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Carnival
1 The Carnivorous Carnival - Lemony Snicket
Auteur : Lemony Snicket
Genre : Family & Relationships
Everybody loves a carnival! Who can fail to delight in the colourful people, the unworldly spectacle, the fabulous freaks?

A carnival is a place for good family fun - as long as one has a family, that is. For the Baudelaire orphans, their time at the carnival turns out to be yet another episode in a now unbearable series of unfortunate events. In fact, in this appalling ninth instalment in Lemony Snicket′s serial, the siblings must confront a terrible lie, a caravan, and Chabo the wolf baby. With millions of readers worldwide, and the Baudelaire′s fate turning from unpleasant to unseemly, it is clear that Lemony Snicket has taken nearly all the fun out of children′s books.

Ages 10+

2 Who Made God? - Ravi Zacharias, Norman L. Geisler & Zondervan
Auteur : Ravi Zacharias, Norman L. Geisler & Zondervan
Genre : Religion & Spirituality
In the quest for the truth, you need to know what you believe and why you believe it. Who Made God? offers accessible answers to over 100 commonly asked apologetic questions. Bringing together the best in evangelical apologists, this guide is standard equipment for Christians who want to understand and talk about their faith intelligently. Part one answers tough questions about the Christian faith such as:• Who made God? • How can there be three persons in one God? • What is God’s ultimate purpose in allowing evil? • Where did the universe come from? • How long are the days of creation in Genesis? • Did Jesus rise from the dead? • Are the records of Jesus’ life reliable? • Does the Bible have errors in it?Part two answers tough questions about other faiths, including Islam, Mormonism, Hinduism, Transcendental Meditation, Yoga, Reincarnation, Buddhism, and Black Islam.

3 Carnivorous Nights - Margaret Mittelbach & Michael Crewdson
Auteur : Margaret Mittelbach & Michael Crewdson
Genre : Travel & Adventure
Packing an off-kilter sense of humor and keen scientific minds, authors Margaret Mittelbach and Michael Crewdson take off with renowned artist Alexis Rockman on a postmodern safari. Their mission? Tracking down the elusive Tasmanian tiger. This mysterious, striped predator was once the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial. It had a pouch like a kangaroo and a jaw that opened impossibly wide to reveal terrifying choppers. Tragically, this rare and powerful animal was hunted into extinction in the early part of the twentieth century. Or was it?

Journeying first to the Australian mainland and then south to the wild island of Tasmania, these young naturalists brave a series of bizarre misadventures and uproarious wildlife encounters in their obsessive search for the long-lost beast.

From an ancient cave featuring an aboriginal painting of the tiger to a lab in Sydn

Unfortunate
Collection
Material
4 A Series of Unfortunate Events Collection: Books 1-13 with Bonus Material - Lemony Snicket
Auteur : Lemony Snicket
Genre : Family & Relationships
If you have not read anything about the Baudelaire orphans, then before you read even one more sentence, you should know this: Violet, Klaus, and Sunny are kindhearted and quick-witted, but their lives are filled with bad luck and misery. All of the stories about these three children are unhappy and wretched and will most likely fill you with deep despair.

From The Bad Beginning to The End, this comprehensive collection with unfortunate bonus material that may or may not include trivia questions, character profiles, and several very sad sentences is the only choice for people who simply cannot get enough of a bad thing!

Revised
5 The Savage Garden, Revised - Peter D'Amato
Auteur : Peter D'Amato
Genre : Gardening
For fifteen years, The Savage Garden has been the number one bestselling bible for those interested in growing carnivorous plants. This new edition is fully revised to include the latest developments and discoveries in the carnivorous plant world, making it the most accurate and up to date book of its kind. 

You may be familiar with the Venus flytrap, but did you know that some pitcher plants can—and do—digest an entire rat? Or that there are several hundred
species of carnivorous plants on our planet? Beautiful, unusual, and surprisingly easy to grow, flesh-eating plants thrive everywhere from windowsills to outdoor container gardens, in a wide variety of climates. The Savage Garden is the most comprehensive guide to these fascinating oddities, gloriously illustrated with more than 200 color photos. Fully revised with the latest develo

6 The Carnivorous Lamb - Agustin Gomez-Arcos
Auteur : Agustin Gomez-Arcos
Genre : Gay
The latest in the Little Sister’s Classics series resurrecting gay and lesbian literary gems: a viciously funny, shocking yet ultimately moving 1975 novel, an allegory of Franco’s Spain, about a young gay man (the self-described “carnivorous lamb”) coming of age with a mother who despises him, a father who ignores him, and a brother who loves him.

