Please try again. Gr 5 Up-A dazzling visual introduction to natural history. Natural History squeezes as many plants, animals, rocks, and minerals as possible between its covers. Explore everything on Earth, such as: • … ", "An introductory visual guide to the natural world, this volume's strength rests with original and compelling photographs and illustrations. Compiled by a team of professional wildlife experts working with the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution, this comprehensive nature book was 5 years in the making! Something went wrong. Minerals are well done, but a secondary concern. This extraordinary reference book from DK Books is eye candy for nature lovers of all ages, and makes a fantastic gift! This book explores a highly successful group of mammals-the carnivores-in stunning visual detail. From rocks to redwoods and microbes to mammals - this is a dazzling visual introduction to our planet's treasures. We invite you to create an account with us if you like, or shop as a guest. The book was little damage. The plus side is I'm an animal lover as well and this makes fantastic reading and learning as well! It is packed with thousands of eye-popping, specially commissioned photographs and in-depth two-page spreads on incredible species. The photographs are amazing. Embark on a journey through the world's greatest natural wonders in this spectacular visual guide. This book is MASSIVE and has hundreds and hundreds of pictures. This book covers all of the topics I needed in one text. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The first chapter offers a brief introduction to Earth, and its geology and life-forms, followed by separate, extensive chapters devoted to minerals, rocks, and fossils; microscopic life; plants; fungi; and animals ("the largest kingdom"). We have loved using this book with our other homeschool science materials, Reviewed in the United States on February 17, 2017. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + $20.35 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to Sweden. Earth (Second Edition): The Definitive Visual Guide. Please browse through our store and shop with confidence as all of our products come directly from the manufacturer. They carry the story. We keep it as a coffee table book and our guests ALWAYS pick it up and flip through it whether they're interested in science or not. The pictures are excellent. Wonderful addition to our family library. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Vast groups of carnivores are covered, in addition to profiles on … Which one is your new favorite? Reviewed in the United States on May 4, 2019. Filled with more than 5,000 species and in-depth studies of animals, plants, fungi, microorganisms, rocks and minerals, this is a dazzling visual introduction to our planet’s treasures. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Sloppy creation. Set down your Angry Birds for a sec and consider the unassuming majesty of the scarlet ibis -- or the apothecary rose, the peacock mantis shrimp, the crimson waxcap mushroom. --Martha Stewart Living Magazine, December 2010. ", "648 pages of breathtaking nature photos and facts. Everything we make strives to inform, inspire, and entertain readers of all ages. This unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history looks at every kingdom of life. Every group of carnivores is covered, including dogs, weasels, seals, and civets. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 1, 2013. About DK Natural History Mammals Carnivores. DK Natural History: Mammals - Carnivores forms part of an ongoing series that is a landmark in illustrated reference publishing and was authenticated by experts at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. ", "Extensive scope and exceptional photographs distinguish this ambitious work. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Page cut wrong with huge crease. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. From steamy jungles to dusty deserts. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 11, 2014. Numerous pictorial galleries highlight varieties of specific species. There's an animal for everyone in this animal encyclopedia! The focus is on life - animals first, then plants. Natural History squeezes as many plants, animals, rocks, and minerals as possible between its covers. Quoting DK: "Natural History begins with a general introduction to life on Earth: the geological foundations of life, the evolution of life forms, and how organisms are classified. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. No protective , nothing cover. Appendixes include a 4-page glossary and a 24-page index of scientific and common names. DK Natural History: Mammals - Carnivores forms part of an ongoing series that is a landmark in illustrated reference publishing and was authenticated by experts at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. The outside didn’t bother me as much until I saw the vent page that was obviously cut after a crease was made in the pages.