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The Concise Nature Encyclopedia

The Concise Nature Encyclopedia

The Concise

David Burnie

Kingfisher

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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 group, richly illustrating the extraordinary range of living things that are found in every corner of the planet, from microscopic single-celled organisms to giant redwoods and blue whales. Species features are a perfect source of bite-size information on animals or plants of particular interest, such as the Arctic bumblebee, the welwitschia plant, and the vampire squid.

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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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