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Cockatiels HARDCOVER: by Sheila M. Thompson (Author)
This is the ultimate photo reference and identification guide to over 200 species of the most commonly kept parrots in aviculture today.
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Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author)
Drawing your own pets can be a pleasurable pastime, and Charles Darby shows how it can be done using scraper board techniques.
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$9.99
Growing Wild Inviting Wildlife into your Yard: by Constance Perenyi (Author)
Wonderful children's story about the yard of an abandoned house goes to seed, neighbors discover that the unkempt garden attracts birds, squirrels, butterflies and other garden animals. This encourages neighborhood-wide changes that transforms a once lifeless garden plots into brilliant, diverse bits of "homegrown wilderness"
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$44.99
Parrots in the Wild: by Cliff Moon (Author)
This book will tell you about parrots and their day-to-day lives in the wild.
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$21.99
P. Bear\'s New Year\'s Party: by Paul Owen Lewis (Author)
A dapper polar bear has an elegant New Year's party and invites all of his animal friends—one whale, two horses, three cows, and so forth until midnight.
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Cockatiels HARDCOVER: by Sheila M. Thompson (Author)
Parrots in Aviculture: A Photo Reference Guide: by Rosemary Low (Author) (9781895270112)

Our readers told us was that they needed a comprehensive photo guide to the parrot family that they could easily take to zoos, pet shops, bird gardens, and breeders to identify these birds. The photos had to be excellent and the text superb. Our response was this ultimate photo reference and identification guide to over 200 species of the most commonly kept parrots in aviculture today.

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  • Condition: New
  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Silvio Mattacchione & Co. (1992)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color photos by Ron & Val Moat
  • ISBN-10: 1895270111
  • ISBN-13: 978-1895270112
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 16.4 x 2.9 cm  
  • Shipping Weight: 916 g

To view a detailed Table of Contents please see the images provided.

This is the ultimate photo reference and identification guide to over 200 species of the most commonly kept parrots in aviculture today.
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$69.99
$99.99
Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author)
Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author) (9780862300432)

All the pets pictured in this book inhabit the beautiful informative world of Saiga Publications. The illustrations are produced in the sharp, black and white medium of Scraperboard and combine this fascinating art with the fascination of their furred and feathered creatures.

The author offers no short cut to success. Perseverance and practice are the key words but maybe the information, instructions and art work contained herein will help to make the effort a little easier until the reader finds his other own particular style an learns the pleasure of producing Scraperboard pictures.

Product Details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 71 pages  
  • Publisher: Saiga Publishing Co. Ltd (1982)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: B&W illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 0862300436
  • ISBN-13: 978-0862300432
  • Product Dimensions:  21.8 x 13.6 x .7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 177 g

Contents:

1.  Materials
2.  Tools
3.  Preliminary Exercises
4.  Making a Picture
5.  Various illustrations
6.  Using a Grained Board
7.  Special Pets' Corner

Drawing your own pets can be a pleasurable pastime, and Charles Darby shows how it can be done using scraper board techniques.
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Growing Wild Inviting Wildlife into your Yard: by Constance Perenyi (Author)
Growing Wild Inviting Wildlife into your Yard: by Constance Perenyi (Author) (9781895270051)

When the yard of an abandoned house goes to seed, neighbors discover that the unkempt garden attracts birds, squirrels, butterflies and other garden animals.  Illustrated with colorful collages, this picture book traces a suburban neighborhood's evolution from a sterile environment to a biologically diverse one, introducing youngsters to the concept of gardening for wildlife. 

When the house is sold, the new owners create a garden that pleases the eye and wildlife, so that everyone is happy.  This encourages neighborhood-wide changes that transforms a once lifeless garden plots into brilliant, diverse bits of "homegrown wilderness".

After the story there are easy gardening projects for parents and children to garden together.  Also listed are the names of plants and animals shown in the illustrations, ideas to attract wildlife, as well as basic gardening and ecological principles.  

Product Details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 39 pages  
  • Publisher: Silvio Mattacchione & Co. (2001)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color illustrations by the Author
  • ISBN-10: 1895270057                                          
  • ISBN-13: 978-1895270051
  • Product Dimensions: 25.5 x 22.2 x .4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 163 g

Wonderful children's story about the yard of an abandoned house goes to seed, neighbors discover that the unkempt garden attracts birds, squirrels, butterflies and other garden animals. This encourages neighborhood-wide changes that transforms a once lifeless garden plots into brilliant, diverse bits of "homegrown wilderness"
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$24.99
$44.99
Parrots in the Wild: by Cliff Moon (Author)
Parrots in the Wild: by Cliff Moon (Author) (9780850786064)

Many people like parrots because of their brightly colored feathers. But, wild parrots use their colours for a purpose - to frighten enemies, attract other parrots, and to help them see each other in dark forests.  Most parrots live in the forest of tropical countries, but, some breeds live in cooler countries.

Pet parrots often learn to imitate sounds around them, such as people talking.  Wild parrots make alot of noise, whistling and chattering to each other.  This book will tell you about parrots and their day-to-day lives in the wild.

Product Details 

  • Condition: New
  • Hardcover: 57 pages  
  • Publisher: Wayland Publishers Ltd (1985)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Colour photos
  • ISBN-10: 0850786061                                          
  • ISBN-13: 978-0850786064
  • Product Dimensions: 23.8 x 15.4 x 1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 221 g

Contents:

1.  Parrots
2.  Life in the Wild
3.  Baby Parrots
4.  Different Kind of Parrots
5.  Answers to Questions
6.  Index

This book will tell you about parrots and their day-to-day lives in the wild.
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$21.99
P. Bear\'s New Year\'s Party: by Paul Owen Lewis (Author)
P. Bear's New Year's Party: by Paul Owen Lewis (Author) (9780969264088)

A dapper polar bear has an elegant New Year's party and invites all of his animal friends—one whale, two horses, three cows, and so forth until midnight.
As each party animal arrives, children learn to count...and tell time.

Teachers rate this as one of the best counting books available.

Product Details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 27 pages  
  • Publisher: Silvio Mattacchione & Co.(1990)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color & B&W drawings  
  • ISBN-10: 0969264089                                 
  • ISBN-13: 978-0969264088
  • Product Dimensions: 25 x 20.3 x.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 89 g

A dapper polar bear has an elegant New Year's party and invites all of his animal friends—one whale, two horses, three cows, and so forth until midnight.
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