The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth
David Burnie (Author) Smithsonian Institution (Contribution by)
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DescriptionIf you're wild about animals, this visual encyclopedia for kids is the ultimate page-turner, bringing our planet's creatures together in spectacular style. This inspiring children's reference guide welcomes you to the animal kingdom where you can meet more than 1,500 species, ranging from ants to zebras and everything in between. Stunning pictures bring you face to face with giant predators you know and love, including polar bears and tigers, as well as mysterious microscopic life, including amoebas and bacteria. A variety of animal habitats are shown in beautiful detail, while accessible information, additional fact boxes, and amazing galleries complete the stories. A jaw-dropping spectrum of animal types - from fish and birds to reptiles and mammals - provides a learning experience like no other. Whether you're a budding naturalist or simply want to complete a school project, The Animal Book has got it covered!
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
August 19, 2013
8.8 X 10.9 X 1.2 inches | 3.25 pounds
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About the Author
David Burnie is a fellow of the Zoological Society of London and has written and contributed to more than 100 books about the natural world. He was consultant editor of DK's highly successful Animal and The Natural History Book. David is also a former winner of the Aventis Prize for Science Books. Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you.
"The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth is an 'amoebas to zebras' reference destined to pique the interest of young readers and provide years of homework help for ages 8 to 12.... a comprehensive, at-a-glance guide illustrated with brilliant color photography, accompanied by facts that prove to be easily digestible." - BookPage