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Slide 0: Migrations Wildlife in Motion
Migrations Wildlife in Motion
$35.00
The perfect integration of art and science, world-acclaimed wildlife photographer Art Wolfe documents the migratory patterns of wildlife in his stunning book Migrations: Wildlife in Motion. Inspired by the spatial designs of Dutch artist M. C. Escher, Wolfe traveled the globe in search of similar patterns in nature. The result is breathtaking. Capturing the instincts that cue snow geese to head south, monarch butterflies to bedeck a forest of trees, or ladybugs to gather into a living masse, Migrations: Wildlife in Motion relates a message of celebration and conservation.
 
Slide 1: Rainforest
Rainforest
$60.00
Combining stunning photographs by the world’s leading nature photographers—including new work by Tim Flach and an inspiring text by award-winning author Lewis Blackwell—Rainforest opens our minds to the breathtaking beauty the verdant plant life and diverse animal species of these remarkable ecosystems. Swooping from aerial to macro perspectives, Rainforest captures the world’s most fascinating landscapes at all scales, from a vast sleeping forest cloaked in morning mist to the brilliant iridescent flicker of a butterfly’s wing.
 
Slide 2: Everglades: America's Wetland
Everglades: America's Wetland
$45.00
From Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay, from inside the bone-crushing jaws of an alligator to the storms that race across the black water backcountry, award-winning conservation photographer and National Audubon Society biologist Mac Stone takes us on a visual journey through the Everglades. In Everglades: America’s Wetland more than 200 striking photographs—images that have wowed National Geographic, The BBC, NPR and periodicals across the globe—showcase the natural beauty of this unique ecosystem, capturing the amazing depths of its landscapes, the diversity of its wildlife, and the resilience of the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.

Aerial views in Everglades: America’s Wetland highlight the vast expanse of the River of Grass. Underwater images capture the endless wonders of the Everglades, including sharks darting through mangrove roots. Intimate close-ups showcase awe-inspiring flora and fauna such as the ghost orchid, the Florida panther, the endangered Everglades snail kite, roseate spoonbills, and, of course, the majestic American alligator.

In a special foreword, Michael Grunwald introduces readers to a short history of the Everglades. Exclusive essays from the top minds in Everglades conservation appear throughout the book, opening an even wider perspective on Stone's powerful photographs.
 
Slide 3: Everything You Need to Know about Snakes and Other Scaly Reptiles
Everything You Need to Know about Snakes and Other Scaly Reptiles
$15.99
Kids will be utterly fascinated as they explore the amazing world of reptiles in Everything You Need to Know about Snakes and Other Scaly Reptiles. From living dragons to snakes that fly and shed skin, readers will learn about a cobra’s spitting distance, snake attack survival, the life cycle of the giant prehistoric snake Titanoboa, as well as fascinating facts about lizards, crocodiles, tortoises and turtles. Everything You Need to Know about Snakes and Other Scaly Reptiles is jam-packed with amazing images, fun games, and quizzes. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
 
Slide 4: Animal
Animal
Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Animal! with its photorealistic, computer-generated images, infographics, and cutaways is a ground-breaking approach to the animal kingdom. A perfect reference for young readers, Animal! lets them get up close to some of the most dangerous animals—including the Komodo dragon and the saltwater crocodile—while learning amazing animal facts about crustaceans, mammals, sea creatures (including orcas, great white sharks, stingrays and more), and such avians as penguins, owls, hawk, eagles. Follow the animal timeline of evolution and extinction to see how they have adapted to survive. Finally each page in Animal! features simple annotations and data boxes. A 32-page reference section helps with unfamiliar terms.
 
Slide 5: Earth Lab World Animals
Earth Lab World Animals
Kids take a virtual trip around the globe via Earth Lab: World Animals’ fact filled book about our planet’s amazing wildlife—including the varying habitats of each continent and the animals that reside within them. When kids have finished exploring the animals in Earth Lab: World Animals they can decorate their rooms with 7 plastic animals, 6 diorama models, and an 18 x 13 inch world map poster with 90 reusable stickers.
 
Slide 6: The Wild Cat Book Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cats
The Wild Cat Book Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cats
$45.00
In Terry Whittaker’s The Wild Cat Book: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cats, cat fanciers the world over will be captivated by his spectacular color photographs, including some of the highest quality images ever taken of exceptionally rare species by biologists in the field. From the exceptional acrobatics of the arboreal margay to modern declines in African lion populations, The Wild Cat Book is an informative homage to felines of every size and color. Includes comprehensive entries for each of the thirty-seven cat species, including color distribution maps and informative sidebars which explain everything from why lions have manes to why cats can’t be vegetarians.
 
Slide 7: Animals A Visual Encyclopedia
Animals A Visual Encyclopedia
$19.99
Highlighting animals most likely to stir youthful imaginations—the deadliest, the largest, the friendliest, the fastest, the downright strangest—Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia reveals the wonders of the animal kingdom through action photography of animals interacting in their native habitats. Organized by animal group with separate entries for every notable type of animal, Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia includes fact files on behavior, distribution, diet, and conservation issues. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
 
Slide 8: The Animal Book A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth
The Animal Book A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth
$24.99
The 2014 The Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner, The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth explores the fascinating worlds of more than 1,500 specimens—from amoebas to zebras, from tiny toadstools to giant oaks—through stunning photography and straightforward explanations. Perfect for homework or to satisfy kids’ curiosity, The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth is structured according to scientific classification, with a “tree of life” chart at the beginning of the book to illustrate the interconnected relationships between species. Feature spreads focus on a single specimen so kids can immerse themselves in the worlds of the most fascinating animals. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
 
Slide 9: Curious About Zoo Vets
Curious About Zoo Vets
$3.99
How do you weigh a panda? Or check a sea lion's tooth? Or figure out why a llama is limping? These are just some of the many tasks veterinarians, technicians, and animal keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are trained in. With full-color photos and lively, accessible text, Curious About Zoo Vets looks at the very busy “to do” list of zoo workers as they take care of their creatures large and small.
 
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