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  • Mother Cary\'s Butter Knife (Shadows & Light)
    Views : 380
    Pages : 48

    by: Nicola Davies

    Publisher: pGraffeg

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    2017-05-01

    ISBN-10: 1910862479

    ISBN-13: 9781910862476

    Language: English

  • The White Hare (Shadows & Light)
    Views : 234
    Pages : 32

    by: Nicola Davies

    Publisher: pGraffeg

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    2017-05-01

    ISBN-10: 1910862487

    ISBN-13: 9781910862483

    Language: English

  • Perfect
    Views : 356
    Pages : 36

    by: Nicola Davies Cathy Fisher

    Publisher: pGraffeg

    Book Description

    A fledgling swift helps a child cope with disappointment when a baby sister is different than expected.

    The swifts return the same day the baby comes home from the hospital. The white narrator watches from the window, imagining "racing and chasing" with the baby. But something is wrong; dark, looping scrawls suddenly mar Fisher's ... more

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    2016-11-01

    ISBN-10: 1910862460

    ISBN-13: 9781910862469

    Language: English

  • Manatee Rescue (Heroes of the Wild)
    Views : 283
    Pages : 112

    by: Nicola Davies

    Publisher: pCandlewick

    Book Description

    In a remote Amazon village, Manuela and her cousin Libia convince an entire village to cease manatee fishing after the two girls rescue, nurture, and release a manatee calf Manuela accidentally speared while hunting its mother.

    Watching a manatee die and holding the injured calf she calls Airuwe in her arms is enough to turn Manuela ... more

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    2016-01-05

    ISBN-10: 0763678309

    ISBN-13: 9780763678302

    Language: English

  • I (Don't) Like Snakes
    Views : 370
    Pages : 32

    by: Nicola Davies

    Publisher: pCandlewick

    Book Description

    A girl’s family shows her oodles of cool details about snakes.

    While other families keep dogs, cats, or birds as pets, this first-person narrator is seriously displeased that her own keeps snakes. Why does she mind? Some of her reasons are based on myths (she thinks they’re slimy), while others are correct (they do slither). But ... more

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    2015-09-08

    ISBN-10: 0763678317

    ISBN-13: 9780763678319

    Language: English

  • Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes
    Views : 415
    Pages : 40

    by: Nicola Davies

    Publisher: pCandlewick

    Book Description

    Invisible to the human eye, some of the tiniest creatures are known do some of the biggest jobs on Earth.

    Davies, who surveyed Extreme Animals (illustrated by Neal Layton, 2006) and encouraged readers to look Outside Your Window (illustrated by Mark Hearld, 2012), here presents examples of microbial life and the work th ... more

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    2014-08-26

    ISBN-10: 0763673153

    ISBN-13: 9780763673154

    Language: English

  • The Promise
    Views : 312
    Pages : 40

    by: Nicola Davies

    Publisher: pCandlewick

    Book Description

    In yet another heavily earnest parable on how nature will provide an easy cure for the physical and moral sterility of urban life, a young thief has an epiphany after scoring a bag filled with acorns.

    “When I was young, I lived in a city that was mean and hard and ugly,” begins the narrator, her own heart as “shriveled as the dead ... more

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    2014-03-11

    ISBN-10: 0763666335

    ISBN-13: 9780763666330

    Language: English