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The Animal Book

DK / 2013 / Hardcover

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Get an up-close look at the amazing variety of life of earth, from fungi to mammals!

The Animal Book, from DK Smithsonian, features over 1500 high quality photographs organized by family groups-microscope life, fungi, plants, invertebrates, insects, reptiles, birds, etc. Photos are proportional, with graphics comparing each animal to your height, hand size or thumb, so you can easily see at a glance how different species compare. From the smallest to the largest, see the amazing diversity of life on Planet Earth! 304 indexed pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Ages 8-12.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: DK
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 11.13 X 8.88 X 1.08 (inches)
ISBN: 1465414576
ISBN-13: 9781465414571
Ages: 8-12

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Publisher's Description

Our world is filled with extraordinary diversity, from amoebas to zebras, from tiny toadstools to giant oaks. The wonders of the natural world are on display in The Animal Book. This guide to life on our planet is packed full of information about creatures big and small. This tome is structured according to scientific classification, with straightforward explanations of more than 1,500 specimens, each stunningly photographed. A "tree of life" greets readers at the beginning of the book, charting the complex and interconnected relationships between species. Every plant and animal is presented in proportion, with in-depth spreads giving a sense of scale to each organism. Feature spreads that focus on a single specimen let children get up close and personal with the world's most fascinating animals, making The Animal Book perfect not only for homework help but to satisfy kids' curiosity about the wealth of living creatures that inhabit our planet.

2014 The Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner

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