Author Agustin Gomez-Arcos left his native Spain for France in the 1960s to escape its censorship policies. The Carnivorous Lamb, originally written in French, won the Prix Hermes, and this, its 1984 English translation, was widely acclaimed.
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8 Love & Other Carnivorous Plants - Florence Gonsalves
Auteur : Florence Gonsalves
Genre : Coming of Age
This acclaimed, darkly funny debut for fans of Jesse Andrews and Robyn Schneider about a teen who's consumed by love, grief, and self-destructive behavior is now in paperback.

Freshman year at college was the most anticlimactic year of Danny's life. She's failing pre-med and drifting apart from her best friend. One by one, Danny is losing all the underpinnings of her identity. When she finds herself attracted to an older, edgy girl who she met in rehab for an eating disorder, she finally feels like she might be finding a new sense of self. But when tragedy strikes, her self-destructive tendencies come back to haunt her as she struggles to discover who that self really is. With a starkly memorable voice that's at turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Love and Other Carnivorous Plants brilliantly captures the painful turning point between an adolescence that's slipping awa

9 Carnivorous Plants - Nigel Hewitt-Cooper
Auteur : Nigel Hewitt-Cooper
Genre : Gardening
Once known only to collectors, adolescent boys, and fans of the cult film The Little Shop of Horrors, carnivorous plants are poised to be the next big trend in home gardening. They provide striking architectural style and can be grown indoors and outdoors. Carnivorous Plants is an accessible, smartly designed guide to growing this unusual group of plants. It offers a general introduction to the world of carnivorous plants, and growing and cultivation information for commonly available and easily grown varieties. Nigel Hewitt-Cooper also provides advice on where to grow the plants; year-round care, cultivation, and maintenance; and a directory of the best carnivorous plants for home gardeners. 

10 Great Vegan Meals for the Carnivorous Family - Amanda Logan
Auteur : Amanda Logan
Genre : Special Diet
Incredible Plant-Based Meals For Everyone

Amanda Logan—the founder of My Goodness Kitchen and a “vegan living with carnivores”—saves you from having to make double the meals and do double the dishes with 75 meatless, egg-less and dairy-free recipes the whole family will love.

For die-hard vegans and vegetarians, Amanda takes the flavor up a notch with recipes like Savory French Toast, Vegan Latkes, Easy-Peasy No-Sausage Rolls and Dang Tasty Mexican Black Beans. Devoted carnivores won’t miss meat with dishes like This Lasagna Can’t Be Vegan, Portobello Fajitas and Husband-Approved Tofu Katsu Burger. And to round out the whole family, kids will be begging for more after trying Dairy-Free Stovetop Mac ‘N’ Cheese, Vegan Chili Fries and Chocolate Lover’s Black Bean Brownies.

Thanks to Great Vegan Meals for the Carnivorous Family,

Wonderful
Biology
Children
Biology
11 Do Plants Eat Meat? The Wonderful World of Carnivorous Plants - Biology Books for Kids Children's Biology Books - Baby Professor
Auteur : Baby Professor
Genre : Nature
Did you know that some plants eat special food? Sunlight is not enough for them and they lack the capacity to create their own food. That is why they prey on insects. They have a unique scent that attracts their small prey so they just sit and wait until they can gobble something up! Should you be afraid of these carnivorous plants too?

12 Carnivorous Plants - AGRIHORTICO
Auteur : AGRIHORTICO
Genre : Life Sciences
Carnivorous plants are those plants that depend on insects and small animals for their nitrogen supply and proteins (inorganic nutrition). They derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and digesting small animals and insects by means of specially modified plant organs or trapping mechanisms. Today, there are over 600 known species of carnivorous plants in the world and most of them are herbaceous perennials that live in nutrient-poor soils.

13 Carnivorous Plants - AGRIHORTICO
Auteur : AGRIHORTICO
Genre : Lifestyle & Home
Carnivorous plants are those plants that depend on insects and small animals for their nitrogen supply and proteins (inorganic nutrition). They derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and digesting small animals and insects by means of specially modified plant organs or trapping mechanisms. Today, there are over 600 known species of carnivorous plants in the world and most of them are herbaceous perennials that live in nutrient-poor soils.

14 Carnivorous Plants - Dan Torre
Auteur : Dan Torre
Genre : Nature
Carnivorous plants are a unique botanical group, possessing modified leaves to trap, kill, and consume small creatures. As a result they are often depicted as killers in films and literature—from Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors to the world-dominating plants of The Day of the Triffids—yet many people regard carnivorous plants as exotic and beautiful specimens to collect and display.

