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Great Migrations Children's Book
Great Migrations Children's Book
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Great herds of zebra thundering across the African plain... fragile butterflies traveling unbelievable distances... family groups of whales coursing through the waves. Many kinds of animals make annual migrations, and their stories reveal incredible strength and will to survive. These treks are magnificently documented in Great Migrations, the children's illustrated companion to the 7-hour National Geographic television special of the same name.


$17.95
The Last Lions Book
The Last Lions Book
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

A symbol of mythic potency, the African lion has ruled the human imagination for millennia. But in Botswana's Okavango Delta, the world's most awe-inspiring hunters are challenged not only by their waterlogged territory, but also by their formidable prey—the buffalo—who wield their massive horns with deadly accuracy. Pulsing with ancient rhythms of wild Africa, this harsh and eternal struggle is compelling, powerful, and poignant. Award-winning filmmakers and National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Beverly and Dereck Joubert, give us an unforgettable glimpse of this iconic drama in the official companion book to their feature film, The Last Lions, and warn that due to declining numbers of lions in the wild, it may soon end forever.


$24.00
$18.99
Great Migrations: Official Companion Book
Great Migrations: Official Companion Book
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

With more than 250 color photographs, at turns arresting and gorgeous, this stunning companion includes all of the epic animal dramas that are featured in the unprecedented high definition television event to air on the National Geographic Channel. In a world of changing global temperatures both on land and in the sea, the annual migrations of animals include amazing stories of incredible strength and the will to survive. Capitalizing on new technology and the subsequent means of tracking animals, pioneering scientists have uncovered new details that help us to understand a world in constant motion. In this magnificent companion to the groundbreaking 7-hour miniseries, animal journeys are illustrated with images by National Geographic-caliber photographers and with iconic stills from the film. Informational sidebars throughout the book highlight new technology, preeminent scientists and photographers in the field, and the backstories behind the memorable seven-part documentary.


$35.00
$3.99
March of the Penguins Book
March of the Penguins Book
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Learn more about the emperor penguins' extraordinary journey in this official companion book to the major motion picture. March of the Penguins delves further into the lives of these remarkable penguins and their story of survival. It also covers the conditions endured by the film crew to get the footage. Written by Luc Jacquet. Photographed by Jerome Maison.


$30.00
$4.99
National Geographic Illustrated Guide To Wildlife
National Geographic Illustrated Guide To Wildlife
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

From one of the most trusted names in field guides comes a new and lavishly illustrated guide to identifying North America's most common birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, plus fish and other aquatic creatures. Broad in scope and clearly organized, National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife is just like having five field guides in one. Each of the five realms of wildlife gets a chapter, and each chapter identifies 160 of the most common and most interesting animals around, providing essential information and a bullet list of key points on each species. Photographs and original artwork represent 900 species total, making this the ultimate field guide to the creatures of the continental United States and Canada, from your own backyard into the deepest wilderness.


$40.00
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

No matter where we live—high-rise or house, arid climate or humid, urban area or country—one creature binds us together like no other: the bird. In North America alone, 60 million people identify themselves as bird-watchers, and most hone their skills right in their own backyards. Now, there's a book for every family who wants to learn more about the birds they love. Chapters cover all aspects of birding in an easy, accessible way. Vivid illustrations of 150 common species make identification a snap. Tips on feeding, birdhouses, and bird-friendly landscapes show how to attract birds to any environment for optimal viewing. Even children can get in on the action with a section devoted to kid-friendly projects and activities. To round out this ultimate one-stop resource, readers will find expert advice on bird songs, birding optics, and bird photography.


$18.95
True Love
True Love
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Perfect for Valentine's Day and every day, True Love is filled with uplifting stories from the animal kingdom and heartwarming accounts of animal emotions, friendships, romance, sibling and parent-child love. Author Rachel Buchholz, a longtime editor with National Geographic Kids magazine, has been collecting amazing animal stories for more than a decade and has gathered her favorites to show the many kinds of love that animals share, from inseparable best friends to romantically devoted duos. Touching photographs, inspiring animal facts, and meaningful quotes about love round out the book, making it a special way to show someone the true meaning of love. Stories include:


$9.95
Soul of a Lion
Soul of a Lion
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For animal lovers, nature enthusiasts, and fans of gripping true-life stories, this African saga is a must-read adventure. It chronicles the unique Harnas Wildlife Foundation in Namibia, where Marieta van der Merwe and her family, former wealthy cattle farmers, have sold land to buy and care for embattled wildlife. We meet Sam, the "AIDS" lion infected by mistake at a vet clinic; Boerjke, a baboon with epilepsy and Down syndrome; and Savanna, the one-eyed lioness. And we meet Marieta van der Merwe herself, the inspiring proprietor of Harnas who shares her home with needy wild animals. Survivor of an early life fraught with personal tragedy in the African Bush, she now devotes herself as care-giver and ambassador for wildlife and wildland. Told with insight, humor, and thrilling immediacy by author and Harnas volunteer Barbara Bennett, this story will captivate readers of all ages.


