Habitats of the World
Marshall Cavendish, 2004 - Ecology - 668 pages
Written for the elementary or middle school library, these volumes present two-page entries on the places of the world where creatures live, with information about the weather there, plants and animals, and the people that made the area known. The entries are presented alphabetically, with each text accompanied by color photos, inset boxes, cross references, and a list of key facts.
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