Diaspar is Earth's last city - surrounded by deserts, on a world where the oceans have long since dried up. It is a domed, isolated, technological marvel, run by the Central Computer. Diaspar has conquered death. People are called forth; they live for a thousand years and then are recalled, to be born thousands of years later, over and over again. No child has been born for at least 10 million years. Until Alvin....
Don't let the lush jungles, unspoiled beaches, and rugged cliffs fool you. Dinosaur World's newest attraction is home to the most dangerous animals in the park.
When Timothy McDunn is accidentally left behind in the middle of Dinosaur World he has to rely on his wits, and the help of a baby duckbilled dinosaur, to escape the jaws of the most terrifying creature in the park!
Have you ever wanted to get close enough to an Apatosaurus to pet it? Or watch a herd of stampeding triceratops? Or maybe you'd rather be almost deafened by the roars of a snarling Tyrannosaurus Rex. Whatever your secret dinosaur dream is, Dinosaur World is the place for you.
Will's mom and dad promise him a surprise for getting good grades in school. When his dad brings home a toy transformer robot named Planetron, Will is pleased, but not very excited. Until he discovers Planetron really transforms, from a toy into a huge, faster-than-light spaceship.
"Cool in a retro futuristic way--loved!"
Maybe sneaking into Dinosaur World's latest exhibit wasn't such a good idea after all. But Mimi and her brother were stuck. The Pteranadon Trolly had broken down and left them stranded in Prehistoria, a land filled with strange creatures from Earth's ancient past.
Will's latest adventure with his transformer robot Planetron starts with a tricky math problem that leads them to some of the wonders in the Milky Way Galaxy: triple-star systems, exploding suns, huge nebulas, and strange pulsars.
Pirates are defying international laws and killing Great White sharks off South Africa's coast. Tyler and Alena Worthy are scuba diving in Santa Barbara when they get the emergency call. The twins head up the Aquatic Investigative unit of the Save Our Seas Foundation. Their mission: help preserve the fragile environmental balance in the world's oceans no matter where it takes them, now matter how dangerous the mission is.
An island born in fire and thunder when the Earth was young is the setting for this adventure with Jon Michaels and his marine-biologist mother. Join Jon as he explores the incredible barrier reef surrounding Moratonga. He feeds an octopus, encounters sharks, and dives to one of the strangest and most dangerous places on the planet: 20,000 feet down to hydrothermal vents, a world of black-smokers, huge tubeworms, and creatures who live without ever seeing the light of the sun.
"Good for Kids!"
A.C. Jones is celebrating his 13th birthday on Earth when he gets a present that changes his life forever. He's going to live with his Mom and Dad, on Mars! His journey across the distant reaches of space to join them is filled with fun, danger, and strange new adventures.
Listen to some of the wildest sounds in the world in this virtual travelogue through the jungles and plains of the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Wild Animal Park. You'll hear dozens of unique and surprising sounds from animals all over the world - everything from koalas to kookaburras, elephants to emus, siamangs to rattlesnakes, lions, leopards, bears, and exotic birds.
Entertaining and informative narration, little-known facts, and fun, all underscored with original music, make this a wonderful way to appreciate rare and exotic animals with your ears as well as your eyes.