The Usborne Living World Encyclopedia

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From mountains peaks and coral reefs, to steamy jungles and scorching deserts, this fascinating book introduces children to the amazing world of nature; and reveals the special ways animals find food, attract mates, escape enemies, and adapt to different habitats, escape enemies, and adapt to different habitats and climates. A classification section, glossary and index complete this invaluable children's reference book.
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Overview

From mountains peaks and coral reefs, to steamy jungles and scorching deserts, this fascinating book introduces children to the amazing world of nature; and reveals the special ways animals find food, attract mates, escape enemies, and adapt to different habitats, escape enemies, and adapt to different habitats and climates. A classification section, glossary and index complete this invaluable children's reference book.
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Children's Literature - Ru Story-Huffman
This excellent book is a wonder for children and adults alike. The Usborne Living World Encyclopedia is divided into two sections: living things and their environments, and arrangement of animals and plants in the environments where they are found. Each subject is a virtual encyclopedia in itself. The topics are presented with clear, short descriptions and are nicely illustrated. Each topic has numerous subtopics that relate well to the subject at hand. Some words are highlighted with an asterisk, while others are printed in bold type. Both these signals point the reader to additional information and definitions. The topics are broad and cover subjects such as the earth, the seas and oceans, islands, grasslands, polar regions, and mountains. Even my 14-year-old son enjoyed this book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780794527846
  • Publisher: EDC Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Series: Usborne Nature Encyclopedia Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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