eBook The Animal Book, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146542122X
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421227
  • DDC: 590
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

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).

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: The Tree of Life.
2: Microscopic Life.
3: Bacteria.
4: Single-Celled Life.
5: Zooplankton.
6: Seaweeds.
7: Fungi.
8: Mushrooms.
9: Sac Fungi and Lichens.
10: Cup Fungi.
11: Plants.
12: Liverworts and Mosses.
13: Ferns.
14: Conifers.
15: Flowering Plants.
16: Venus Flytrap.
17: Broad-Leaved Trees.
18: Invertebrates.
19: Sponges.
20: Jellyfish, Anemones, and Corals.
21: Pacific Sea Nettle.
22: Worms.
23: Mollusks.
24: Giant Clam.
25: Squid, Octopuses, and Cuttlefish.
26: Starfish, Urchins, and Sea Cucumbers.
27: Centipedes and Millipedes.
28: Spiders and Relatives.
29: Sea Spider.
30: Crustaceans.
31: Insects.
32: Dragonflies and Damselflies.
33: Stick Insect.
34: Crickets and Grasshoppers.
35: True bugs and Treehoppers.
36: Praying Mantis.
37: Beetles.
38: Butterflies and Moths.
39: Slug Moth Caterpillar.
40: Flies.
41: Bees, Wasps, and Ants.
42: Fishes.
43: Sharks, Rays, and Skates.
44: Whale Shark.
45: Saltwater Fishes.
46: Black-Striped Salema.
47: Deep-Sea Fishes.
48: Freshwater Fishes.
49: Amphibians.
50: Frogs and Toads.
51: Tree Frogs.
52: Salamanders and Newts.
53: Reptiles.
54: Turtles and Tortoises.
55: Lizards.
56: Komodo Dragon.
57: Snakes.
58: African Bush Viper.
59: Crocodiles and Alligators.
60: Birds.
61: Ostriches and Relatives.
62: Game Birds.
63: Pigeons and Doves.
64: Parrots and Cockatoos.
65: Military Macaw.
66: Cuckoos and Turacos.
67: Owls.
68: Barred Owl.
69: Hummingbirds and Swifts.
70: Kingfishers and Relatives.
71: Toucans and Woodpeckers.
72: Birds of Prey.
73: King Vulture.
74: Ducks, Geese and Swans.
75: Penguins.
76: Emperor Penguins.
77: Storks, Ibises, and Herons.
78: Pelicans and Relatives.
79: Flamingos.
80: Cranes and Relatives.
81: Waders, Gulls and Auks.
82: Albatrosses.
83: Perching Birds.
84: Red-Backed Shrike.
85: Mammals.
86: Mammals with Pouches.
87: Armadillos, Sloths and Anteaters.
88: Hedgehogs and Moles.
89: African Elephants.
90: Rabbits, Hares, and Pikas.
91: Rodents.
92: Bushbabies, Lemurs, and Tarsiers.
93: Gibbons, Apes, and Humans.
94: Orangutans.
95: New World Monkeys.
96: Old World Monkeys.
97: Bats.
98: Honduran White Bats.
99: Dogs, Foxes, and Relatives.
100: Bears.
101: Polar Bear.
102: Seals and Walrus.
103: Cats.
104: Lions.
105: Otters, Raccoons, and Weasels.
106: Mongooses, Civets, and Genets.
107: Meerkats.
108: Rhinos and Tapirs.
109: Horses and Relatives.
110: Plains Zebras.
111: Cows, Antelope, and Sheep.
112: Hippopotamuses.
113: Pigs, Peccaries, and Deer.
114: Camels, Llamas, and Giraffes.
115: Giraffes.
116: Dolphins and Porpoises.
117: Whales.
118: Humpback Whale.
Index.
Acknowledgments.