Download The Cat Who Brought Down the House by Lilian Jackson Braun PDF

By Lilian Jackson Braun

The twenty-fifth novel within the liked Cat Who series.

Jim Qwilleran lives in Pickax, a small city four hundred miles north of all over the place, and writes for a small newspaper. He stands tall and instantly. He dates a librarian. His roommates are deserted cats that he followed alongside the best way, one in all them really awesome. Qwilleran has a mystery that he stocks with out one—or rarely a person. His male cat, Koko, has an uncanny instinct which may inform correct from improper and often sniffs out the evildoer... 

Retiring in Pickax, actress Thelma Thackeray has determined to begin a movie membership and arrange a fundraiser revue, starring Koko the cat. yet Thelma's celebrated arrival takes an uncongenial flip while the unusual situations of her dual brother's fresh dying appear suspicious to Jim Qwilleran. Qwill wishes a supporting paw thus. yet will Koko deign to take time from his degree debut?

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Download Eye Wonder: Birds by DK Publishing PDF

By DK Publishing

Open your eyes to a global of discovery. Fly with extraordinary birds over deserts, seas, woodlands, and plush rainforests. From crimson flamingos to chattering parrots and racing roadrunners, there are numerous feathered neighbors to satisfy. A wealth of proof, mixed with dramatic images, guarantees that Eye Wonders are the appropriate academic begin for kids. Eye Wonders is a groundbreaking reference sequence particularly constructed for more youthful young ones elderly 5 plus. In a beautiful variety departure for DK, extraordinary images exhibits matters inside their typical environment, delivering a complete new point of knowledge via robust photographs. Vocabulary is available to little ones elderly 5 plus, with the meanings of recent, subject-related phrases in actual fact defined. The sequence offers an exceptional wisdom base at the flora and fauna for kids beginning to examine. the combo of breathtaking visuals and informative, actual textual content will hook even these little ones who frequently steer clear of books.

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Download The Barker Street Regulars by Susan Conant PDF

By Susan Conant

Susan Conant maintains to surprise--this time via related to puppy author Holly iciness in a wickedly a laugh story choked with dastardly deeds and pleasant eccentrics.

An avid devotion to the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and an both avid devotion to canine, mix to attract Holly iciness and her cherished malamutes, Rowdy and Kimi, into one among Conant's most unique and wonderful mysteries to date.

Rowdy has comprehensive his education as a remedy puppy and now accompanies Holly on weekly visits to the Gateway Nursing domestic, the place they meet Althea Battlefield, nonetheless ambitious on the age of 90, and her aged, admiring cohorts, Hugh and Robert--all enthusiast devotees of the grasp (as they name Sherlock Holmes).  When Althea's grandnephew is murdered on the domestic of her more youthful sister, Ceci, everyone seems to be horrified, yet it is the plight of Ceci herself--who is being victimized through an unscrupulous animal psychic--that ultimately unites this not likely team in a crime-stopping spree that calls for not just the finely tuned ratiocination of the Holmes admirers however the keen cooperation of an outraged Holly and the very specific skills of her keen dogs accomplices.

No detailed wisdom of the Sherlockian canon is needed for the maximum delight in this enticing romp, and Conant's personal dedicated fans may be overjoyed to discover her dog-loving modify ego, Holly wintry weather, nonetheless poking enjoyable on the international of Cambridge eccentrics and puppy fancy fans, but additionally increasing her horizons into the area of literary minutiae and--yes--feline rescue, even though before everything reluctant.

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Download Reptiles & Amphibians of Australia by Harold G. Cogger PDF

By Harold G. Cogger

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia is a whole consultant to Australia's wealthy and sundry herpetofauna, together with frogs, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, lizards and snakes. for every of the 1194 species there's a description of its visual appeal, distribution and behavior. each one species is observed by way of a distribution map and, in most.

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new version of the vintage advisor to all of Australia's wealthy and sundry herpetofauna. Read more...

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Download Hunters of the Plains by Ardath Mayhar PDF

By Ardath Mayhar

At a time while volcanoes have been being born in what's now New Mexico, clans of hunter-gatherers have been already residing within the nice Plains. Primordial beasts roamed the land: creatures just like the large sloth, the flat-faced undergo, the woolly sizeable, and the dire wolf hunted there, usually getting into clash with their two-legged prey. whilst Do-na-ti reaches maturity, he slays the badger for his ceremonial cloak. by way of marriage ceremony E-lo-ni, he unites their clans. jointly they need to face conflict with dire wolves, a stampede of mammoths that destroys their inn, and the beginning of a brand new volcano, satisfying an outdated woman's prophecy and Do-na-ti's conviction that his son needs to turn into brother to the mountain. "Mayhar has a fashion of drawing the reader seamlessly into her ancient narratives. you could odor the breath of the dire wolf because it closes in for the kill!" -- Robert Reginald

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Download Cat and Mouse in the Rain by Tomek Bogacki PDF

By Tomek Bogacki

Neighbors exit to play within the eco-friendly meadow. ''Let's do whatever exciting!'' they are saying. but if it starts off to rain, it sort of feels as though their day is over sooner than it really is even began. All they could do is huddle below a leaf umbrella and bitch. yet then alongside comes a brand new type of friend--Frog--who indicates them that rainy will be enjoyable! complete colour.

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Download Ecology of a Glacial Flood Plain by U. Uehlinger, M. Maisch, C. Rothenbühler, R. Zah (auth.), J. PDF

By U. Uehlinger, M. Maisch, C. Rothenbühler, R. Zah (auth.), J. V. Ward, U. Uehlinger (eds.)

This ebook is a monograph reporting the key findings from a entire research of a glacial flood simple within the Swiss Alps, in line with a radical learn software performed year-round over numerous years. till lately, little or no was once identified concerning the ecology of glacial streams. prior reviews in general keen on one or a couple of elements and have been restricted to the summer season interval. additionally, this can be the 1st ecological research of a glacial flood simple with a dynamic, multi-thread channel community. Year-round sampling of a approach with a fancy channel community spawned unanticipated effects and new insights into the ecology of glacial streams. The booklet starts with the panorama positive factors, glacial historical past, and floodplain evolution of the Val Roseg. this can be by way of chapters on channel typology, groundwater-surfacewater interactions, thermal heterogeneity, and nutrient dynamics. Chapters at the biota care for terrestrial and aquatic plant life, hyphomycete fungi, floor zoobenthos, and the interstitial fauna. sensible strategies are addressed in chapters on natural subject dynamics, muddle decomposition, nutrient hindrance, and flow and colonization styles. the ultimate bankruptcy offers a synthesis of our present figuring out of the ecology of Val Roseg. Weare indebted to lots of individuals and corporations for guidance and aid of the learn software at the Val Roseg and the construction of this book.

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