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Jungle

Part of the series Eyewitness Books

Feeling bored with your day-to-day environment? A journey through a tropical rain forest could be the perfect "pick-me-up." And thanks to Jungle, you can visit the life-teeming tropics without ever leaving the comforts and conveniences of your own home. In Jungle, all manner of flora and fauna are explored--from the treetops to the forest floor--in Central American, South American, African, Tropical Asian, and Australasian rain forests. Vivid photographs with intriguing captions introduce readers to exotic places and creatures they've likely never heard of before. Meet, for example, the harpy eagle, the pygmy anteater, the shovel-nosed catfish, the spear-nosed bat, and the gaboon viper. Learn about the natural medicinal powers of many jungle plants. Discover the various foods, such as ginger, cocoa, sweet potato, and pineapple, which are sold around the world but have their origins in the rain forest. Topics covered include What Is a Rain Forest?, In the Water, Climbers, Seed Dispersal, Dusk to Dawn, Hidden Dangers, Nature's Architects, Medicines, Hunters and Killers, Disguise and Warning, Tricks and Traps, Jungle Produce, and Under Threat. The text is factual but never dry; thorough without being too much to swallow. Kids will be fascinated by the animals and plants featured within the glossy, beautifully-designed pages, and adults may be tempted to wrestle the book from the hands of their children--just to get a closer look. Another winner in Knopf's exc

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Booko found 4 book editions of Jungle by Theresa Greenaway

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Jungle by Theresa Greenaway, ISBN: 9780756645441
Jungle
Mar, 2009 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Jungle by Theresa Greenaway, ISBN: 9780756606930
Jungle
Aug, 2004 Library Binding Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Jungle by Theresa Greenaway, ISBN: 9780789458971
Jungle
Apr, 1995 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Jungle (Eyewitness Guides); by Theresa Greenaway, ISBN: 9780751360301
Jungle (Eyewitness Guides);
Jan, 1994 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...

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