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The Encyclopedia of Earth

A Complete Visual Guide

Author: Hinkler Books Pty, Limited

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781741828740

Category: Earth

Page: 608

View: 6849

This stunning full-colour reference has been authorized by an international team of experts and is packed with up-to-the-minute information presented in a style and format that appeals to the whole family.

Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

Author: Juliane L. Fry

Publisher: Thomas Reed Publications

ISBN: 9781408132104

Category: Climatic changes

Page: 512

View: 4452

With breathtaking scope, this resource tells you everything you need to know about the weather and climate in a straightforward but thorough way, helped by lavish photographs and highly detailed diagrams, maps and charts.

Visual Encyclopedia of Earth

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426303661

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 3797

A single-volume reference provides the latest research on Earth's fragile ecosystems and climate shift and includes coverage of the world's oceans, landforms, weather, and resources.

Family Encyclopedia of Animals

Author: Reader's Digest Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781921743443

Category: Animals

Page: 608

View: 4883

This is an exploration of the intriguing world of animals. The first section provides an overview of animal evolution, behaviour, biology, classification, adaptation, habitats and current conservation issues. The second section is an encyclopaedic survey of all the animal groups: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and invertebrates. Special attention is paid to endangered and vulnerable species.

Encyclopedia of Animals

Author: Karen McGhee,George McKay

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792259367

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 8254

A comprehensive volume of more than one thousand animals introduces the entire animal kingdom, touring every corner of the planet and covering such topics as scientific and common names, conservation data, habitat, and behavior.

Tolkien

The Illustrated Encyclopaedia

Author: David Day

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684839792

Category: Fiction

Page: 279

View: 2670

Sections alphabetically list facts about the history, geography, sociology, natural history, and biography of Tolkien's imaginary world

The Complete Guide to Middle-earth

From the Hobbit Through the Lord of the Rings and Beyond

Author: Robert Foster

Publisher: Del Rey Books

ISBN: 0345449762

Category: Fiction

Page: 568

View: 8600

Lists every character, event, and place in all of Tolkien's books set in Middle-Earth, incorporating detailed references to "The Silmarillion," which the author considered his most important work.

The Animal Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146542122X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 1274

The Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra).

Weather

A Visual Guide

Author: Bruce Buckley,Edward J. Hopkins,Richard Whitaker

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781554074303

Category: Nature

Page: 303

View: 5977

Explores how weather works and its effects and includes diagrams providing explanations for interpreting weather signs, as well as up-to-the-minute information on extreme weather and natural events that predict the weather.

The Encyclopaedia of Snakes

Author: Christopher Mattison

Publisher: Cassell Illustrated

ISBN: 9781841881874

Category: Snakes

Page: 256

View: 6005

Full colour throughout, this encyclopedia study illustrates the fascinating variety of snakes and their behaviour. Each chapter consists of a main theme containing text, photographs and diagrams. There is detailed coverage of snake classification, evolution, natural diversity, size, shape and coloration, physiology, feeding, defensive behaviour, breeding, mythology, superstition and modern human attitudes to snakes. In addition, there are enlightening fact boxes within each chapter. These comprise of items of special importance and interest, such as scale type, population in the wild and egg incubation,

The Natural History Book

The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

Author: David Burnie

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405336994

Category: Earth

Page: 648

View: 8191

A monumental and extraordinarily beautiful guide to the Earth's natural wonders Five years in the making, covering over 5,000 species, The Natural History Book is one-of-a-kind; the only book to offer a complete survey of the Earth's natural history. Each geological and biological grouping is introduced and explained in an engaging and highly informative way, making it the perfect addition to every family bookshelf, as well as an ideal gift for every nature lover. Packed with thousands of stunning, specially commissioned photographs, and written by a worldwide team of natural history experts. From granites to grape vines, from microbes to mammals, The Natural History Book is a true visual dictionary of every kingdom of life. Take the Natural History Challenge

The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures

The Ultimate Illustrated Reference Guide to More Than 1000 Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures, with 2000 Specially Commissioned Watercolours, Maps and Photographs

Author: Dougal Dixon

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN: 9781846812095

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 8215

Profiles all known dinosaurs and prehistoric species from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous eras and beyond, complementing entries with highly detailed illustrations and maps of where important fossil discoveries have been made. Original.

Firefly Encyclopedia of Animals

Author: Philip Whitfield

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770854574

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 1136

Presents information about animals ranging from vampire bats and tarsiers to oarfish and bumblebees.--

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241287316

Category:

Page: 360

View: 9002

Change the way you see the world with a groundbreaking visual approach to the wonders of our planet. From Viking raiders and Samurai warriors to robotics and chemical reactions, amazing animals, the human body, the marvels of history, and more are visualized in incredible detail, inside and out, providing a mind-blowing introduction to every aspect of human knowledge. You'll find yourself utterly absorbed as complex subjects become clear through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs and jaw-dropping 3D images. This fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopediawill continue to fascinate young readers with its microscopic detail and amazing facts on tons of topics. Explore the universe, from the inside of an atom to enormous galaxies, then discover the explosive science behind a fireworks display. Take a look at what makes the human brain so special and find out how our bodies cells make energy. Journey through history from the earliest life forms to our hairiest ancestors and then right up to our world today.

Natural History

The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

Author: Kathryn Hennessy

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780756667528

Category: Nature

Page: 648

View: 7152

With oversight from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, this detailed visual guide examines thousands of species and specimens of animals, plants and minerals that make Earth unique.

The Encyclopedia of Animals

A Complete Visual Guide

Author: Fred Cooke

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520244060

Category: Nature

Page: 608

View: 873

Presents a survey of all animal groups, with diagrams, distribution maps, color photographs. and overviews of animal evolution, behavior, habitats, and adaptation.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds

Author: DK,BirdLife International

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405336161

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 4815

The beauty and drama of the bird world brought to breathtaking life in ebook format From hummingbirds weighing less than a coin to monkey-eating eagles this is a unique celebration of birds, photographed and studied in their natural environments around the world. Explore the complete bird story: from their origins to up-to-date information on flight, anatomy, feeding, communication, breeding, habitat, migrations and life cycles. Spectacular features on the most impressive birds, plus a huge catalogue that profiles nearly fifteen hundred different species makes this a must-have for every bird enthusiast. Published with Birdlife International, the world's leading avian authority.

Science

The Definitive Visual Guide

Author: Adam Hart-Davis

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409383148

Category: Science

Page: 512

View: 2449

The complete illustrated science encyclopedia covering the history, key discoveries, inventions and people Science: The Definitive Visual Guide reveals the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st-century climate solutions, including everything from ancient Greek geometry and quantum physics to the worldwide web. Explore every key moment of scientific discovery with this remarkable reference book and find out how the concepts, inventions and the individuals behind them have changed our world. With stunning artworks and authoritative information Science: The Definitive Visual Guide, now in compact format makes even complex scientific subjects easily comprehensible.

Prehistoric Life

Author: William Lindsay

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780751360240

Category: Animals, Fossil

Page: 63

View: 6884

Follows the footsteps of life from the very first creatures and sea animals, to plants and arthropods leaving the water to live and walk on land, the evolution of reptiles and mammals, up to the early humans. Photographs of fossils, skulls, models and reconstructions are included.

Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life

Author: David Lambert,Darren Naish,Elizabeth Wyse

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 140530099X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 376

View: 3169

A must-have for all dinosaur enthusiasts. Discover 400 million years of life from jawless fish to Allosaurus and giant sloths to the dawn of mankind. Organised into four easy-to-use sections plus a comprehensive reference section explaining how to find, study and date fossils.

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