Animal Encyclopedia

2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More!

Author: Lucy H. Spelman,National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426310226

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 1835

Presents a photographic reference with facts about twenty-five hundred animal species that detail animal habitats, life cycles, and conservation efforts.
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National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Soc Childrens books

ISBN: 9780792271802

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 262

View: 6302

Picture essays, question-and-answer sections, a color-coded world map, and more enhance this comprehensive guide to the animal world.
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Encyclopedia of Animals

Author: Karen McGhee,George McKay

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792259367

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 4921

A comprehensive volume of more than one thousand animals introduces the entire animal kingdom, touring every corner of the planet and covering such topics as scientific and common names, conservation data, habitat, and behavior.
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Science Encyclopedia

Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More!

Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.),National Geographic Kids

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426325428

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 304

View: 4549

Offers an illustrated encyclopedia of general science, with informative and fun facts on a broad array of scientific topics.
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Amazing animal facts

Author: Jacqui Bailey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780756644239

Category: Science

Page: 61

View: 6547

"A visual guide to the world's most incredible creatures" -- Cover.
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The Animal Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146542122X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 7037

The Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra).
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Wild Animal Atlas

Earth's Astonishing Animals and where They Live

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426307270

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 8813

Provides an introduction to geography that focuses on the animals found on each continent, including descriptions of common animals, simple pictorial maps, and profiles of endangered species.
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Space Encyclopedia

A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond

Author: Christine Pulliam,Patricia Daniels

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426309481

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 191

View: 8656

A tour of outer space explores the solar system as well as stars, galaxies, and the birth of planets, and speculates on whether other intelligent beings exist in the universe.
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First Animal Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241217741

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 168

View: 7407

Bursting with animal facts for kids, First Animal Encyclopedia reveals everything kids want to know about the animal kingdom. From tiny critters that live on the jungle floor to giant creatures that dwell in the depths of the ocean, First Animal Encyclopedia reveals the mysteries of the animal world. Watch animals in action, investigate their habits and find out their habitats in this first animal encyclopedia. Kids will learn all about different animal groups, including mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, insects and fish through beautiful colour images, quirky "Did you know" fact boxes and engaging "curiosity quizzes" make learning engaging and exciting. DK's First Reference is a great for children who want to explore the world around them.
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Wildlife of the World

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465449590

Category: Nature

Page: 480

View: 9787

Wildlife of the World takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats-- from the Amazon rain forests to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole--meeting the most important animals in each ecosystem along the way. In Wildlife of the World, truly spectacular portrait-style photography brings you "face-to-face" with individual animals in up-close and engrossing profiles on how the animals interact with their environments, mate, survive, and even play. From the shaggy musk ox foraging in the Canadian high arctic to the angered Scottish wildcat prowling the Highlands to the rock-climbing gelada monkey of Ethiopia, each animal featured in Wildlife of the World plays a key role in its environment. An additional eighty-page illustrated reference section on the animal kingdom explains the animal groups and profiles additional species. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
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The Ultimate Dinopedia

The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever

Author: Don Lessem

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426301650

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

View: 9948

Shares in-depth information about all currently known dinosaur species organized under major periods, providing details on such topics as physical characteristics, diet and discovery dates. 25,000 first printing.
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The Complete Book of Animals

Author: Tom Jackson

Publisher: Armadillo

ISBN: 9781843227342

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 1742

This is a fully illustrated encyclopedia of over 350 amphibians, reptiles and mammals from around the world. It includes the venomous western diamondback rattlesnake of the southern United States, the tree-dwelling flying lizard of south-east Asia, and the extraordinary egg-laying platypus of Australia.
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National Geographic Kids World Atlas

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.),National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426314035

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 207

View: 2130

Contains the latest data, maps of the world, and graphs as well as lively essays about the world, geography-themed games, crosswords, and picture puzzles.
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The Animal Book

A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest—and Most Surprising—Animals on Earth

Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544344294

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 7806

Animals smooth and spiky, fast and slow, hop and waddle through the two hundred plus pages of the Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins’s most impressive nonfiction offering yet. Sections such as “Animal Senses,” “Animal Extremes,” and “The Story of Life” burst with fascinating facts and infographics that will have trivia buffs breathlessly asking, “Do you know a termite queen can produce up to 30,000 eggs a day?” Jenkins’s color-rich cut- and torn-paper artwork is as strikingly vivid as ever. Rounding out this bountiful browsers’ almanac of more than three hundred animals is a discussion of the artist’s bookmaking process, an animal index, a glossary, and a bibliography. A bookshelf essential!
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Encyclopedia of Insects

