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The Usborne world of animals

Author: Susanna Davidson; Mike Unwin; Lee Montgomery; Ian Jackson
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The extraordinary photographs and simple, yet informative text in this fascinating introduction to the creatures of the world will enthrall young children. Includes maps, with animal icons to help readers locate the different species, animal facts, classification charts and an animal quiz.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Davidson; Mike Unwin; Lee Montgomery; Ian Jackson
ISBN: 0746057598 9780746057599 0794509266 9780794509262
OCLC Number: 57063230
Notes: "Internet linked"--Cover.
Includes index.
Credits: Designed by Andrea Slane and Michelle Lawrence. Additional designs by Catherine Mackinnon; digital designer: John Russell; Illutstrated by Lee Montgomery and Ian Jackson; Consultants: Dr. Margaret Rostron and Dr. John Rostron.
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Internet links --
Animal planet: Animal kingdom --
On the move --
Meal time --
Seeing and hearing --
Smell, taste and touch --
Animal talk --
Getting together --
Growing up --
Journeys and rest --
Living together --
Hide and seek --
Animal homes --
Conservation --
South and Central America: Andes mountains --
Rainforest canopy --
Amazon --
Grassland life --
North America: Rocky mountains --
Prairies --
Sonoran desert --
Florida everglades --
Africa: Namib desert --
Congo jungle --
Serengeti plains --
Okavango delta --
Madagascar --
Europe: Pyrenees mountains --
Coto Donana --
Western isles --
Asia: Desert lands --
Himalayan mountains --
Sichuan forests --
Borneo's swamps --
Sumatra --
Australasia: Tropical north --
Outback --
Southern forests --
New Zealand --
Arctic and Antarctica: Arctic --
Tundra and taiga --
Antarctica --
Ocean life: Coral reefs --
Open ocean --
Deep sea monsters --
Fact file: Animal facts --
Animal records --
Animal quiz --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Susanna Davidson and Mike Unwin ; illustrated by Lee Montgomery and Ian Jackson.

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