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Product Description: Hero or villain? Few animals divide opinion like the red fox. This most successful of the world's wild canids has lived alongside people from time immemorial. Celebrated by some for its resourcefulness and lush pelt, reviled by others for plundering chicken runs and overturning trash bins, it has worked its way deep into Western culture--from Janácek's Cunning Little Vixen to Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr...read more

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9781472912091 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, August 25, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Hero or villain?

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Product Description: This is the only dedicated, in-depth guide to Swaziland. Author Mike Unwin explores the excellent wildlife reserves and wild hiking trails offering waterfalls, rock art and prolific flora and birdlife. He introduces travelers to the country’s rich and varied landscapes encompassing both the mountainous western ‘highveld’ and the dusty eastern ‘lowveld’...read more
By Richard E. Grant (foreword by) and Mike Unwin

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9781841624006 | Bradt Pubns, February 19, 2013, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: This is the only dedicated, in-depth guide to Swaziland.

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Product Description: Wildlife is southern Africa's number one visitor attraction. This handy, beautifully illustrated book combines field guide and travel guide, explaining where and when to find wildlife and how to identify it. Author Mike Unwin covers everything from the ‘Big Five' to dung beetles to sand grouse, and explores the wildlife hotspots of seven countries, offering insights into animal behavior and up-to-date conservation perspectives...read more

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9781841623474, titled "Bradt Southern African Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide" | 2 edition (Bradt Pubns, September 13, 2011), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Wildlife is southern Africa's number one visitor attraction.

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Product Description: Authoritative and concise, this beautifully illustrated atlas captures the dazzling diversity of bird life around the world. Its stunning full-colour maps reveal where birds are found and explain the many factors behind their distribution, while numerous photographs and illustrations showcase the most fascinating and colourful aspects of bird behaviour...read more

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9781408134702 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, June 10, 2011, cover price $28.35 | About this edition: Authoritative and concise, this beautifully illustrated atlas captures the dazzling diversity of bird life around the world.

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Product Description: The Atlas of Birds captures the breathtaking diversity of birds, and illuminates their conservation status around the world. Full-color maps show where birds are found, both by country and terrain, and reveal how an astounding variety of behavioral adaptations--from flight and feeding to nest building and song--have enabled them to thrive in virtually every habitat on Earth...read more

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9780691149493 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 20, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The Atlas of Birds captures the breathtaking diversity of birds, and illuminates their conservation status around the world.

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Product Description: Some animals just look weird. Take the mandrill, whose outrageous face is colored to mimic its genitals, or the star-nosed mole whose nose sprouts 22 fleshy tentacles. Others behave strangely―a mallee fowl builds huge mounds of rotting vegetation in which to incubate its eggs...read more

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9781841623009 | Bradt Pubns, October 19, 2010, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Some animals just look weird.

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Product Description: Introduces the life cycles of the main animal groups. Provides an overview of key physical characteristics; Covers the life cycle from birth, or hatching to death, looking at growing up, feeding, mating, keeping safe, threats and survival; Includes simple charts and graphs to explain patterns of change and compare offspring to parent; Uses a wide range of animal examples from near home and around the worl...read more

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9781403434074 | Not Applicable, June 1, 2003, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Discusses how mammals differ from other animals, their physical characteristics, how they are born and develop, how they reproduce, and their typical life expectancy.

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9781403407825 | Heinemann/Raintree, May 1, 2003, cover price $28.21 | About this edition: Discusses how mammals differ from other animals, their physical characteristics, how they are born and develop, how they reproduce, and their typical life expectancy.

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9781439538043 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Introduces the life cycles of the main animal groups.

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Product Description: Introducing the life cycles of the main animal groups, this series provides an overview of key physical characteristics and covers the life cycle from birth, or hatching, to death, looking at growing up, feeding, mating, keeping safe, threats and survival...read more

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9781403434043 | Not Applicable, June 1, 2003, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Discusses how birds differ from other animals, their habitat, what they eat, how they build nests, how they are born and develop, how they reproduce, and their typical life expectancy.

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9781439538012 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Introducing the life cycles of the main animal groups, this series provides an overview of key physical characteristics and covers the life cycle from birth, or hatching, to death, looking at growing up, feeding, mating, keeping safe, threats and survival.

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Product Description: Introduces the life cycles of the main animal groups. Provides an overview of key physical characteristics; Covers the life cycle from birth, or hatching to death, looking at growing up, feeding, mating, keeping safe, threats and survival; Includes simple charts and graphs to explain patterns of change and compare offspring to parent; Uses a wide range of animal examples from near home and around the worl...read more

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9781403434081 | Not Applicable, June 1, 2003, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Discusses how reptiles differ from other animals, what they eat, where they live, how they reproduce, how they survive, and their typical life expectancy.

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9781403407818 | Heinemann/Raintree, April 1, 2003, cover price $28.21 | About this edition: Discusses how reptiles differ from other animals, what they eat, where they live, how they reproduce, how they survive, and their typical life expectancy.

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9781439538050 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Introduces the life cycles of the main animal groups.
9780613707879, titled "Life Cycle Of Reptiles" | Turtleback Books, June 1, 2003, cover price $16.05 | About this edition: Discusses how reptiles differ from other animals, what they eat, where they live, how they reproduce, how they survive, and their typical life expectancy.

