A Child's Introduction to Natural History: The Story of Our Living Earth–From Amazing Animals and Plants to Fascinating Fossils and Gems

Hardcover, 96 pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 9780316311366
HCT037

$19.99

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...
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Specifications

Format:
Hardcover
Author:
Heather Alexander
Pages:
96 pages
Dimensions:
10 x 10
ISBN:
ISBN: 9780316311366
Supplier/Publisher:
Hachette Books
Date Added:
November 2017
Published Date:
2016
In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include The Story of theOrchestra 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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