The Book of Eggs

A Lifesize Guide to the Eggs of Six Hundred of the World's Bird Species

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Author: Mark E. Hauber,John Bates

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9781782400479

Category: Birds

Page: 656

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Featuring new photography from Chicagos renowned Field Museum, The Book of Eggs explores 600 examples at actual size, alongside pattern details, clutch images, breeding range maps, and engravings of all the birds. A table of field-guide information identifies order, family, breeding range, nesting habitat, nest characteristics, and conservation status. This accompanies an expert narrative revealing the latest research and thinking on social structure; reproductive strategies; egg colour, maculation, and size; and incubation behaviour. Arranged taxonomically, according to evolutionary relationships, the book brings to light intriguing aspects of breeding biology. The result is a visual delight and an essential reference for every bird enthusiast, natural historian, and conservationist.

Die Legenden der Blauen Meere 1: Dreckswetter und Morgenröte

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Author: Geoff Rodkey

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3646925841

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

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Das knochenklapperndste Abenteuer seit "Fluch der Karibik": Ein Junge namens Egbert und seine Geschwister Venus und Adonis, eine umwerfende Gouverneurstochter und ein einhändiger Schiffsjunge, eine Stinkfruchtplantage und jede Menge Marmeladenkuchen, eine Horde Kreuzfahrttouristen und eine folgenreiche Ballonfahrt, der schrecklichste Pirat, der je auf den Blauen Meeren gesegelt ist, UND der legendäre Schatz des Hutmatozal. Eine wunderbare Mischung aus Seeabenteuer und Slapstick – ein einziges Lesevergnügen!

Die Ostergeschichte

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Author: Brian Wildsmith

Publisher: bohem press

ISBN: 385581256X

Category:

Page: 30

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Das biblische Geschehen vom Einzug Jesu in Jerusalem, seiner Verurteilung und Kreuzigung bis zur Auferstehung, erzählt aus der Sicht des Esels, der Jesus in die Stadt trägt. (ab 5).

Ready Player One

Roman

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Author: Ernest Cline

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104901945

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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Ernest Clines Bestseller ›Ready Player One‹ ist DER Science-Fiction-Roman zur Virtual-Reality-Revolution und Vorlage für den großen Kinoblockbuster von Steven Spielberg. Im Jahr 2045 ist die Welt ein hässlicher Ort: Die Erdölvorräte sind aufgebraucht, ein Großteil der Bevölkerung lebt in Armut. Einziger Lichtblick ist die OASIS, eine virtuelle Ersatzwelt, in der man leben, arbeiten, zur Schule gehen und spielen kann. Die OASIS ist ein ganzes Universum, es gibt Tausende von Welten, von denen jede ebenso einzigartig wie phantasievoll ist. Und sie hat ein Geheimnis. Der exzentrische Schöpfer der OASIS hat tief im virtuellen Code einen Schatz vergraben, und wer ihn findet, wird seinen gesamten Besitz erben – zweihundertvierzig Milliarden Dollar. Eine Reihe von Rätseln weist den Weg, doch der Haken ist: Niemand weiß, wo die Fährte beginnt. Bis Wade Watts, ein ganz normaler Junge, der am Stadtrand von Oklahoma City in einem Wohnwagen lebt, den ersten wirklich brauchbaren Hinweis findet. Die Jagd ist eröffnet ... »›Ready Player One‹ ist absolut fantastisch – ein großer Spaß für den Geek in mir. Ich hatte das Gefühl, als sei das Buch nur für mich geschrieben worden.« Patrick Rothfuss

The Book of Yields

Accuracy in Food Costing and Purchasing

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Author: Francis T. Lynch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471745901

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 1892

For years, The Book of Yields has been and indispensable tool for professional chefs, culinary educators, and culinary students, helping them accurately calculate recipe costs and easily make purchases based on recipe requirements. The Book of Yields Seventh Edition CD-ROM contains pricing, yield, and equivalency for the more than 1,500 ingredients included in the book, plus it allows users to efficiently and easily: Look up yield data for foods. Find purchase requirements for a serving. Create new recipes. Add new ingredients. Calculate ingredient or recipe costs. Look up cost data for foods. Create shopping lists. This culinary software can be used on its own or to complement The Book of Yields Seventh Edition. The Book of Yields CD-ROM can also be used as part of a food and beverage cost control, purchasing, or menu design class.

Dä kleine Prinz

Op kölsch

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Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783933575036

Category:

Page: 93

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The Huge Book of Egg Designs White Edition

500+ Egg Designs to Color and Have Fun with ! for All !