In this abundantly illustrated and highly entertaining book, Dan Torre describes the evolution, structure, and scientific background of carnivorous plants. Examining their cultural and social history, he also shows how they have inspired our imagination and been represented in art, literature, cinema, animation, and popular culture.

From the Venus flytrap—a species endemic to the Carolinas—to pitcher plants, this fascinating history of these singular, arresting, be

15 Tales Of The Carnivorous Duck - Terry McDermott
Auteur : Terry McDermott
Genre : Fantasy
Tales of the Carnivorous Duck is a novella about two planets. One planet is the world of cannibals, and the other is inhabited by a race of vegetarians.  Elroy Bean is a vegetarian who wishes to seek peace with the flesh eaters of Humania. This is a story of fantasy horror, romance, and political corruption.

The book also contains short stories and poetry.  The Rose Pearl Trilogy and The Adventures of Derek the Red are narrative poems.

The author closes the book with a tribute to three men. The tributes are done in a poetic form shadroma.

Comparative
Studies
Seasonal
Variations
Nutritional
Species
16 Comparative Studies on the Seasonal Variations in the Nutritional Values of Three Carnivorous Fish Species (Report) - International Journal of Agriculture and Biology
Auteur : International Journal of Agriculture and Biology
Genre : Economics
Byline: MUHAMMAD ASHRAF - e-mail: muhammad.ashraf@uvas.edu.pk, ASMA ZAFAR AND MUHAMMAD NAEEM ABSTRACT

17 Carnivorous Plants : The Hunt. A one way ticket to the death! - Thomas Ferriere & Joshua Ferriere
Auteur : Thomas Ferriere & Joshua Ferriere
Genre : Science & Nature
Extraordinary genius traps you need to see!!

Discover the Genius Carnivorous Plants (Kids Picture Book about Meat-Eating Plants)

You’re about to Discover the genius trapping mechanisms of these amazing creatures.

Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...
- Pitfall traps.
- Flypaper traps
- Snap traps
- Bladder traps
- Lobster-pot traps

Download your copy today!

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Diversity
Arthropods
Pinguicula
Moranensis
Lentibulariaceae
Temperate
Central
18 Diversity of Arthropods Preyed Upon by the Carnivorous Plant Pinguicula Moranensis (Lentibulariaceae) in a Temperate Forest of Central Mexico (Report) - Southwestern Naturalist
Auteur : Southwestern Naturalist
Genre : Life Sciences
The immediate benefit of a carnivorous habit in plants is a significant increase in rate of photosynthesis derived from a higher concentration of nutrients in leaves (Aldenius et al., 1983; Wakefield et al., 2005; Ellison, 2006). Plants obtain nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium from captured prey; nonetheless, ca. 60% of nitrogen is sequestered by bacteria (Karlsson and Carlsson, 1984; Adamec, 2002; Farnsworth and Ellison, 2008). Incorporation of nutrients coming from prey allows plants to assign resources to roots for uptake of nitrogen (Karlsson and Carlsson, 1984; Adamec, 2002). In this way, economy of nutrients in carnivorous plants, expressed in terms ofefficiencies of use of photosynthetic nutrients, is closely linked to capture of prey. This resolves deficiencies of nutrients that generally characterize the substrate where the plant grows (Farnsworth and Ellison, 2008)

19 The Carnivorous Plants - Francis Ernest Lloyd
Auteur : Francis Ernest Lloyd
Genre : Nature
The experience which has led to the writing of this book began in 1929 when, examining a species related to Utricularia gibba, I made an observation of some importance in understanding the mechanism of the trap. This begot a desire to study as many other species of the genus as I could obtain for comparison, primarily to determine the validity of my conclusions. My feeling that research in this field was promising was strengthened by the discovery that the pertinent literature was singularly barren of the information most needed, that is to say, precise accounts of the structure of the entrance mechanisms of the traps. And an examination of much herbarium material, because of the meagreness of the underground parts of the terrestrial types resulting from indifferent methods of collection, forced the conclusion that, even had other difficulties inherent in studying dried material not inte

20 The Carnivorous City - Toni Kan
Auteur : Toni Kan
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
"Rabato Sabato aka Soni Dike is a Lagos big boy; a criminal turned grandee, with a beautiful wife, a sea-side mansion and a questionable fortune. Then one day he disappears and his car is found in a ditch, music blaring from the speakers. Soni's older brother, Abel Dike, a teacher, arrives in Lagos to look for his missing brother. Abel is rapidly sucked into the unforgiving Lagos maelstrom where he has to navigate encounters with a motley cast of common criminals, deal with policemen all intent on getting a piece of the pie, and contend with his growing attraction to his brother's wife. Carnivorous City is a story about love, family and just desserts but it is above all a tale about Lagos and the people who make the city by the lagoon what it is."

