LOST ISLANDS, THE STORY OF ISLANDS THAT HAVE VANISHED FROM NAUTICAL CHARTS, by Henry Stommel, Dover Publications

Hundreds of islands that once appeared on nautical charts and general atlases are now known to have vanished — or never even existed. How were they detected in the first place? Henry Stommel, an oceanographer and senior scientist at Massachusetts' Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, chronicles his fascinating research in documenting the false discoveries of these … Continue reading LOST ISLANDS, THE STORY OF ISLANDS THAT HAVE VANISHED FROM NAUTICAL CHARTS, by Henry Stommel, Dover Publications

SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press

DESCRIPTION: A fiesta of feline facts for cat lovers everywhere! It's amazing but true: there are approximately 600 million pet cats around the world! And why not? Not only are they playful, cuddly, and smart, they are also very helpful. Best known as skilled hunters, they can also predict storms and earthquakes, bring comfort to … Continue reading SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press