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Shell

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 8.7 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
IG: Illustrated Guide 1240L
Fountas & Pinnell:
W
Description
When we comb the beach for shells, we very rarely consider the creatures that once lived inside them. This dazzling collection of specially commissioned photographs opens our eyes to the variety, complexity, and beauty of shells and their inhabitants. This fascinating book reveals the variety of subjects that can be called "shells," and looks in detail at the unusual animals that live within them - from limpets to sea urchins, and from crabs to terrapins. It examines the habitats where shells can be found, and shows us shell fossils from millions of years ago. Several of the specimens featured were photographed alive; others come from specialized museums collections and are seen here for the first time; all are reproduced with such clarity of detail that they give us a new insight into the strange and wonderful world of shells. Shell is an exceptionally clear and informative visual guide. it presents a fascinating insight into these mysterious creatures, their past and present, and their everlasting appeal.
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ISBN:
9781465409034
9780394822563
9780789465580
9780394922560
9780756669294
9780789458308
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.7, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
IG: Illustrated Guide 1240L
Fountas & Pinnell:
W
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Grouping Title shell
Grouping Author arthur alex
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-20 04:46:59AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-09 04:51:07AM

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subject_facet Shells, Shells -- Juvenile literature
title_display Shell
title_full Shell / written by Alex Arthur, Shell / written by Alex Arthur ; [special photography, Andreas von Einsiedel, Dave King, Colin Keates], Shell [electronic resource] / written by Alex Arthur
title_short Shell
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