A Child's Introduction to Natural History
The Story of Our Living Earth-from Amazing Animals and Plants to Fascinating Fossils and GemsBook - 2016
"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, "--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York :, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers,, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: J 508 AL
Characteristics: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm + 5 sheets of paper