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This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 6/1/2009

Inspired by the belief that a healthy appreciation for fine art, rich storytelling, and the enjoyment of the world around us is the key to both happiness and success, Bunker Hill’s mission is to originate, develop, and publish both traditional and innovative illustrated books for children and adults that are graphically and physically appealing while also sound reference works and entertaining reads. Bunker Hill recognizes the enduring magic and importance of beautiful books and aspires to become an organization whose practices, business relationships, and endeavors are as creative and rewarding as the books we make. In short, we will publish creative books, and creatively publish them.

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Amazing Jellies
Favor Johnson
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. They are 95 percent water, with a little bit of prote in, oil, and salt. Jellies have lived on the earth for millions of years, and their fossils have been found in rocks 650 million years old. They have no brain, no liver, no kidneys, no heart, no lungs, or gills. They do not need blood, have no eyes, nose or tongue. They can be lethal and are nearly always beautiful.

Disappearing Giants: The North Atlantic Right Whale was our first collaboration with The New England Aquarium, and with the same depth and clarity, Amazing Jellies provides the reader with a thorough understanding of jellies andtheir role in the ocean. The book takes advantage of the most recent research into jellies, with a chapter based on a special exhibit at the New England Aquarium also titled "Amazing Jellies." Beautiful color photographs accompany a clearly written and wide-ranging text.

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Since I was two the book, ‘Twas the Night before Christmas’ by Clement Clark Moore has been a part of my fondest holiday memories. Whether I am reading it aloud to eager little ears or somebody is giving me the pleasure of listening to it, it really puts me in the mood for the season. Our new book, ‘Favor Johnson’ coming out this September is going to give readers as well as listeners the same pleasurable experiences. It is a delightful story of loving and giving that epitomizes what the holiday season should be all about. In many ways life is moving much too fast these days and we have lost track of what is really important. This story of the wonderful old Vermont farmer, Favor Johnson, told by Willem Lange and beautifully illustrated by Bert Dodson, will help us slow down and savor the true values of Christmas.

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Bones, Brains and DNA.
Seahorses
Based on the new Spitzer Hall of Human Origins in the American Museum of Natural History which opens in February 2007, The Book of 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 human origins, human movement across the Planet and the beginnings of being human through language, music, art and tools.

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The Seahorse is one of nature's most startling creations. The Ancients thought these creatures pulled the chariots of Neptune. We have reduced it to an endangered species. This book explores the science and the mythology, the biology and behavior, the beauty and mystery of this unique dazzling fish.

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This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 6/1/2009
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