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National Geographic Kids Everything Big Cats - Elizabeth Carney
ISBN: 9781426308062
Publication Date: 2011-04-12
Grades 3-7; Ages 8-12
Bring on the Big Cats No tame tabbies, these four big predators, the lion, leopard, jaguar, and tiger, are known for their powerful roars. Kids can prowl through the lion's to-do list and the tiger's steak dinner to learn all about the big 4, then move beyond the big cats to see how they stock up against the pretty kitties.

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Cheetahs - Laura Marsh
ISBN: 9781426308550
Publication Date: 2011-07-12
Grades 1-4; Ages 6-9
Adorably cute and amazingly fast, the cheetah is a perennial favorite among kids. This National Geographic Reader will delight kids with beautiful photographs and mind-boggling facts about this majestic and mysterious cat. Did you know a cheetah could go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds? True to the National Geographic Kids’ style and trusted reputation, snack size bites of information provide easily digestible learning that fulfills both the reader’s curiosity and sense of achievement.

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Face to Face with Cheetahs - Chris Johns; Elizabeth Carney
ISBN: 9781426303234
Publication Date: 2008-10-14
Grades 2-5; Ages 7-10
Chris Johns, Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic magazine, brings you face to face with a family of cheetahs. The story begins in Okavango Delta in Botswana as the cheetah mother hunts her prey and the photographer tracks the elusive cat. After watching the family for four months, he is rewarded when a cheetah cub comes up and actually licks his hand one of the most profound moments of his life.

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Face to Face with Leopards - Dereck Joubert; Beverly Joubert
ISBN: 9781426306365
Publication Date: 2009-08-11
Grades 2-5; Ages 7-10
You're crouched in the African brush, camera at the ready. You're waiting on one of nature's loners. It's dark. It's scary. Then silently, he appears; the ever-elusive leopard. You have seconds to capture on film this wonder of the wild, with its exotic spotted fur, so prized by hunters.

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Face to Face with Lions - Beverly Joubert; Dereck Joubert
ISBN: 9781426306273
Publication Date: 2010-03-09
Grades 2-5; Ages 7-10
Some tense face-to-face encounters with lions draw readers into a place where danger stalks them, where one wrong move can lead to death. The book is full of useful information for school reports and breathtaking photography of these powerful beasts. In addition, the Jouberts spark the child's imagination with their appreciation of the wildness and freedom that the lions symbolise.

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Go Cub! - Susan Neuman
ISBN: 9781426315121
Publication Date: 2014-05-13
Grades Pre-K-K; Ages 2-5
Join the little lion cub on his day of adventures on the African savanna. Watch him run, jump, play, eat, and sleep, cuddle with mum, and roll around with his brother and sister.

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Lucky Leopards! And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Rescues - Aline Alexander Newman
ISBN: 9781426314575
Publication Date: 2014-02-11
Grades 2-5; Ages 7-10
Based on the hit feature in National Geographic Kids magazine, we bring you Lucky Leopards, true and inspiring stories of daring animal rescues that will engage and enchant readers of all ages.

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Tigers - Laura Marsh
ISBN: 9781426309113
Publication Date: 2012-01-10
Grades K-3; Ages 5-8
With their bold black stripes, powerful presence, and fierce faces, tigers are just about the coolest animal on the planet. These giant jungle cats can climb trees, swim, and run in sprints up to 32 mph--making them a predatory nightmare. Ranging from the warm climates of Southeast Asia to the frozen tundra of western Russia, these solitary hunters will devour whatever animal they catch.

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