The Animal Book
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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

Title: The Animal Book
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: DK
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 11.13 X 8.88 X 1.08 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds 16 ounces
ISBN: 1465414576
ISBN-13: 9781465414571
Ages: 6-9
Series: Who Would Win?
Stock No: WW414571

Publisher's Description

If 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!

Author Bio

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.

Editorial Reviews

"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

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