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National Geographic Tales of the Weird

National Geographic Tales of the Weird

Readers cannot get enough information about the often weird, sometimes miraculous things being discovered by scientists every day - Incredible flying sharks, the life of Bigfoot, mind-controlling fungus that turns ants into zombies.

As low as $18.95

A Daintree Diary - Tales from Travels to the Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland, Australia

A Daintree Diary - Tales from Travels to the Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland, Australia

Carl Portman, tarantula expert from the West Midlands travels to Queensland with two Sheilas in search of spiders and adventure. He finds both in this engaging and oddly heartwarming book. A must for anyone interested in the natural world. A glorious mix of arachnology and adventure, with a smattering of silly humour.

As Low as $24.66


On the Trail of the Komodo Dragon; And Other Explorations of Science in Action

On the Trail of the Komodo Dragon; And Other Explorations of Science in Action

The eleven explorations cover some of the kids favorite animals: horses, snakes, dolphins, Komodo dragons, cats, chimpanzees, turtles, hummingbirds, and fireflies. These creatures, some lovable some creepy and all amazing, are the reader's gateway into the world of real science.

As Low as $22.33


Mysteries of the Komodo Dragon: The Biggest, Deadliest Lizard Gives Up Its Secrets

Mysteries of the Komodo Dragon: The Biggest, Deadliest Lizard Gives Up Its Secrets

Scientists discover the secrets of the Komodo dragon. This strange creature inspired myth and legend, luring brave souls into the forests of Indonesia to see if the tales were true. In the end, it attracted scientists, who unraveled the mysteries of how such a remarkable creature could exist, how it uses the deadly germs in its saliva to its advantage, and how those microbes may lead to cures for stubborn diseases. Wildlife biologist and children's writer Marty Crump describes how her friends, colleagues and other scientists tracked, studied, and escaped the Komodo dragon. Her dramatic text, complemented by photographs from key scientists, tells the true story of the world's deadliest lizard. "A portion of the proceeds from this book will go to the Komodo Survival Program."

As Low as $9.81


Komodo Dragon : The World's Biggest Lizard

Komodo Dragon : The World's Biggest Lizard

In Komodo Dragon: The World's Biggest Lizard, young readers follow Komodo dragons living in the small islands of Indonesia as they learn about their natural habitat, physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, and predatory behavior. Age-appropriate text paired with colorful photographs will engage young readers as they discover how the world's biggest lizard adapts to its environment for survival. Komodo Dragon includes such useful and fun learning features as a detailed diagram that compares the animal's super size to something familiar in kids' own lives.

As Low as $14.27


Komodo Dragon

Komodo Dragon

This emergent reader series introduces children to different animals, such as the bottlenose dolphin, ocelot, Bengal tiger, and the Komodo dragon, from around the world. Readers will explore each animal's habitat, learn about their eating habits, and discover other fascinating facts.

As Low as $6.98