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Mary Firestone

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Mary Firestone has written more than thirty books of nonfiction for children. She lives with her teenaged son Adam and their coonhound Mimi.

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    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Elephants

    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Elephants

    Animals in Peril

    Mary Firestone
    The largest land animals on earth! Besides being well known for their huge size and long trunks, elephants possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know elephants live longer than any other mammals except humans? Or that their feet change size when they walk? And like people being right-handed or left-handed, elephants can be right-tusked or left-tusked! Read fifty fun facts about elephants that make these magnificent creatures worth saving from extinction and how you can help...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3454-9
    Binding: Library Bound Book
    List Price: $34.27
    Discount Price: $25.70

    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Giant Pandas

    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Giant Pandas

    Animals in Peril

    Mary Firestone
    Pandas are symbols of peace. Besides being well known for their black and white coats and cute, cuddly looks, pandas possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know their pupils are slit-shaped like a cat’s to help them see better in the dark? Or that female pandas bark to say hello? These gentle giants have been symbols of peace in China for hundreds of years...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3451-8
    Binding: Library Bound Book
    List Price: $34.27
    Discount Price: $25.70

    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Rhinos

    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Rhinos

    Animals in Peril

    Mary Firestone
    A rhino's horn never stops growing! Besides being well known for their big horns and tanklike bodies, rhinos possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know that a rhino's horn is made out of the same substance that makes up hair and fingernails? Or that rhinos are nearsighted? And rhinos use infrasound to communicate with each other! Read fifty fun facts about rhinos that make these magnificent creatures worth saving from extinction and how you can help...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3457-0
    Binding: Library Bound Book
    List Price: $34.27
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    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Tigers

    Top 50 Reasons to Care About Tigers

    Animals in Peril

    Mary Firestone
    The largest cat in the world! Besides being well known for their beautiful striped orange fur and hunting prowess, tigers possess many other traits that make them special. Did you know a tiger's stripes are as unique as a person's fingerprints? Or that the Sumatran tiger has webbed feet to help it swim faster? And tigers can leap up to thirty feet in a single pounce! Read fifty fun facts about tigers that make these magnificent creatures worth saving from extinction and how you can help...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3452-5
    Binding: Library Bound Book
    List Price: $34.27
    Discount Price: $25.70

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