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World of Animals

4.54  ·  Rating Details  ·  26 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Questions and answers introduce the world of animals, the different varieties, and their behavior.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 30th 2006 by Parragon Publishing
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Mar 10, 2012 Jewlie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reference
The World of Animals - Fascinating facts about the world of Animals by Martin Walters & Jinny Johnson, a joint edition between My Father's World and Master Books, is great for a homeschool resource book or anybody who loves animals, like my daughter does.

This book has a Christian world-view, over 240 pages full of facts about numerous animals, from worms, snails, to insects, fish, amphibians & reptiles, birds and mammals. Colorful illustrations depicting all kinds of animals that God cre
Meryem Matar
Jan 27, 2016 Meryem Matar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The non-fiction science book “The World of Animals” was written by Martin Walters. This book talks about different kinds of animals, especially mammals in Southern Africa and Latin America. The first animal this book talks about is a lion. Lions are known as the kings of the savannah. The lionesses are known as the queens of the savannah. A lion is the biggest wild animal in Africa. The lion’s mane, or its hair protects its throat from bad shots. It also intimidates the enemy and the lion seems ...more
If you have children (or yourself) that loves to study and look at stunning pictures and facts about animals but don’t want to put a book with evolutionary ideas in their hands then I have just the book for you! Normally I would wait a week to post a review for this type of book but as soon as it arrived on our doorstep we dived into it. This book in one word is AMAZING! but that isn’t enough for you to go on when it comes to why you really should buy this book (although I say this a lot about t ...more
Jeff Randleman
Jan 06, 2012 Jeff Randleman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: homeschool
The World Of Animals is a fascinating resource!

With over 1000 animals included, The World Of Animals takes a look at their anatomy, behavior and habits.

This book is simply incredible! It breaks the animal world down into seven categories: simple animals; worms, snails and starfish; insects and other arthropods; fish; amphibians and reptiles; birds; and mammals.

Each category is then broken down into numerous sub-topics.These are examined in great detail, but without being overly scientific.

Jan 30, 2013 Edie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: homeschool

My kids LOVE animals. No seriously they LOVE LOVE LOVE learning about animals, seeing different kinds of animals, and asking millions of questions about animals. Hubby is very interested in reptiles and has owned several different types of reptiles over the years so I think they got their fascination from him. Anyhow when this HUGE book called World of Animals arrived with a very cool picture of a tiger on the front, Apple & Speedy were stoked! They plopped down and dug right in.

World of An
Vera Godley
Feb 22, 2012 Vera Godley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Up-to date information on endangered species and environments
Obscure facts and animal record
Amazing comparisons

The World of Animals investigates and describes the anatomy, behavior, and habitats of over 1,000 animals. From microscopic worms and insects to reptiles, birds, and mammals, this book will provide children with an insight into the incredible range of life in God’s wonderful world. This comprehensive but easy-to-use book boasts a wide range of features to help bring its readers face-
Nov 08, 2011 Wanda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The World of Animals is a large, beautiful book that is eye catching to say the least. When I opened the first page I was immediately captivated by the format and layout of the book. With over 250 pages, it is organized to study animals from simple to complex, with "see inside" cutaway views, illustrations, photographs, sidebar boxes, and informative text that provide a just-right introduction to the animal type.

In the introduction (A World Full of Animals) the book starts off quoting Genesis 1
Jun 24, 2012 Sally rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The World of Animals
By Martin Walters & Jinny Johnson

This was first published by Parragon Publishing and is a hard cover edition republished by My Father’s World and Master Books by Martin Walters & Jinny Johnson. It has 247 pages including a glossary and an index.
It has every animal imaginable, and some that aren’t, included in this book. Everything from the Micro-World of Protists to Chimpanzees and everything in between. I liked one of the paragraphs on the first page: “This cataclys
Seven categories of animals are classified, from "simple" to "mammals." In over 250 pages, double-page spreads include descriptive photographs, several paragraphs of content, superlative claims, and global collaborative facts ("World Watch"). It is difficult to assess value to the textual content: though the numerous photographs receive acknowledgement, the author team has failed to attribute their sources for information. Since editor Steve Parker is a Scientific Fellow at London's Zoological S ...more
Mar 16, 2013 Haelie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is AMAZING! What a collection of pictures and information about all kinds of animals (and insects!) for kids!

As my son and I were looking through The World of Animals together we were amazed as we flipped each page.

You should have heard the oohs and ahhs and "Mommy, look at this!"s. (Is that a word?! lol)

Of course he learned more about and saw pictures of some of his favorite creatures (like sharks and monkeys and big cats). But he also learned about some creatures he has never heard
The World of Animals is a wonderful introduction to the classifications of the animal kingdom. The first section covers Simple Animals like protists, sponges, hydroids, and coral. The following sections are Worms, Snails & Starfish; Insects and Other Arthropods; Fish; Amphibians & Reptiles; Birds; and Mammals.

This hard back book of 256 pages is high quality with an eye-catching holographic picture of a tiger integrated on the cover. The World of Animals would be good for 3rd to 9th grade
Diane Estrella
Feb 24, 2012 Diane Estrella rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

The pictures in this book are incredible and include both real-life photos and hand drawn images. My kids and I truly enjoyed looking through this book over and over again. Besides the awe-evoking pictures, there are so many interesting facts about so many animals included. Animals from the simplest protists along with critters from every animal group are covered.

This book is ideal as a reference material for a homeschooling class or for any child that loves to learn more about animals. We w
Jun 12, 2008 Lori rated it it was amazing
Lainey wanted me to add this one. She loves any of the Parragon Publishing books because they are the perfect size for little hands.

here is the editorial review on Amazon:

Book Description
Bring kids face-to-face with the science and beauty of the living world. This amazing reference offers 256 fact-filled pages to investigate and describe the anatomy, behavior, and habitats of over 1000 animals, from microscopic worms to gigantic whales. Kids will discover up-to-date information on endangered sp
Dec 10, 2011 WriterR rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My thoughts- I think this book is a wonderful addition to any homeschool or library.

I like the-

color photos and illustrations
charts listing main characteristics of animals
dividing of animals into sections in the “Table of Contents” from simple animals (jellyfish) to complex (mammals)

I highly recommend this book. It was fun and informational to read.

Disclosure of Material Connection- I received The World of Animals for free from Master Books, a division of New Leaf Publishing Group. I was not
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