Author: Vincent H. Resh,Ring T. Cardé

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080920900

Category: Science

Page: 1168

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Awarded Best Reference by the New York Public Library (2004), Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE (2003), and AAP/PSP 2003 Best Single Volume Reference/Sciences by Association of American Publishers' Professional Scholarly Publishing Division, the first edition of Encyclopedia of Insects was acclaimed as the most comprehensive work devoted to insects. Covering all aspects of insect anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management, this book sets the standard in entomology. The second edition of this reference will continue the tradition by providing the most comprehensive, useful, and up-to-date resource for professionals. Expanded sections in forensic entomology, biotechnology and Drosphila, reflect the full update of over 300 topics. Articles contributed by over 260 high profile and internationally recognized entomologists provide definitive facts regarding all insects from ants, beetles, and butterflies to yellow jackets, zoraptera, and zygentoma. * 66% NEW and revised content by over 200 international experts * New chapters on Bedbugs, Ekbom Syndrome, Human History, Genomics, Vinegaroons * Expanded sections on insect-human interactions, genomics, biotechnology, and ecology * Each of the 273 articles updated to reflect the advances which have taken place in entomology research since the previous edition * Features 1,000 full-color photographs, figures and tables * A full glossary, 1,700 cross-references, 3,000 bibliographic entries, and online access save research time * Updated with online access
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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Author: Bernd Würsig,J.G.M. Thewissen,Kit M. Kovacs

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128043814

Category: Science

Page: 1190

View: 6098

The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, Third Edition covers the ecology, behavior, conservation, evolution, form and function of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, manatees, dugongs, otters and polar bears. This edition provides new content on anthropogenic concerns, latest information on emerging threats such as ocean noise, and impacts of climate change. With authors and editors who are world experts, this new edition is a critical resource for all who are interested in marine mammals, especially upper level undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and managers, and is a top reference for those in related fields, from oceanographers to environmental scientists. Significant content and topic updates, as well as the addition of new topics in such areas as anthropogenic disturbance Visual maps of the oceans and seas mentioned in contributions, helping to place the geographical features described in the text with clear, consistent species illustrations Written to help users learn new information or brush up on a topic quickly, with the references at the end of each entry to help guide readers into more specialist literature
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Children's Animal Encyclopedia

A Comprehensive Look at the World of Animals with Hundreds of Superb Illustrations

Author: Philip Whitfield,Camilla De la Bedoyere

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781781717370

Category: Animals

Page: 256

View: 365

What animal can reach up to 16ft? Which is the biggest and strongest wild cat? This stunning new encyclopedia, compiled by a team of experts, is a great guide into the who's who of the animal world. Covering mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, as well as insects, spiders, and other invertebrates, this title allow you and your child to discover and unravel the animal kingdom. Including features on animal behaviour whilst also detailing each animal's habitat and size, this encyclopedia is perfect for the home or school.
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MINI ENCYCLOPEDIA ANIMAL SLIPCASE

Author: VARIOUS

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

ISBN: 9781782098614

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Page: 1534

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Mini Encyclopedia Animal Box Set is a great-value collection of 4 mini animal encyclopedias, full of animal facts and interesting information about endangered species for kids aged 8+. # Four themed animal encyclopedias, providing children with a wealth of knowledge about the animal kingdom. # Only the most up-to-date information is included to offer kids a complete and trusted view of our phenomenal natural world. # Amazing high-definition photography of animals in their natural habitat to help children learn about different animal species. These compact, comprehensive children's encyclopedias use clear, bulleted facts and incredible info panels to explain loads of key ideas. Every topic is supported by photographs, realistic artwork and detailed diagrams, and colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick. A great-value childrens encyclopedia book collection, Mini Encyclopedia Animal Box Set is the ultimate resource for school projects and homework at key stage 2. Books included in Mini Encyclopedia Animal Box Set: # Mini Encyclopedia Animals # Mini Encyclopedia Birds # Mini Encyclopedia Bugs # Mini Encyclopedia Sharks Authors: Barbara Taylor, Jinny Johnson, Camilla de la Bedoyere Consultant: Clint Twist (Mini Encyclopedia Bugs) Pages: 384 Age: 8+ Dimensions: Paperbacks 5.25 X 6.75 Format: 8 paperbacks with graining, curved corners and neon ink & card presentation box ISBN: 9781782098614
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World's Cutest Animals

Author: Josie Ripley

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW

ISBN: 0857658182

Category: Nature

Page: 96

View: 719

Pocket-sized gophers, fuzzy finger-monkeys and cuddly koalas are just a few of the cute and loveable creatures you’ll find in this book. From the teeniest to the fluffiest, this collection of the world’s cutest animals contains lavish photographs, interesting facts and ‘snuggle ratings’ for Nature’s most adorable creatures – so sweet you’ll want one of each!
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