$26.00
$19.99
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

With this basic beginner's field guide to North American wildflowers, all who enjoy nature and the outdoors can identify common wildflowers, from backyard weeds to dainty forest blossoms. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title offers key facts about 160 of the most common wildflowers and weeds, coast to coast, including Canada and Alaska. To help with identification, each of the 160 entries has both a photograph showing the blooming plant in context and a commissioned color illustration showing the blossom close-up. This book is the perfect starting point for anyone, young or old, interested in learning how to identify wildflowers.


$12.95
Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

When a few of these photographs first appeared in the National Geographic magazine January 2009 issue, they were hailed as an arresting reminder of the hundreds of species teetering on the brink of final extinction—more than 1,200 animals and plants in all. Now, in Rare, Joel Sartore and National Geographic present 80 iconic images, representing a lifelong commitment to the natural world and a three-year investigation into the Endangered Species Act and the creatures it exists to protect.


$24.00
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Climb aboard a helicopter with National Geographic photographer Robert Haas and journey all over the world in search of wild animals and exotic places. Cruise over the savanna grasslands of Africa and watch from above as lions hunt buffalos, one of the few "fair fights" in the African wilderness. Enjoy the spectacle as brilliant pink flamingos run faster and faster along the surface of the water before taking off and landing to form the perfect shape of a huge flamingo. Track muddy footprints across a rain-drenched salt pan to find a lone wildebeest that joins a herd of zebras. Even catch a glimpse of a large group of sharks that glide silently through shallow water in search of their next meal.


$17.95
Safari
Safari
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Safari day dawns on the Savannah. The African light gives the sky colors seen nowhere else on Earth. Soon, an amazing array of wild animals are yawning, screeching, and growling to life. Meet the elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and the laughing hyenas of the wilderness and find out who's friends with whom and why!


$3.99
African Animal Alphabet
African Animal Alphabet
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Antelopes leap! Elephants roam! Lions stalk and zebras gallop! Wild creatures from all over the African continent scamper through the pages of this delightful book, giving beginning readers a fascinating way to learn the alphabet while discovering some of their favorite animals. Award-winning filmmakers and photographers Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring their vivid images of African wildlife to this superbly engaging alphabet book.

Readers will find brief that text offers basic information about each animal alongside each letter and the corresponding wildlife photo. In some cases, more than one creature represents a particular letter. In a market filled with animal books, this high-interest choice stands out for the power of its photography, the track record of its authors who have won critical acclaim for previous children’s titles, the tremendous kid-appeal of African animals, and the proven reliability of the National Geographic brand.


$16.95
2014 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

Witness the majestic landscapes of America. See the natural beauty through two dozen vivid photographs from around the country. Monthly vignettes give you more information and interesting facts about all the wonderful places this calendar will take you, from the Grand Teton mountain range in Wyoming, to bald cypress trees in Florida's Apalachicola National Park.


$14.95
$5.99
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Elephants
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Elephants
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This exciting reader follows the story of the longest and the most demanding elephant migration on the planet. Living at the furthest corners of the hot and dry Sahara Desert, the very margins of where elephants can survive, hundreds of these great creatures make a dangerous but necessary journey as their main source of food and water dries up and they must go in search of more. Battling 120-degree heat, sandstorms, and fierce thunderstorms, these amazing animals travel 35 miles a day in a race against time in search of the bare essentials of life.


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Amazing Animal Journeys
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Amazing Animal Journeys
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Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move, in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives.


$3.99
Love You, Dad
Love You, Dad
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

A tiny little book with a great big message, Love You, Dad: A Book of Appreciation recognizes all the important things that fathers do for their children. Melina Gerosa Bellows, head of National Geographic Kids and Family, has written a simple and moving tribute that will touch the hearts of dads everywhere. Page after page is illustrated with heartwarming National Geographic photography of animal dads and animal kids. A perfect gift for celebrating Father's Day, becoming a new parent, or just to show your appreciation, Love You, Dad is a great way to show your dad how much you care.


$9.95
Mother's Love
Mother's Love
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

The worldwide leader in animal photography, National Geographic brings us Mother's Love: Inspiring True Stories From the Animal Kingdom, a collection of the most moving and intimate portraits of animal mothers and their babies. Each photograph shows animal moms as they nurture, play, teach, and protect their young. Sprinkled throughout are inspirational quotes ("All I am I owe to my angel mother." —Abraham Lincoln) and unbelievable true stories of maternal heroism, like the mother duck from Vancouver who persuaded a human passerby to rescue her ducklings from a storm drain. Page after page will touch your heart and remind us all of the valuable roles that mothers play—both in the wild and at home. A perfect gift for any budget, Mother's Love is a great way to celebrate Mother's Day, a new arrival, or any old day to show your mom how much you care.


