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Sorry, Hollywood, But Ian Harding Would Rather Be Birding
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, books )

Anna
- 185 days ago - audubon.org
Best known for his role on the show Pretty Little Liars, Harding's new book 'Oddbirds' shares his love of birding and birds with a new audience.
Hot Off the Press! European Birds of Conservation Concern
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, books )

Anna
- 185 days ago - birdlife.org
BirdLife unveils its latest publication, European Birds of Conservation Concern, in Parma Italy. This essential handbook will help every country in Europe to identify their bird conservation responsibilities.
Dolly Partons Imagination Library
Offbeat  (tags: Dolly Parton, Imagination Library, United States, Canada, UK, books, free books )

Dandelion
- 203 days ago - imaginationlibrary.com
Since the initial program launch in the United States, Dolly Partons Imagination Library has gone from just a few dozen books to over 80,000,000 books mailed to children in the United States, into Canada and across the proverbial pond into the UK.
A New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Adventures of John James Audubon
Offbeat  (tags: books, birds, wildlife )

Anna
- 217 days ago - audubon.org
The naturalist and artist is depicted like you've like never seen him before. Here's an inside peek.
Space Tails: 'CatStronauts' Meow Boldly Through the Cosmos
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, books, cats, children, funny, goodnews, humor, interesting, NASA, off-beat, pictures, science, unusual )

RosemaryR
- 218 days ago - space.com
A new breed of fictional space travelers is blasting off into the cosmos. They're furry, fun and fantastically hilarious âEUR" meet the CatStronauts! The new graphic novel series "CatStronauts" combines some of the world's favorite pets with real space
3 Books for Cat Lovers
Offbeat  (tags: books, Cat Lovers, awesome-pawsome kitty stories, book reviews )

Barb
- 347 days ago - catster.com
This round covers a tale of cat rescue in New Jersey, a look at how and why cats rule, and funny poetry.
Photos From Pounce Capture Cats And Kittens Mid-Leap
Offbeat  (tags: cats, kittens, books, pictures )

Jeri
- 366 days ago - petcha.com
Seth CasteelâEUR(TM)s new book gives us a prey-eye view of kittens and cats on the attack.
This Local Book Store Has a Cat With Some Serious Cattitude!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, books, attitude )

Jeri
- 653 days ago - lovemeow.com
This tuxedo cat at a local book store has a lot of personality and some serious cattitude! Meet Page!
The Skull of the 'Real' Pooh Bear Goes on Display
Offbeat  (tags: Public Display, Skull, Books, Pooh Bear, London Museum, UK )

Ray
- 734 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The skull of the bear that inspired the Winnie-the-Pooh books is going to be put on public display for the first time, in a London museum.
Cats on the Job Book: Dogs Do What You Want, Cats Do What They Want
Offbeat  (tags: cats, books, work )

Jeri
- 743 days ago - 680news.com
Dogs work. Cats sleep, purr and preen. At least that is what dog people would have you believe. Author Lisa Rogak set out to discover what cats really spend their time doing. The result is her book called Cats on the Job.
Tally Ho Ginger! London Mansion Where the Biggles Children's Books Were Written By Captain WE Johns
Offbeat  (tags: biggles, books, mansion, london, england, uk, for sale, history, books )

Scooby
- 764 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The mansion where the daring adventures of Biggles was written by author Captain William Earl Johns has gone on sale for £3.75 million. Park House in London was once the home of the famous children's author of the world-famous book series.
Do Children Still Need to Read the Classics of English Literature?
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Schools, Books, English Classic, UK )

Ray
- 789 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for a return to the classics of English literature in schools, but are they still relevant and appropriate for today's children?
BELIEF Florida Principal Tries to Quietly Ban Book to Appease Christians, Sets Off Sh*Tstorm Instead
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, culture, interesting, society, unusual, children, ethics, freedom, freedoms, books, learning )

Beryl
- 827 days ago - alternet.org
A high school principal in Tallahassee, Florida is in hot water over his unilateral decision to drop a controversial book from a summer reading list for students.
The Story Of Nancy Drew, Once Far More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know
Offbeat  (tags: Nancy Drew, girl crime detective, before-her-own-time, solving mysteries, books, cool, interesting )

Barb
- 880 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Almost as many girls write to me as boys, and all say that they like to read boysâEUR(TM) books," Edward Stratemeyer, head of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, wrote in 1905. "But it's pretty hard to get a boy to read a girl's book, I think."
 

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