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Our Amazing World of Nature: Its Marvels and Mysteries
Our Amazing World of Nature Its Marvels and Mysteries Author:various authors Here in one magnificent, 320-page volume prepared by the editors of Reader's Digest are a hundred outstanding articles on the marvels of nature. The entire field of natural history is covered--including the mysterious beginnings of life on Earth; the incredible "inner space" of living cells; the winges wonder of a bird; the small miracles of gr... more »een things growing at your doorstep; those awesome explosions called earthquakes; the splendor of the night sky.
From a meandering Midwest river to a South Seas volcano, from catfish that care for their young to giant squid the eat their mates, from the fragile beauty of an orchid to the towering strength of a giant sequoia, from the familiar ground of your backyard to the interior of the Sun--the authors take you to the ends of the Earth and deep into outer space.
Among the 58 naturalists that share their personal experiences with you are Max Eastman, Jean George, Donald Culross Peattie, John Steinbeck, Rachel Carson, Konrad Lorenz, Rutherfod Platt, Edwin Way Teale, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Hal Borland, and Arthur C. Clarke.
Beautifully illustrated with over 200 full-color photographs (plus diagrams and paintings), this book includes some of the best work or the world's greatest nature photographers. Exciting picture stories show you some of nature's most colorful spectacles: insects that look like leaves, thorns, sticks and even snakes; the architecture of birds' nests; the startling colors of the coral reef creatures; and the exotic life of a tropical rain forest.
Our Amazing World of Nature is a book for everyone in your family, a book that will open young eyes as well as old to the majesty amd beauty of the world around us.« less