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fun/reference books on critters for kids ages 2 to 100 !
Here's an sample
inside of the gators book...
$6.00 each or 2 or more for
Alligators & crocodiles
& FOSSIL BOOKS
Sharks in Question, The Smithsonian Answer
Book, by Victor G. Springer and Joy P. Gold.
187 page book, 10x7" paperback, gently
used--hard to get.
VERY readable, some color photos.
Arranged to answer most-asked questions such as: Must sharks swim to
breathe? How long do sharks live? Do sharks feel pain? Do sharks get
sick? What are the major groups of sharks? And sections on "The
Supersharks", "Shark Attack", and "Sharks and Us--how
to become a shark specialist / what is left to learn about sharks?
excellent condition @ $26
good condition @ $24
fair condition @ $20
Fossil Vertebrates-Beach and Bank Collecting
for Amateurs, by M. C. Thomas, New Edition, 28th Printing 2001.
New. 6x9" booklet, 72 pages.
60% of the book is devoted to photos and
fossil ID of elephant material, bison, horse, camel, deer, wolf, peccary,
saber-toothed cat, glyptodont, armadillo, sloth, racoon, rhinoceros,
turtle, tortoise, alligator, whale, porpoise, fish, shells, and many shark
The other 40% is devoted to helping to
understand how fossils occur, how to look for fossils on the beach, and on
the banks of many different states.
Attacks and adventures with Rodney Fox
New, paperback book, copyright 1975,
9x6.5", 64 pages long, by Olaf Ruhen. . Many color photographs of Rodney
Fox with sharks, graphic pictures of his wounds, of many Great Whites he caught, including
underwater photos. Rodney Fox sustained the worst shark attack by a 20 foot Great White,
and survived. Makes excellent reading, makes a great
collectible for yourself or the Rodney Fox or Great White shark afficionado.
Rodney is a personal friend of Glenn
Reed, so we got the books while Glenn was in Australia.
$45.00 ($10.00 more to ship outside the U.S.)
A Golden Guide, by Frank H. T. Rhodes,
Herbert S. Zim, and Paul R. Shaffer, 6x4", 160 pages.
A small but comprehensive handbook of fossils,
covering a survey of life-era by era, invertebrate and vertebrate fossils,
and plants, and instruction for amateur fossil hunts. Hundreds of color
#BK-37 The Incredible Journey through the World of the
Dinosaurs - YES, that is the WHOLE TITLE! By Nicholas Harris
This soft cover book is 32 pages, 12" x 9-3/4" in
Take a trip through time
millions of years ago - stand somewhere in the western U.S. hundreds of
millions of years ago and see the dinosaurs that lived. Now
"CLIMB" through the WINDOWS cut in each page to the next
illustration where the date has moved ahead millions of years. Same
place, but very different dinosaurs. And so on, all the way through
to when the dinosaurs finally became extinct. It's an adventure
you'll never forget (see examples above). Kids eat it up - plenty of
technical details for their minds to absorb and enjoy.
PRICE: $10.00 INCLUDES U.S. SHIPPING
(8 available); add $9 to ship
anywhere else in the world
#BK-39 Indian & Eskimo Artifacts of
North America, by Charles Miles.
This book is a guide to over 2,000 examples of
major kinds of North American native-made and -used artifacts.
244 page, hardcover book, gently used.
VERY informative, photos in black and white
with a few in color.
$22 (2 available)