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The A to Z of Forgotten Animals
     

The A to Z of Forgotten Animals

by John Altson
 

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This book is a whimsical look at twenty-six of the some of the world's most obscure and wonderful creatures. Each page is dedicated to one specific creature and contains:

An outrageous title: the animal personified
An image of the animal in a unique setting
A poem specific to the animal
Where the animal may be found

While the primary intent of the

Overview

This book is a whimsical look at twenty-six of the some of the world's most obscure and wonderful creatures. Each page is dedicated to one specific creature and contains:

An outrageous title: the animal personified
An image of the animal in a unique setting
A poem specific to the animal
Where the animal may be found

While the primary intent of the book is to educate a child about some rare and wonderful creatures in a humorous manner, a secondary objective is to raise the level of awareness about the threat of extinction to many of the species.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452078915
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.12(d)

Meet the Author

John is a retired IBM marketing executive with a great deal of writing experience.

This work is John's second book; his first work: "What Happened to Grandpa? A child views the hereafter through the world's major religions", was published in 2009. Besides having written many internal documents for IBM, John has written a number of unpublished works including stories for his children and a number of poems. John has had a popular newspaper column, "Writing for the Halibut", since 2002; his column additionally appears in a number of Websites. John has a degree in mathematics from Hunter College in New York City and is a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, the Mathematics Honor Society. John has been called upon to be a guest lecturer at Harvard University.

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