The astonishing world of the dinosaurs never fails to fascinate. We know so much more about these extraordinary creatures than ever before but the essence of the world in which... Read more
The astonishing world of the dinosaurs never fails to fascinate. We know so much more about these extraordinary creatures than ever before but the essence of the world in which they lived and moved and the drama of their departure can only be imagined. John Sibbick captures that essence in the vast sweep of his landscapes and the understanding of the scientific detail in his superbly realised artwork. True to geological time, the book traces the rise and fall of the dynasties of the dinosaurs and chronicles their story through the tales of the dinosaur hunters of the modern age. Science and art combine to make this an outstanding, accessible and beautiful work.
Steve Parker is an author, editor and consultant specializing in information books on the natural world, biology, technology and general sciences. He holds a First Class Honours BSc in Zoology and is a Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. He has worked on the staff at London's Natural History Museum, and in-house at various publishers including Haymarket and Dorling Kindersley
Contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. This book includes detailed comparative anatomy, evolutionary legacies, and the breakthrough theories of eminent scientists.
From deserts to polar lands, this title looks at different ecosystems around the world. It helps you learn about how these ecosystems are formed, the wildlife that lives there, and how climate change and human interaction are affecting the planet. It features photographs of different environments, including animals and human inhabitants.
Investigate the animal kingdom, exploring the worlds of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians and find out how they raise their young, where in the world they make their homes and what it means for some of these animals to be endangered. This brilliant book is bursting with fantastic information, detailed illustrations and stunning photographs.
Here is an exciting and informative guide to the fascinating world of fish. Striking color photographs of tropical fish, eels, seahorses, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of fish, how they behave, and how they survive. See the lethal jaws of a piranha, a porcupine fish "puffing up," how a dogfish swims, growth rings on a fish scale, what a fish looked like 400...
Everything about sharks -- comprehensive information on the important breeds, myths and legends, anatomy and physiology, reproduction, courtship and mating, food and hunting, senses and survival -- fully updated to reflect new research.
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