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Cockatiels: Care and Breeding By David Alderton
eBook (ePub): $8.35
Cockatiels is a further addition to a brand new series of highly practical ebooks covering the care and breeding of popular groups of pet and aviary birds. It will be of value whether you are just... More > starting out or already keep cockatiels. Written by David Alderton, who has over 45 years of experience in this field, this title contains over 28,000 words, broken down into six chapters, plus a resources section. There is advice about choosing and taming pet cockatiels, coverage of all the colour mutations that now exist, featuring the latest developments in this field, plus information on housing, feeding, breeding and health care. A number of colour photos are included in the text, with further photographs and contacts being easily accessible through the resources section. David has chaired the National Council for Aviculture in the UK, the national body that represents bird-keepers, and has studied cockatiels in their Australian homeland, travelling widely in pursuit of his interest in these birds.< Less
Pigeons and Doves: Care and Breeding By David Alderton
eBook (ePub): $8.88
This is the first in a new series of ebooks covering the care and breeding of popular groups of pet and aviary birds. Other titles shortly to be added to the series will include Budgerigars and... More > Cockatiels. They all offer highly practical advice, and will be of value whether you are just starting out or already keep birds. Written by David Alderton, who has more than 45 years of experience in this field, each title contains over 26,000 words, broken down into six chapters, plus a resources section. This ebook begins with an introduction to the subject of keeping pigeons and doves, followed by coverage of some 50 species and varieties, including the ever-popular diamond dove, then chapters on housing, feeding, breeding and health care. David has chaired the National Council for Aviculture in the UK, the national body that represents bird-keepers, and he has visited fellow enthusiasts throughout the world, with his international experience in this field being reflected in the text.< Less
Cats & Us: The World of Famous Cats By David Alderton
eBook (ePub): $9.01
Here is the ultimate narrative account of how cats - both individually and collectively - have influenced all aspects of our lives and culture, extending from seats of power in places such as Downing... More > Street and the White House to the outer reaches of the planet. How many US Presidents have kept cats? Why is the Japanese bobtail considered to be a lucky breed in its homeland? Which well-known device did Sir Isaac Newton invent for his cat that you may well use today? These are just some of the questions answered in this ebook, which extends to over 26,000 words, divided into five chapters and an introduction. Written by award-winning, multi-million selling specialist author David Alderton, who is well-known for his books on feline subjects, this title will appeal to all cat-lovers, and indeed, anyone with an interest in society and the natural world.< Less
Dan & The Giant Egg By David Alderton
eBook (ePub): $1.36
Meet Dan the Dog and his friends in the first of a series of exciting, illustrated adventures intended for young readers, from 4-7 years old. Each story will help children to discover more about... More > animals and the ways in which they live. Several questions are included at the end of the book, adding to the enjoyment of following Dan in his escapades, as the answers can be found within the text. These books have been read by children in the target age group, to ensure their appeal, and feature colour illustrations throughout. They are written by David Alderton, a multi-million selling, award-winning author, who specialises in books about animal-related subjects for readers of all ages.< Less