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Nature's Treasures: Tales Of More Than 100 Extraordinary Objects From Nature


Main Details

Title Nature's Treasures: Tales Of More Than 100 Extraordinary Objects From Nature
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Ben Hoare
Physical Properties
Dimensions(mm): Height 285,Width 235
Category/GenreNovember Teen Books
November Teen - Non - Fiction
November Childrens Books
November Childrens - Non-Fiction
ISBN/Barcode 9780241445327

Publishing Details

Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Imprint DK Children
Publication Date 18 November 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom


Extraordinary stories from nature by best-selling author Ben Hoare, told through a captivating array of more than 100 natural objects The world is filled with curious objects made by plants, animals, and even by the Earth itself. Dive into this collection of more than 100 intriguing items from the natural world and discover the stories behind them. Learn how bristly mouths help huge whales capture tiny animals, how minute scales make butterflies shine in the sunlight, and how studying a leaf skeleton can tell us how it transports food. A bird egg, a lump of coal, a cacao pod, a mermaid's purse, a fossil, a pine cone, an owl pellet, and a chrysalis - all tell a story. Arranged into four chapters- Animals; Plants, fungi, and algae; Minerals and rocks, and Made by nature, objects are shown with truly stunning photography and colourful illustrations to help explain the science behind them. The lively descriptions by best-selling nature writer Ben Hoare explore the remarkable tales of each item and all are packed with fascinating information. Nature's Treasures takes you on a tour of our planet through commonplace-but-incredible objects made by nature itself. This book is for every inquisitive child who loves to spot things when exploring outside and wants to know more about the wonderful and mysterious natural world.

Author Biography

Ben Hoare is science writer and editor, and the author of the hugely successful An Anthology of Intriguing Animals and The Wonders of Nature for DK. He is passionate about nature and sharing his knowledge of the natural world.