Collection
21 The Carnivorous Collection - Deborah McKellar Daniel
Auteur : Deborah McKellar Daniel
Genre : Short Stories
An ordinary situation, a snapshot of time, could be something completely the opposite of what you believe or have been taught. I challenge you to ponder the following simple questions and to consider if they have ever occurred in your life and what you thought was the explanation:

Have you ever come upon a beautiful scenic area and were able to get the perfect picture because nobody else was there?

When exploring mountain trails, did you come across a cave that was so obscured by bushes that you decided not to disturb it?

Why do you see various roads blocked off by locked, seemingly ancient, low metal gates on park roads?

Do you ever wonder who is driving beside you in the sports car that has windows tinted so dark you cannot see in?

Lastly, how many times have you driven on two-lane roads past pastures with only one cow in them?

Marsupials
22 Carnivorous Marsupials - Donna Racheal
Auteur : Donna Racheal
Genre : Pets
For as long as many of us have made Australia home, many different species of native wildlife have been bred in captivity. Like our domesticated cats and dogs, Australians unique animals need a varied and balanced diet. They require specific handling, adequate space, and environmental stimulation.
This self-published book offers 60 pages of illustrated information relating to caring for 18 commonly kept species of Carnivorous Marsupials. Included are recommended enclosure sizes, suggested diets, nest box sizes, as well as general descriptions, information on breeding, social interactions, handling and transporting techniques and more.

Straminipilous
Organisms
Growing
Herbivorous
Pirapitinga
Piaractus
Brachypomus
Piranha
Pygocentrus
Nattereri
Organismos
Stramenophila
Crescimento
Herbivora
Pirapitinga
Piaractus
Brachypomus
Carnivora
Piranha
Pygocentrus
Nattereri
Polonia
23 Straminipilous Organisms Growing on Herbivorous Pirapitinga (Piaractus Brachypomus) and Carnivorous Piranha (Pygocentrus Nattereri) from Poland/Organismos Stramenophila Em Crescimento Na Herbivora Pirapitinga (Piaractus Brachypomus) E Na Carnivora Piranha (Pygocentrus Nattereri) Da Polonia (Report) - Brazilian Journal of Biology
Auteur : Brazilian Journal of Biology
Genre : Life Sciences
1. Introduction In their natural environment, Piaractus brachypomus and Pygocentrus nettereri inhabit inland waters of South America (Thorson, 1976; Menni et al., 1996). In many countries, including Poland, both species are reared in amateur aquaria for their characteristic body colouration and original appearance. In aquarium conditions, they sometimes alter their behaviour, e.g. predatory piranha lose their aggressive disposition, become anxious and skittish, retaining, however, their atractive look due to their colourful skin. The aim of this study was to supply some data to extend the list of straminipilous organisms growing on chosen parts of the body of the pirapitinga and piranha specimens, used as baits. The result was to compare the composition, abundance and diversity in water from three trophically different water bodies in Poland.

24 Killer Plants - Molly Williams
Auteur : Molly Williams
Genre : Gardening
Explore the darker side of nature with this accessible guide to choosing, growing, and caring for carnivorous and predatory plants like Venus flytraps, pitcher plants (in all of their wild and wacky varieties), sundews, and other spooky guys.
Carnivorous plants are among the most fascinating botanical specimens in this world. They're weird, they're gorgeous, and they're the perfect addition to your urban jungle of pothos, snake plants, and succulents. However, they can also be intimidating to grow and care for. Let Killer Plants -- with its light approach and adorable two-color illustrations -- be your guide as it walks you through the different types of carnivorous plants and how to keep each variety alive and well.

The book answers the many questions you may have surrounding these freaks of nature, such as:
Where the heck do I buy a pitcher pla

Strangest
Predators
25 World's Strangest Predators - Lonely Planet
Auteur : Lonely Planet
Genre : General Nonfiction
Discover the planet’s weirdest and scariest predators. Our animal experts have found 40 of the planet’s most bizarre species and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal each creature’s ferocity, beastly behaviour and cunning methods to catch their prey. 

Every creature needs to eat to survive, and for many that means tucking into other animals! To do this, they’ve created clever ways to hunt and gobble up their unsuspecting ‘lunch’. Inside World’s Strangest Predators, kids will discover plants that feast on insects, a real-life dragon that can tackle a buffalo and the snake with a unique disguise for catching birds. And with our ‘strange-o-meter’, they can compare each creature’s danger, cunning, ferocity and strangeness!         

