DK Eyewitness Books: Prehistoric Life: Discover the Origins of Life on Earth—from the First Bacteria to the Coming of Humans

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Penguin, Jan 16, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
With more than 20 million copies sold in 41 languages and more than 88 countries worldwide, DK Eyewitness has been the most trusted series in reference publishing for more then three decades. Visually engaging, informative, and lively, the more than 100 titles in the Eyewitness series focus on subjects that complement students' personal interests and areas of study to make learning simple and fun.The most trusted nonfiction series for teachers, librarians, and parents. Perfect for homework help. Combination of pictures and text make the series perfect for reluctant readers and ESL students.
 

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Contents

10 Changing Earth
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12 Signs of life
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14 Life in abundance
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16 Hard covers
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18 The inside story
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20 Sea monsters
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22 Taking root on land
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24 First four feet
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44 Mammals take over
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46 Mammal variety
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48 Elephants and horses
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50 Mammal islands
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52 Birth and growth
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54 Apes and ancestors
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56 Early humans
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58 Ice ages
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26 Forest swamps
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28 Reptiles reign
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30 Reptiles like mammals
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32 The age of the dinosaurs
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34 Saurischians
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36 Ornithischians
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38 Reptiles at sea
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40 Flying reptiles
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42 Early birds
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60 Extinction
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62 Fossil finders
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64 Tree of life
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66 Diversity of life
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68 Earth over time
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70 Glossary
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72 Index
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