DK Eyewitness Books Dog

DK Eyewitness Books  Dog

Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the fascinating world of the entire dog family.

Author: Juliet Clutton-Brock

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756667948

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the fascinating world of the entire dog family. Superb real-life photographs of dogs, wolves, jackals and foxes offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history and evolution of the dogfamily, highlighting the many ways in which they have helped people throughout history. See the oldest-known remains of a domestic dog, an amazing tree-climbing fox, a rare golden jackal, a howling wolf, how a dog swims, a fox with bat ears, and a husky in sled harness. Learn why dogs and wolves hunt in packs, how dogs "talk" with ears and tails, the basics of looking after a pet dog, and how dogs were once used to sniff out truffles. Discover how special breeds of domestic dog have developed, the hierarchy of the wolf pack, how dogs were specially taught to help humans, why a hyena is not a dog, which members of the dog family are threatened with extinction, and much, much more!
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dog

Dog

Text and photographs highlight the evolutionary history of dogs, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, and offer guidance on dog care and training.

Author: Juliet Clutton-Brock

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 1465420940

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Text and photographs highlight the evolutionary history of dogs, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, and offer guidance on dog care and training.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Pocket Eyewitness Dogs

Pocket Eyewitness Dogs

Find out more about one of our favourite animals - the dog - in this mini handbook bursting with breeds and fantastic dog facts. Pocket Eyewitness Dogs includes bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about dogs fun.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527078

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Find out more about one of our favourite animals - the dog - in this mini handbook bursting with breeds and fantastic dog facts. Pocket Eyewitness Dogs includes bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about dogs fun. Read the profiles of more than 180 individual dog breeds, from Great Danes to tiny terriers, in this cool canine encyclopedia. Learn more about the main groups of dog breeds, from working dogs to companion dogs, and find out more about dog behaviour, biology, and even the history of how humans have lived alongside - and relied on - these faithful creatures. If you didn't know that dogs have more than 300 million smell-detecting cells, while humans have just 6 million, or that Dalmatians are born spotless, then this is the book for you! Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for dipping into, Pocket Eyewitness Dogs will tell you everything you need to know about dogs in one ebook.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

School Library Journal

School Library Journal

Dog DK eyewitness books Juhe : Clutton - Brock Summary : Text and
photographs highlight the evolutionary history of dogs their domestication
anatomy behavior and breeds . Offers guidance on dog care and training .
Subject : dog breeds ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015066144893

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DK Eyewitness Books Evolution

DK Eyewitness Books  Evolution

Many dog breeds were developed for useful purposes, which explains why they
are more varied than cats. Irish wolfhound Seedless orange Variation and
inheritance BY 1837 CHARLES DARWIN was certain that. Yellow tomato BIG,
BIGGER ...

Author: Linda Gamlin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756656089

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Help your child learn about evolution with this fact-packed guide. From the biological code that links all living things to what happened during the Ice Age; let your child trace the discoveries that explore and explain the amazing diversity of life on Earth. With dedicated website www.ew.dk.com.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Books Epidemic

DK Eyewitness Books  Epidemic

dogs have to be One of the latest developments in the fight against rabies is a
vaccinated against vaccine for animals that can be given by mouth. This vaccine
can be rabies themselves, incorporated into food pellets. The pellets are then ...

Author: Brian Ward

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756668068

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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For as along as people have lived together in communities, infectious disease has been a part of everyday life. The fascinating story of disease-causing microbes, bacteria, and viruses crosses every area of human existence from medicine, social history, and geography to art and natural history. This unique guide takes you on a compelling journey through time and into the future, from the plagues of the Ancient Egyptians to the laboratories of the twenty-first century. Written by science and medical expert Brian Ward and produced in association with The American Museum of Natural History, Epidemicis one of the few in-depth explorations of this extraordinary subject for the ordinary reader. Discover the battle against epidemics from the Black Death and smallpox to the modern superbug.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Complete Dog Breed Book

The Complete Dog Breed Book

"Previously published as Top dog"--Cover.

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 146542976X

Category: Pets

Page: 352

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"Previously published as Top dog"--Cover.
Categories: Pets

DK Eyewitness Books Rescue

DK Eyewitness Books  Rescue

I HIGHLY INTELLIGENT, easy to train, and equipped with a superb sense of
smell, dogs form a vital part of many rescue teams. In the 16005, monks in the
Swiss Alps began to use St. Bernard dogs to rescue people buried in snowdrifts.
During ...

