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Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot

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by Clare, Horatio
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2017. Aubrey's father, Jim, has fallen under an horrendous spell, which Aubrey is determined to break. Everyone says his task is impossible, but Aubrey will never give up and never surrender - even if he must fight the unkillable Spirit of Despair itself: the TERRIBLE YOOT!
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Hubble's Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images

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by Dickinson, Terence
The Hubble Space Telescope is now at the apex of its imaging capabilities, yet until the publication of Hubble's Universe no other popular book had presented the latest pictures taken by the new Wide Field Camera 3. For his most recent book, Terence Dickinson selected a breathtaking portfolio of Hubble pictures from a library of more than 700,000 images. Thanks to Dickinson's familiarity with Hubble's histo...
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Water: Exploring the Blue Planet

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by Eisl, Markus
Remarkable satellite photographs show where water is - or isn't - and how we are using it. Water is in crisis. We are in crisis. All life depends on water and we are running out of it, but where exactly is the water and where is it going? This book provides new insight into the world of water and contributes to a wider understanding of the current predicament. Water: Exploring the Blue Planet is essentially...
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Under Ground: Subways & Metros of the World

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by Zerdoun, Catherine
These days, an underground railway is an integral part of a city's heritage and a key feature of the urban landscape used by passengers. But these subways are also full of history and art. They reflect a city's personality and its past and future, and are worthy of exploration, even for those not boarding a train. It's safe to say that a great many subways have overcome a reputation for unpleasant shadiness...
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Love You Forever

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by Munsch, Robert
A young woman holds her newborn sonAnd looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him: "I'll love you forever I'll like you for always As long as I'm living My baby you'll be." So begins the story that has touched the hearts of millions worldwide. Since publication in l986, "Love You Forever" has sold more than 15 million copies in paperback and the regular hardcover edition (as well as hundreds of thousan...
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Outdoor Medical Emergency Handbook: First Aid for Travellers, Backpackers, Adventurers

by Briggs, Spike
The essential guide to emergency medical procedures away from home. The Outdoor Medical Emergency Handbook provides easy-to-follow advice on how to prevent, treat and care for illnesses and injuries while outdoors or travelling. Using accurate drawings and a step-by-step format, the authors describe how to effectively assess a situation and what actions to take. The book covers: * Planning and pre-departure...
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First Ascent

by Steven Venables
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Exploring the Night Sky

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by T. Dickinson

Exploring the Night Sky is aimed at novice star gazers anxious to expand their astronomical repertoire beyond the Big and Little Dippers. Dickinson has designed a superb introduction to astronomy that is clear, concise, beautifully illustrated, and very "user friendly" no matter what the child's age.

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Exploring the Sky by Day

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by T. Dickinson

Winner of the "Children's Roundtable Literature Information Book Award." Ideal for children, Exploring the Sky by Day offers fascinating insight into such phenomena as lightning, the 10 types of clouds, storms, solar haloes, sundogs, and sunsets. Brought to life with dozens of photographs and the color illustrations of John Bianchi the book provides an excellent introduction to weather and the atm...

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Astronomy 2013

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by Dickinson, Terence
Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful research telescopes, the universe's impressive wonders are pres...
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Botanical Garden 2013

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by Firefly Books
The BOTANICAL GARDEN 2013 allows gardeners and plant lovers to appreciate even common varieties in unexpected ways. Each month provides an intimate look at every aspect of a different plant -- from root to blossom. The photographs are reproduced in true-to-life color, inviting you to step into a botanical garden like no other.
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Hummingbirds 2013

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Like dazzling jewels, hummingbirds tirelessly dart among flowers, probing for nectar with their needlelike bills. They are poetry in motion, their purring wings tracing a perpetual figure eight. Now you can marvel at a year of their delicate beauty, iridescent feathers, animated energy and extraordinary diversity. Watch them work and play, shimmer and flash in the sky with their stained-glass radiance. In H...
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Owls 2013

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The subject of myth and superstition, the owl is instantly distinguished by its disconcerting stare and haunting cry. It is a mysterious and fearsome predator, a flawless hunter in the darkest of nights. It stakes out its territory on a perch high above and then, floating on silent wings, swoops down to snatch its unsuspecting prey. But with its wise face and downy plumage, the owl is also among nature's mo...
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World Ocean Census

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by Darlene Trew Crist
This is an insider's description of the comprehensive scientific project Census of Marine Life, and what it is revealing as ocean life is seriously threatened. The Census of Marine Life was launched in the year 2000 with the goal of producing the first-ever ocean census by 2010. Two thousand scientists from 82 nations agreed to the mandate to answer three important questions: what once lived in the global o...
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Arctic A to Z

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by Wayne Lynch

A beautifully illustrated dictionary of 26 key aspects of life in the Arctic.

World-class photographer and science writer Wayne Lynch takes readers to one of his favorite parts of the world: the Arctic.

Using a plant, an animal or a phenomenon for each letter of the alphabet, Lynch describes the unique ways in which systems for living differ where temperature and light can be amaz...

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My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Days of Christmas

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by McKowen, Scott
One of the most popular holiday songs of all time, 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' probably originated in France during the late Middle Ages and became popular in England as a chant sung without music. The 12 days are traditionally those following Christmas, with the last day being the end of the season. Over the years the lyrics have changed but the song remains a perennial favourite, recorded by everyone f...
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