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The Concise Nature Encyclopedia
The Concise
David Burnie
Kingfisher

This portable guide to the living world and its inhabitants -- both flora and fauna -- is a must for school and home. It explores every major plant and animal...


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The Concise Geography Encyclopedia
The Concise
Editors of Kingfisher
Kingfisher

The Concise Geography Encyclopedia maps every corner of the world -- from the icy waters of Antarctica to the deserts of Africa, from the high mountains of the...


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The Concise Dinosaur Encyclopedia
The Concise
David Burnie
Kingfisher

The Concise Dinosaur Encyclopedia is the most compact and comprehensive volume available for all the family. This portable encyclopedia uses a highly visual...


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The Concise Animal Encyclopedia
The Concise
David Burnie
Kingfisher

This compact marvel covers the animal kingdom from the tiniest protozoan to the mightiest mammal. Organized by classification and packed with vibrant...


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The Concise Children's Encyclopedia
The Concise
Editors of Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Geography, science and technology, history, politics, religion, sports and the arts are all covered, in this comprehensive and portable reference. The clear,...


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The Concise History Encyclopedia
The Concise
Editors of Kingfisher
Kingfisher

What was the Black Death? Who fought in the Hundred Years' War? Based on the award-winning Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, this portable reference puts the...


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About the Author

Editors of Kingfisher
Kingfisher is an award-winning publisher of non-fiction and fiction for children of all ages. Known around the world for its informative and engaging reference and early learning books, Kingfisher also receives widespread acclaim for its classic anthologies for five- to fourteen-year-olds and original picture books for very young children.
Editors of Kingfisher

David Burnie
David Burnie is an accomplished zoologist who was a nature reserve ranger before becoming a natural history author and editor. A prolific writer of many books, including several on dinosaurs, he has seen many of his titles win educational awards and science prizes. His titles for Kingfisher include Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet and The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, which was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science Books in 2002.
 
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