Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia, The

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by David Burnie

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Meet an amazing menagerie of creatures on this breathtaking safari through the animal kingdom. Written by an award-winning author, The Kingfisher Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia spans the earth from pole to pole, covering 2,000 animals from the tiniest protozoan to the mightiest mammal. Each entry describes the animal's characteristics, behavior and distribution, and gives Latin names. The meticulously researched information is highlighted by clear, authoritative writing and more than 1,000 photographs and illustrations. Throughout the book, special feature panels focus on various aspects of animal behavior such as camouflage, migration, and hibernation. With comprehensive back-matter including a glossary, alternative name index, and general index, this one-stop reference is perfect for research or for browsing by animal-lovers of all ages.

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Burnie dazzles readers with the number and variety of animal species still on this planet (at present two million). . . . the title is ideal for ready-reference collections.

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by David Burnie

David Burnie studied zoology and botany at the University of Bristol, and has worked
as a nature reserve ranger and biologist. He has written and contributed to many awardwinning
books and multimedia titles, and has acted as a consultant and scriptwriter for
many natural history programmes. He is an avid birdwatcher, botanist and bughunter.

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Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia, The
by David Burnie

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
June 2011
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753465806
ISBN10: 0753465809
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
8 1/2 x 10 5/6 inches, 320 pages, full-color artwork throughout
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$27.99
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