Tournament of Books 2015
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | January 15, 2015

    Mary Helen Specht: IMG The Powell's Playlist: Mary Helen Specht



    Migratory Animals is mostly set in Texas during the first years of the most recent recession, when the cast of characters — an eclectic group... Continue »

    spacer

On Order

$19.99
New MP3 CD
Currently out of stock.
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
- Local Warehouse Physics- Meteorology

Summer World: A Season of Bounty

by

Summer World: A Season of Bounty Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

As the snow melts and the spring approaches, the animal kingdom awakens. In Summer World, Bernd Heinrich, the bestselling author of Winter World, brings us an up-close and personal view of that awakening and rebirth.

Almost all life on the surface of the earth derives its energy from the sun, either directly through photosynthesis or indirectly by consuming plants, making summer the time when nature is most active—feeding, fighting, mating, and nesting. From frogs, wasps, and caterpillars to hummingbirds and woodpeckers, Heinrich explores these animals' adaptations for surviving and procreating during the short window of summer, and he delights in the seemingly infinite feats of animal inventiveness he discovers there.

Infused with his inexhaustible enchantment with nature, Summer World encourages a sense of wonder and discovery for the natural world and its busiest season.

Synopsis:

The highly anticipated, intimate, accessible, and eloquent illumination of animal survival in summer, from award-winning nature writer Bernd Heinrich, the bestselling author of Winter World.

About the Author

Bernd Heinrich is Professor of Biology at the University of Vermont. He has written several memoirs of his life in science and nature, including "One Man's Owl", and "Ravens in Winter". "Bumblebee Economics" was twice a nominee for the American Book Award in Science, and "A Year in the Maine Woods" won the 1995 Rutstrum Authors' Award for Literary Excellence.
Foster received an MA in Theater from the University of Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400161751
Author:
Heinrich, Bernd
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Read by:
Foster, Mel
Read:
Foster, Mel
Author:
Foster, Mel
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Seasons
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Physics-Meteorology
Subject:
General Nature
Edition Description:
Unabridged,MP3 - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.4 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 0.2 lb
Media Run Time:
450

Other books you might like

  1. Three Tales of My Father's Dragon... Sale Trade Paper $3.98
  2. Map of the United States Sticker... New Trade Paper $5.95
  3. Friendly Tales (Little Golden Book... Used Hardcover $7.50
  4. The Cow That Laid an Egg
    Used Hardcover $6.50
  5. Children of the Forest Used Hardcover $14.50
  6. Where's Spot (Color) (Spot) New Trade Paper $7.99

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Geography » Meteorology
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Zoology
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Meteorology

Summer World: A Season of Bounty New Mp3 Cd
0 stars - 0 reviews
$19.99 Backorder
Product details pages Tantor Media - English 9781400161751 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The highly anticipated, intimate, accessible, and eloquent illumination of animal survival in summer, from award-winning nature writer Bernd Heinrich, the bestselling author of Winter World.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.