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The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth Hardcover – Illustrated, August 19, 2013

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"The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth is an 'amoebas to zebras' reference destined to pique the interest of young readers and provide years of homework help for ages 8 to 12.... a comprehensive, at-a-glance guide illustrated with brilliant color photography, accompanied by facts that prove to be easily digestible." – BookPage

About the Author

David Burnie is a fellow of the Zoological Society of London and has written and contributed to more than 100 books about the natural world. He was consultant editor of DK's highly successful Animal and The Natural History Book. David is also a former winner of the Aventis Prize for Science Books.

Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you.

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  • Publisher : DK Children; Illustrated edition (August 19, 2013)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 304 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1465414576
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1465414571
  • Reading age : 8 - 12 years
  • Grade level : 3 - 7
  • Item Weight : 3.25 pounds
  • Dimensions : 8.8 x 1.07 x 11.14 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.9 out of 5 stars 2,011 ratings

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