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  • The Ultimate Book of Sharks

    Brian Skerry

    Hardcover (National Geographic Children's Books, May 15, 2018)
    Dive into the wild world of sharks! Get up close to learn the truth behind these fantastic, ferocious fish with famed National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry.Join this amazing underwater adventure to track the sharks of the world, from the teeniest dogfish to the everfeared great white. This ultimate book features every species of shark on the planet, with awesome photos, fascinating facts, the latest science, and firsthand stories of real-life encounters with these incredible creatures. Learn how sharks live, how they eat, the challenges they face, and whether or not you are actually on the menu!
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  • Shark

    Brian Skerry

    Hardcover (National Geographic, June 13, 2017)
    Get closer to the beauty and power of sharks with award-winning National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry as he illustrates their remarkable evolutionary adaptations and their huge importance to marine ecosystems around the world. For decades, acclaimed underwater photographer Brian Skerry has braved ocean depths and the jaws of predatory giants to capture the most remarkable photographs of sharks around the world. In this collection of the best of those pictures, Skerry draws on his growing personal respect for these animals to share intimate stories of their impact. Focusing on four key species—great white, whitetip, tiger, and mako sharks—Skerry's photographs span from his early work, photographing them from cages, to his recent unencumbered scuba dives. With additional text by top National Geographic writers, Skerry's images and stories encourage a change in attitude toward these top predators, ultimately showing how they are the keys to the healthy balance of nature underwater.
  • Face to Face with Manatees

    Brian Skerry

    Hardcover (National Geographic Children's Books, May 11, 2010)
    You’re deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature’s gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He’s playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he’s happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from pollution and development, and what young environmentalists can do to protect that world. Brian Skerry’s astonishing photographs and amazing first-hand adventures reveal the world of the manatee as never before.
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  • A Whale on Her Own Edition 1.

    Brian Skerry

    Hardcover (Blackbirch Press, Feb. 16, 2000)
    Photos by Brian Skerry Can you imagine what it would be like to swim with a whale? Gliding beneath the blue ocean waves. Bobbing gently as a huge, graceful animal pulls you along. It would be truly magical to explore the sea this way! For such a thing to happen, a whale would have to want to be with you. But whales are wild animals. They rarely come face to face with humans. Once in a while, however, the lives of humans and wild animals come together in an unpredictable way. And, when they do, it seems almost like a dream. These treasured moments may seem unreal, but they show us that maybe all animals -- including whales -- can dream, too. This is the true story of an orphaned beluga whale who decided to make her home in a secluded Nova Scotia bay. While she lived there, she made close contact with the town's people, leaving them with stories and memories they will never forget. A Whale on Her Own is the tale of a wonderful and fascinating animal who is sure to capture the hearts of children and adults alike.
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  • The Ultimate Book of Sharks

    Brian Skerry

    Library Binding (National Geographic Children's Books, May 15, 2018)
    Dive into the wild world of sharks! Get up close to learn the truth behind these fantastic, ferocious fish with famed National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry.Join this amazing underwater adventure to track the sharks of the world, from the teeniest dogfish to the everfeared great white. This ultimate book features every species of shark on the planet, with awesome photos, fascinating facts, the latest science, and firsthand stories of real-life encounters with these incredible creatures. Learn how sharks live, how they eat, the challenges they face, and whether or not you are actually on the menu!
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  • All You Need To Know About Hillary Clinton: The Remarkable Life Of Hillary Clinton

    Brian Perry

    eBook
    Hillary Clinton, in full Hillary Rodham Clinton, née Hillary Diane Rodham, (born October 26, 1947, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.), American lawyer and politician who served as a U.S. senator (2001–09) and secretary of state (2009–13) in the administration of Pres. Barack Obama. She had served as first lady (1993–2001) during the administration of her husband, Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States. As the Democratic Party’s nominee for president in 2016, she became the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major party in the United States.
  • All You Need To Know About Albert Einstein: The Exceptional Life Of The Legendary Genius Albert Einstein

    Brian Perry

    Albert Einstein, (born March 14, 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, Germany—died April 18, 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.), German-born physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921 for his explanation of the photoelectric effect. Einstein is generally considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century.
  • All You Need To Know About Kemal AtatĂĽrk: The Exceptional Life Of The Founder Of Modern Turkey - Kemal AtatĂĽrk - The Father Of Turks

    Brian Perry

    eBook
    Kemal Atatürk, (Turkish: “Kemal, Father of Turks”)original name Mustafa Kemal, also called Mustafa Kemal Paşa, (born 1881, Salonika [now Thessaloníki], Greece—died November 10, 1938, Istanbul, Turkey), soldier, statesman, and reformer who was the founder and first president (1923–38) of the Republic of Turkey. He modernized the country’s legal and educational systems and encouraged the adoption of a European way of life, with Turkish written in the Latin alphabet and with citizens adopting European-style names.
  • Face to Face with Manatees

    Brian Skerry

    Library Binding (National Geographic Children's Books, May 11, 2010)
    You’re deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature’s gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He’s playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he’s happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from pollution and development, and what young environmentalists can do to protect that world. Brian Skerry’s astonishing photographs and amazing first-hand adventures reveal the world of the manatee as never before.
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  • 30 Best Inspirational Short Stories

    Jerry Brian

    language (, Nov. 5, 2019)
    This book is the compilation of 30 inspirational short stories related to life; which tells us about overcoming various obstacles coming on our life; dealing with various situations, moral behaviour of a human and many more life changing lessons has been included in these stories. Hope you read all of these stories and get some inspiration.
  • Confession Of A Calm Chess Player: Decisive Chess Vol. I

    Brian Berry

    language (, Oct. 22, 2017)
    I don't believe in writing books about what NOT to do during a chess game. This book details my own chess games where the position is detrimental to the opponent. Resulting in wins for me. This is book one in the series.
  • The Whale Who Won Hearts!

    BrianSkerry

    Paperback (NationalGeographicSociety, June 30, 2014)
    Title: The Whale Who Won Hearts!( And More True Stories of Adventures with Animals) <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: BrianSkerry <>Publisher: NationalGeographicSociety