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A Child's Introduction to Natural History : The Story of Our Living Earthfrom Amazing Animals and Plants to Fascinating Fossils and Gems
by Heather Alexander and Meredith Hamilton


Overview - In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include "The Story of" "the"" Orchestra" and "A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to Natural History "introduces readers ages 8 to 12 to the fascinating wonders of our natural world.Highlighting every kingdom of life--plants, bacteria, mammals, birds, amphibians, insects, rocks and minerals--the book is also full of charming and witty illustrations by Meredith Hamilton plus 30 photographs throughout.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include "The Story of" "the"" Orchestra" and "A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to Natural History "introduces readers ages 8 to 12 to the fascinating wonders of our natural world.Highlighting every kingdom of life--plants, bacteria, mammals, birds, amphibians, insects, rocks and minerals--the book is also full of charming and witty illustrations by Meredith Hamilton plus 30 photographs throughout. The book delves into topics like geology; prehistoric times, including fossils and dinosaurs; how animals move and fly; evolution; biomes; and more. Sidebars throughout offer biographies of naturalists like Charles Darwin, Mary Anning, and Charles Henry Turner.
Also includes fun, hands-on projects for kids to do on their own or with adults and 5 origami patterns to create your own paper fox, whale, penguin, and more. Beautifully illustrated and designed, this is an entertaining and educational look at our natural history.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316311366
  • ISBN-10: 0316311367
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Publish Date: June 2016
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 9.9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - General
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Animals - Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Animals - Mammals

 
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