Guinea Pigs (Animal Planet® Pet Care Library)

Guinea Pigs (Animal Planet® Pet Care

The guinea pig is a unique and endearing small animal with an intriguing history. This book is a practical resource to help the new owner develop the best care for his or her cuddly docile pet. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planet™ the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.

  • Brand: T.F.H. Publications
  • ASIN: 0793837693
  • UPC: 018214137696

The Guinea Pig Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)

The Guinea Pig Handbook (Barron's Pet

Barron's Pet Handbooks are written, designed, and illustrated in much the same attractive style as Barron's best-selling Complete Pet Owner's Manuals. However, Handbooks have a larger page count and with it, more extensive and detailed coverage of each title's subject pet. This updated edition for guinea pig owners provides a wealth of information on the animal's anatomy and life cycle, plus advice on caging, feeding, and health care.

  • ASIN: 1438005091

Guinea Pigs (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)

Guinea Pigs (Complete Pet Owner's

Here is information and advice on keeping healthy guinea pigs as household pets. The author discusses feeding, breeding, caging, health care, and much more. Barron's extensive line of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals presents information for non-specialist animal owners and prospective owners, with facts about each animal's origins and traits, as well as advice on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care, and much more. Each book is individually written by a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. Titles in this series cover every popular breed of dog and cat, freshwater and marine fish, many bird varieties, and virtually all other animals that are kept as pets. All books are filled with handsome color photos and instructive line illustrations.

  • Brand: Brand: Barron's Educational Series
  • ASIN: 0764138944
  • UPC: 027011038945

Hamsters (Animal Planet® Pet Care Library)

Hamsters (Animal Planet® Pet Care

These popular pocket pets require specific care to ensure their health and happiness. This book details proper handling techniques and all necessary care information required for any owner who wants to make these tiny creatures part of their family. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planet™, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.

  • Brand: T.F.H. Publications
  • ASIN: 0793837685
  • UPC: 018214137689

Guinea Pigs: The Essential Guide To Ownership, Care, & Training For Your Pet (Guinea Pig Care)

Guinea Pigs: The Essential Guide To Ownership, Care,

Do you own a guinea pig but don’t know the first thing about how to take proper care of it? Are you considering getting one but want to make sure it’s really the best decision for you? Whatever your situation, this book will teach you everything you need to know to make sure you are making the best possible decisions. Taking care of any pet can be a huge responsibility. That’s why it is so important to do your research and really know what you are getting yourself into before you actually commit to owning any pet. Guinea pigs are no exception to this rule. While they are becoming increasingly more common as household pets, guinea pigs are still somewhat exotic and, as a result, most people don’t really know much about exactly what they need. That’s exactly where this book comes in. If you’ve been browsing the animal shelter or pet websites and can’t resist the adorable furry face of those guinea pigs you’ve seen, read this book before you make an impulse decision you might regret. You’ll learn about: • The 10 different breeds of guinea pig you can own as a pet • The pros & cons of owning a pet guinea pig • The supplies you’ll need to provide a proper home for your new pet (and a rough estimate of how much it will cost) • The basic care you will need to...

  • ASIN: 1514899779

I Love Guinea Pigs: Read and Wonder

I Love Guinea Pigs: Read and

"A wonderful celebration of the attributes of guinea pigs. . . . A popular pet and familiar subject is given new vigor and interest through originality, love, and respect." — The Boston GlobeI Love Guinea Pigs is an affectionate guide to the most charming of very small animals. Did you know, for instance, that guinea pigs rarely get sick and love to eat? Or that they love one another and have adorable children too? Portrayed in all their amiable chunkiness, guinea pigs finally receive the tribute they so richly deserve.

  • Brand: Candlewick Press
  • ASIN: 0763614351
  • UPC: 732483004359

The Gruffalo

The

When Mouse takes a stroll through the woods, he meets a fox, an owl, and a snake who all want to eat him! So Mouse invents a gruffalo, a monster with "terrible tusks and terrible claws, terrible teeth, and terrible jaws." But will Mouse's frightful description be enough to scare off his foes? After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo . . . is there? Sturdy pages and a cozy trim make this rhyming read-aloud perfect for preschoolers. Winner of the prestigious British Smarties Prize.

  • Brand: Dial Books for Young Readers
  • ASIN: 0803730470

Amos & Boris

Amos &

Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their fellow mammal. They meet after Amos sets out to sail the sea and finds himself in extreme need of rescue. And there will come a day, long after Boris has gone back to a life at sea and Amos has gone back to life on dry land, when the tiny mouse must find a way to rescue the great whale.Amos & Boris is a 1971 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year, Notable Children's Book of the Year, and Outstanding Book of the Year.

  • Brand: Square Fish
  • ASIN: 031253566X

Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story (Paula Wiseman Books)

Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story (Paula

A #1 New York Times bestseller “This little mouse may well inspire some big dreams.” —Kirkus Reviews “In this picture book based on the space shuttle Endeavor…Meteor is one of the smallest mice, but the most hardworking…the values of being small, useful, solving problems, and working hard—as opposed to being big and strong—will inspire young readers.” —School Library Journal “Inspired by this real-life mouse, Kelly’s first children’s book tells the story of Meteor, a lightly anthropomorphized rodent who turns his tininess into an advantage when an important key gets stuck in a crack between two monitors…textured images and vivid portraits that make it absolutely clear that space travel is a larger-than-life adventure.” —Publishers Weekly A heartwarming picture book tale of the power of the small, from bestselling author and retired NASA astronaut Commander Mark Kelly.Astronaut Mark Kelly flew with “mice-tronauts” on his first spaceflight aboard space shuttle Endeavour in 2001. Mousetronaut tells the story of a small mouse that wants nothing more than to travel to outer space. The little mouse works as hard as the bigger mice to show readiness for the mission . . . and is chosen for the flight! While in space, the astronauts are busy with their...

