“We Love Our Lizards!” Books

IGUANAS OF CAYMAN BRAC

By Elaine A. Powers

SILENT ROCKS Available at Amazon.com

cover of book "Silent Rocks." white background, rock iguana pictured in natural habitat on island Cayman Brac
The population of the endemic Sister Island Rock Iguana (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) on Cayman Brac is in serious decline. These vegetarian lizards are an important part of the island's ecosystem. The reduction in population is the result of human activity on their habitat and the threats can only be eliminated by human action.

PRINCESS TIEN

By Susan Glynn Mule

PRINCESS TIEN Available at Amazon.com

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Tien, a Mountain Horned Dragon, is taken from her home in Vietnam and crammed into a cage at a pet store. One by one her friends are sold, but what about her? Will she find a good home?

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL IS BLOWN AWAY!

By Elaine A. Powers

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL IS BLOWN AWAY Available at Amazon.com

children's book cover illustration with iguanas and curly-tail lizard
The fourth in the Curtis Curly-tail Adventure Series. Have some fun while learning science! Curtis Curly-tail wants to help his friends survive an impending hurricane. But Curtis is blown away! What happens to the iguanas on Beach Cay? Will Curtis be blown back home to Warderick Wells? An Adventure Tale For Readers Age 8+

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL IS LIZARDNAPPED!

By Elaine A. Powers

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL IS LIZARDNAPPED! Available at Amazon.com
a children's book cover, blue and white, with several curly-tail lizards on the cover
Curtis Curly-tail becomes the unfortunate victim of poachers, along with other protected animals. Who will save them? An Adventure Tale For Readers Age 10+ Lovely Colored Pencil Illustrations by Jessica Minns In the third book of the series, the very curious Curtis Curly-tail mistakes a poacher for a tourist wanting to snap a picture of his perfectly-curled tail. Instead, he is captured, along with critically endangered native plants, Conch and Iguanas.

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL HEARS A HUTIA

By Elaine A. Powers

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL HEARS A HUTIA Available at Amazon.com

A book cover with a Curly-tail lizard riding on the back of a Hutia, a rodent
Curtis Curly-tail and Horace Hutia become friends after declining hutia are brought to Warderick Wells. But when the hutia damage the cay's ecosystem, what will the scientists do?

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL AND THE SHIP OF SNEAKERS

By Elaine A. Powers

ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH AND FRENCH
A book cover with a Curly-tail lizard riding the waves in a red sneaker
Curtis, the perfect curly-tail lizard of Warderick Wells, decides to see where the tourists come from. He sets sail on his adventure in a ship of sneakers.

THE LIME LIZARD LADS AND THE SHIP OF SNEAKERS

By Elaine A. Powers

THE LIME LIZARD LADS AND THE SHIP OF SNEAKERS  Available at Amazon.com

book cover, with beach and ocean, a pair of sneakers, with curly-tail lizards in them
The Lime Lizards of Cayman Brac, Gene and Bony decide to see where the tourists come from. They set sail on their adventure in a ship of sneakers. Will they ever see the Brac again?

THE DRAGON OF NANI CAVE

By Elaine A. Powers

The Lime Lizard Lads, curly-tail lizards of Cayman Brac, seek an adventure up on the bluff. Their goal is to reach Nani Cave and meet the dragon that lives there. Gene and Bony soon realize how big and how dangerous the world really is. Leaving home is easy, but can the lads make it back?
CURTIS CURLY-TAIL COMES ALIVE ON YOU TUBE!a curly tail lizard on a bahamian beach with blue sky and ocean, sand and green plants
Elaine A Powers Author Conservationalist Biologist
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