Nature and Science Books

Carol’s books include:

Coming in October 2012

The Birdkeeper’s Guides: Cockatoos

 

Hermit Crabs

The ultimate guide on the perennial favorite pet for children, the hermit crab.

“The newest in Animal Planet’s family-friendly pet care series, Hermit Crabs provides concise yet complete coverage of important crab care topics such as feeding, housing, and selecting shells.  Using full-color photos and tip boxes that highlight essential topics, this book encompasses all the basics of hermit crab care and shows why these unique and exotic creatures are the perfect low-maintenance pet.”

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Pets and the Planet: A Practical Guide to Sustainable Pet Care

You can’t pick up a magazine or newspaper today without seeing at least one reference to “being green.” Now, a new book from Howell Book House, addresses the topic of sustainable living in the context of pets and pet ownership.  Pets and the Planet (Wiley; Paperback; March 2009; $16.99) explains the environmental consequences of pet ownership and offers alternatives to the everyday choices an ordinary pet-owning family makes, while highlighting good, better, and best practices. Pets and the Planet gives you all the information you need to understand sustainability as a pet owner and arms you with the know-how to make the best choices for your pet and the environment. You’ll get a list of the best available options for:  • Pets and household health

• Disposing of pet waste responsibly

• Purchasing green pet equipment and toys

• And more!

Thoroughly researched and packed with realistic guidelines for putting ideas into practice, Pets and the Planet is a virtual road map for sustainable pet parenthood.

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To request press kits or review copies, please contact:

Adrienne Fontaine

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Wiley Publishing

Attracting and Feeding Backyard Birds

Carol has teamed up with T.F.H. Publications and Animal Planet(tm), to present this beginner’s guide to over 50 of the most common feeder birds of North America, featuring 112 pages of information, family-friendly design, over 60 full-color photographs, plus helpful tip boxes. Learn how to attract and care for your backyard birds including feeding and feeders, birdhouses, attracting wild birds, and discouraging pest species.

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Conures

Carol has teamed up with T.F.H. Publications and Animal Planet(tm), to present this comprehensive guide to superior conure care featuring 112 pages of all-new, current information, family-friendly design, over 60 full-color photographs, plus helpful tip boxes. Learn how to care for these lovable birds, including feeding, housing, grooming, and fun activities that appeal to their playful nature.

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If you like the book, but want more help getting off on the right foot with your feathered friends, sign up for Carol’s online course—five online lessons and five days of answers to your most perplexing questions about parrot care and behavior.  Check the dates available through our store.

 
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