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The Resource Living world, written by Theresa Greenaway, Dr. Miranda Macquitty, Steve Parker, Susanna Van Rose

Living world, written by Theresa Greenaway, Dr. Miranda Macquitty, Steve Parker, Susanna Van Rose

Label
Living world
Title
Living world
Statement of responsibility
written by Theresa Greenaway, Dr. Miranda Macquitty, Steve Parker, Susanna Van Rose
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discover the secrets of the earth and its extraordinary habitats
Cataloging source
ZNM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenaway, Theresa
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
J570 LIV
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • MacQuitty, Miranda
  • Parker, Steve
  • Van Rose, Susanna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ocean
  • Ocean
  • Seashore
  • Seashore
  • Natural history
  • Natural history
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth (Planet)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Living world, written by Theresa Greenaway, Dr. Miranda Macquitty, Steve Parker, Susanna Van Rose
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The material in this book originally appeared in the Eyewitness Books series published by Dorling Kindersley
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Earth: What makes up the earth? -- Early ideas about the earth -- Cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- Properties of water -- Realms of ice -- Building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- Challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- Formation of the ocean floor -- Exploring the interior -- Earthquakes and seismology -- Volcanology -- Mountain building -- Plateaus and rifts -- Weathering processes -- Life from rock -- Erosion -- Deposition -- Glaciation -- Age of the earth -- Naming the earth -- Ocean: Oceans of the past -- Oceans today -- Life in the oceans -- Waves and weather -- Sandy and muddy -- Soft seabed -- Rocks underwater -- On the rocks -- Coral kingdom -- Life on a coral reef -- Sea meadows -- Predators and prey -- Homes and hiding -- Attack and defense -- Jet set -- Moving along -- Ocean travelers -- Twilight zone -- Darkest depths -- On the bottom -- Vents and smokers -- Diverse divers -- Underwater machines -- Ocean explorers -- Wrecks on the sea bed -- Harvesting fish -- Ocean products -- Oil and gas exploration -- Oceans in peril -- Seashore: World of the seashore -- Shaping the shoreline -- Profile of the shore -- Living on the edge of land -- Plants of the sea -- Green, brown, and red seaweeds -- Holdfast habitat -- Shells of the shore -- Gripping the rock -- Inside a tide pool -- Tide-pool fish -- Flower-like animals -- Tentacles and stings -- Stars of the sea -- Borers and builders -- Hard cases -- Unusual partnerships -- Disguises -- Life on a ledge -- Feeding by the sea -- Visitors to the shore -- Beachcombing -- Studying our shores -- Pond & River: Spring plants -- Spring animals -- Early summer plants -- Early summer animals -- Midsummer plants -- Midsummer animals -- Pond in autumn -- Pond in winter -- Freshwater fish -- Trout -- Waterfowl -- Water birds -- Rushes and reeds -- Reed bed -- Waterside mammals -- Frogs, toads, and newts -- Hunters in the water -- Floating flowers -- Plants at the pond?s surface -- Underwater weeds -- Dragonflies and damselflies -- Insects in the water -- Freshwater shells -- Head of the river -- Life along the riverbank -- River?s mouth -- Saltmarsh -- Study and conservation -- Jungle: What is a rain forest? -- Tropical rain forests -- At the top -- Forest canopy -- Forest floor -- In the water -- Epiphytes -- Climbers -- Central American jungles -- Sweet success -- Seed dispersal -- Dusk to dawn -- South American jungles -- Beside the water -- Hidden dangers -- Nature?s architects -- House and home -- African jungles -- Medicines -- Forest apes -- Hunters and killers -- Tropical Asia -- Disguise and warning -- Tricks and traps -- Flying high -- Australasian rain forests -- Jungle produce -- Explorers -- Under threat -- Desert: What is a desert? -- What is a desert made of? -- Rocky deserts -- Seas of sand -- Water in the desert -- After the rains -- How plants survive in the desert -- Insects -- Reptiles -- Birds -- Mammals -- Adapting to desert life -- Ship of the desert -- Camel regalia -- Domesticated animals -- Dwellings -- Food and drink -- Men?s costume -- Women?s costume -- Desert brides -- Jewelry -- Spinning and weaving -- Arts and crafts -- Exploring the desert
