The Wonders of Nature

by Ben Hoare

Hardcover, 2019

Status

Available

Local notes

508 Hoa

Collection

Publication

DK Children (2019), 224 pages

Description

This compendium of amazing rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals will wow children and many adults, too. With 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, everyone will find something to be captivated by. Each plant, animal, and rock is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images. The storybook descriptions let you discover the myths and legends surrounding both organisms and gemstones, as well as key facts about their natural history. Find out how the prowling jaguar uses spots to avoid being spotted, why a sticky sundew means big trouble for insects, and what on Earth a radiolarian is. This beautiful treasury lets you find the things that interest you and uncover new favourites along the way. With reference pages packed with information you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

11.19 inches

ISBN

1465485368 / 9781465485366

Barcode

6654

Rating

(2 ratings; 4.5)
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