A Beastiary of Alaskan Animals in Poem and Picture
This guidebook is organized into three easy-to-read sections: animals, plants, and the natural features of Alaska which is the largest and most varied of all the states in America. Entries in each section are listed alphabetically. This book contains fascinating factoids, line art drawings, and a state map along with entertainingly written entries. Whether you live in Alaska or are just passing through, you’ll discover a gold mine of nuggets, facts, and information that will give you a deeper understanding about everything you may encounter from reindeer, puffins, and Dall sheep to taiga, pingos, and fjords.
Presents a collection of forty-six stories by female hunters describing their experiences.
Discover the amazing natural world of the Rocky Mountains in this engaging, in-depth guide that covers animals, plants and natural features including geography and geology. The Rocky Mountains are an immense 10,000 mile-long assemblage of mountain ranges stretching all the way from Alaska through South America. This informative book encompasses the northern and central Rockies from southern British Columbia down through Idaho, Montana, and into Utah and Colorado. This introductory book with maps, line illustrations and index gives the student, tourist and new residents of this area an excellent introduction to the most famous mountain region in the western parts of the United States and Canada.
Twenty essays by such voices as Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, Pam Houston, and Rick Bass, explore the natural history, encounters with humans, and controversial future of the mountain lion
Traveling with children can be a great joy but a challenge as well. In Travel Wise with Children, author (and mom) Mary Rodgers Bundren has compiled a wonderfully creative trove of 101 travel ideas, all guaranteed to make trips more fun for everyone—and inspire new interests and build new skills of kids from age 3 to 14. Prepared in consultation with other well-traveled families, early-childhood educators, and a wealth of other resources, the projects here—a "Family 'Been There' Map,""Road Poetry," "Seaside Exploration," and lots more in between—are easy-to-follow and charmingly illustrated.
Every 3d issue is a quarterly cumulation.
When Baby loses a shoe on a blueberry-picking trip, it becomes an object of curiosity for all the animals on Ptarmigan Mountain before being rediscovered by the family with a surprise inside.
A rhyming, undersea adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood in which a little fish meets a wolf eel as she carries a baked octopi to her grandmother's house.
Die Welt, die Stephen Aryan kreiert, ist hart und erbarmungslos. Ein irrer König überzieht das Land mit Krieg. Sein Lieblingsspielzeug im Vernichtungsfeldzug ist ein größenwahnsinniger Hexenmeister, der längst all seine Menschlichkeit verloren hat. Einzig die letzten verbleibenden Kriegsmagier stehen zwischen ihm und dem Herz des Reiches. Doch ihre Zahl ist gering und ihre Reihen wanken, während die einfachen Soldaten in der Schlacht sterben wie die Fliegen. Die Götter interessieren diese sterblichen Schicksale wenig, sich einzumischen ist nicht ihre Art. Doch tatenlos zuzusehen, wie der Glaube an sie immer schwächer wird, können sie sich bald nicht mehr erlauben. Die letzten Tage des Krieges brechen an ...