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Maravillas naturales / escrito por Ben Hoare ; ilustrado por Angela Rizza y Daniel Long ; [traducción, Ana Riera Aragay].

Hoare, Ben, (author.). Rizza, Angela, (illustrator.). Long, Daniel (Illustrator), (illustrator.). Riera, Ana (Riera Aragay), (translator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

This compendium of amazing rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals will wow children and many adults, too. With 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, everyone will find something to be captivated by. Each plant, animal, and rock is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images. The storybook descriptions let you discover the myths and legends surrounding both organisms and gemstones, as well as key facts about their natural history. Find out how the prowling jaguar uses spots to avoid being spotted, why a sticky sundew means big trouble for insects, and what on Earth a radiolarian is. This beautiful treasury lets you find the things that interest you and uncover new favorites along the way. With reference pages packed with information you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J SP 508.0723 HOA (Text) 33892100708040 Niños New Español Book None 11/12/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744027051
  • ISBN: 0744027055
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: Primera edición.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
English edition orignially published in 2019.
Original title: The wonders of nature.
Summary, etc.:
This compendium of amazing rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals will wow children and many adults, too. With 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, everyone will find something to be captivated by. Each plant, animal, and rock is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images. The storybook descriptions let you discover the myths and legends surrounding both organisms and gemstones, as well as key facts about their natural history. Find out how the prowling jaguar uses spots to avoid being spotted, why a sticky sundew means big trouble for insects, and what on Earth a radiolarian is. This beautiful treasury lets you find the things that interest you and uncover new favorites along the way. With reference pages packed with information you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.
Subject: Nature > Juvenile literature.
Natural history > Juvenile literature.
Naturaleza > Literatura juvenil.
Spanish language materials.
Materiales en español.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

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