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The Kingfisher Nature Encyclopedia

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There is an amazing diversity of life on Earth, from microscopic organisms to giant redwoods and blue whales, and on every part of the Earth's surface from tropical rainforests to dark ocean depths. The Kingfisher Classic Nature Encyclopedia is an authoritative, beautifully-illustrated guide to the living world and its flora and fauna.
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 14th 2010 by Kingfisher (first published 2004)
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Stacie Alexander
Burnie, D. (2010). The Kingfisher nature encyclopedia. New York, NY: Kingfisher.

Citation by: Stacie Alexander

Type of reference: Encyclopedia

Call Number: Ref 508

Content/Scope: This revised encyclopedia includes sections titled, “A Planet Apart,” “The Living World,” and “Wildlife Habitats.” The book includes a table of contents and an index to help students use the resource.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: The author studied zoology and worked as a biologist before becoming a writer. He has published bo
Large photos and clear text. And you can get this at a very nice price as used books. A nice gift.
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David Andrew Burnie is an accomplished zoologist who was a nature reserve ranger before becoming a natural history author and editor. A prolific writer of many books, including several on dinosaurs, he has seen many of his titles win educational awards and science prizes. His titles for Kingfisher include Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet and The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, ...more
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