Cabinet of curiosities : collecting and understanding the wonders of the natural world (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Cabinet of curiosities : collecting and understanding the wonders of the natural world

Author: Gordon Grice
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's a unique illustrated guide for everyone who loves picking up shells on the beach or finding a trove of colorful feathers. Celebrating the wonders of the physical world and the joys of being an amateur naturalist and collector. Cabinet of Curiosities explains how to identity, find, collect, and preserve leaves, butterflies, the skulls of wild animals, quills, snake skins, and snake rattles - and make a cabinet
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Classification Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Grice
ISBN: 9780761169277 076116927X
OCLC Number: 915323899
Description: 188 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction: My first cabinet --
Part one: Classifying life on earth {How to organize all living things}. Classification --
Part two: Animalia {The Animal Kingdom}. Phylum Chordata; Phylum Arthropoda; Phylum Mollusca; Phyla Echinodermata, Cnidaria and Porifera --
Part three: Plantae {The Plant Kingdom}. Divisions Magnoliophyta, Pinophyta, Ginkgophyta, and Lycophyta --
Part four: Mineralium. Minerals, gemstones, and rocks (plus fossils) --
Afterword: Curiosities.
Responsibility: Gordon Grice.

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Exactly the book for every young explorer who loves finding stuff in nature and bringing it home. Cabinet of Curiosities is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the wonders of natural history and  Read more...

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