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The land of the dinosaurs by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

The land of the dinosaurs

Which dinosaur had a neck as long as a bus? What fearsome beast had more than 100 teeth? Delve into the deadly world of the dinosaurs and find out the answers to these questions and more in this story of Earth's biggest-ever animals. Full of astounding facts and colourful illustrations, Simon Abbott's book brings the dinos back to life and tells young readers everything they need to know about how these mighty beasts lived and died.

Feb 27, 2015
Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world by Moberg, Julia, author.

Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world

Offers rhyming entries on animals from throughout history that have achieved celebrity or historical significance, from Ramses II's lioness and Alexander the Great's war horse Bucephalus, to Paul the match-predicting octopus and Cairo the Navy SEAL dog.

Feb 27, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie.

The legend of the beaver's tail

Feb 27, 2015
Hippos Are Huge! by London, Jonathan/ Trueman, Matthew (ILT)

Hippos Are Huge!

Feb 27, 2015
How do plants make and spread their seeds? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make and spread their seeds?

Describes how seeds grow, and vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns, and how everything, from flowers to fruits, begins with a tiny seed.

Feb 27, 2015
How do meat-eating plants catch their food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do meat-eating plants catch their food?

Explores the world of carnivorous plants, explaining how and why these plants trap insects and other prey.

Feb 27, 2015
Kalos region handbook - stats and facts on over 450 Pokémon!. by

Kalos region handbook - stats and facts on over 450 Pokémon!.

Features Poke´dex information on all the Poke´mon of the Kalos region, including partner Poke´mon Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie.

Feb 27, 2015
I am patriotic by Schuette, Sarah L., 1976-, author.

I am patriotic

Explains what it means to be patriotic from a young child's perspective.

Feb 27, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Feb 27, 2015
Insects by McFadzean, Lesley., author.

Insects

Feb 27, 2015
Look where we live! - a first book of community building by Ritchie, Scot, author, illustrator.

Look where we live! - a first book of community building

Feb 27, 2015
Landscape designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Landscape designer

Feb 27, 2015
Interior designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Interior designer

Feb 27, 2015
Inside a Formula 1 car by MacArthur, Collin, author.

Inside a Formula 1 car

Feb 27, 2015
I say Shehechiyanu by Rocklin, Joanne.

I say Shehechiyanu

"Learn about the many occasions in the Jewish year on which you can say "Shehechiyanu," a blessing for beginnings, first times, and happy arrivals"--Provided by the publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
The human body by Jennings, Ken, 1974- author.

The human body

Feb 27, 2015
How do plants defend themselves? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants defend themselves?

Explores the world of plants with defense mechanisms, explaining how and why these plants use spikes, thorns, and poison to protect themselves.

Feb 27, 2015
I can't eat peanuts by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I can't eat peanuts

"Young children are naturally curious about themselves. Tell Me Why I Can't Eat Peanuts offers answers to their most compelling questions about allergies. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
Meet the ancient Egyptians by Malam, John, 1957-

Meet the ancient Egyptians

Feb 27, 2015
Minecraft hacks Classified - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Minecraft hacks Classified - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

"Tips in this book are based on Minecraft 1.7.9, PC version"--Introduction.

Feb 27, 2015