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Tropical Rainforests: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press (Golden Guide)

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This excellent overview illuminates one of the most fascinating and endangered ecosystemstropical rainforests. Along with detailed descriptions and beautiful illustrations of the various plants, insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals that inhabit the rainforests and related habitats, this book also explains:

· Forest layers, features, microclimates, food chains

· Rainforest locations across the globe

· Cultural, biological, and geological values of rainforests

Its valuable message of conservation makes this guide not only an entertaining reference but an important educational resource.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Allen M. Young, Ph.D., obtained his B.A. degree from the State University of New York at New Paltz and his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Chicago. His two years of post-doctoral research with the Organization for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica was the beginning of what has become a lifelong career studying and writing about tropical rainforest insects. Currently Curator of Zoology and Vice President for Collections, Research, and Public Programs at the Milwaukee Public Museum, Dr. Young has published several booksPopulation, Biology of Tropical Insects, The Sarapiqui Chronicle, The Chocolate Tree, Lives Intertwined, and Small Creatures and Ordinary Placesplus more than 300 original scientific papers.

Judith Huf has worked as an artist in many fields, from painting and sculpture to technical and scientific illustration and creating exhibits for nature centers and museums. This is the second book she has illustrated for Dr. Young.

This excellent overview illuminates one of the most fascinating and endangered ecosystemstropical rainforests. Along with detailed descriptions and beautiful illustrations of the various plants, insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals that inhabit the rainforests and related habitats, this book also explains:

· Forest layers, features, microclimates, food chains

· Rainforest locations across the globe

· Cultural, biological, and geological values of rainforests

Its valuable message of conservation makes this guide not only an entertaining reference but an important educational resource.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press have been updated and revised to revitalize the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Synopsis:

This new addition to the series provides a wonderful introduction to the flora and fauna of tropical rainforests around the globe.

Synopsis:

This excellent overview illuminates one of the most fascinating and endangered ecosystems—tropical rainforests. Along with detailed descriptions and beautiful illustrations of the various plants, insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals that inhabit the rainforests and related habitats, this book also explains:

· Forest layers, features, microclimates, food chains

· Rainforest locations across the globe

· Cultural, biological, and geological values of rainforests

Its valuable message of conservation makes this guide not only an entertaining reference but an important educational resource.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Synopsis:

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press


Enjoy and Learn!

Expert Knowledge!

Easy-to-Read!


This excellent overview illuminates one of the most fascinating and endangered ecosystems - tropical rainforests. Along with detailed descriptions and beautiful illustrations of the various plants, insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals that inhabit the rainforests and related habitats, this book also explains:


* Forest layers, features, microclimates, food chains

* Rainforest locations across the globe

* Cultural, biological, and geological values of rainforests


Its valuable message of conservation makes this guide not only an entertaining reference, but an important educational resource.


Complete Your Collection!


Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press


Bats of the World * Bird Life * Birds
Butterflies and Moths * Dinosaurs * Endangered Species
Exploring Space * Fishes * Fishing * Wildflowers
Fossils * Geology * Insects * Mammals * North American Indian Arts
Planets * Pond Life * Reptiles and Amphibians * Rocks, Gems and Minerals
Seashells of the World * Seashell Life * The Sky Observer's Guide
Spiders and Their Kin * Stars * Trees
Tropical Fish * Poisonous Animals * Weather * Weeds *
Whales, Dolphins and Other Marine Mammals


Golden Field Guides from St. Martin's Press


Birds of North America
Eastern Birds
Reptiles
Rocks and Minerals
Seashells of North America
Night Sky
Trees of North America
Wildflowers

About the Author

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Allen M. Young, Ph.D., obtained his B.A. degree from the State University of New York at New Paltz and his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Chicago. His two years of post-doctoral research with the Organization for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica was the beginning of what has become a lifelong career studying and writing about tropical rainforest insects. Currently Curator of Zoology and Vice President for Collections, Research, and Public Programs at the Milwaukee Public Museum, Dr. Young has published several books—Population, Biology of Tropical Insects, The Sarapiqui Chronicle, The Chocolate Tree, Lives Intertwined, and Small Creatures and Ordinary Places—plus more than 300 original scientific papers.

Judith Huf has worked as an artist in many fields, from painting and sculpture to technical and scientific illustration and creating exhibits for nature centers and museums. This is the second book she has illustrated for Dr. Young.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582380803
Author:
Huf, Judith
Publisher:
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
Author:
Young, Allen M.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Rain forests
Subject:
Forests & Forestry - Rainforest
Subject:
Trees & Forests - Rainforests
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press
Series Volume:
999
Publication Date:
20010314
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 color illustrations throughout
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.00 x 4.00 in

Related Subjects

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Tropical Rainforests: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press (Golden Guide)
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Product details 160 pages Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press - English 9781582380803 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This new addition to the series provides a wonderful introduction to the flora and fauna of tropical rainforests around the globe.
"Synopsis" by ,
This excellent overview illuminates one of the most fascinating and endangered ecosystems—tropical rainforests. Along with detailed descriptions and beautiful illustrations of the various plants, insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals that inhabit the rainforests and related habitats, this book also explains:

· Forest layers, features, microclimates, food chains

· Rainforest locations across the globe

· Cultural, biological, and geological values of rainforests

Its valuable message of conservation makes this guide not only an entertaining reference but an important educational resource.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

"Synopsis" by , A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press


Enjoy and Learn!

Expert Knowledge!

Easy-to-Read!


This excellent overview illuminates one of the most fascinating and endangered ecosystems - tropical rainforests. Along with detailed descriptions and beautiful illustrations of the various plants, insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals that inhabit the rainforests and related habitats, this book also explains:


* Forest layers, features, microclimates, food chains

* Rainforest locations across the globe

* Cultural, biological, and geological values of rainforests


Its valuable message of conservation makes this guide not only an entertaining reference, but an important educational resource.


Complete Your Collection!


Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press


Bats of the World * Bird Life * Birds
Butterflies and Moths * Dinosaurs * Endangered Species
Exploring Space * Fishes * Fishing * Wildflowers
Fossils * Geology * Insects * Mammals * North American Indian Arts
Planets * Pond Life * Reptiles and Amphibians * Rocks, Gems and Minerals
Seashells of the World * Seashell Life * The Sky Observer's Guide
Spiders and Their Kin * Stars * Trees
Tropical Fish * Poisonous Animals * Weather * Weeds *
Whales, Dolphins and Other Marine Mammals


Golden Field Guides from St. Martin's Press


Birds of North America
Eastern Birds
Reptiles
Rocks and Minerals
Seashells of North America
Night Sky
Trees of North America
Wildflowers

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