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Learn about the animal kingdom with National Geographic's famous photography!
This kid-friendly encyclopedia includes features tons of information on 2,500 different animals organized by phylum and by animal group (e.g. "ducks, geese, and swans"). Each animal group is covered in a two-page spread that includes an introduction and lots of full-color pictures paired with informative fact-boxes that include common and scientific names, key facts, and habitat icons. 303 pages with index and glossary. Hardcover with dust jacket. Approximately 12" x 9.5". Ages 8-12.
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: National Geographic Children's Books
Publication Date: 2012
Animals are organized by taxonomy within each section (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates), accompanied by common and scientific name, fact boxes (featuring lifespan, habitat, and size) and text describing diet, special features, and any other pertinent information. Symbols representing conservation and habitat status highlight a high-interest topic for kids, while color-coding on each section provides for ease of navigation. Backmatter will include a listing of animal species along with basic information including name (scientific and common), lifespan, diet, size, and habitat. A comprehensive glossary, index, and "find out more" section round out this must-have resource.
Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1023-2 , $33.90/$39.00 Can