Animals

Summer of the Monkeys

By Wilson Rawls

The very last thing a fourteen-year-old boy expects to discover alongside an outdated Ozark river backside is a tree jam-packed with monkeys. Jay Berry Lee's grandpa had an evidence, of course--as he did for many issues. The monkeys had escaped from a touring circus, and there has been a good-looking present in shop for somebody who might trap them. Grandpa acknowledged there wasn't any animal that could not be stuck by some means, and Jay Berry began believing him . . .

But via the tip of the "summer of the monkeys," Jay Berry Lee had realized much more than he ever bargained for--and not only approximately monkeys. He discovered approximately religion, and needs coming real, and realizing what it truly is you really need. He even discovered a bit approximately transforming into up . . .

This novel, set in rural Oklahoma round the flip of the century, is a heart-warming relations story--full of wealthy aspect and pleasant characters--about a time and position while miracles have been relatively the best of things...

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The Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals: How to Draw Cats, Dogs, and Other Favorite Pets

By J.C. Amberlyn

During this step by step how-to advisor to making vintage pix of animals in pencil and pen-and-ink, artist J. C. Amberlyn combines her love of pets and different universal household creatures together with her attractive, unique drawing sort. masking a number of animals from canine and cats to barnyard critters like cows and sheep and lots of extra, the e-book covers each species with easy-to-follow directions for drawing them from each attitude possible. besides seven featured examinations of Amberlyn’s inventive technique, every one bankruptcy showcases the instruments and strategies had to produce your individual hugely exact, reasonable drawings of various recognized animal partners. The worlds of artists and animal enthusiasts come jointly during this richly illustrated, in-depth consultant to generating captivating pics of a few of the most well-liked pets and domesticated creatures.

Also to be had as an booklet

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Hounded To Death (A Melanie Travis Mystery)

By Laurien Berenson

As the puppy days of summer season flip to the playful nip of autumn's relax, Melanie Travis is prepared for a bit leisure. Her Aunt Peg has the ideal solution--a five-day symposium for puppy convey judges in Pennsylvania's idyllic Pocono Mountains. whereas Peg and Melanie's sister-in-law Bertie welcome the chance to socialise with the puppy world's elite, the very pregnant Melanie embraces the opportunity to easily unwind.

But whilst popular pass judgement on Charles Evans grants a keynote tackle that irritates some of the attendees, the symposium's time table takes a perilous flip. For later that night, Charles is located floating face-down within the outdoors sizzling tub.

With few clues to head on, the police are baffled. yet Melanie comes to a decision to take concerns into her personal arms, suspecting cold-blooded assassin might lurk between her fellow dog-lovers. . .

"This canines comfortable is soaking up adequate to thrill even cat lovers."
--Publishers Weekly

"The secret retains the ebook rolling alongside, yet it is the enjoyable relationships Melanie has along with her kinfolk that retain the reader involved."
--Romantic Times

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1,001 Things You Always Wanted To Know About Cats

By J. Stephen Lang

Think you recognize every little thing approximately your pussycat companion?

In 1,001 stuff you regularly desired to learn about Cats, trivialities expert and licensed cat fancier J. Stephen Lang places your whisker knowledge to the try out with 1,001 tantalizing minutiae tidbits. From myths and legends to well-known cat enthusiasts (and haters), ""catty"" words to comic strip kitties, bewildering behavioral quirks to mating and motherhood, you are going to study about:
* 5 U.S. presidents who cherished cats . . . and person who hated them with a passion!
* why cats take pleasure in kneading their human partners with their paws;
* a breed of cat with webbed ft who swims for his seafood supper!
* the preferred female and male cat names today.

With those and 997 different scrumptious minutiae morsels, you will discover an abundance of unforeseen delights on each page!

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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition

A Photographic consultant to the Birds of Indonesia is the easiest, so much finished photographic advisor to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its big measurement and geographical situation, Indonesia has the world's so much diversified avifauna. It boasts of greater than 1,600 species—of which 235 infrequent birds are just present in Indonesia—making it the world's no 1 trip vacation spot for bird-watching.

This poultry box consultant covers a complete of 912 species, together with lots of the non-migratory and endemic species which are obvious purely in Indonesia and a few threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every poultry. Many new photos of Indonesian birds look during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach the real features of every fowl. The concise textual content offer important details, and an index of universal names is equipped behind the booklet.

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PetCam: The World Through the Lens of Our Four-Legged Friends

By Chris Keeney

As shut as we're to our liked pets, we frequently ask yourself how they spend their days after we should not looking at. What do they discover? How does the area glance from the viewpoint of our canine and cats—or our chickens and goats? PetCam, via photographer Chris Keeney, writer of Pinhole Cameras, provides a suite of extraordinary and fun photos created by means of a global roster of four-legged photographers. With small, light-weight cameras hooked up to their collars and cowbells, they rfile what they see as they move approximately their day-by-day routines—lounging lower than parked automobiles, scaling rooftops, leaping fences, stress-free in a neighbor's tall grass. you will see the area during the eyes of greater than twenty intrepid pets, together with Coulee, a Border Collie–Golden Retriever combine from Alberta, Canada; Fritz, a tabby cat residing within the Ore Mountains of Germany; Walter and Hamlet, brother and sister miniature pot stomach pigs from San Diego; and Sofie, a Galloway cow, who spends her days roaming the hills of the Swiss Alps. This special and kooky assortment deals a peek into the wanderings of our animal buddies, and divulges how they adventure the area all of us proportion.

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Tallstar's Revenge (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Warriors Super)

To be used IN colleges AND LIBRARIES merely. Warriors tremendous version: Tallstar's Revenge is an extra-long, epic Warriors experience that gives Erin Hunter lovers their first examine the internal workings of WindClan. This never-before-told tale unearths the reality approximately Tallstar's prior, prior to he grew to become the chief of WindClan and was once a warrior referred to as Talltail. simply because Tallstar's Revenge is a stand-alone novel, it's also ideal for readers who're new to the area of Erin Hunter's bestselling middle-grade sequence concerning the lives of feral cats.

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Life of Pi

By Yann Martel

The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic wisdom of animal habit and a fervent love of reports. whilst Pi is 16, his kin emigrates from India to North the US aboard a jap shipment send, in addition to their zoo animals certain for brand new houses.

The send sinks. Pi unearths himself on my own in a lifeboat, his simply partners a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. quickly the tiger has dispatched all yet Pi, whose worry, wisdom, and crafty permit him to coexist with Richard Parker for 227 days whereas misplaced at sea. once they eventually succeed in the coast of Mexico, Richard Parker flees to the jungle, by no means to be noticeable back. the japanese specialists who interrogate Pi refuse to think his tale and press him to inform them "the truth." After hours of coercion, Pi tells a moment tale, a narrative less fantastical, even more conventional--but is it extra true?

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101 Amazing Facts about Dogs

Were you aware that during medieval occasions canines have been identified to have observed their masters into conflict donning matches of armour? Or that the Rhodesian Ridgeback was once first bred to struggle lions? This extraordinary quick-read booklet featured over 100 evidence approximately canines cut up into different types akin to evolution, healthiness, behaviour, list breakers and plenty of extra. So with a purpose to be aware of who the heaviest puppy ever to have lived was once, or what the wagometer used to be invented for, then this is often the ebook for you! locate the knowledge you will have, quick.

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