Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy

It s easy to dismiss taxidermy as a kitschy or morbid sideline, the realm of trophy fish and jackalopes or an anachronistic throwback to the dusty diorama Yet theirs is a world of intrepid hunter explorers, eccentric naturalists, and gifted museum artisans, all devoted to the paradoxical pursuit of

The Jolly Barnyard

t s Farmer Brown s birthday, and the animals are deciding what they ll do for him on his special day Cluck I will give him eggs, said the hen Said the rooster, I ll wake him in the mornings, then Baa aa, we ll give him wool, said the sheep For our fleece is soft and warm and deep.

Animal ABC (Big Little Golden Book)

A bevy of bunnies explore an alphabet of unusual animals From a big jawed alligator and a honey eating bear to a frolicsome kangaroo and finely groomed yak, the bunnies hop with frivolity through this beautiful book Williams s whimsical illustrations capture the bunnies wonderment of each

Little Golden Book Collection: Farm Tales

There s nothing like a Little Golden Book and everyone s farm favorites are to be found in this deluxe collection Beautifully bound, this choice crop of farm tales features such unforgettable stories as The Jolly Barnyard, The Animals of Farmer Jones, and The Shy Little Kitten plus some new

Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives

Welcome to the savage and surprising world of Zoo Story, an unprecedented account of the secret life of a zoo and its inhabitants, both animal and human Based on six years of research, the book follows a handful of unforgettable characters at Tampa s Lowry Park Zoo an alpha chimp with a weakness