A Child's Introduction To Natural History: The Story Of Our Living Earth?from Amazing Animals And Plants To Fascinating Fossils And Gems by Heather Alexander

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

byHeather AlexanderIllustratorMeredith Hamilton

Hardcover | June 14, 2016

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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.

About The Author

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