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Richard Orr's nature cross-sections

Author: Richard Orr; Moira Butterfield
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley ; Boston, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What's in a termite mound, a beaver dam, and a wild bees' nest? See the answers for yourself when you explore the animal homes in this amazing book. Through double-page artworks and two stunning gatefolds, many facets of the natural world are revealed in cross-sectional detail. Beaver lodge. Termite city (fungus gardening, fungus comb, the royal cell, termite castes). Tropical riverbank (bats, manatees, river  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Orr; Moira Butterfield
ISBN: 0751353256 9780751353259
OCLC Number: 34362316
Notes: Includes foldout pages and index.
Description: 30 pages : color illustrations ; 36 cm
Contents: What's in a termite mound, a beaver dam, and a wild bees' nest? See the answers for yourself when you explore the animal homes in this amazing book. Through double-page artworks and two stunning gatefolds, many facets of the natural world are revealed in cross-sectional detail. Beaver lodge. Termite city (fungus gardening, fungus comb, the royal cell, termite castes). Tropical riverbank (bats, manatees, river dolphins, fish, caimans, piranhas). Rainforest (smaller creatures, top trees, canopy area, lianas, the Amazon, death of the rainforest, on the ground). Woodland (bears, bird land, litter bugs, owls, squirrels, pigs, the twilight zone, deadly chase). Oak tree. Antarctic life (whales, penguins, krill, antifreeze fish, crabeaters, seals). Arctic life (polar bears, whales, lemming, seals, smaller sea creatures). Rock pool (anemone enemy, hermit crab, jellyfish, seaweed, rock pool fish). Bee nest. American desert (cacti, reptiles, scorpions, desert birds). Pacific ocean (corals).
Other Titles: Nature cross-sections
Responsibility: illustrated by Richard Orr ; written by Moira Butterfield.

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Animal habitats are examined in this book by the means of cross sectioning. The labelled artworks are intended to assist the reader to identify every part of the animal's habitat, whilst the text  Read more...

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