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An Affectionate Farewell: The Story of Old Abe and Old Bob

An Affectionate Farewell: The Story of Old Abe and Old Bob

by Krisher, Trudy

Old Bob was old Abe's horse and he was loyal and the manes of both horse and master blew haphazardly this way and that as their way across the prairies long before Old Abe became the most important President America ever had...

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Amazing Jellies

Amazing Jellies

by Gowell, Elizabeth

Amazing Jellies presents an entertaining and authoritative look into the little-known world of what we commonly, but incorrectly, have known as jellyfish. Jellies are among the most beautiful and unusual animals on earth. They are found in all the oceans of the world and even in some freshwater lakes and rivers. They come in all sizes, from 3mm to 12 feet across and 100 feet long...

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Animals Aloft

Animals Aloft

by Janus, Allan

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's archives are world-renowned, but few might suspect that among over a million and a half photographs of airplanes, spacecraft, and famous aviators, the Museum has a veritable photographic menagerie of animals of all shapes and sizes. Animals Aloft presents a selection of photographs and anecdotes of this little-known aspect of aviation history...

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As Long As it Takes

As Long As it Takes

by Pinkney, William

Captain William Bill Pinkney tells us the story that as a young boy growing up in the part of Chicago called Bronzeville, he was made aware of a depressing statistic: Before I would turn 21, the chances were that I would be on drugs, in jail, or dead from crimes of violence...

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Belle

Belle

by Corlett, Mary Lee

Featuring the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Belle is an enthralling adventure through three hundred years of art! Belle, a painted butterfly, has been quietly hovering over a beautiful white poppy in a seventeenth-century Dutch painting that has been her home for three hundred years...

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Bones, Brains and DNA

Bones, Brains and DNA

by Tattersall, Ian

Based on the new Spitzer Hall of Human Origins in the American Museum of Natural History, which opened in February 2007, this book about the genome takes the young reader to the cutting edge of science, exploring and examining the tools by which we study our origins, some of the milestones in those origins, human movement across the planet and the beginnings of being human -- through language,...

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Brain

Brain

by DeSalle, Rob

Brain: A 21st Century Look at a 400 Million Year Old Organ (Bunker Hill Publishing; available: October 2010) is the companion volume to the highly acclaimed Bones, Brains and DNA, and is based on a new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History that opens November 3rd, 2010...

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The Cat Lady of Concord

The Cat Lady of Concord

by Morway, Floy

Age is just a state of mind, and if you don't take it too seriously you will last a little longer. Floy Morway As a child, Floy Morway knew that her life would in some way involve the care of animals...

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Cecily's Summer

Cecily's Summer

by Lincoln, Nan

Cecily's Summer is the delightful tale of an abandoned seal pup's six-week adventure into our human world. Scared and alone on the beach, she is rescued by Nan Lincoln and her family, who name her Cecily. Cecily's Summer takes us from the moment she is lost through anxious ups and downs of adapting to the humans and their ways...

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The Cherry Blossom Festival

The Cherry Blossom Festival

by McClellan, Ann

Lavishly illustrated and fact-filled, The Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Celebration is a fascinating and informative look into one of the world's greatest festivals. From Tokyo to Washington, D.C...

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The Cherry Blossom Festival

The Cherry Blossom Festival

by McClellan, Ann

Lavishly illustrated and fact-filled, The Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Celebration is a fascinating and informative look into one of the world's greatest festivals. From Tokyo to Washington, D.C...

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A Child's Christmas in New England

A Child's Christmas in New England

by Sullivan, Robert

n A Child's Christmas in New England, Robert Sullivan and Glenn Wolff return together to their favorite subject. This is a memoir about a time when, and place where, (in the New England of the '50s and '60s), the snow was always deep and a light was always on in the window.

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The Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum

The Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum

by Black, Will

Catherine the Great's seizure of power remains one of the most dramatic and ironic episodes in Russian history. The little-known and rarely visited complex of Oranienbaum, a closed area until recently, was the setting for her coup d'etat as well as where she commissioned her first palace as tsarina...

