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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Describes, using rhyming text, how various sea animals change color to blend in with their surroundings
Topics: Marine animals, Camouflage (Biology), Camouflage (Biology), Marine animals
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by Scarry, Richard
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"Preschool-grade 1"--Cover
Topics: Pirates, Animals, Pirates, Animals
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Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd
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Topic: Animals
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by Riordan, Rick
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When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped. And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess? They must find Artemis before the winter solstice, when her influence on the Olympian Council could swing an important vote on the war with the titans. Not only that, but first Percy will have to solve the mystery of a rare monster that Artemis was hunting when she disappeared -- a monster rumored to be so...
Topics: Artemis (Greek deity), Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character), Titans (Mythology), Missing persons,...
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by Donaldson, Julia; Scheffler, Axel, illustrator
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Topics: Interactive Adventure, Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General, Juvenile Fiction, Children's 4-8 -...
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When Mama helps Hello Kitty and her friends bake cookies for the school bake sale, they mysteriously disappear. Readers can decorate the pages with included stickers
Topics: Baking, Cookies, Friendship, Hello Kitty (Fictitious character), Animals, Baking, Cookies,...
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by Stilton, Geronimo
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Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Animals, Christmas, Humorous stories, Stilton, Geronimo...
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by Boone, J. Allen (John Allen), b. 1882
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Topic: Animals
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by Geronimo Stilton
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Topics: Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Mice, Animals, Ghost stories, Mice, Cats, Journalists,...
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by Scholastic, Inc.
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"English translation ... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--T.p. verso
Topics: Mice, Animals, Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Mice, Animals, Pyramids, Journalists,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 671-732) and indexes
Topics: Homosexuality in animals, Homoseksualiteit, Dieren, Animaux, Homosexualité
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [260]-297) and index
Topics: Sex, Sex differences, Sexual behavior in animals, Seksueel gedrag, Sekseverschillen
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by Shapiro, Kimberly; Di Fiori, Lawrence, ill
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Topics: Riddles, Juvenile, Riddles, Animals, Jokes
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by Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
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Bibliography: p. [333]-343
Topics: Genetics, Evolution (Biology), Sociobiology, Genetica, Etologia Animal, Animals Genes, Animals...
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by McClintock, Marshall, 1906-; Siebel, Fritz. ill
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Originally published: New York: Beginner Books, 1958
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Animals, Stories in rhyme, Animals
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Index contained in volume 16
Topics: Zoology, Animals
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"Book three in the Underland Chronicles."
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Animals, Plague, Fantasy, Brothers and sisters, Animals, Plague, Fantasy,...
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by Whitehill, Simcha
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"Your ultimate travel guide to the newest Pokémon region"--Cover
Topics: Pokémon (Fictitious characters), Animals, Mythical, Animals, Mythical, Adventure fiction
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by Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986; Guerrero, Margarita
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Translation of: El libro de los seres imaginarios
Topic: Animals, Mythical
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by Geronimo Stilton
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"English translation... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--T.p. verso
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Mice, Animals, Castles, Mice, Animals, Castles,...
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by Arnosky, Jim
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Instructions for drawing plants and animals in motion
Topics: Action in art, Drawing, Botanical illustration, Animals in art, Drawing
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by Collins, Suzanne
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Sequel to: Gregor and the curse of the warmbloods
Topics: War, Animals, Fantasy, War stories, Animals, Fantasy fiction
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by Carle, Eric
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Reprint: Originally published: Saxonville, Mass. : Picture Book Studio, c1987
Topics: Hermit crabs, Crabs, Marine animals, Dwellings, Hermit crabs, Crabs, Marine animals, Dwellings
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by Jacques, Brian
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When the peaceful life of ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny and his villainous hordes, Matthias, a young mouse, determines to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help Redwall's inhabitants destroy the enemy
Topics: Mice, Animals, Fantasy, Mice, Animals
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by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004; Carle, Eric, illustrator
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Topics: Bears, Color, Animals, Stories in rhyme, Puppets, Storytelling, Color, Animals, Stories in rhyme
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by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
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Sequel: Shiloh season
Topics: Dogs, Animals, Dogs, Human-animal relationships
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by Rod Campbell
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Topics: Preschool Picture Story Books, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books/Baby-Preschool, Children:...