Product Description: How many different species of falcon are there? When were peregrines first used for hunting? How fast can a peregrine fly? Peregrine Falcon answers these and other questions, including the wonderful question of how these birds were stopped from going down the road to extinction...read more

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9781403454362 | Not Applicable, January 1, 2004, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Discusses the plight of peregrine falcons and why they are near extinction, as well as some of the ways humans can help.

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9781439538975 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: How many different species of falcon are there?

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Product Description: Contents include: What do Marine Biologists do?; Where do Marine Biologists work?; What do Marine Biologists study?; Why are the oceans so important?; Why are the oceans in danger?

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9780431149288 | Gardners Books, November 27, 2007, cover price $22.05 | About this edition: Looks at a range of exciting high-interest careers.

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9781403499592 | Not Applicable, December 1, 2007, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Contents include: What do Marine Biologists do?

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9781403499523 | Heinemann/Raintree, December 1, 2007, cover price $32.65 | About this edition: Contents include: What do Marine Biologists do?

Product Description: Through geographical explanation and up-to-date facts and figures, each book in this series covers one key global issue and combines physical and human geography to give readers a complete answer to difficult questions.

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9781432907419 | Not Applicable, January 1, 2008, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Through geographical explanation and up-to-date facts and figures, each book in this series covers one key global issue and combines physical and human geography to give readers a complete answer to difficult questions.

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9781403482167 | Heinemann/Raintree, October 25, 2006, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Reviews the current issue of global warming, providing a description of what it is, its probable causes, and how it is manifesting itself in melting ice caps, rising sea levels, and elevated temperatures, along with a discussion on the types of international agreements needed to reduce greenhouse gases.

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Introduces various types of illness and their causes and discusses germs, allergies, accidents, preventing disease, and healthy living.

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9780794516246 | Revised edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, December 1, 2006), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Introduces various types of illness and their causes and discusses germs, allergies, accidents, preventing disease, and healthy living.

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9780613033114 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $12.35 | About this edition: -- Introduces young children to fundamental aspects of nature, science and technology-- Inspired by the questions children ask about the world around them-- Simple text and detailed illustrations answer questions in clear, step-by-step stages

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Simple yet informative text combines with extraordinary photographs, maps, animal facts, classification charts, and animal icons to help locate different species across the globe.
By Susanna Davidson, Ian Jackson (illustrator), Lee Montgomery (illustrator) and Mike Unwin

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9780794509262 | Usborne Pub Ltd, February 23, 2005, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Presents facts about animal behavior and life-cycles, how they eat, move, and communicate, and a continent-by-continent introduction to animal kingdoms, with links to the Internet for further information.

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Each volume in this series of Key Stage Two books examines the lifecycle and life processes of a particular animal or insect. The book includes illustrations and photographs. This volume focuses on reptiles.

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9780431168685 | New edition (Gardners Books, July 5, 2004), cover price $12.10 | About this edition: Each volume in this series of Key Stage Two books examines the lifecycle and life processes of a particular animal or insect.

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Discusses the plight of peregrine falcons and why they are near extinction, as well as some of the ways humans can help. (view table of contents)

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9781403448620 | Heinemann/Raintree, March 1, 2004, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Discusses the plight of peregrine falcons and why they are near extinction, as well as some of the ways humans can help.

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Product Description: The wildlife of southern Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this popular region. This guide encompasses all countries south of the Zambezi and Kuene rivers: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, southern Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe...read more

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9781841620602 | 1 edition (Bradt Pubns, July 1, 2003), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The wildlife of southern Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this popular region.

Product Description: Why do bird eggs need to be kept warm? Are birds born with feathers? What is a brood-patch? Every bird hatches from an egg. That is just one of the things that makes it a bird. Read ‘The Life Cycle of Birds’ to explore the way birds are born, grow, and reproduce...read more

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9781403407849 | Heinemann/Raintree, April 1, 2003, cover price $28.21 | About this edition: Discusses how birds differ from other animals, their habitat, what they eat, how they build nests, how they are born and develop, how they reproduce, and their typical life expectancy.

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9780613707831, titled "Life Cycle Of Birds" | Turtleback Books, June 1, 2003, cover price $17.85 | About this edition: Why do bird eggs need to be kept warm?

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This addition to the Saving Our World series examines the factors that have led to the extinction and near extinction of many animals and plants in today's world while providing information of the international efforts in place to improve matters.

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9780761312116 | Copper Beech Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $22.90 | About this edition: Explores some of the reasons why animals become endangered, including threats to the creatures themselves and to their habitat, and suggests ways to protect the animal world.

Product Description: Book by Everett, Felicity, Unwin, Mike

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9780746013069 | Edc Pub, September 1, 1994, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Book by Everett, Felicity, Unwin, Mike

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Product Description: -- Introduces young children to fundamental aspects of nature, science and technology-- Inspired by questions children ask about the world around them-- Simple text ad bright, detailed illustrations answer questions in clear, step-by-step stages

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9780746018583 | Edc Pub, March 1, 1994, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: -- Introduces young children to fundamental aspects of nature, science and technology-- Inspired by questions children ask about the world around them-- Simple text ad bright, detailed illustrations answer questions in clear, step-by-step stages

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Covers anatomy, nutrition, diseases, reproduction, and human differences

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9780746018576 | Edc Pub, March 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Covers anatomy, nutrition, diseases, reproduction, and human differences

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