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Of the World (6-Volume Set)

Series: Of the World Series

By: Chris Mattison(Author), Anthony Wootton(Author), Ken Preston-Mafham(Author), David Alderton(Author)

224 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations, maps

Facts on File

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #200063 | ISBN: 0816058237
Availability: Usually dispatched within 5 days Details
NHBS Price: £475.00 $605/€538 approx

About this book

Many of nature's most curious and intriguing creatures can be discovered in the extraordinary Of the World set. Brought back into print by popular demand, with revamped and reworked maps and charts, each volume provides clear, basic information on physiology, classification, habitat, life cycle, and behavior, including such diverse topics as courtship and mating, egg-laying and development, reproduction and parental care, and food and feeding. Loaded with crisp, full-color photographs that often astonish and amuse, the Of the World set offers unique insights into the amazing diversity of species around the globe. Sure to please readers of all ages, the books present many of the world's most fascinating creatures, from bears and whales to frogs and butterflies.

This set includes Insects of the World, Spiders of the World, Primates of the World, Turtles and Tortoises of the World, Snakes of the World, and Wildcats of the World.

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