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by Geronimo Stilton ; [illustrations by Blasco Tabasco and Guy Codana ; revised by Federatto Brusco].
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"Original title: Il fantasma del metro"--T.p. verso
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Topics: Mice, Animals, Subways, Mice, Animals, Journalists, Subways, Ghosts, Mystery and detective stories,...
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by Jacques, Brian
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When the peaceful life of ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny and his villainous hordes, Matthias, a young mouse, determines to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help Redwall's inhabitants destroy the enemy
Topics: Mice, Animals, Fantasy, Mice, Animals
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At head of title: Disney's
Topics: Lion, Animals
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by Blyton, Enid
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Topic: Animals
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by Jacques, Brian; Blevins, Bret, ill; Moore, Stuart; Starkings, Richard
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When the peaceful life in and around ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny and his villainous hordes, Matthias, a young mouse, determines to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help Redwall's inhabitants destroy the enemy
Topics: Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9), Action &...
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by Geronimo Stilton
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"English translation copyright 2004 by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Geronimo Stilton, Gems, Mice, Animals, Humorous stories, Adventure and...
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by Wilson, Edward O
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 599-663) and index
Topics: Social behavior in animals, Sociobiology, Behavior, Animal, Social Behavior, Animaux, Comportement...
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by Dorling Kindersley, Inc
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Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of such animals as hedgehogs, peacocks, penguins, salamanders, and snakes
Topics: Juvenile Nonfiction, Children: Grades 3-4, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction, Reference -...
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by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956; Shepard, Ernest H. (Ernest Howard), 1879-1976; Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956. Winnie-the-Pooh; Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956. House at Pooh Corner
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Reprint. originally published in 1957
Topics: Animals, Animals
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by Lanteri, Edouard
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Originally published as v. 3 of Modelling: London : Chapman & Hall, 1911
Topics: Animals in art, Modeling, Sculpture
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by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo), 1874-1965; Mazza, Adrianna, ill
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Topics: Animals, Legends and stories of, Animals, Legends and stories of
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by New York : Scholastic Inc.
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"English translation... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.a."--T.p. verso
Topics: Mice, Journalists, Buried treasure, Islands, Adventure and adventurers, Humorous stories, Mice,...
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by Priddy, Roger
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Board books
Topics: Animals, Animals, Board books
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The mountain of Salamandastron needs the help of Brocktree the Badger Lord when evil comes in the form of the Blue Hordes of Ungatt Trunn, the Earth Shaker
Topics: Badgers, Animals, Redwall Abbey (Imaginary place)
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by O'Neill, Terry, 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-138) and index
Topics: Orwell, George, 1903-1950, Orwell, George, 1903-1950, Orwell, George, Politics and literature,...
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by Mo Willems
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Topics: Pigeons -- Fiction, Animals -- Infancy -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction
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by Walt Disney
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When Kenai, a Native American boy living in the Pacific Northwest in prehistoric times, is transformed into a bear, he learns about the lives of creatures other than man
Topics: Bears, Metamorphosis, Indians of North America, Human-animal relationships, Prehistoric animals,...
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by Jackson, Kathryn, 1907-; Jackson, Byron, 1899-1949; Scarry, Richard
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Topics: Ducks, Animals
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by Walt Disney Company
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"Originally published in Denmark by Egmont Books, Copenhagen, in 1994"--T.p. verso
Topics: Lions, Animals
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by Jacques, Brian
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"A novel of Redwall"--Cover
Topics: Mice, Animals, Fantasy fiction, English, Mice, Animals, Fantasy fiction
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by White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks); Williams, Garth
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Before breakfast--Wilbur--Escape--Loneliness--Charlotte--Summer days--Bad news--A talk at home
Topics: Animals, Fantasy, Swine, Spiders, Friendship, Farm life, Domestic animals
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by Jacques, Brian; Chalk, Gary
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"Originally published in 1993 by Hutchinson Children's Books, London"--T.p. verso
Topics: Redwall Abbey (Imaginary place), Mice, Animals
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by Geronimo Stilton.
