In the Rainforest

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Barron's Educational Series, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 29 pages
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This absorbing new series for older children explores different world regions and the people and other creatures that inhabit them. Vivid full-color photos, maps, and diagrams.

Great tropical rain forests survive in Central and South America, central Africa, southern Asia, and south-western Pacific islands. Here in words, stunning photos, diagrams, and illustrations is a survey of the awesome variety of plant and animal life that flourishes in this fragile environment.

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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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