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A Child's Introduction to Natural History By Heather Alexander (Assistant Editor)

A Child's Introduction to Natural History by Heather Alexander (Assistant Editor)

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Summary

In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include The Story of the Orchestraand A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to Natural History introduces readers ages 8 to 12 to the fascinating wonders of our natural world.

A Child's Introduction to Natural History Summary

A Child's Introduction to Natural History: The Story of Our Living Earth - From Amazing Animals and Plants to Fascinating Fossils and Gems by Heather Alexander (Assistant Editor)

Highlighting every kingdom of life--plants, bacteria, mammals, birds, amphibians, insects, rocks and minerals--the book is also full of charming and witty illustrations by Meredith Hamilton plus 30 photographs throughout. The book delves into topics like geology; prehistoric times, including fossils and dinosaurs; how animals move and fly; evolution; biomes; and more. Sidebars throughout offer biographies of naturalists like Charles Darwin, Mary Anning, Thomas Henry Huxley.

Also includes fun, hands-on projects for kids to do on their own or with adults and 5 origami patterns to create your own paper dinosaur, whale, penguin, and more. Beautifully illustrated and designed, this is an entertaining and educational look at our natural history.

About Heather Alexander (Assistant Editor)

Heather Alexander has written numerous books for children and young adults including previous titles in this series, A Child's Introduction to the World, A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology, and A Child's Introduction to Art. She is a former book editor and lives in Basking Ridge, NJ. Meredith Hamilton has illustration the previous eight books in the Child's Intro series. Her other illustration work includes apps for children, cookbooks, and Steuben glass. She lives in Brooklyn, NY. Meredith Hamilton graduated from Brown University and has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Formerly an art director at Newsweek and Time, she illustrated the previous six books in the Child's Introduction series, among other books, and her work can be found in magazines and animations as well. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and three children.Laura Lee is currently producing a U.S. tour of the Russian Classical Ballet. She is the author of The Encyclopedia of Aggravation and The Elvis Impersonation Kit, both available from Black Dog & Leventhal.

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GOR011117484
9780316311366
0316311367
A Child's Introduction to Natural History: The Story of Our Living Earth - From Amazing Animals and Plants to Fascinating Fossils and Gems by Heather Alexander (Assistant Editor)
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
2016-06-30
96
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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