Synopses & Reviews
Meet an amazing menagerie of creatures on this breathtaking safari through the animal kingdom. The Kingfisher Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia spans the earth from pole to pole, covering 2,000 animals from the tiniest protozoan to the mightiest mammal. Special feature panels focus on various aspects of animal behavior such as camouflage, migration, and hibernation. Easy-to-use and packed with dramatic photographs and illustrations, this colorful volume is an indispensable reference for school projects and a captivating resource for the whole family. Clear and informative text about all animals from the simplest cells to the most complex animals. Written by award-winning author David Burnie. Excellent reference book for the whole family. Includes glossary, alternative name index, and general index.
The wonderful aspect of this approach is the obvious relationship among groups of animals. A good reference for home and library that is useful for children and adults.
Meet an amazing menagerie of creatures in this breathtaking, illustrated encyclopedia describing the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of animals. 1,000+ full-color photos & illustrations.
About the Author
David Burnie is an accomplished zoologist who was a nature reserve ranger before becoming a natural history author and editor. A prolific writer of many books, including several on dinosaurs, he has seen many of his titles win educational awards and science prizes. His titles for Kingfisher include Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet and The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, which was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science Books in 2002.