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Curious creatures on our shores

Author: Chris Thorogood; Bodleian Library,; Oxford University Museum of Natural History,
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, in association with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This veritable marine treasure trove of a book is richly illustrated by the author, with fifty of the most beautiful, easily encountered, and sometimes astonishing marine organisms found on British coasts, from seemingly exotic seahorses and starfish, to peculiar sea-potatoes and sea lemons.0Together, these characterful critters paint a colourful picture of life between the tides: starfish that, upon losing an arm,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Thorogood; Bodleian Library,; Oxford University Museum of Natural History,
ISBN: 9781851245345 1851245340
OCLC Number: 1108696754
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Animal groups. Sponges ; Jellyfish, anemones and corals ; Bristle worms ; Crabs and lobsters ; Snails, clams, slugs, octopuses and squid ; Starfish, urchins and sea cucumbers ; Sea squirts --
Habitats. The strand line ; The shingle shore ; The rocky shore ; The sandy shore ; The open ocean.
Other Titles: Curious creatures
Responsibility: Chris Thorogood.

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This veritable marine treasure trove of a book is richly illustrated by the author, with fifty of the most beautiful, easily encountered, and sometimes astonishing marine organisms found on British  Read more...

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'Beautifully illustrated with an oil painting, each species is depicted in the habitat in which it is usually found. ... An enchanting work, suitable for anyone with an interest in coastal UK Read more...

 
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