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DK Eyewitness Guides:  Pond & River By Steve Parker

DK Eyewitness Guides: Pond & River

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This reference book provides detailed information on ponds and rivers. It has been structured so that each spread makes up a complete visual story and a self-contained module of information.

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DK Eyewitness Guides: Pond & River Summary


DK Eyewitness Guides: Pond & River by Steve Parker

Pond and river habitats throughout the world support a huge number of strange and beautiful animals and plants all of which are specially adapted to an aquatic way of life. Many of the specimens featured in this dazzling collection of specially commissioned pictures were photographed live others come from specialist museum collections and are being seen here for the first time in any book; all are reproduced with such clarity of detail that they give us a new insight into the complex worlds to be found in and around fresh water.Starting with spring the book follows the development of plant and animal life through the seasons of the year until their decline in the winter. The book studies in detail the fish birds insects mammals shells amphibians and reptiles rushes and underwater weeds of the pond and river.Produced in association with the Natural History Museum London Pond & River is an exceptionally beautiful and informative visual guide to freshwater life.

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About Steve Parker


Steve Parker is a writer, editor, and consultant specializing in general science and life sciences. He graduated with BSc Honours First Class and is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Steve has written more than 250 books, including The Human Body, Eyewitness Medicine, Eyewitness Human Body and Medicine. He has been shortlisted for prizes ranging from BBC Blue Peter Book of the Year to Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year and the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and won the 2014 BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science, and as of 2018 is a two-time winner of the School Library Information Book award.

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GOR002989450
DK Eyewitness Guides: Pond & River by Steve Parker
Steve Parker
DK Eyewitness
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
1988-09-01
64
0863183182
9780863183188
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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