Author: Jayne Parsons

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756668020

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Here is a compelling guide to the exciting world of the emergency rescue services. Dramatic full-color photographs of real incidents, equipment, clothing, and rescue techniques offer insight into the dangerous work of the heroes who risk their lives to save others. See the protective clothing that firefighters wear, the first rescue vehicles, how animals can save people''slives, and what equipment an ambulance carries. Learn how to survive until help arrives, about the work of international aid organizations, how passengers were rescued after the Titanic sunk, and how people survive in times of war. Discover how rescuers locate people in collapsed buildings, why radio became essential for rescue services, how mountain rescue teams operate, what happens when a plane crashes, and much, much more. Experience heart-pounding rescues with real-life heroes!
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Books Animal

DK Eyewitness Books  Animal

The most popular pets are cats and dogs—there are several hundred million of
them, many more than their counterparts surviving in the wild. People also keep
other animals as pets, from deadly snakes to tiny insects. Border collie catches a
 ...

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781465443151

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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DK Eyewitness: Animal introduces readers to the exciting world of animals. This book takes a broad view of the animal kingdom, discussing animals from the tiniest insect to the mighty humpback whale, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and invertebrates.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dog

Dog

New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the fascinating world of the entire dog family.

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 0756614570

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 8

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Learn about dogs through reusable stickers you choose to fit the outlined spaces.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Books Predator

DK Eyewitness Books  Predator

Discover the Fascinating World of Predators—from Stealthy Sharks to Ferocious
Lions DK. HERDING IN THE ... Unlike hunting dogs or wolves, lionesses hunt by
a carefully coordinated ambush, while the males usually stay back. The ambush
 ...

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756688356

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Eyewitness Predator introduces readers to the world of lions, tigers, wolves, eagles, sharks, and other animals that prey on other animals to survive.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Pocket Genius Dogs

Pocket Genius  Dogs

"Find out about more than 180 dog breeds in this pocket-sized encyclopedia, from their origins and characteristics to the jobs they do for us."--Back cover.

Author:

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 1465445854

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 861

Ideal for every young dog lover, Pocket Genius: Dogs is packed with information that makes learning about dogs even more exciting. How did dogs evolve? Find out! Read about dog anatomy, their senses, and their intelligence. With 194 catalog entries of individual dog breeds from Great Danes to tiny terriers, Pocket Genius: Dogs details each group from working dogs to companion dogs and explains domestication and breed classifications. Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Complete Dog Breed Book New Edition

The Complete Dog Breed Book  New Edition

Looking for a dog as a pet? Find the perfect dog breed for every lifestyle and personality. The Complete Dog Breed Book even has quizzes and question-and-answer selector charts that help you find the perfect dog breed for your home.

Author: Dk Pub

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 146549104X

Category:

Page: 352

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The ultimate dog breed resource book, The Complete Dog Breed Book has everything from dog grooming to dog training to caring for a dog to, yes, a breakdown of dog breeds for prospective breeders and prospective dog owners. Search through common dog breeds and exotic dog breeds as well -- The Complete Dog Breed Book includes 420 dog breed profiles, with the most popular dog breeds featured on double-page spreads. The Complete Dog Breed Book comes complete with annotated photographs and breed-specific care tips and notes on color variations, temperament, and much more. Looking for a dog as a pet? Find the perfect dog breed for every lifestyle and personality. The Complete Dog Breed Book even has quizzes and question-and-answer selector charts that help you find the perfect dog breed for your home. Tips and additions guide you through the nuts and bolts of dog ownership, so you'll be prepared for your new pet once you've decided on a dog breed.
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Dogs

Dogs

Authoritative text, crystal - clear photography and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs the most comprehensive and concise recognition guide to dogs of the world.

Author: David Alderton

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 0751327514

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 304

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Authoritative text, crystal - clear photography and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs the most comprehensive and concise recognition guide to dogs of the world. Packed with more than 1,000 full - colour photographs of over 300 breeds, it is designed to cut through the complex process of identification to enable you to recognize a breed quickly and easily. Photo - Encyclopedic Approach Expertly written and authenticated, each breed entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the dog's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Fur swatches give a unique indication of coat colours, while colour - coded bands provide at - a - glance facts for quick reference. Identification Made Easy For beginners and established enthusiast alike, the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs traces the evolution of the domestic dog, explains the difference between pedigrees and non - pedigrees, looks at how breeds are classified and examines their characteristics in detail. It also gives tips on choosing dogs and exhibiting them successfully. A visual key helps you recognize the differnt dog breeds and guides you to the correct entry, while a concise glossary explains the technical and scientific terms used.
Categories: Dog breeds

DK Eyewitness Books Great Scientists

DK Eyewitness Books  Great Scientists

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dogs harnessed together in teams can ... Wegener's .4 expedition foundered in
deep snow, he used a dog sleds to travel on a 250*mile (400*km) journey taking
vital ...