  • Brand: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
  • ASIN: 1442458240
  • UPC: 884794535944

Rabbits (Animal Planet® Pet Care Library)

Rabbits (Animal Planet® Pet Care

Rabbits, an often celebrated part of the animal kingdom, have been kept as pets for centuries. This book offers numerous tips on how to ensure a pleasant home environment for your new pet and also covers care, housing, diet, and health issues that may affect your rabbit. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planet™, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.

  • Brand: TFH
  • ASIN: 0793837650
  • UPC: 018214137658

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot (Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot #1)

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot (Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot

Meet Ricky Ricotta, a little mouse with a big problem!Ricky Ricotta lives in Squeakyville with his mom and dad. Ricky has a hard time making friends at school, and the neighborhood bullies are always picking on him. If only Ricky could find someone to be his best buddy and keep those creepy bullies away!Meanwhile, on the other side of town, a mad scientist named Dr. Stinky McNasty has created a Mighty Robot who is as gentle as he is powerful. Dr. Stinky plans to make the Robot destroy Squeakyville, but there's one little thing in his way: Ricky Ricotta! When Ricky rescues the Robot, an unlikely friendship begins. And Ricky discovers that a little mouse can be a BIG hero -- with some help from his new best friend!

  • Brand: Scholastic
  • ASIN: 0545630096

Mousetronaut Goes to Mars (Paula Wiseman Books)

Mousetronaut Goes to Mars (Paula Wiseman

Meteor the mousetronaut returns to outer space in this exciting story from #1 New York Times bestselling author and retired NASA astronaut Commander Mark Kelly and renowned illustrator C.F. Payne.3-2-1…blast off! The smallest member of the team, a mouse named Meteor, is back on board and ready to come to the rescue on an interplanetary adventure! With lively illustrations by award-winning artist C.F. Payne, this charming new mousetronaut adventure will inspire imaginations of all sizes! Includes detailed scientific back matter.

  • Brand: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
  • ASIN: 1442484268

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Uranium Unicorns From Uranus

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Uranium Unicorns

From Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, and acclaimed artist Dan Santat, a thrilling friendship adventure with all-new full-color illustrations and mini-comics throughout! Ricky Ricotta loves his Mighty Robot. They do everything together, but it's sometimes hard for a small mouse to have such a big buddy! If only the Mighty Robot could find someone his own size to play with, Ricky might finally have some fun by himself. Little does Ricky know, his wish is about to come true. Evil Uncle Unicorn has a top-secret plan to trap the Mighty Robot so that he can take over Earth, and he's got a giant surprise in store. Once again, it's up to Ricky to save the planet -- and his best friend! Originally published in 2005, this edition features brand-new full-color illustrations and mini-comics throughout!

  • Brand: Scholastic Inc
  • ASIN: 0545630150
  • UPC: 787721992196

Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War

Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear

“[A] reminder of just how horrible nuclear weapons are.”—The Wall Street Journal“A devastating read that highlights man’s capacity to wreak destruction, but in which one also catches a glimpse of all that is best about people.”—San Francisco Chronicle“A poignant and complex picture of the second atomic bomb’s enduring physical and psychological tolls. Eyewitness accounts are visceral and haunting. . . . But the book’s biggest achievement is its treatment of the aftershocks in the decades since 1945.” —The New YorkerThe enduring impact of a nuclear bomb, told through the stories of those who survived: necessary reading as the threat of nuclear war emerges again.  On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the United States dropped a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, a small port city on Japan’s southernmost island. An estimated 74,000 people died within the first five months, and another 75,000 were injured.Nagasaki takes readers from the morning of the bombing to the city today, telling the first-hand experiences of five survivors, all of whom were teenagers at the time of the devastation. Susan Southard has spent years interviewing hibakusha (“bomb-affected people”) and researching the physical, emotional, and social c...

  • Brand: Penguin Group USA
  • ASIN: 0143109421

Hamster Care: The Essential Guide to Ownership, Care, & Training For Your Pet

Hamster Care: The Essential Guide to Ownership, Care,

Have you been thinking about getting a pet hamster? Are you kids constantly begging you for a pet but you aren’t sure whether it’s a smart decision? Do you already own a hamster but want to learn more about how to care for it properly? Then this complete guide to hamster care is exactly what you are looking for. It will provide you with all the information you need to make the right decision. Whether you are considering buying a hamster or you already own one, this guide is the perfect resource to help you make the smartest decisions when it comes to owning a hamster as a pet. For example, did you know that not all hamsters are the same? There are more than 25 different species of hamster in the world! Only 5 of them have been domesticated to be kept as pets. But even among those 5, there are some important differences that you need to know when making your decision to get a hamster. This guide contains a full chapter that thoroughly describes each of these 5 species—where they are native to, what they look like, what their personality is like, and more. This will help you decide not only whether to get a hamster or not but which specific species of hamster is right for you! Owning a pet can be a huge responsibility. You’re taking care of a living creature, after all. Use...

  • ASIN: 1511972408
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