With more than 1 million copies sold, this updated and revised celebration of the animal kingdom features photos and descriptions of over 2, 000 species and habitats. Bringing animals, and up-to-date research to life for readers around the world, Animal explores the creatures that have fascinated and inspired humans for years, from intrepid Emperor penguins to fierce Siberian tigers, habitats, to the very intelligent and highly communicative humpback whale.
Perfect for gift-giving. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution. This updated edition introduces the olinguito, the adorable, recently discovered mammal that looks like a cross between a cat and a teddy bear, and the Skywalker gibbon found in the tropical forests of Yunnan Province in southwest China and Myanmar.
Wildlife of the World
An additional eighty-page illustrated reference section on the animal kingdom explains the animal groups and profiles additional species. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Wildlife of the world takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats — from the Amazon rain forests to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole — meeting the most important animals in each ecosystem along the way.
In wildlife of the world truly spectacular portrait-style photography brings you "face-to-face" with individual animals in up-close and engrossing profiles on how the animals interact with their environments, survive, mate, and even play. From the shaggy musk ox foraging in the canadian high arctic to the angered Scottish wildcat prowling the Highlands to the rock-climbing gelada monkey of Ethiopia, each animal featured in Wildlife of the World plays a key role in its environment.
Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth Smithsonian
Giving a clear overview of the classification of our natural world-over 6, 000 species-Natural History looks at every kingdom of life, from bacteria, minerals, and rocks to fossils to plants and animals. Featuring a remarkable array of specially commissioned photographs, Natural History looks at thousands of specimens and species displayed in visual galleries that take the reader on an incredible journey from the most fundamental building blocks of the world's landscapes, to plants, through the simplest of life forms, fungi, and animals.
Dk Pub. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. A landmark in reference publishing and overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history.
Ocean: The Definitive Visual Guide
The power and wonder of the ocean is as strong today as ever, and new discoveries beneath melting ice, with new expeditions to its depths, in developing reefs, and on shores around the world. Dk Pub. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Ocean includes an atlas of the world's oceans and seas compiled using satellite data, brand-new 3-D Earth modeling, and remarkable photography of the marine world that explores the interaction between people and the ocean environment.
From the geological and physical processes that affect the ocean floor to the key habitat zones, and fauna, flora, this is the definitive reference to the world's oceans. To celebrate, we are releasing a second edition of Ocean, with the latest scientific research, coverage of major events like Superstorm Sandy and the Fukushima tsunami, and new graphics and images.
Earth Second Edition: The Definitive Visual Guide
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk Pub. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Used book in Good Condition. Specially commissioned new 3-d digital artwork provides a striking, explains the scientific processes that govern our world, informative guide to the features of our planet, and looks at the complex relationship between humans and the natural environment while providing a thought-provoking assessment on the state of the planet.
Earth: the definitive visual Guide is an extraordinary survey of our planet produced in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. This stunning reference includes detailed, illustrated information about everything that makes up our planet, as well as descriptions of more than four hundred of the Earth's most significant, greatest, from Mount Kilimanjaro to the Antarctic ice sheet, unusual, and most dangerous features.
Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants
Used book in Good Condition. Dk's elegant introduction to botany is packed with sumptuous photos and crystal-clear illustrations that explain the mechanics of photosynthesis, how cacti store water, why leaves change color, and how seeds know when to grow. Discover the extraordinary diversity of the plant world--and how plants work--with this photographic celebration of the trees, flowers, and foliage plants that share our planet.
From tiny mosses and delicate ferns to vibrant blooms and stately palms, Flora invites you to explore the plant kingdom from the ground up, and from root to leaf tip. Filled with fascinating stories of how plant roots and leaves communicate with their neighbors and how flowers use color and scent to interact with--and manipulate--the creatures around them, Flora is a fresh and engaging introduction to the mysterious inner workings of the plant world.
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Natural Wonders of the World
Dk Pub. Discover earth's most beautiful and fascinating natural landmarks. Used book in Good Condition. Plants and animals that inhabit each environment are also included, making Natural Wonders of the World a complete celebration of our world. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. From the spectacular granite domes of Yosemite to the reefs of the Bahama Banks and the ice sheets of the Antarctic, this is an unparalleled survey of the world's natural treasures. From the rocky mountains to the great barrier reef and everything in between, Natural Wonders of the World combines breathtaking landscape photography and illustrations with 3-D terrain models and other explanatory artworks to reveal what lies beneath the surface and explain the geological processes to show how the features were formed.
Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Includes a comprehensive star atlas that covers all the constellations and planetary charts showing their positions right up to 2019, with entries on each of the 88 constellations and notable celestial objects that lie within them, and a monthly sky guide showing the night sky as it appears throughout the year.
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Used book in Good Condition. From the fiery mass of the sun's core to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, Universe takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos. With information on the nature of the universe, the study of cosmology, Earth's motion, modern telescopes, and even a comprehensive star atlas, astrophotography, this groundbreaking encyclopedia takes a dazzling and expansive look at the Universe and is a must-have for both students and astronomy enthusiasts.
Dk Pub. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Full of stunning out-of-this world images reflecting recent advances in space imagery, you'll go on a journey from our solar system all the way to the farthest limits of space.
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Used book in Good Condition. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Get up close and personal to some of the most dangerous animals around, including the Komodo dragon with its deadly bite, and the saltwater crocodile which uses a "death roll" to drown its prey. Explore the different animal habitats and ecosystems that contribute to the world's biodiversity, learn about the different senses and life cycles of animals, and find out how animals communicate with each other.
Get ready to bring the animal world to rip-roaring life with Animal! Dk Pub. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institute, fish, Animal! is packed with fantastic facts about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and more. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. From the golden eagle to the great white shark, this amazing animal encyclopedia for children transports you into the jaw-dropping, heart-thumping, pulse-racing world of the animal kingdom.
Bursting with 3d images, every animal is brought to life, from the tiniest hermit crab to the mightiest African elephant.
Science: The Definitive Visual Guide
Used book in Good Condition. Instantly understandable text, a who's who of all scientists, symbols and charts, renders each of these tricky subjects comprehensible, integrated with artworks and photographs, and a general reference section at the back of the book includes classification tables, and more.
Now updated to include all the latest developments and created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Science, 2nd Edition offers a uniquely visual and family-friendly history of science and the discoveries that changed the world. This comprehensive reference book explores all the major scientific disciplines in an accessible manner, following a chronological structure and a unique thematic approach, and using an unrivaled visual style to illuminate the most influential scientific breakthroughs.
From the dawn of science and the evolution of the wheel to the Industrial Revolution and the first battery to the Information Age and the Internet, each spread takes a specific event, theory, invention, experiment, discovery, or individual and explains its significance and impact on the development of scientific thought.
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Science, 2nd edition is the ultimate visual guide to the discoveries that changed the world, telling the story of science from the earliest times to the present day. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk Pub.
The Planets: The Definitive Visual Guide to Our Solar System
Viewed layer by layer, planets and other objects in the Solar System are taken out of the night sky and presented on a white background, revealing every detail of their surface and internal anatomy in astonishing detail. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Featuring all-new 3d models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency, The Planets is an awe-inspiring journey through the Solar System, from Earth to Mars and beyond.
Used book in Good Condition. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Looking at planets, hundreds of moons and thousands of asteroids and comets, The Planets includes timelines that chronicle all major Space missions, right up to the latest Mars rovers, the Sun, and infographics that present fascinating facts about all planets and the Solar System in a fresh new way.
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