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Download and read online Chickens Don t Fly in PDF and EPUB "A book of fun facts about animals of all sizes, shapes, and species!"--
Download and read online Saturn Could Sail in PDF and EPUB 3...2...1...Blast off with this book of fun facts about spaceships, planets, the Milky Way, and more! Did you know that Saturn is the least dense planet in the solar system? If there were a body of water large enough to hold it, Saturn would float! How about that Neil Armstrong was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor? Or that Earth could fit inside Jupiter more than 1,000 times? Filled with tons of cool facts about outer space, plus colorful, humorous illustrations, this book is out of this world!
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Download and read online A Mess of Iguanas A Whoop of Gorillas in PDF and EPUB There are many wonderful creatures on earth - and even more incredible ways to describe them. With more collective nouns for animal groups than anyone else in the world, from a Business of Ferrets to a Wobble of Ostriches (not forgetting, of course, an Implausibility of Gnus) Alon Shulman's A Mess of Iguanas, A Whoop of Gorillas will tell you what to call a group of zebras, chickens, parrots, spiders, tigers or penguins the next time you encounter one - and will even let you know the difference between a school and a shoal of fish. Not to mention why groups of swans are known as a lamentation, a bank and a wedge. It will also tell you the most outlandish, strange yet completely accurate animal facts you can imagine. For example, did you know that polar bears are invisible to infra-red because they have transparent fur? Or that hippopotamus can't swim? Or that ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand? Filled with everything you could ever want to know about the creatures that inhabit our world, this brilliant compendium of animal curiosities is perfect for pub quizzers, language buffs, wannabe know-it-alls and any readers aged, well ... 8 to 80.
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