The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Life
Graham L. Banes
Price  599.00
A unique one-volume encyclopedia looking at the natural world through lifespans
This unique book is a treasure-trove of information about the natural world, presented in a truly original and attention-grabbing way. Instead of being arranged in the usual categories – plants, fungi, invertebrates, fish, reptiles, birds and mammals – species are arranged by how long they live. The approach taken is one of objective wonder – from astonishment that the mayfly lives its full life in less time than it takes to read this book, to the awe inspired by trees over a thousand years old and colonies of simple life forms that have existed since before recorded time. At the heart of the book is the human story: a section looks at human life expectancy today and historically.
ISBN 9780753433720Category ChildrenSubcategory Non-fiction
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint KingfisherPublished 10/07/2012
Format 275mm x 215mmBinding HardbackPage extent 160
Age group 9-11 years
Graham L Banes studied zoology at the University of British Columbia, Canada,... »
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