Of Kinkajous, Capybaras, Horned Beetles, Seladangs: The World's Oddest and Most Wonderful Mammals, Insects, Birds and Plants



Meet The Giant Weta, The Strangler Fig, The Pangolin, And A Veritable Bestiary Of The Strangest Life Forms On Our Planet Here Are The Mammals, Birds, Insects And Plants That Are The Marvels Of Existence, Presented In A Format That Provides Ideal Popular Science Reading 75 Line Drawings.Of Kinkajous, Capybaras, Horned Beetles, Seladangs: The World's Oddest and Most Wonderful Mammals, Insects, Birds and Plants

Eric Hanson and his mother Jeanne Hanson have traveled a lot together and know how to keep themselves entertained Jeanne has written several books, including Why You Can t Tickle Yourself They live in the Minneapolis area.

[[ Reading ]] ➿ Of Kinkajous, Capybaras, Horned Beetles, Seladangs: The World's Oddest and Most Wonderful Mammals, Insects, Birds and Plants Author Jeanne K. Hanson – Tiffanydaniels.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 283 pages
  • Of Kinkajous, Capybaras, Horned Beetles, Seladangs: The World's Oddest and Most Wonderful Mammals, Insects, Birds and Plants
  • Jeanne K. Hanson
  • English
  • 10 September 2017
  • 9780060164645

10 thoughts on “Of Kinkajous, Capybaras, Horned Beetles, Seladangs: The World's Oddest and Most Wonderful Mammals, Insects, Birds and Plants

  1. says:

    This book is almost thirty years old and it shows in the writing style and anthropocentrism I read it as part of a reading challenge and spent most of my time reading it wondering how much of the information is still considered accurate.

  2. says:

    Of Kinkajous, et al. by Jeanne K Hanson and Deane Morrison is full of curious facts about the natural world It s broken into short, disjoint, easy to read essays ranging in size from a paragraph to a few pages Many essays are accompanied by attractive pen and ink illustrations If you ve spent much time learning about nature, you ll likely find a lot of information that you already know things like cheetahs are the fastest land animal, sloths move slowly, and mosquitoes spread deadly diseases But unless you are unusually well informed you ll probably learn some new things too.Because the essays are short and disjoint, the book has lots of convenient stopping places I used them frequently and took much time to ...

  3. says:

    This book is a series of short essays about the wonders of life on earth, focusing mostly on animals from the smallest virus to the largest whale The book is difficult to read for long periods of time due to the short chapters, however, it is perfect if you want a book to read when distractions are many and reading time is short Although people will inevitably be familiar with some of the facts presente...

  4. says:

    I read this book as part of the Spring 2009 Challenge Read a book with 12 or words in the title 25 points The copy I borrowed was not attractive However, I could see myself leaving this in a restroom for reading on the throne The factoids about th...

  5. says:

    Haven t started yet but it is the subtitle, Of Kinkajous, Capybaras, Horned Beetles, Seladangs that caught me Especially the capybaras part.It s okay A bit repetitive and not descriptive enough to be really interesting but an okay book to pick up and read once in a while when...

  6. says:

    Not bad, but it s another unorganized book with a paragraph to page about random odd animals and their random odd characteristics.

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