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Confessions of a Country Architect

Confessions of a Country Architect

by Metz, Don

After graduating from the Yale School of Architecture, Don Metz decided to take up a small country practice in lieu of seeking success with a popular commercial firm. His choice led to personal and philosophical fulfillment, as well as recognition as a maverick architect who could build honest, reliable, and sustainable homes...

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Cousin John

Cousin John

by Paine, Walter

Walter Paine's Cousin John: the Story of a Boy and a Small Smart Pig takes young readers to a time when dogs roamed unleashed and ice was delivered in blocks by beefy men with iron tongs. Bert Dodson's charming illustrations bring the bygone era to life and highlight key points in the story. Due to be published in September 2006, an advance review copy is enclosed for your consideration...

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Diappearing Giants

Diappearing Giants

by Kraus, Scott

The North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) is the most endangered large whale in the oceans today. Fewer than 350 are left in their breeding and feeding grounds, which extend from Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico. Survivors of hundreds of years of commercial exploitation, the right whales we see in the ocean today are barometers for the plight of whales in the 21st century...

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Disney- Looking at Paintings

Disney- Looking at Paintings

by Langmuir, Erika

Explore the Mona Lisa's smile, Titian's noises, Duccio's artistic omelet, a Jackson Pollock splash, a king's portrait, an entire battle, saints and sinners, knights and peasants, motorcars and animals; and paintings on every conceivable surface -- walls, wood panels, cloth, glass, metal, bark, and leather...

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A Dream of Dragons

A Dream of Dragons

by Lange, Willem

NORWAY, 1894 Olav -- son of Erik Bjørnsson -- seventeen, swung his father's scythe and dreamed: The singing scythe Grandfather Bjørn had made and honed each time he found a bit of shade and passed on to his oldest son to pass on to his oldest son to pass until there were no longer sons -- the scythe hissed like the grains of sand on the beach that hiss when a wave falls back and the bubbles...

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Eggplant Alley

Eggplant Alley

by Cataneo, D.

The hero of Cataneo's intensely moving novel is thirteen-year-old Nicky Martini who lives in an apartment complex, known as Eggplant Alley, in the Bronx in 1970 and struggles to cope with a changing family, a changing neighborhood, and a changing world. Long-haired hippies, racial tension, and the divisive Viet Nam war leave Nicky longing for the good old days...

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Elizabeth Osborne

Elizabeth Osborne

by Cozzolino, Robert

Elizabeth Osborne (born 1936) is a painter who responds with awe and religiosity to the grandeur, the frightening power, and the rich fluid diversity of nature...

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Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold

by Ringgold, Faith

When you look out of your studio window, what do you see? I see my determination to be free in America. Faith Ringgold: A View From the Studio is a remarkable book about a world-famous Black American artist. It is an artist's artist's book--by one artist and about another--about the making of art, about politics and judgment, about passion and struggle...

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Favor Johnson

Favor Johnson

by Lange, Willem

Favor Johnson lives on a small farm in the hills of Vermont.  He keeps to himself, surrounded by dozens of animals, chickens, geese, and his one constant friend, a hound named Hercules. Then one Christmas Eve Hercules' life is saved by Favor's new neighbor, a doctor, and Favor's whole life -- as well as the life of everyone in his village -- is changed forever...

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The Flying Mouse

The Flying Mouse

by Otten, Charlotte

Do you think a mouse can fly? One Christmas Carlotte Otten's son gave her a fly he had tied, a mouse with red and green stripes which became the inspiration for this story. Teaming up with illustrator Greg Crawford, she takes us on a journey, part real, part fantasy, into the world of fly fishing and a little mouse...

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Forcing Nature

Forcing Nature

by Hass, George

When most people think of Los Angeles, a sprawling city steeped in diversity and multi-culturalism, trees are rarely the first things to spring to mind. But the city landscape is virtually defined by its trees--all 150 officially approved varieties. Although Angelinos take pride in their trees, they also can take them for granted. Not so for George Haas...

