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The wonders of nature / written by Ben Hoare ; illustrated by Angela Rizza and Daniel Long
BOOK | DK Publishing | 2019. | First American edition.
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Edition
First American edition.
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224 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents
ROCKS & MINERALS. Gold -- Desert Rose -- Malachite -- Flourite -- Opal -- Turquoise -- Pyrite -- Corundum -- Pumice -- Sandstone -- Marble -- Fossil -- Amber -- MICROSCOPIC LIFE. Coccolithophore -- Kelp -- Diatom -- Sea sparkle -- Radiolarian -- Star sand -- Green alga -- Ameba [sic] amoeba -- Toadstool -- Lichen -- Water bear -- Capepod -- PLANTS. Liverwort -- Spike moss -- Fern -- Ginko -- Giant sequoia -- Water lily -- Magnolia -- Lily -- Orchid -- Iris -- Dragon's blood tree -- Palm -- Traveler's tree -- Bromeliad -- Papyrus -- Bamboo -- Poppy -- Protea -- Houseleek -- Acacia -- Rose -- Fig -- Nettle -- Mangrove -- Passion flower -- Corpse flower -- Bum tree -- Maple -- Baobab -- Sundew -- Pitcher plant -- Tumbleweed -- Living stone -- Cactus -- Ghost plant -- Sunflower -- Dandelion -- Sea holly -- ANIMALS. Sponge -- Coral -- Man-of-war -- Flatworm -- Worm -- Giant clam -- Snail -- Nautilus -- Tarantula -- Millipede -- Lobster -- Bumblebee -- Sea urchin -- Whale shark -- Porcupine fish -- Newt -- Frog -- Terrapin -- Lizard -- Rattlesnake -- Gharial -- Cassowwary -- Duck -- Pigeon -- Heron -- Eagle -- Woodpecker -- Weaver bird -- Echidna -- Wombat -- Armadillo -- Manatee -- Chimpanzee -- Bat -- Jaguar -- Brown bear -- Tapir -- Saiga.
Summary
This compendium of amazing rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals will wow children and many adults, too. With 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, everyone will find something to be captivated by. Each plant, animal, and rock is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images. The storybook descriptions let you discover the myths and legends surrounding both organisms and gemstones, as well as key facts about their natural history. Find out how the prowling jaguar uses spots to avoid being spotted, why a sticky sundew means big trouble for insects, and what on Earth a radiolarian is. This beautiful treasury lets you find the things that interest you and uncover new favorites along the way. With reference pages packed with information you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.
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Rizza, Angela, illustrator.
Long, Daniel (Illustrator)
ISBN/ISSN
9781465485366 (hardcover)
1465485368 (hardcover)
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