We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

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


    Q&A | June 5, 2015

    Chip Kidd: IMG Powell's Q&A: Chip Kidd



    Describe your latest book. Judge This is a book that evolved out of discussions with the TED Books team, chiefly my editor Michelle Quint. It is a... Continue »
    1. $11.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Judge This

      Chip Kidd 9781476784786

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$24.99
New Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
9 Local Warehouse Children's- Science
8 Remote Warehouse Children's Nonfiction- Animals

How Animals Work

by

How Animals Work Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Have you ever wondered how fish breathe underwater, how caterpillars transform into butterflies, why deer grow cumbersome antlers every year, or how snakes slither?

How Animals Work explains the structures and systems of animal bodies, using photographs and diagrams to show how animals use their anatomy to move, communicate, hunt, and feed, and how their bodies enhance their chances in the struggle for survival.

Review:

"This beautifully photographed encyclopedia of animals is divided into categories that include movement, diet, senses, and animal families. Striking spreads capture animals in action, such as an elephant giving itself a dust bath and a kingfisher catching a fish, while sections focused on topics like breathing and circulation provide insight into lesser-known creatures such as oxygen-diffusing sea butterflies. Diagrams showing internal organs and intimate closeups of eyes, skin, fur, and wings, should engage budding biologists. Ages 8 — up. (July)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

Table of Contents

Body basics — Animals on the move — LIfe support — Animal diets — Hunters and hunted — Senses — Keeping in contact — Animal families — The animal world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756658977
Author:
DK Publishing
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Author:
Burnie, David
Author:
Dk Publishing
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Science & Nature - Zoology
Subject:
Science & Nature - Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Childrens Science
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
12.08x10.26x.77 in. 2.90 lbs.
Age Level:
08-13

Other books you might like

  1. Farm Sale Board Book $3.98
  2. The Male Brain Used Hardcover $9.95

Related Subjects

Children's » Animals » General
Children's » Nonfiction » Animals
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Nonfiction » Wild Animals
Children's » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Science and Nature » Human Body

How Animals Work New Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$24.99 In Stock
Product details 192 pages DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - English 9780756658977 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "This beautifully photographed encyclopedia of animals is divided into categories that include movement, diet, senses, and animal families. Striking spreads capture animals in action, such as an elephant giving itself a dust bath and a kingfisher catching a fish, while sections focused on topics like breathing and circulation provide insight into lesser-known creatures such as oxygen-diffusing sea butterflies. Diagrams showing internal organs and intimate closeups of eyes, skin, fur, and wings, should engage budding biologists. Ages 8 — up. (July)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
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.