TIME AND THE GARDEN, A BOOK OF ESSAYS By Jo Busha
Time and the Garden is a collection of essays written over a ten-year period about gardening, life in Vermont, and observations of the natural world by author, Jo Busha. It is arranged by season, but not all the essays have a specific seasonal connection. It will appeal to gardeners, readers seeking a strong sense of place, and people interested in rural living, even if they aren’t able to live it. This place, where Busha has lived for 45 years, has played a huge role in her life. While not a how-to book, gardeners may find the essays instructive. Booklovers are likely to feel this a cozy read, warmth for a snowy day.
CLARISSA CATFISH AT THE PEORIA PLAYHOUSE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM by Elaine A. Powers
Clarissa Catfish liked her new home at the Peoria Playhouse Children’s Museum, but she couldn’t see the exhibits or the children in her tank. How can a catfish see the sights when she needs to stay in the water? Come inside to find out and join Clarissa as she explores the marvelous museum.
CLARISSA CATFISH VISITS THE PEORIA RIVERFRONT MUSEUM by Elaine A. Powers
BROWN BOOBY BIRDS OF CAYMAN BRAC By Bonnie Scott
Meet the Brown Booby, a large sea bird which is a year-round resident only of Cayman Brac. They are not found at all in Grand Cayman or Little Cayman. These birds are a spectacular sight, soaring and gliding along the Bluff edge and the shore, diving for fish to feed their young, perching on rocks in the sun, then returning to their nesting colonies. With only about forty nesting pairs on the Brac, they are protected by Cayman law.
DON'T CALL ME TURTLE by Elaine A. Powers
Tortoises and turtles may look alike, but they are VERY different! This fun illustrated book teaches the differences between these two creatures, and explains a bit about the habits and preferences of the tortoise.
DON'T MAKE ME RATTLE by Elaine A. Powers
DON'T MAKE ME FLY by Elaine A. Powers
QUEEN OF THE NIGHT: THE NIGHT-BLOOMING CEREUS by Elaine A. Powers
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A #1 BOOK in the Children's Botany Section!
What makes learning about desert plants fun?
Rhyming facts and bold, vibrant modern illustrations.
*Learn about the Night-blooming Cereus, Peniocereus greggii, the mysterious cacti
that bloom all together only one night per year
*An Amazon #1 Book in Children’s Botany Section
*See the Desert Southwest in a new, fun way
*Scientific facts written in rhyme are easy to remember
*Enjoy spectacular illustrations of Cereus, the Sonoran Desert and its wildlife
Read the rhymes to your little ones, give a gift to your budding scientist, and enjoy the book yourself!
Peniocereus greggii, Night-blooming Cereus, Reina de la Noche, Southwest Desert Habitats, Sonoran Desert, Plant Parts and Description, Growing Conditions, Flowering Cycle, Night-Blooming Plant, Medicinal Uses, Threats to Cereus, Naturalist Josiah Gregg, Pollinators Sphinx Moths and Nectar-feeding Bats and Bees, Rhyming, Making Science Fun, Bold Vibrant Illustrations
GROW HOME, LITTLE SEEDS by Elaine A. Powers
BAHAMIAN BOAS: A TABBY TALE by Elaine A. Powers
Tabby, the Five-Finger Fairy, introduces the fascinating, colorful Bahamian Boas. Learn about the natural history of the native, but often misunderstood, snakes of the Bahamas.
TABBY & CLEO: UNEXPECTED FRIENDS by Elaine A. Powers
Cleo, a Bahamian boa, one of the misunderstood animals of The Bahamas, rescues Tabby, a Five-Finger Fairy. Seeking a safe place for Cleo to live, this unlikely pair help each other and the people they meet along the way. Tabby loves Bahamian wildlife, Bahamian bush teas, and making friends with animals and humans alike.
Important conservation issues that threaten Bahamian wildlife (wildlife smuggling, habitat loss, invasive species and human intolerance of animals such as snakes and spiders) are woven into this charming tale of friendship.
HICKATEES VS. SEA TURTLES by Elaine A. Powers
The Cayman Islands have turtles that live both on land and in the sea. Hickatee lives on land and doesn’t belong in the sea, like the sea turtles. Do you know the differences? Come inside and learn about turtles, especially the marvelous hickatee.
RICKY RICORDI: THE ADVENTURES OF AN IGUANA by Nelia Barletta
When Lorenzo finds an iguana in his garden, he has loads of fun bonding with his new pet, but soon realizes that the animal belongs in the wild.
Dominican children’s author Nelia Barletta recently released a second children’s book, RICKY RICORDI: THE ADVENTURES OF AN IGUANA which educates children about conservation and the protection of endangered animals of the Dominican Republic.
The book focuses on the Ricordi iguana, an endemic species of the Caribbean island and features illustrations by Argentinian artist/children’s illustrator Juan Manuel Moreno.
CURTIS CURLY-TAIL HEARS A HUTIA! by Elaine A. Powers
CURTIS CURLY-TAIL AND THE SHIP OF SNEAKERS by Elaine A. Powers
CURTIS CURLY-TAIL IS LIZARDNAPPED! by Elaine A. Powers
FLY BACK TO THE BRAC, BRIAN BROWN BOOBY by Elaine A. Powers
THE DRAGON OF NANI CAVE by Elaine A Powers
THE LIME LIZARD LADS and the Ship of Sneakers: A "Tail" of Adventure by Elaine A. Powers
SILENT ROCKS by Elaine A. Powers
THE ADVENTURES OF HAYLEY CAT -- BOOK 3: Hayley Cat Sails the San Juan Islands by Rhonda Banuelos
PRINCESS TIEN by Susan Glynn Mule
HOW NOT TO PHOTOGRAPH A HUMMINGBIRD by Elaine A. Powers
A basic (and funny!) guide to the Sonoran Desert!