31 Results
31 Results
Venus fly traps and waterwheels : spring traps of the plant world —Gentle, Victor.

Describes the physical characteristics of these carnivorous plants and how they trap and digest their insect prey.

Zombies —Perry, Janet, 1960-

Discusses zombies, the walking dead or near-dead, bodies without souls, in fact and fiction, and such related phenomena as golems and animated mummies.

Red foxes —Gentle, Victor.

An introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of red foxes, small animals that are related to dogs.

Dingoes —Gentle, Victor.

An introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of the dingo, also describing its history and impact on the ecosystem in Australia.

Vampires —Perry, Janet, 1960-

Discusses vampires in legend and literature and some real people and animals that may have helped inspire the concept of blood-drinking monsters.

Mustangs : America's wild horses —Gentle, Victor.

Describes the history and characteristics of the wild horses known as mustangs, as well as efforts to keep them from disappearing.

Appaloosas —Gentle, Victor.

Describes the history and characteristics that distinguish these horses from other breeds.

Pitcher plants : slippery pits of no escape —Gentle, Victor.

Introduces these carnivorous plants by describing their traps, plant types, diet, and nutrient-poor habitats with the consequent benefit of carnivory.

Jackals —Gentle, Victor.

An introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of jackals.

Quarter horses —Gentle, Victor.

Describes the physical features and other characteristics that have made the quarter horse one of the most popular breeds in America.

Monsters of the deep —Perry, Janet, 1960-

Discusses some of the large and frightening creatures that live, or are believed to have lived, in the world's oceans.

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