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The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia.

The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia

David Burnie

Kingfisher

c/o Macmillan Children's Books

175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010

9780753465806, $27.99, www.kingfisherbooks.com

The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia presents information on over 2000 kinds of animals, from insects to amphibians, birds, and mammals. Thoroughly researched, illustrated with stunning color photos of hundreds of individual creatures, "The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia" is the go-to reference on the animal kingdom for children age 6 and up. Chapters on Simple Animals, Cnidarians, Flatworms and Roundworms, Segmented Worms, Mollusks, Arachnids, Crustaceans, Centipedes and Millipedes, Insects, Echinoderms, Chordates, Cartilaginous Fish, Bony Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals are included, along with a Glossary and index. In each chapter, special information of interest is presented in highlighted feature panels with accompanying illustrations. Habitat, life span, behavior, migration, diet, and common geographical range are all described briefly in compact style. "The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia" is an excellent reference book for public, educational, and private collections.

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Date:Sep 1, 2011
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