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Author: Global Doodle Gems,Maria Wedel

Publisher: Global Doodle Gems

ISBN: 9788772011028

Category:

Page: 562

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500+ Egg Designs to color and have fun with ! This is the white edition... with white backgrounds and a few extra eggs. Suitable for all ages, from simple to complex eggs, various styles and themes from optical to floral ...by Maria Wedel with guest artist Johanna Ans... The book is topbound... so it is perfect for both lefties and right handed.

Vom Hühnchen, das goldene Eier legen wollte

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Author: Hanna Johansen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423079990

Category: Chickens

Page: 62

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The persistence of Henrietta, one of 3,333 chickens on a chicken farm, leads to a better life for them all.

The Book of Potato Cookery

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Author: Mary L. Wade

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1365342514

Category: Cooking

Page: N.A

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115 potato recipes suitable for tables of rich and poor alike, showing how to prepare economical and nutricious dishes from the "noble tuber".

The Book of Sauces

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Author: Charles Senn

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 1429012544

Category: Cooking

Page: 140

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Charles Senn's 1915 collection of sauce recipes, which he claimed to be the largest and most complete ever published in one volume, includes many standard sauces, like Hollandaise and Bechamel, as well as new recipes of the author's creation. This informative guide for both professional chefs and amateur cooks also gives tips on seasoning, reductions, stock-making, and more.

The Book of Caterpillars

A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World

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Author: David G. James,Sally Morgan,Andrei Sourakov

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022628736X

Category: Nature

Page: 656

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From Ivy: Butterflies and moths are among the most studied creatures in nature. Caterpillars, the juvenile stage, are just as diverse and alluring--and deserve to be admired and observed just as closely. Now, with The Book of Caterpillars, they can be. This taxonomic survey profiles 600 key species from around the world, with spectacular imagery and authoritative text. Each entry details the attributes of the species, uncovers their camouflage and forms, and describes the defenses that they employ. Photographs show both a life-size view and a magnified close-up, and every entry also includes an engraving of the adult, a population distribution map, and a table of essential information. A definitive resource for all enthusiasts.

The Book of Generations

A Reunion with Memory

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Author: Mansour Ajami

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595359604

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 232

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Author Mansour Ajami was born during World War II in Saghbine, a poverty-stricken Lebanese village that had remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. His autobiography, The Book of Generations: A Reunion with Memory, traces his adaptation to the culture and thought of twenty-first-century America. With a humorous, offbeat perspective, Ajami presents the inevitable culture clashes that shaped his intellectual evolution. He recounts ancient folklore and medieval church practices, the discovery of luscious and accomplished Western women, and the ways of poor fathers and obdurate donkeys. Whether he is beguiling American university students with seemingly preposterous snake stories or dealing with the tragic loss of his first child, Ajami's humor and emotion translate universally. The Book of Generations ends with a soliloquy on a possible future in which he sees himself alone in the world, musing on the necessity of inventing spaceships, computer chips, and potato chips, and on the avoidance of long johns and obtuse grammar. The magically realistic and easy-to-understand stories in The Book of Generations: A Reunion with Memory, from peasant cures for illness to the hustle and bustle of modern society, provide Ajami's perception of the human condition.

The Book of Eggfree Cakes

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Author: Cintia Stammers

Publisher: The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust

ISBN: 9789171493873

Category: Cake

Page: 256

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"The concept of making cakes without eggs may sound difficult, but it is not new. What is new is the idea that so many delicious recipes could be put together in one volume. Cintia Stammers has spent several years collecting, testing and refining recipes worldwide. The resulting book contains more than 200 superb recipes that show how delicious, elegant and imaginative eggfree cakes can be."--BOOK COVER.

Revival: The Book of the Art of Cennino Cennini (1899)

A contemporary practical treatise on Quattrocento painting

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Author: Cennino Cennini

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351342827

Category: Art

Page: 326

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A Translated version of the Art of Cennino Cennini. A contemporary practical treatise on Quattrocento Painting, including notes on medieval methods, and early explanations of oil painting and other techniques.

The Book of Preserves

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Author: Jules Gouffé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Canning and preserving

Page: 333

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Gossie

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Author: Olivier Dunrea

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783833962431

Category:

Page: 32

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A Nest Full of Eggs

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Author: Priscilla Belz Jenkins

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062381934

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Named a Best Children's Science Book of the Year by Science Books & Films, this classic picture book follows a full year of growth and change for robins: how the birds develop inside their eggs during the spring; how they mature into fledglings in the summer; how they learn to fly in the fall; and how they leave for warmer climates in winter—only to return when spring comes around again. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this book features rich vocabulary and beautiful spreads detailing different bird habitats and feather types. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Charles Walcott, Professor Emeritus of Neurobiology and Behavior and former director of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.