Animal Encyclopedia

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Dorling Kindersley Pub., 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 376 pages
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The 'Dorling Kindersley Animal Encyclopedia' answers thousands of intriguing questions about the animal kingdom and provides a fascinating insight into animal behavior, instincts, and survival. Lavishly illustrated with dramatic close-up and time-lapse photography, the 'Dorling Kindersley Animal Encyclopedia' brings the animal world vividly to life-watch a frog leap through the air, a moth hatch from its pupa, a snake constrict its prey, and stag beetles in combat. Fact boxes and at-a-glance scale indicators provide essential data on individual species, and step-by-step sequences home in on incredible detail. 'The Dorling Kindersley Animal Encyclopedia' is fully cross-referenced to guide the reader to related entries and topics, with an extensive index, and an accessible glossary.

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What can I say? This is Dorling Kindersley at their best! Beautiful photography and interesting text. Arranged alphabetically, information is easy to find. The pictures make this book interesting to ... Read full review

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I purchased it for my grandsons 9th birthday. He absolutely loves it. Most of the gifts that we have givin to him went unused. He cant put this book down. Read full review

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Barbara Taylor is Reader in History at the University of East London, UK, and author of "Eve and the New Jerusalem" (1983) and "Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination" (2003). She was Director of the 'Feminism and Enlightenment' research project (1998-2001). Sarah Knott is Assistant Professor in History at Indiana University, USA, and at work on a history of sensibility in revolutionary America. She was research fellow on the 'Feminism and Enlightenment' project.

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