Cats For Dummies

The most essential information for both potential cat owners and feline fanatics. Find out how to choose, housebreak, groom, and even travel with your feline friend. Hardly for dummies, this well-written book is ideal for the intelligent and discriminating reader who just happens to know nothing about cats. The text is never condescending or self-consciously witty. The authors respect the reader's time and attention, keeping the pres...

A Field Guide To The Birds Of Brazil

This latest publication of a field guide to Brazilian birds moves the bar a couple of notches above the several existing recent attempts, all of which have been published in Brazil. It is certainly the single most useful book for field identification of Brazil's enormous and complex birdlife currently available. If you live in or soon plan to go birding in Brazil, buy this book and make the best of it; it will help you immensely! The...

Care For Your Hamster (rspca Pet Guide)

If you already own or are planning to buy a hamster this easy-to-use introductory guide is a must. Clearly illustrated with colour photographs throughout, it covers all aspects of daily care including housing, feeding, handling, hygiene, exercise and first aid. Published in association with the experts at the RSPCA, this book will help you ensure that you are giving your hamster the best possible care.

Katzenhaltung Mit Köpfchen: Für Ein Rundum Glückliches Katzenleben

Das Buch ist kein klassischer Katzenhaltungsratgeber, der einem sagt ob man besser Nass- oder Trockenfutter geben soll. Viel besser: dieses Buch bringt dem Leser auf unterhaltsame Weise näher warum Katzen bestimmte Bedürfnisse haben und wie wir ihnen v.a. in der Wohnungshaltung nachkommen können. Die Kapitel über die Lerntheorie geben jedem Katzenhalter einfache Mittel an die Hand um das Verhalten der Katze in die gewünschte Richtung...

H Wie Habicht

Schon als Kind beschloss Helen Macdonald, Falknerin zu werden. Sie eignete sich das Fachvokabular an und las die Klassiker der Falknerei-Literatur. Ihr Vater unterstützte sie in dieser ungewöhnlichen Leidenschaft, er lehrte sie Geduld und Selbstvertrauen und blieb eine wichtige Bezugsperson in ihrem Leben. Als ihr Vater stirbt, setzt sich ein Gedanke in Helens Kopf fest: Sie muss ihren eigenen Habicht abrichten. Sie ersteht ein Habic...

Superman: The Unauthorized Biography

A celebration of Superman's life and history—in time for his 75th birthday How has the Big Blue Boy Scout stayed so popular for so long? How has he changed with the times, and what essential aspects of him have remained constant? This fascinating biography examines Superman as a cultural phenomenon through 75 years of action-packed adventures, from his early years as a social activist in circus tights to his growth into the internati...

Museum Gallery Interpretation And Material Culture

Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture publishes the proceedings of the first annual Sackler Centre for Arts Education conference at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. The conference launched the annual series by addressing the question of how gallery interpretation design and management can help museum visitors learn about art and material culture. The book features a range of papers by leading academics...

Lefebvre For Architects

While the work of Henri Lefebvre has become better known in the English-speaking world since the 1991 translation of his 1974 masterpiece, The Production of Space, his influence on the actual production of architecture and the city has been less pronounced. Although now widely read in schools of architecture, planning and urban design, Lefebvre’s message for practice remains elusive; inevitably so because the entry of his work into t...

Pierre Bourque : Le Jardinier Et L’ingénieur

Pierre Bourque est l'auteur des Floralies internationales de Montréal, de la collection de Bonzaï Penjing, du Jardin de Chine, du Jardin et du pavillon japonais, de l'Insectarium et du Biodôme de Montréal. Il a contribué à développer l'intérêt des Québécois pour les jardins exotiques et est devenu une figure très importante de la gestion. En plus de connaître de grands succès comme créateur et comme entrepreneur, ses préoccupations p...

This Side Of Wild: Mutts, Mares, And Laughing Dinosaurs

The Newbery Honor–winning author of Hatchet and Dogsong shares surprising true stories about his relationship with animals, highlighting their compassion, intellect, intuition, and sense of adventure. Gary Paulsen is an adventurer who competed in two Iditarods, survived the Minnesota wilderness, and climbed the Bighorns. None of this would have been possible without his truest companion: his animals. Sled dogs rescued him in Alaska, ...