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"English translation... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--T.p. verso
Topics: Mice, Animals, Journalists, Mountaineering, Adventure and adventurers, Humorous stories
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by Jacques, Brian
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Sequel to: Redwall
Topics: Mice, Animals, Fantasy, Mice, Animals, Fantasy, Animals, Fantasy, Mice
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by Jessica Day George
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Topics: Animals - Mythical, Family - Orphans & Foster Homes, Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic,...
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by Numeroff, Laura Joffe; Bond, Felicia
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1985
Topics: Juvenile Fiction, Children: Kindergarten, Animals - Mice Hamsters Guinea Pigs etc., Mice
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by Lang, Robert J. (Robert James), 1961-; Weiss, Stephen, 1948-
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Topics: Origami, Animals in art
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by Collins, Suzanne
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Quests (Expeditions), Animals, Missing persons, Imaginary wars and battles,...
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by Gannett, Ruth Stiles
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A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island
Topics: Animals, Dragons, Animals, Dragons
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by Alexander, Lloyd; Ray, Jane. ill; Carlson, Claudia. bkd; Dutton Children's Books (Firm) pbl
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Includes glossary (p.282-283)
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Topics: Honor, Adventure and adventurers, Animals, Conduct of life, Good and evil, Kings and rulers,...
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by Schenk, Edward Theodore; McMasters, John Herbert; International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. International rules of Zoological nomenclature
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Earlier ed. published in 1932 in the Micropaleontology bulletin under title: Recommendations for the procedure in the description of a new species
Topics: Zoology, Animals, Animals, Paleontology
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by Wrangham, Richard W., 1948-; Peterson, Dale
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-330) and index
Topics: Apes, Aggressive behavior in animals, Animal behavior
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by Lobel, Arnold
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Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich
Topics: Fables, American, Children's stories, American, Animals, Fables
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"Includes cartoons from 'The Revenge of the Baby-Sat' and 'Scientific Progress Goes Boink.'"
Topics: Calvin and Hobbes (Comic strip), Comic books, strips, etc, American wit and humor, Pictorial,...
Topic: Animals in art
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by Walt Disney Pictures; Scholastic Inc
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the direct-to-home market"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Meerkat, Warthog, Lion, Animals, Meerkat, Warthog, Lion, Animals
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by Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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Squirrel, a stray puppy, tells her life story, from her nurturing mother and brother to making her own way in the world, facing busy highways, changing seasons, and humans both gentle and brutal
Topics: Dogs, Dogs, Orphaned animals
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by Sadler, Marilyn; Bollen, Roger, ill
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Unhappy being a bunny, P.J. Funnybunny tries living with bears, birds, beavers, pigs, moose, possums, and skunks
Topics: Rabbits, Animals, Rabbits, Animals
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by Wernert, Susan J; Reader's Digest Association
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Includes index
Topics: Animals, Plants, Animaux, Plantes
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 451-458) and index
Topics: Natural history, Dierkunde, Paleontologie, Evolutie, Biologie, Aufsatzsammlung, Geologie, Animals...
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by Jacques, Brian; Curless, Allan, :, illustrator
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Originally published: New York : Philomel Books, ©1995
Topics: Animals, Fantasy, Redwall Abbey (Imaginary place), Badgers, Mice, Rats, Heroes and heroines,...
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by Carle, Eric
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"A Trumpet Club special edition."
Topics: Mice, Animals, Mice, Animals, Stories without words
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by Jacques, Brian; Elliot, David, illustrator
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"A novel from Redwall"--Cover
Topics: Squirrels, Wolverine, Animals, Squirrels, Wolverines, Animals, Animals, Squirrels, Wolverine
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by LeSieg, Theo., 1904-1991; McKie, Roy
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A lion, a dog, and a tiger balance apples on their heads
Topics: Counting, Animals, Stories in rhyme, Counting, Animals
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by Mayr, Ernst, 1904-
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1970 ed. published under title: Populations, species, and evolution
Topics: Animal species, Animals, Evolution (Biology)
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by Walt Disney Company
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At head ot title: Disney
Topics: Mowgli (Fictitious character), Jungle animals
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by Jacques, Brian
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Prequel to: Redwall
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Topics: Redwall Abbey (Imaginary place), Animals, Mice
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by Lobel, Arnold
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Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich
Topics: Fables, American, Children's stories, American, Animals, Fables