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Jungle

Author: Theresa Greenaway
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2009.
Series: Eyewitness.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Discover live in the tropical rain forest, from exotic birds to species of insects. Presents an illustrated guide to the plants, animals, and insects found in the world's tropical rain forests. Here is a spectacular and informative guide to some of the most extraordinary habitats on Earth. Superb color photographs offer a unique eyewitness view of the remarkable and colorful plants, animals and insects of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Greenaway, Theresa, 1947-
Jungle.
London : Dorling Kindersley, 2009
(OCoLC)276224710
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Greenaway
ISBN: 9781405342292 1405342293
OCLC Number: 769780240
Notes: Includes Internet access.
Previous edition: 1994.
Includes CD-ROM.
Includes wallchart.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: What is a rain forest? 6 --
Types of rain forest 8 --
At the top 10 --
Forest canopy 12 --
The forest floor 14 --
In the water 16 --
Epiphytes 18 --
Climbers 20 --
Central American jungles 22 --
Sweet success 24 --
Seed dispersal 26 --
Dusk to dawn 28 --
South American jungles 30 --
Beside the water 32 --
Hidden dangers 34 --
Nature's architects 36 --
House and home 38 --
African jungles 40 --
Medicines 42 --
Forest apes 44 --
Hunters and killers 46 --
Tropical Asia 48 --
Disguise and warning 50 --
Tricks and traps 52 --
Flying high 54 --
Australasian rain forests 56 --
Jungle produce 58 --
Explorers 60 --
Under threat 62 --
Endangered jungle animals 66.
Series Title: Eyewitness.
Responsibility: written by Theresa Greenaway.

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From how a gecko can get airborne to the way a cobra uses poisonous venom to kill its prey, this book lets your child learn about the jungle's ecosystem.  Read more...

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The most beautiful and enticing information books ever seen. * Guardian * The most beautiful and enticing information books ever seen. * Guardian *

 
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