Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket NaturalistÂ® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
This lightweight, foldable guide fits easily into a pocket or backpack and is perfect for exploring the meadows, lakes, waterfalls, forests, and tundra of the Rocky Mountain National Park. With detailed illustrations of the regional plant life, the guide arranges wildflowers by color for easy identification, making novice explorers feel like professional botanists. A helpful map of the area that highlights visitor and ranger stations throughout the park is included, and the guide was produced in collaboration with the Rocky Mountain Nature Association; part of the proceeds from each sale support the organization's work in public awareness and education.
Color me cautious... or color me dead!Adventure awaits those who explore Grand Canyon National Park's desert rims, yawning canyons, and wild river rapids. But beware: the Grand Canyon is a place of extremes. From scorching sun that gives way to freezing blizzards, plateaus that abruptly end in vertical cliffs, and flash floods that rage through bone dry ravines, the Park can be a dangerous place for the unwary.Scenic Views!Intriguing Animals!Disturbing Facts!If there's a way to die in the Grand Canyon, you'll find it pictured here, ready for your coloring enjoyment. This coloring book also offers facts about the park and it's many animals (peaceful and otherwise) and even a few tips to help you stay alive during what hopefully isn't your last trip to America's only Wonder of the Natural World.Stop! This coloring book isn't for everyone! It depicts scenes of graphic violence including drowning, electrocution, traumatic head injury, and suicide. Recommended for mature c
At risk of death, prisoner of war Ray Parkin secretly kept a journal of the months in 1943-44 he spent working on the Thai-Burma Railway. His account, first published as ""Into the Smother"", received international acclaim for its restrained but realistic depiction of POWs living, working and dying in a Japanese camp deep in the Thai jungle. It was hailed by the legendary literary critic Max Harris as 'probably the finest POW writing in English'. ""The MUP Masterworks"" series celebrates distinguished Australian writers and ideas. Each volume contains an extract from a literary work of enduring influence and popular appeal.
This book focuses on the international financial problems of developing countries and the ways in which international financial policy might be used to alleviate them. A strong theme that emerges is that developing countries cannot be treated as a homogenous group from the viewpoint of their international financial problems. At the very least, a distinction needs to be drawn between the newly industrialising countries of Latin America and South-east Asia and the low income countries of Africa and Asia.
Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
Common animal species, such as the scarlet tanager, the Shenandoah salamander, the black bear, and the Turk’s cap lily are included in this pocket-sized guide to wildlife found in the Shenandoah National Park. Highlighting more than 130 local flora and fauna, this hand-held reference is the ideal addition to any nature enthusiast’s arsenal.
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