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The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail

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Each year over three million people visit the Freedom Trail, a two-and-one-half mile red brick line that tells a story over two centuries old. In 1958, local journalist William Schofield had the idea that Boston's revolutionary sights could be made more accessible to residents and visitors, and conceived of the Freedom Trail...

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The Great Human Journey

The Great Human Journey

by Tattersall, Ian

Wallace and Darwin, the Museum Mice from the Halls of the American Museum of Natural History, are off on another adventure! It's amazing what you can find in a museum and how far you can travel in a small time machine made from a yoghurt cup! Have you ever wondered where we humans all came from and how there came to be so many of us? The answers, as our two mice will show you, lie everywhere...

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The Green Garden

The Green Garden

by Sousa, Ellen

Whether you have just purchased a new property with a garden to tend, or have made a rash personal decision to go 'Green' or are just looking at the same old backyard that needs attention, this book is definitely for you! Designed and written in a practical no nonsense comprehensive style The Green Garden is an inspirational guidebook...

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Helping Santa

Helping Santa

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Grandmas are wise beyond their years and often give us memories to cherish for the rest of our lives. Helping Santa: My First Christmas Adventure With Grandma is the story of one of those enchanting moments. Told there is no Santa by his older sister, the narrator recalls rushing off to consult with his Grandma who, he was sure, would be straight with him...

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Henry Ossawa Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner

by Ringgold, Faith

This is the story of a small African American boy who followed his dream and became one of America's most important painters, recognized and praised in both America and Europe. When he was just thirteen years old, Henry ran across a man painting in a Philadelphia park...

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Hippo and Monkey

Hippo and Monkey

by Yunger, Joshua

Hippo and Monkey is the story of two best friends. Little things start to bother them about each other. How can they find a way to accept each other for who they are?  This delightful tale of irritation, tolerance, and love tells us how to be forgiving when it comes to those closest to us...

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Knights in Shining Armor

Knights in Shining Armor

by Sinkevic, Ida

During the period between 1450-1650, gunpowder weapons and new military technologies gradually extinguished the need for knights in shining armor on the battlefield. Strangely enough, this was also the period that witnessed unsurpassed production of elaborate, richly decorated, and superbly crafted suits of armor. Armor became a symbol of status and was worn increasingly for ceremonial purposes...

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Legacy of Flight

Legacy of Flight

by Romanowski, David

The camera is some sixty years older than the airplane, but both came of age together; the one there to witness the other. The Legacy of Flight pays tribute to both, capturing instants, ordinary and momentous, that illuminate the history of flight. Witness men struggling to hold down John Steiner's balloon as he prepares for a wild and stormy flight over (and into) Lake Erie...

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Similar Titles

  • Amazing Jellies
  • Animals Aloft
  • As Long As it Takes
  • Belle
  • Bones, Brains and DNA
  • Brain
  • The Cat Lady of Concord
  • Cecily's Summer
  • The Cherry Blossom Festival
  • The Cherry Blossom Festival
  • A Child's Christmas in New England
  • The Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum
  • Confessions of a Country Architect
  • Cousin John
  • Diappearing Giants
  • Disney- Looking at Paintings
  • A Dream of Dragons
  • Eggplant Alley
  • Elizabeth Osborne
  • Faith Ringgold
  • Favor Johnson
  • The Flying Mouse
  • Forcing Nature
  • The Freedom Trail
  • The Great Human Journey
  • The Green Garden
  • Helping Santa
  • Henry Ossawa Tanner
  • Hippo and Monkey
  • Knights in Shining Armor
  • Legacy of Flight
  • An Affectionate Farewell: The Story of Old Abe and Old Bob
 

ABOUT Bunker Hill Publishing Inc

We are an independent non-fiction trade book publisher, publishing beautifully designed, high-quality illustrated books at very affordable prices. We also publish children's illustrated and young adult fiction.We work closely with museums and cultural

BHP produces books that are as seductive to hold as they are to read. Publishing is about judgement, about bringing knowledge and entertainment to the reader. Creating beautifully designed, high quality, illustrated books for all ages at very affordable prices we work closely with museums and cultural institutions as well as with individual authors and artists.

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