Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia Revised Edition

Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia Revised Edition, Following in the footsteps of DK’s bestselling adult title Animal, which sold in excess of 2 million copies, Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia reveals the wonders of the animal kingdom to a younger readership.

Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia Revised Edition

Animals A Visual Encyclopedia

Structured by animal group with separate entries for every notable type of animal, from ants and aardvarks to wasps and wallabies. Fact files provide key information on behavior, distribution, diet, and conservation issues. Action photography reveals wild animals interacting in their native habitats and puts natural behavior in context. Highlights animals most likely to fire the imagination of young minds: the deadliest, the largest, the friendliest, the fastest, and the downright strangest.

Grzimeks Student Animal Life Resource: Insects and Spiders offers readers comprehensive and easy-to-use information on Earths bugs. Entries are arranged by taxonomy, the science through which living things are classified into related groups. Each entry includes sections on physical characteristics; geographic range; habitat; diet; behavior and reproduction; insects, spiders and people; and conservation status. Family entries are followed by one or more species accounts and a range map and photo or illustration for nearly every species. Entries conclude with a list of books, periodicals, and Web sites that may be used for further research.

Each volume of Grzimeks Student Animal Life Resource: Insects and Spiders includes a pronunciation guide for scientific names, a glossary, an overview of insects and spiders, a list of species in the set by biome, a list of species by geographic location, and an index. The two volume set has 250 full-color maps, photos, and illustrations to enliven the text, and sidebars provide additional facts and related information.


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