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Natural world : a visual compendium of wonders from nature

Author: Amanda Wood; Mike Jolley; Owen Davey
Publisher: London : Wide Eyed Editions, 2016.
Series: Curiositree.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A first introduction to the natural world that looks at the myriad ways in which plants and animals have adapted to give themselves the best chance of survival. "Natural World" explores and explains why living things look and behave the way they do in a series of visually compelling information charts. Discover how nature is interconnected by following the arrows that link to charts on related topics throughout the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Wood; Mike Jolley; Owen Davey
ISBN: 9781847807519 1847807518
OCLC Number: 952974841
Notes: Dust jacket unfolds into a wall poster.
Description: 111 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm +e1 poster
Contents: Introduction --
Living Things --
The Living World --
A Guide to Animal and Plant Groups --
What is a Habitat? --
World Habitats --
The Fight for Survival --
Amazing Mammals, Great and Small --
Skeletons and Skulls --
The Blue Whale --
Micro-Creatures --
Animals on the Move --
Life at the Ends of the Earth --
Surprising Penguins --
All About Beaks and Feet --
What is a Bird? --
All About Feathers --
How to Hide --
Chameleon - Master of Colour --
What is a Reptile? --
Desert Life --
The Mighty Saguaro --
Super Spines --
Bewildering Beetles --
Life in Tropical Rainforests --
Who Lives Here? --
The Curious Aye-Aye --
Living in the Dark --
Super-Powered Owls --
Who's in the Tree? --
The Secret Life of Plants --
All About Trees --
Leaf Shapes --
Food Chains and Webs --
Extraordinary Hunters --
Spiders and their Webs --
Interesting Insects --
Flowering Plants --
All Sorts of Seeds --
Life in the Honeybee Hive --
Animal Architects --
A River Journey --
Who Lives Here? --
Swamp Life --
All About Amphibians --
What's in the Pond? --
Wild Romance --
Heavenly Dancers --
All Kinds of Nests --
All Kinds of Eggs --
The Peculiar Platypus --
Dancing Sea Horses --
Living Together --
Fantastic Fish --
A Perfect Partnership ---
Marine Invertebrates --
Ocean Layers --
Creatures of the Deep --
The Blue-Ringed Octopus --
Warning Colours --
The Art of Disguise --
Butterflies and Moths --
Two Lives in One --
Surviving the Seasons --
On Top of the World --
Who Lives Here? --
The Life of a Log --
Our Changing Planet --
Index
Series Title: Curiositree.
Other Titles: Visual compendium of wonders from nature
Responsibility: by Amanda Wood & Mike Jolley ; illustrated by Owen Davey.

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See how nature is connected with this collection of 50 information charts.  Read more...

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