A Child's Introduction To Natural History: The Story Of Our Living Earth?from Amazing Animals And…

Hardcover | June 14, 2016

byHeather AlexanderIllustratorMeredith Hamilton

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In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which includeThe Story oftheOrchestraandA Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to Natural Historyintroduces 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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In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which includeThe Story oftheOrchestraandA Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to Natural Historyintroduces readers ages 8 to 12 to the fascinating wonders of our natural world.Highlighting every kingdom of life--plants, bacteria, mammals,...

Heather Alexander has written numerous books for children and young adults including previous titles in this series,A Child's Introduction to the World, A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology,andA Child's Introduction to Art.She is a former book editor and lives in Basking Ridge, NJ.Meredith Hamilton has illustration the previous ei...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 10.25 × 10.25 × 0.6 inPublished:June 14, 2016Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316311367

ISBN - 13:9780316311366

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