Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
The Concise Animal Encyclopedia

The Concise Animal Encyclopedia

The Concise

David Burnie

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This compact marvel covers the animal kingdom from the tiniest protozoan to the mightiest mammal. Organized by classification and packed with vibrant photographs and informative detail, this visual safari covers the gamut of phylums, classes, orders, families, and genuses, including invertebrates, insects, amphibians, mammals, birds, and reptiles.

Special feature panels that focus on various aspects of animal behavior including camouflage, migration, and hibernation enhance the clear layout. Easy-to-use, authoritative and a perfect gift for young animal lovers, this colorful volume is an ideal resource for the whole family.
Special features include
- Text that can be read section by section or as a complete article
- Cross-references
- Color-coded "Fact" boxes and fully annotated diagrams
- Glossary and index

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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 forKingfisher include Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet and The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, which was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science Books in 2002.

David Burnie

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