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Cover image for It's Disgusting--And We Ate It!: True Food Facts from Around the World--And Throughout History!
It's Disgusting--And We Ate It!: True Food Facts from Around the World--And Throughout History!
by James E. Solheim Illustrated by Eric Brace
How about a nice dish of Colonial Squirrel Pie with a side of milkweed shoots? If that doesn't grab you, you might think about trying some Garbage Stew, just like they made in medieval England. But if you're feeling a little tired and need a boost, your best bet is roasted spiders.
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Encyclopedia of Planet Earth
by Anna Claybourne , Gillian Doherty
Packed with stunning photos, beautiful illustrations, and engaging details, this comprehensive overview of the structure and development of our planet explores climate and weather, earthquakes and volcanoes, plants and animals, and much more.
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The Great Brain Book: An Inside Look At The Inside of Your Head
by H.P Newquist , Harvey P. Newquist Illustrated by Keith Kasnot

Peeling away the cool see-through vinyl jacket of The Great Brain Book begins your journey through the skull and deep into the layers of the brain. It's the best owners manual to the brain.

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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!: Special Edition 2009
by Scholastic , Ripley's Entertainment Inc.

Over 700 of the world's most extraordinary, shocking, and compelling facts from the collection of Robert Ripley are shown — including amazing new oddities that have to be seen to be believed!

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Dangerous Creature Records
by Ryan Herndon

Piranha, sharks, crocodiles, tigers, and "killer" bees are all described and shown in action in this "Guiness" series book of animal records. Also profiled are perhaps lesser known, but no less dangerous, items like New Zealand's tree nettle, the Australian sea wasp, and poison-carrying puffer fish.

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HOW TO SPEAK CAT
by Sarah Whitehead

Become fluent in "feline"!

If your cat could talk, what would she say?

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Animals in the House: A History of Pets and People
by Sheila Keenan

Everything you've ever wanted to know and more about our favorite companions. Animals in the House scampers through the history of pets and people and takes a closer look at today's most popular pets.

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