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Tilbury House Nature Book Series

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Book 1
Book 1

A Caribou Alphabet

Also included are a compendium of caribou facts and a new afterword about caribou in the twenty-first century. Journey i... MoreA Caribou Alphabet

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Book 2
Book 2

When the Bees Fly Home

Worried about the drought that has caused a big decrease in honey production, his dad is irritable and remote, seemingly... MoreWhen the Bees Fly Home

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Book 3
Book 3

The Pier at the End of the World

Vivid photos of a wolf fish munching a sea urchin, a hermit crab switching shells, a sea slug arming itself with sting... MoreThe Pier at the End of the World

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Book 4
Book 4

The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story

What followed was a rare and remarkable demonstration of animal behavior. This celebrated story, beautifully depicted in... MoreThe Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story

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Book 5
Book 5

The Secret Galaxy

Inspired by Tilbury House's award-winning, Kirkus-starred book The Secret Pool (2013). A lyrical narrative voice ... MoreThe Secret Galaxy

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Book 6
Book 6

The World Never Sleeps

This nonfiction picture book reveals the hidden lives of insects and other small creatures from one midnight to the next... MoreThe World Never Sleeps

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Book 7
Book 7

The Secret Pool

If you look carefully, you can find them and be amazed! These secret pools form every year when low places on the forest... MoreThe Secret Pool

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Book 8
Book 8

A Season of Flowers

Snowdrops and crocuses yield to tulips and hyacinths, then dogwood blossoms, iris, lupine, daisies, morning glories, day... MoreA Season of Flowers

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Book 9
Book 9

If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo: And Other Poop Tales from Nature

Baby golden tortoise beetles pile poop on their backs to create a shield as protection from predators. Silver-spotted s... MoreIf You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo: And Other Poop Tales from Nature

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Book 10
Book 10

Mother Earth's Lullaby: A Song for Endangered Animals

When Mother Earth bids goodnight, / the world is bathed in silver light. / She says, “Goodnight, my precious ones.” / Na... MoreMother Earth's Lullaby: A Song for Endangered Animals

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Book 11
Book 11

My Busy Green Garden

So begins this lyrical tribute to the bugs, bees, and birds that make the garden such a busy place. With each turned pag... MoreMy Busy Green Garden

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Book 12
Book 12

The Secret Bay

Narrated in the poetic voice of the estuary itself, and accompanied by natural-history sidebars about estuary plants, an... MoreThe Secret Bay

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Book 13
Book 13

Hawksbill Promise: The Journey of an Endangered Sea Turtle

Mary Beth Owens was inspired by her admiration and concern for these critically endangered animals to write and illustra... MoreHawksbill Promise: The Journey of an Endangered Sea Turtle

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Book 14
Book 14

Three Lost Seeds: Stories of Becoming

Each of the three seeds in this story—a cherry stone in Iran, an acacia seed in Australia and a lotus seed in China—surv... MoreThree Lost Seeds: Stories of Becoming

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Book 15
Book 15

Charlotte's Bones: The Beluga Whale in a Farmer's Field

In 1849, a crew building a railroad through Charlotte, Vermont, dug up strange and beautiful bones in a farmer’s field. ... MoreCharlotte's Bones: The Beluga Whale in a Farmer's Field

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