Author:

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756650834

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Meet the greatest scientific minds in history, from the first woman to win not only one, but two, Nobel Prizes to the men who discovered the "secret of life" in DK Eyewitness Books: Great Scientists. Eyewitness: Great Scientists profiles 30 of the most influential scientists throughout history and explores important milestones in science. Each page is brought to life with dozens of full-color images. Discover Einstein's Theory of Relativity, see one of Thomas Edison's early light bulbs, find out why a great French chemist lost his head, and much, much more! Discover the pioneers who changed the way we think about our world with Eyewitness: Great Scientists.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Books Endangered Animals

DK Eyewitness Books  Endangered Animals

"i :p'", ,, ' Black—footed ferrets preyed on the prairie e - _'- dogs that burrowed
under the grasslands of k“ 11* ' 4r '- _ - North America, constructing intricate
tunnel i " networks. When the grasslands became ranches, the farmers killed the
prairie ...

Author: Ben Hoare

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756676360

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Eyewitness Endangered Animals takes a look at creatures around the world that are currently threatened with extinction, along with the ways that we can help them survive.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Books Witches Magic makers

DK Eyewitness Books  Witches   Magic makers

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Wltc es ave a SO ept an lamb once belonged to a donkey, a cockerel, and a dog.
animal as a magic a1 pet _ the Witch's "familiar," an village witch in Somerset, .

Author: Douglas Hill

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756669850

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Here is an up close and detailed new guide to the mysterious world of witches and wizards who they are and what they do. Stunning full-color photographs of magical tools, costumes, and magic-makers in action provide an unparalleled look into the rich legacy of complex practices that have existedin the world, and which, in some regions, are still very much alive today. Seea catalog of magical amulets and talismans, magic dolls from different cultures, and tools for divining and predicting the future. Learn some simple spells, how magic was practiced in ancient civilizations, and what cruel methods were used to punish witches in medieval times. Discover witches and wizards in mythology and the movies, magic-makers from other cultures around the world, the "craft"of present-day witches, and much, much more. Discover the world of magic andthe history, mysteries, and beliefs of magic-makers around the world
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Books Seashore

DK Eyewitness Books  Seashore

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Author: Steve Parker

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756667900

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Not only are seashores a popular muse for painters, the stretching seashore is also home to millions of creatures, from crabs to sea lions and sea urchins to puffins. Stunning real-life photographs of lobsters, tide pools, fish, seals, seabirds, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life on the seashore. See a starfish on the move, how a sea urchin disguises itself, a sea anemone catch aprawn, the inhabitants of a tide pool, and fish that change color. Learn how alimpet grips the rock, how a crab grows a new leg, how a prawn becomes invisible, how seabirds catch fish, and how a sea otter sleeps at sea. Discover how long seaweed can grow, why hermit crabs live in secondhand shells, which shells bore holes in solid rock, where a puffin lays its eggs, and much, much more. Discover the fascinating world of the seashore-its strange and beautiful creatures and their secret lives.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Books Explorer

DK Eyewitness Books  Explorer

22–23) was one of the discoveries made by Christopher Columbus in “the New
World.” This dog collar belonged to a dog named Mabel who walked into the
African interior and back out again on an expedition to look for David Livingstone
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Author: Rupert Matthews

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756667818

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Here is a new and exciting look at the hazardous and perilous world of exploration. Stunning, real-life photographs of famous explorers'' equipment and personalpossessions, as well as the objects they found offer a unique "eyewitness" viewof the exploration of the world. See arrows shot into Livingstone''s boat, goldfound by Spanish explorers of Central and South America, the flag that flew over the North Pole, what a sailor''s life was like and plant and insect specimens brought back by naturalist explorers. Learn how the first sailors navigated, why Columbus set out on his epic voyage, what kind of food starving explorers ate, how Arab traders transported their slaves and what the Egyptians found in the legendary "Land of the Gods". Discover who first sailed around the world, what happened to Matthew Flinders'' cat, what the earliest underwater explorers wore and who first crossed the Australian continent, and much, much more! Discover the story of exploration - from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Childrens Catalog

Childrens  Catalog

7 DK eyewitness books ( series ) ... Thomas , J . Dogs Crosby , J . Little lions , bull
baiters & hunting hounds 636 . ... 7 Fiction Ashman , L . Stella , unleashed Auch ,
M . J . A dog on his own Fic Baek , M . J . Be gentle with the dog , dear E Beil , K ...

Author: H.W. Wilson Company

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ISBN: UOM:39015079763580

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The 1st ed. includes an index to v. 28-36 of St. Nicholas.
Categories: Children's literature