When a devastating flood wrecks her hometown on the California coast, Koko, the savvy Australian shepherd, and her dog friends are moved temporarily out of harm's way to the Colorado mountains. But are they really out of harm's way in a land where human intrigue and hunger for land and power threaten their former town and treasured dog park. Join Koko as, inspired by the hard-working mountain dogs she encounters, she sniffs out a greedy developer's plot to take advantage of the havoc caused by climate change.
Retirement doesn't suit John Rebus. He wasn't made for hobbies, holidays or home improvements. Being a cop is in his blood. So when DI Siobhan Clarke asks for his help on a case, Rebus doesn't need long to consider his options. Clarke's been investigating the death of a senior lawyer whose body was found along with a threatening note. On the other side of Edinburgh, Big Ger Cafferty - Rebus's long-time nemesis - has received an identical note and a bullet through his window. Now it's up to Clarke and Rebus to connect the dots and stop a killer. Even Dogs in the Wild brings back Ian Rankin's greatest characters in a story exploring the darkest corners of our instincts and desires.
In this enticing collection of easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons, Freddie Levin introduces budding artists to the diverse world of dogs. Using a picture-book illustration style and encouraging instructions, this fun guide includes a variety of wild and domestic breeds, from wolves to chihuahuas to great danes and more. Additionally, she includes working dogs such as circus dogs and seeing-eye dogs .
The content covered encompass not only the theoretic and methodological aspects for culturing human pluripotent stem cells, but also the establishment of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into specific cellular subtypes. This book has the most updated methods and technologies in an accessible and clear language, presenting protocols developed and optimized by researchers that use them every day. Stem cell research is a growing field that offers the potential to comprehend mechanisms of neural development and tissue regeneration and maintenance as well as the development-related human diseases and the establishment of novel therapies. Questions of basic biology can also be exploited by this cutting-edge approach.
Top dog Duke and his crew of construction-worker dogs are hard at work building a new park. They need lots of cool equipment to help them dig, haul, push, and plow-like a backhoe, dump truck, bulldozer, and grader. But what happens when the crew finds something unexpected buried deep in the ground
Beginning readers will love this I Can Read adventure starring a doggy construction crew! The text and art have been gently adapted from James Horvath's picture book of the same title. Dig, Dogs, Dig is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.