Noted science writer Virginia Morell explores the frontiers of research on animal cognition and emotion, offering a surprising and moving exploration into the hearts and minds of wild and domesticated animals. Did you know that ants teach, earthworms make decisions, rats love to be tickled, and chimps grieve? Did you know that some dogs have thousand-word vocabularies and that birds practice songs in their sleep? That crows improvise tools, blue jays plan ahead, and moths remember living as caterpillars?
""The Age Of Animals...""
Around the world, what the media often refer to as “the animal rights movement” is taking off. However, with a few exceptions, these efforts are not truly about “animal rights” but about “animal welfare.”
This enchanting collection of stories is the warm and joyful sequel to All Things Bright and Beautiful and All Creatures Great and Small, the memoirs of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian.
"Excellent story, Poor editing"
Though his life begins "in a commonplace way," Christopher Mouse is not the least bit common. Born in an ordinary wire cage, he endures various young owners who range from bad to worse before narrowly escaping death by taxidermy. His adventures continue in the Metropolitan Museum of Art as he encounters a large cat in the Egyptian room. Throughout his journeys, Christopher proves an adventurer of the most intrepid sort - and a budding poet as well.
Three Wise Cats is an inspirational tale about three cats and their journey to witness the first Christmas. The old Siamese Ptolemy was alongside his master when a star of unusual brightness was seen in the heavens, indicating an event of momentous significance, and leading to a great place and fulfill the prophecy: The three shall find the one.
A short story for kids of all ages. Cover illustration by bnsolution.in.
Captain Cockroach Caboodle, a Swashbuckling Adventurer Bug, is searching the jungle for a lost treasure that was once in the possession of King Chocolate Cockroach Caboodle. Now King Chocolate Cockroach Caboodle just loves yellow and green caterpillar gut goo for his dinner; but the King's most favorite meal of green and yellow gut goo, will be the cause of his Dangerous and Explosive downfall.... Will Captain Cockroach Caboodle ever find the treasure that gave the big fat Cockroach tycoon King his power...
Bumble Bee Bob was Born with a Big Gigantic Butt. What would his Mama Bumble Bee and His Papa Bumble Bee Think about having a Son with a Big Bumble Bee Behind Butt? Where Could a Bumble Bee with a Big Behind Butt live? What will happen when Bumble Bee Bob tries to Fly? What will all of the other Bumble Bees in the Forest, Think of Bumble Bee Bob's Big Behind Butt?
A little rabbit is lulled to sleep surrounded by all that he knows and loves best in the great green room of his house.
"A good bedtime story for the very young"
Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows is a delightful children's book that captures the attention of listeners of all ages. Set in England, Grahame brings animals to life for an adventure full of mishaps and lessons. One of the main characters in the story, Mole, befriends the water vole, Rat. Together, they explore the beautiful landscape of England by boat and eventually leading to a visit with Toad.