This is an exploration of the intriguing world of animals. The first section provides an overview of animal evolution, behaviour, biology, classification, adaptation, habitats and current conservation issues. The second section is an encyclopaedic survey of all the animal groups: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and invertebrates. Special attention is paid to endangered and vulnerable species.
This stunning full-colour reference has been authorized by an international team of experts and is packed with up-to-the-minute information presented in a style and format that appeals to the whole family.
Magnificently illustrated with spectacular colour photographs and galleries of species illustrations, diagrams, and maps, this book reveals the fascinating world of fishes in an authoritative and stimulating way.
The Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra).
Wildlife of the World is a spectacular celebration of global wildlife bringing you face to face with the most fascinating animals on Earth. Journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats, from the Amazon rainforest to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole, and get closer than you ever imagined to the animals that live there discovering how these fascinating creatures feed, interact, mate, play and survive. Wildlife of the World is your chance to see the world's most fascinating wildlife like never before.
A comprehensive volume of more than one thousand animals introduces the entire animal kingdom, touring every corner of the planet and covering such topics as scientific and common names, conservation data, habitat, and behavior.
Discover the magical world of animals, from Aardvark through to Zebra. Love animals? Come on a journey through the alphabet and find out all about the 2 million species on Earth. Discover why some birds fly, but others don't. Get close to creep crawlies you never knew existed, from meat eaters (yikes) to ones with lots of legs! Or meet the tiny things you can't see, but live closer to you than you might ever imagine! Six sections on each major animal group including mammals, reptiles, creepy crawlies, birds, amphibians and fish. Stunning up-close photography reveals how all kinds of animals and plants live together Fully cross-referenced topics, perfect for homework or projects.