This magnificent picture book unfolds in two-, three-, and four-page spreads to reveal insects and other tiny creatures on a dramatic, grand scale. Included in this collection are both familiar and exotic creatures, accompanied by classic poems by Shakespeare, Whitman, and others. Each creature is interpreted in a combination of mixed-media and patterned papers. Full color.
Features an ADDITIONAL FREE e-book Dog Days: An Educational Rhyming Book for Children All About Dogs! Discover Dolphins is the second installment of our short poem educational books for kids! This book features 25 short poems all about the lives of dolphins. You'll learn all sorts of interesting things such as: The different types of dolphins there are. The ways that dolphins form groups. How dolphins swim fast. The ways that dolphins find food. How dolphins see underwater. And much much more! Most of the interesting facts featured in this book will even be new for adults! The pictures featured are all high res images so children can get up close and personal with the dolphins, helping them to develop knowledge, admiration, and respect for these highly intelligent creatures. Discover Dolphins is a great book to read to your children as well as a valuable learning tool for younger children who are beginning to read on their own. The book features a combination of simple and medium difficulty words which make it appropriate for children just starting out to read and children who want to be challenged with new concepts and ideas. Thank you for checking out Discover Dolphins and we hope you pick up and enjoy our book. Here's a short little poem from the book about what dolphins do to swim their quickest! When a dolphin needs to swim as fast as it can, Staying under the water, is not part of the plan. When they want to really hurry, especially to feed, They dive in and out of the water to help reach their top speed.
Sjálfstætt framhald metsölubókarinnar Karitas án titils sem hlaut frábærar viðtökur lesenda og gagnrýnenda. Hér er á ferð stórbrotin og kröftug þroskasaga konu sem fer sínar eigin leiðir, en um leið skörp ádeila; þetta er öðrum þræði aldarsaga, saga þjóðfélags í mótun, saga kvenna og frelsisbaráttu, saga um ást og harm og margbrotið mannlíf. Þessi mikla og heillandi skáldsaga er allt í senn; viðburðarík, fyndin og sorgleg, enda hefur höfundur slík tök á lesanda að líkja má við galdur.
Recognized the world over by frequent flyers and armchair travelers alike, Eyewitness Travel Guides are the most colorful and comprehensive guides on the market. With beautifully commissioned photographs and spectacular 3-D aerial views revealing the charm of each destination, these amazing travel guides are the only things you'll need to pack.
Mire Darkly just wants to be left alone.
Why else would an ice dragon isolate himself in a little town in Mexico during the hottest Christmas ever? Add in a mysterious local guy, a closing bar, and a game of pool -- Mire discovers it’s a combination guaranteed to double the heat.
In August 1968, naturalist-explorer Peter Matthiessen returned from Africa to his home in Sagaponack, Long Island, to find three Zen masters in his driveway—guests of his wife, a new student of Zen. Thirteen years later, Matthiessen was ordained a Buddhist monk. Written in the same format as his best-selling The Snow Leopard, Nine-Headed Dragon River reveals Matthiessen's most daring adventure of all: the quest for his spiritual roots.