$9.95
Birding Essentials
Birding Essentials
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife
For beginning and intermediate enthusiasts, National Geographic Birding Essentials is a must. Comprehensive and authoritative, yet engaging and user-friendly, it teaches readers how to begin and improve their birding: what to look and listen for and how to make sense of what they see and hear. A unique visual component shows actual field guide pages and how to read them, while another compares the same bird in photography versus artwork and explains how to use both for species identification. National Geographic's quality photography is a major highlight of the book, supplemented by pencil drawings and full-color maps to give birders a full range of visual information.
$15.95
Cesar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog
Cesar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

After more than 9 seasons as TV’s Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan has a new mission: to use his unique insights about dog psychology to create stronger, happier relationships between humans and their canine companions.


$21.95
National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 6th Edition
National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 6th Edition
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 6th Edition contains the most all-new material since the first edition was published more than 25 years ago. The 6th and latest edition includes 300 new art figures; unique subspecies maps never before seen in a field guide; extensive migration information overlaid on species maps; field-mark labels on all artwork; text updates to include new species; reorganization reflecting taxonomic changes in the bird community; organization, readability, and increased page count with a fresh new design.


$27.95
Devoted
Devoted
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

In this heartwarming gift book, author, Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos—dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: Each one is devoted. These 38 uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities that fascinate us and touch our hearts.


$14.95
National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

For new bird-watchers, this low-priced, easy-to-use National Geographic field guide features basic bird identification information on 160 top North American species and makes ornithology fun. The birds are beautifully presented, from the lowly Tufted Titmouse and House Wren to the majestic Great Blue Heron and Bald Eagle. Paging through this handy book is like taking a walk with National Geographic's birding experts. Every bird is showcased with carefully chosen illustrations and photographs that capture its key details and typical behavior, paired with a short list of key facts (appearance, range, food, voice) and a fun,readable snapshot of what makes each bird so interesting. Pictures plus facts plus story: a winning combination especially for new bird watchers.


$11.95
Relentless Enemies
Relentless Enemies
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Of all their experience, National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert consider their two years with the lions of Duba the most exciting, important research they have done—here presented in fascinating text and 100 gripping images.


$40.00
Cherry Blossoms
Cherry Blossoms
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Cherry Blossoms: The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival outlines the origins and the history of the Cherry Blossom Festival and is illustrated with historical photography showing the festival's evolution over the years. The majority of photographs come from award-winning photographer Ron Blunt. This stunningly beautiful record of the nation's biggest springtime festival is an object d'art to grace coffee tables around the globe with a beautiful memory of the beauty and fragility of spring. Capturing the true essence of spring, Blunt's striking photography allows both frequent Cherry Blossom Festival visitors and those who are unable to travel to the festival the chance to relive or experience for the first time the splendor of the blooming cherry blossoms through his photography. This richly illustrated commemorative book, created in honor of the event's 100th anniversary in 2012, is the perfect gift for all those who desire to celebrate this nationally recognized event.


$19.99
National Geographic Readers: Koalas
National Geographic Readers: Koalas
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

With seemingly permanent half-smiles on their faces, koalas are appealing to boys and girls alike. Filled with adorable photos, and text that is carefully crafted for beginning readers, this level 1 National Geographic Reader introduces kids to these furry creatures, from cub to adult, exploring where they live, what they eat, and  even the way they say "hello" by touching noses!


$3.99
An American Idea
An American Idea
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

The national park system ranks among America’s most magnificent achievements and the story of its creation reveals how the country’s landscape shaped our history and character and continues to do so almost 175 years after painter George Catlin first proposed "a nation's Park."


$14.95
The Field Guide to Fields
The Field Guide to Fields
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

For millennia, fields in their myriad forms have been among the most fundamental elements of the landscape of human civilization. Illustrated with 300 photographs and handsome linocut-style prints, the book explains how different landscapes, climates, and cultures produced a variety of field types, from the terraced rice paddies of Southeast Asia to the impenetrable hedgerows of Northwest Europe, each reflecting both ancient traditions and agricultural progress. We see how Old World methods were adapted to new environments like the American prairie, the Australian outback, the African veldt, and the Argentinean pampas. We trace the development of the implements we've devised to work our fields, from hand tools to modern tractors and mechanical harvesters.


$21.95
Field Guide to Birds: Michigan
Field Guide to Birds: Michigan
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These handy, informative pocket-sized guides are an essential resource for the novice or experienced birder. Featuring 200 specimens each, the guides group birds by family rather than alphabetically, as approved by the American Ornithological Association. A quick-reference alphabetical guide on the inside cover provides an easy way to find a name quickly.


$14.95
Friends Forever
Friends Forever
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Warm, witty, and sure to bring an instant smile, Friends Forever is the perfect way to say how much a friend means to you. In this heartwarming and heartening little book, colorful photos from the animal kingdom are paired with inspiring sayings that express how important friendship is. This endearing collection of friendly animal faces brought to life with fun and pithy sayings is a fun and meaningful way to share your appreciation for the special friends in your life.


$9.95