpkin's life cycle, from its form as a seed being planted to the end of its growth period.

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Firefly emerges from the ground as an adult and explores the summer night sky, avoiding predators, being caught and released by a little girl, and finding a mate.
By Larry Mikec (illustrator) and Wendy Pfeffer

Hardcover:

9781592492831 | 1 edition (Soundprints, March 1, 2004), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Firefly emerges from the ground as an adult and explores the summer night sky, avoiding predators, being caught and released by a little girl, and finding a mate.

Paperback:

9781592492848 | 1 edition (Soundprints, March 1, 2004), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Firefly emerges from the ground as an adult and explores the summer night sky, avoiding predators, being caught and released by a little girl, and finding a mate.

Explains how earthworms eat, move, and reproduce and how they help plants to grow.

Hardcover:

9780060284480 | 1 edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2004), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Explains how earthworms eat, move, and reproduce and how they help plants to grow.

Paperback:

9780064451994 | 1 edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2004), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Explains how earthworms eat, move, and reproduce and how they help plants to grow.

Library:

9780060284497 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, January 1, 2004), cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Explains how earthworms eat, move, and reproduce and how they help plants to grow.

Reinforced:

9780606296977 | Demco Media, March 1, 2004, cover price $13.59 | About this edition: Explains how earthworms eat, move, and reproduce and how they help plants to grow.

Prebinding:

9780613924788 | Turtleback Books, December 23, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Explains how earthworms eat, move, and reproduce and how they help plants to grow.

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Describes how dolphins communicate with each other in squeaks, whistles, and pops.

Hardcover:

9780060288013 | 1 edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, August 1, 2003), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Describes how dolphins communicate with each other in squeaks, whistles, and pops.

Paperback:

9780064452106 | 1 edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 2003), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Describes how dolphins communicate with each other in squeaks, whistles, and pops.

Library:

9780060288020 | Harpercollins, August 1, 2003, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Describes how dolphins communicate with each other in squeaks, whistles, and pops.

Reinforced:

9780606291965 | Demco Media, September 1, 2003, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: Describes how dolphins communicate with each other in squeaks, whistles, and pops.

Prebinding:

9780613684194 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Describes how dolphins communicate with each other in squeaks, whistles, and pops.

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Looks at the various kinds of plants and animals, including camels, cactuses, and snakes, that survive in desert ecosystems throughout the world. (view table of contents)

Library:

9780761414407 | Benchmark Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $25.64 | About this edition: Looks at the various kinds of plants and animals, including camels, cactuses, and snakes, that survive in desert ecosystems throughout the world.

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Product Description: It is never too early to instill in children an appreciation of the enormous and wondrous diversity of life on our planet. From Antarctic Icy Waters and Arctic Frozen Reaches to Deep Oceans, High Mountains, and Hot Deserts, this strikingly photographed series takes young readers to the far reaches of the Earth...read more

Library:

9780761414377 | Benchmark Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $25.64 | About this edition: It is never too early to instill in children an appreciation of the enormous and wondrous diversity of life on our planet.

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Provides information on the hardy animals that make the Antarctic's icy waters their home. (view table of contents)

Library:

9780761414384 | Benchmark Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $25.64 | About this edition: Provides information on the hardy animals that make the Antarctic's icy waters their home.

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Looks at the various kinds of animals, including mountain goats, pikas, yaks, and bighorn sheep, that survive in the world's tallest mountain ecosystems. (view table of contents)

Library:

9780761414414 | Benchmark Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $25.64 | About this edition: Looks at the various kinds of animals, including mountain goats, pikas, yaks, and bighorn sheep, that survive in the world's tallest mountain ecosystems.

Library:

9780761414360 | Benchmark Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $128.21

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Examines the harsh living conditions that exist deep below the surface of the ocean and describes the animals, including the squid, hatchet fish, and tubeworm, that have adapted to those conditions and have made the deep parts of the ocean their home. (view table of contents)

Library:

9780761414391 | Benchmark Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $25.64 | About this edition: Examines the harsh living conditions that exist deep below the surface of the ocean and describes the animals, including the squid, hatchet fish, and tubeworm, that have adapted to those conditions and have made the deep parts of the ocean their home.

By Taylor Oughton (illustrator) and Wendy Pfeffer

Paperback:

9781931465922 | Soundprints, April 1, 2002, cover price $6.95

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Product Description: Growing up on the pond, young Mallard Duck and his brothers and sisters encounter many adventures. Includes a glossary of key plant and animal terms and a read-along Cassette tape.

Paperback:

9781592490639 | Pap/cas edition (Soundprints, April 1, 2002), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Growing up on the pond, young Mallard Duck and his brothers and sisters encounter many adventures.

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Product Description: Each of these libraries of six delightful titles was created especially to help children understand and appreciate the beauty of the natural world. Each book, which has been written and illustrated by award-winning authors and artists, tells the story of an animal in its natural environment...read more
By Taylor Oughton (illustrator) and Wendy Pfeffer

Hardcover:

9781588454645 | Carson Dellosa Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2002, cover price $2.99 | About this edition: Each of these libraries of six delightful titles was created especially to help children understand and appreciate the beauty of the natural world.

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A young mallard duck grows to maturity under the care of his mother, avoiding predators and learning how to fly.
By Taylor Oughton (illustrator) and Wendy Pfeffer

Hardcover:

9781568999586 | Har/cas edition (Soundprints, September 1, 2001), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A young mallard duck grows to maturity under the care of his mother, avoiding predators and learning how to fly.
9781568999562 | 1 edition (Soundprints, September 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A young mallard duck grows to maturity under the care of his mother, avoiding predators and learning how to fly.
9781568999579 | 1 edition (Soundprints, September 1, 2001), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A young mallard duck grows to maturity under the care of his mother, avoiding predators and learning how to fly.

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Product Description: This groundbreaking anthology brings together for the first time the works of women poet-composers, or trouvères, in northern France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Refuting the long-held notion that there are no extant Old French lyrics by women from this period, the editors of the volume present songs attributed to eight named female trouvères along with a varied selection of anonymous compositions in the feminine voice that may have been composed by women...read more
By Elizabeth Aubrey (editor), Eglal Doss-Quinby (editor), Joan Tasker Grimbert (editor) and Wendy Pfeffer (editor)

Hardcover:

9780300084122 | Yale Univ Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The historical existence of women trouveres in northern France during the 12th and 13th centuries has been doubted, largely because many songs were anonymous.

Paperback:

9780300084139 | Yale Univ Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This groundbreaking anthology brings together for the first time the works of women poet-composers, or trouvères, in northern France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

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