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Desert

Author: Miranda MacQuitty; Alan Hills; Frank Greenaway
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 1994.
Series: Eyewitness guides, 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and photographs explore the world of the desert, and the peoples, plants and animals that live there. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda MacQuitty; Alan Hills; Frank Greenaway
ISBN: 0751360236 9780751360233
OCLC Number: 32394564
Notes: Includes index.
Ill on lining papers.
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations, 1 map ; 29 cm.
Contents: What is a desert made of?: rocky deserts; seas of sand; water in the desert; after the rains; how plants survive; insects; reptiles; birds; mammals; adapting to desert life; ship of the desert; camel regalia; domesticated animals; somewhere to live; food and drink; men's and women's costume; spinning and weaving; arts and crafts; exploring the desert.
Series Title: Eyewitness guides, 51.
Responsibility: written by Miranda MacQuitty ; photographed by Alan Hills and Frank Greenaway.

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Examining deserts and desert life, this book looks at different types of desert, how plants and animals survive, desert clothing, arts and crafts and exploring the desert.  Read more...

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