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Author: Alex Arthur
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2013.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text examine different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Arthur
ISBN: 9781465409034 1465409033 9781465409041 1465409041
OCLC Number: 852731690
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: What is a shell? --
Creatures with shells --
Living in a whorl --
Snails of the world --
Homes with hinges --
Strange seashells --
Urchins of the sea --
Armor-plated animals --
Shells with 10 legs --
Turtles, tortoises, and terrapins --
A growing shell --
Shells for food lovers --
A pearl is born --
Fossil finds --
Cases for places --
Settlers on the sands --
Life on the rocks --
Residents of the reefs --
Deep-sea dwellers --
Freshwater finds --
Inland inhabitants --
Shells in strange places --
Collecting shells --
Shell shapes --
Shells from the past --
A world of shells.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by Alex Arthur.

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Photographs and text examine different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.

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