Control code
1554834
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780760796412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1554834
  • (OCoLC)54939548
Label
Living world, written by Theresa Greenaway, Dr. Miranda Macquitty, Steve Parker, Susanna Van Rose
Publication
Note
The material in this book originally appeared in the Eyewitness Books series published by Dorling Kindersley
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Earth: What makes up the earth? -- Early ideas about the earth -- Cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- Properties of water -- Realms of ice -- Building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- Challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- Formation of the ocean floor -- Exploring the interior -- Earthquakes and seismology -- Volcanology -- Mountain building -- Plateaus and rifts -- Weathering processes -- Life from rock -- Erosion -- Deposition -- Glaciation -- Age of the earth -- Naming the earth -- Ocean: Oceans of the past -- Oceans today -- Life in the oceans -- Waves and weather -- Sandy and muddy -- Soft seabed -- Rocks underwater -- On the rocks -- Coral kingdom -- Life on a coral reef -- Sea meadows -- Predators and prey -- Homes and hiding -- Attack and defense -- Jet set -- Moving along -- Ocean travelers -- Twilight zone -- Darkest depths -- On the bottom -- Vents and smokers -- Diverse divers -- Underwater machines -- Ocean explorers -- Wrecks on the sea bed -- Harvesting fish -- Ocean products -- Oil and gas exploration -- Oceans in peril -- Seashore: World of the seashore -- Shaping the shoreline -- Profile of the shore -- Living on the edge of land -- Plants of the sea -- Green, brown, and red seaweeds -- Holdfast habitat -- Shells of the shore -- Gripping the rock -- Inside a tide pool -- Tide-pool fish -- Flower-like animals -- Tentacles and stings -- Stars of the sea -- Borers and builders -- Hard cases -- Unusual partnerships -- Disguises -- Life on a ledge -- Feeding by the sea -- Visitors to the shore -- Beachcombing -- Studying our shores -- Pond & River: Spring plants -- Spring animals -- Early summer plants -- Early summer animals -- Midsummer plants -- Midsummer animals -- Pond in autumn -- Pond in winter -- Freshwater fish -- Trout -- Waterfowl -- Water birds -- Rushes and reeds -- Reed bed -- Waterside mammals -- Frogs, toads, and newts -- Hunters in the water -- Floating flowers -- Plants at the pond?s surface -- Underwater weeds -- Dragonflies and damselflies -- Insects in the water -- Freshwater shells -- Head of the river -- Life along the riverbank -- River?s mouth -- Saltmarsh -- Study and conservation -- Jungle: What is a rain forest? -- Tropical rain forests -- At the top -- Forest canopy -- Forest floor -- In the water -- Epiphytes -- Climbers -- Central American jungles -- Sweet success -- Seed dispersal -- Dusk to dawn -- South American jungles -- Beside the water -- Hidden dangers -- Nature?s architects -- House and home -- African jungles -- Medicines -- Forest apes -- Hunters and killers -- Tropical Asia -- Disguise and warning -- Tricks and traps -- Flying high -- Australasian rain forests -- Jungle produce -- Explorers -- Under threat -- Desert: What is a desert? -- What is a desert made of? -- Rocky deserts -- Seas of sand -- Water in the desert -- After the rains -- How plants survive in the desert -- Insects -- Reptiles -- Birds -- Mammals -- Adapting to desert life -- Ship of the desert -- Camel regalia -- Domesticated animals -- Dwellings -- Food and drink -- Men?s costume -- Women?s costume -- Desert brides -- Jewelry -- Spinning and weaving -- Arts and crafts -- Exploring the desert
Control code
1554834
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780760796412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1554834
  • (OCoLC)54939548

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