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To the untrained eye, one rock looks like another. But for the geologists who study them, rocks tell stories. Whether rocks are igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic, each one holds clues about Earth’s history and formation. From dynamic creation to wave battered erosion, get ready to discover the science of rocks and the people who love them.
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On a dark night as you watch the sky with your friends, a rock with a fiery tail shoots across the sky. A comet! Asteroids and comets hurtle through space, sometimes a little too close to Earth. But did you know that they are linked to life on this planet? From the asteroid Ceres to Halley’s comet, blast into space and enter the lonely existence of asteroids and comets.
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Plants may look innocent, but they’re sneaky, tricky, secretive little buggers. You could watch them all day and they would never move an inch. But hidden from your eyes, their roots, leaves, and blossoms are always working. From photosynthesis to reproduction, get ready to uncover the science of plants and the secrets that they keep.
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With a fiery red explosion, a volcano becomes a disaster in the blink of an eye. Lava and ash shower down, covering the landscape for miles. Starting with molten rock beneath Earth’s surface, each eruption can cause incredible damage and destruction. From volcano formation to studying volcanoes, prepare to jump into a scalding look at volcanic eruptions.
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The iconic inhabitants of Larry Marder's unique Beanworld universe are introduced in this complete collection of Beanworld comic-book issues #1-#21! Join Mr. Spook, Professor Garbanzo, Beanish, and many others as they experience adventures in their world that prove, whether friends or adversaries, they are all ultimately dependent on each other for survival. Marder's deceptively simple artwork illustrates a self-contained ecological fantasy realm with its own unique rules, truths, and lingo. Beanworld has delighted readers from grade school to grad school for more than a generation, earning a spot on the New York Times Graphic Books Best Sellers List.
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If you want to take your culinary skills from cook to master chef, you'll need to know a few things. Where can you get not just good, but the best wild garlic? What are the tried-and-true utensils every master chef's kitchen should have? Which recipe should you have in your back pocket for preparing to perfection at a moment's notice? What are the best wine pairings for your next dinner party? Aspiring chefs who need new tricks in the kitchen: You're not alone. Guillaume Long has asked and answered all your culinary questions. Cooking blogs and comics come together in To Drink and To Eat, the newest and most unique cookbook to add to your kitchen shelf.  
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The cartoon WuMo celebrates life's absurdity and bittersweet ironies, holding up a funhouse mirror to our modern world and those who live in it. Thanks to its delightful artwork and irreverent humor, this hilarious comic by writer Mikael Wulff and illustrator Anders Morgenthaler has grown from an underground sensation to one of the biggest and most popular strips in Europe. WuMo's inventiveness is reminiscent of their countryman Hans Christian Andersen--if Andersen's fairy tales had been populated by sadistic pandas, disgruntled office workers, crazy beavers, Albert Einstein, Snoop Dogg, and Darth Vader. Named WuMo, after the Danish duo's last names, it appears in the largest papers in northern Europe, including Germany's Die Welt, Denmark's Politiken, and Norway's Dagbladet.
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