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The Natural History Book

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The Natural History Book

This encyclopaedia is visually stimulating and scientifically robust.


It contains snippets of natural history from around the globe, and will make a great addition to any family bookshelf.


Aspects of natural history are separated into six easily-comprehensible categories, covering minerals, rocks, microscopic life, animals, fungi and plants.


The encyclopedia contains over 5000 species, and biological and geological groupings are explained in an easily understandable way. There is something for all children in this monumental, five-years-in-the-making, book.

Additional product details
  • by DK
  • suitable for ages 7+
  • encyclopaedia of Natural History
  • hardcover
  • 648 pages
  • 30.2x25.9x4.3cm
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Customer reviews
Amazing bookReview by aleh
It is an amazing book, suitable for kids and for adults with tons of pictures and interesting stories. 650 pages overall. Top quality product at a low price. (Posted on 30/06/2019)

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