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Number of Pages: 256
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 X 1.50 (inches)
Authoritative text, detailed illustrations, and a systematic approach make DK's Smithsonian Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises the most comprehensive and concise pocket guide to cetaceans. With more than 900 illustrations, this visual recognition guide is designed to make identification as simple and accurate as possible.
This book is one of a series covering plants, animals, and other natural phenomena from around the world and is published in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
Mark Carwardine is a zoologist, writer, photographer, consultant, and broadcaster with a special interest in marine wildlife. He has written more than 40 books and has hosted natural history programs on BBC Radio.
Martin Camm is a gifted natural history artist who specializes in studying each species in its native environment.
Luv2ReadAge: 45-54Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5Daughter is so pleased!June 22, 2013Luv2ReadAge: 45-54Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5We bought this as a gift last year & is still a great investment. My 2nd grade daughter re-reads through this reference numerous times. Her favorite "water mammal" is the dolphin & so she keeps it in her nightstand. I continue to learn from her research.
Side note: Any difference in our creation stance is no problem in that she quickly distinguishes the difference in thought.