Predators include:

26 The Broken Hours - Jacqueline Baker
Auteur : Jacqueline Baker
Genre : Horror
In the cold spring of 1936, Arthor Crandle, down-on-his luck and desperate for work, accepts a position in Providence, Rhode Island, as a live-in secretary/assistant for an unnamed shut-in.

He arrives at the gloomy colonial-style house to discover that his strange employer is an author of disturbing, bizarre fiction. Health issues have confined him to his bedroom, where he is never to be disturbed. But the writer, who Crandle knows only as “Ech-Pi,” refuses to meet him, communicating only by letters left on a table outside his room. Soon the home reveals other unnerving peculiarities. There is an ominous presence Crandle feels on the main stairwell. Light shines out underneath the door of the writer’s room, but is invisible from the street. It becomes increasingly clear there is something not right about the house or its occupant.

Haunting visions of a young g

Cyclops
27 Billy Stuart in the Eye of the Cyclops - Alain M. Bergeron & Sophie B. Watson
Auteur : Alain M. Bergeron & Sophie B. Watson
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
Billy Stuart, the young raccoon leader of the Zintrepids Scout troop, aspires to be just like his grandfather, a globe-trotting adventurer who knows no fear. After accidentally traveling through time in pursuit of the elder Stuart, Billy and friends find themselves lost in a land inhabited by giants: giant plants, giant animals, GIANT MONSTERS! Billy and his companions set off to explore the island, looking for fresh water and food. But a hailstorm forces them to take shelter in a grotto, where they find the trail of Billy’s grandfather, Virgil Stuart. However, following Grandpa’s footsteps turns out to be much more perilous than they expected. And stranded in the heart of this mysterious island, the Zintrepids can’t shake the feeling that they are being watched.  
Brightly illustrated and enhanced with games and puzzles throughout, Billy Stuart in the Eye of the Cy

28 Deep Jungle - Fred Pearce
Auteur : Fred Pearce
Genre : History
DEEP JUNGLE is an exploration of the most alien and feared habitat on Earth. Starting with man's earliest recorded adventures, Fred Pearce journeys high into the canopy - home to two-thirds of all the creatures on our planet, many of whom never come down to earth. During his travels he encounters all manner of fantastic flora and fauna, including a frog that can glide from tree to tree, a spider that can drag live chickens into its burrow and a flower that smells of decaying flesh.

It is in the jungle that Pearce discovers secrets about how evolution works, the intricate links that connect us all, and maybe even clues to where humans came from - here is the key to our future foods and medicines, our climate and our understanding of how life works. At the start of a new millennium Pearce asks why we continue to waste precious time - and billions of dollars - looking for signs o

Grasshopper
29 Grasshopper Mouse - William Langley
Auteur : William Langley
Genre : Science & Nature
Grasshopper mice exhibit a carnivorous life-style. Comparison of attack behaviors among grasshopper mice, its relatives and other small predatory mammals indicate which features evolved from modifications of the basic rodent design and which evolved as new features for a carnivorous life-style. Grasshopper mice compete with other rodents for insect prey by vigorously attacking them and by advertising their presence through signalling behavior.

Legendary
Dinosaurs
30 Legendary Dinosaurs - Sprea Publishing
Auteur : Sprea Publishing
Genre : Nature
Dinosaurs are some of the most fascinating creatures who have ever lived on earth. This illustrated eBook will guide you through an electrifying tour of the prehistoric world, helping you discover more about these most extraordinary creatures and answer questions about their evolution. How did they hunt? Why were some of them horned? Could they fly? Find the answers to these questions, and many more, in this unique eBook!

Coolkids
31 The CoolKids - Ramsey Dean
Auteur : Ramsey Dean
Genre : Coming of Age
An overly idealistic hardcore straight-edge vegan high school senior tries to hold his trendy clique together as graduation threatens to tear them and everything they stand for apart.

American
Pitcher
32 North American Pitcher Plants - Dr Peter Scott
Auteur : Dr Peter Scott
Genre : Life Sciences
Plants are always considered the producers on earth. They photosynthesize and other organisms live off their products. However, there is an underworld of plants that have turned the tables on animals and are carnivorous. 
This ebook details one family of carnivorous plants, the North American Pitcher Plants. I hope you enjoy this introduction to the remarkable and fascinating underworld of plant biology. 
I have spent 15 years as a university lecturer studying these plants, and I got to use some highly technical research equipment. I have written this ebook for people interested in carnivorous plants and who are interested in growing them or just looking at pictures and movies of them. But I have also written it for those people interested in the science behind them and who want to learn more about the world around them. There is more detail on the pitcher plants he
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