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This series introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.


Welcome to the World of Bats
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Diving, flipping, flying - bats can catch hundreds of mosquitoes an hour. There are a thousand different kinds of bats in the world, each with a strange collection of talents. They can swim, paddling with their wings. Some can even walk on their wrists! This book is an amazing look at the mammal with wings.

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Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

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32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

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$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Bears
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback
Bears are amazing animals. This book captures them through color photographs and intriguing information by Diane Swanson. Polar bears can ski - scooting down slopes on all four feet, Grizzlies can run faster that cars are allowed to travel in towns, Lazy black bears sometimes fish lying down - they dangle a paw in the water and when a fish swims by, they scoop it out.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

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32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index
Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Beavers
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback
The world of beavers is world of teeth - four amazing front teeth that are constantly growing. Strong as chisels, the teeth allow beavers to eat bark, twigs, and leaves. The teeth are even strong enough to chomp through a thick trunk - no saws required!

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

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32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index
Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Coyotes
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

A coyote's keen senses help it survive. With eyes that can spot the smallest movement, ears that can hear the faintest rustle, and legs designed for racing, it's no wonder some coyotes live to be more than 10 years old. These adaptable canines communicate by howling, and those who live in cities even respond to the sirens of fire trucks.

This book explores the lives of clever coyotes at work and at play. Did you know coyotes are often spotted at golf courses, cemeteries and parks? Sometimes even in your own backyard! Or that they aren't fussy eaters and will eat practically anything including grass, nuts, insects, skunks, fish, and birds? Did you know coyotes can reach speeds of 65 kilometres an hour?

Explore these cunning yet playful creatures in Diane Swanson's latest addition to the Welcome to the World series. Learn about coyote habits, food, and what they do for fun. With colorful photographs and inviting text, children are sure to enjoy discovering the world of coyotes.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Eagles
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Flying far is what eagles love to do! In fact, some fly all the way from Mexico to the Arctic. In these pages award-winning author Diane Swanson straps on her feathers to find these amazing facts:
- See-through eyelids protect eagles' eyes.
- Eagles can kill prey four times heavier than themselves.
- One bald eagle nest weighed as much as a minivan.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Foxes
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback
What talents! Foxes can smell a rabbit hours after one has hopped by. Some can grip floating logs and "sail" to nearby islands. Gray foxes can even climb trees! If you thought a fox was just another pretty face, this book proves otherwise. From the frozen Arctic to the sweltering desert, Diane Swanson checks into these savvy animals and discovers the amazing things they do.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index
Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Frogs and Toads
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Some frogs leap and swim, while others hop along the ground. The warty northern cricket frog skips across the surface of a pond in a few leaps. Tree frogs can climb, thanks to their sticky toes. Frogs and toads do so many astonishing things - sing, change colors, and catch insects with their tongues. They make their homes in the tops of trees, beneath the ground and in ponds everywhere. Find out more inside this book.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Hummingbirds
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Did you know there are approximately 340 different kinds of hummingbirds, some as light as a penny? These champion acrobats of the sky can beat their wings more than 40 times a second, fly backward and even hover in midair, like helicopters. Since it's much easier to hear hummingbird wings than see them, just follow the hum to find the birds.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Moose
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback
Welcome to the world of the massive moose! The largest members of the deer family, moose are full of fascinating talents. They can swim for two hours without resting and dive deep into lakes in search of water plants. They can even eat 23 kilograms (50 pounds) of food in a single day. From the tops of their antlers to the tips of their hoofs, this book reveals all sorts of amazing moose facts.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index
Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Otters
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Plunk a penny on a sea otter and you cover about 250,000 hairs - sea otters have the thickest fur in the world. In Welcome to the World of Otters, you'll find amazing facts just like this one on every page. Diane Swanson reveals how river otters dive without a splash and how snoozing sea otters anchor themselves with kelp. Did you know that river otters often play hide and seek in the snow? Under water and on land, this is an exciting look at the splashing, diving, sliding life of otters.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Owls
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Owls are a hoot! Whether they're hunting in the forest or hiding in a prairie burrow, these birds are full of tricks. Did you know that burrowing owlets can imitate rattlesnakes to scare away their enemies? Or that saw-whet owls can throw their voices from tree to tree, like ventriloquists? From hoots to spooks, Diane Swanson reveals the mischievous world of owls in the wild.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Porcupines
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Watch out! With 30,000 quills, the porcupine is one sharp animal. But prickles aren't the only interesting thing about this creature. Did you know that porcupines are born with all their quills? Or that they clatter their teeth, warning enemies to stay away? To discover more, flip through Welcome to the World of Porcupines - but look out for the quills!

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Rabbits and Hares
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Rabbits and hares may seem like cute and fluffy animals in storybooks, but they are amazing creatures. Did you know: Rabbits may play dead to fool animals that are chasing them? A mother rabbit can have up to twelve babies at once? A racing snowshoe hare could jump the length of two beds end to end? All of this information and more can be found in this exciting book.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Raccoons
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

In cities or forests, raccoon make themselves at home. These animals find all sorts of mischief. One even climbed a tall construction crane to eat scraps the operator left behind. Raccoons can scamper down trees head first, swim across ponds and use their paws to pick fruit or unscrew jar lids. This book reveals the animal behind the mask.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Welcome to the World of Skunks
Authors:
Diane Swanson
Format: Paperback

Skunks are known to make a big stink and they can spray a long way - up to 5 metres (16 feet)! But most skunks just want to live quiet lives and avoid trouble. They hunt mainly at night and love to eat insects, including beetles, crickets and even wasps.

Educator Information
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.

This book is part of the Welcome to the World Series that introduces children to a variety of animals in the wild through colour photographs, lively descriptions, and amazing facts.

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.00" x 8.00" | colour photos throughout, index

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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