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Looks at how plants and animals evolved from the earliest bacteria, discusses mutation, natural selection, dinosaurs, and mammals, and describes the development of human beings
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian
ea. vol: illus. by Lorenzo Orlandi. 57p. charts. diags. maps. chron. (History of Life on Earth Series). Facts on File. 1987. PSm $12.95. Grade 7 Up These two volumes are lavishly illustrated with full-color endpapers, drawings, maps , and charts, but are written in a cumbersome, awkward style. Anthropomorphism reigns: a hagfish is described as devouring its ``unfortunate victim''; and such strange usages as the ``discovery of feathers'' by birds during their evolution are commonplace. Neither volume contains an index. Although this field needs modern, up-to-date additions, these two do not fill the bill. Frances E. Millhouser, Arlington County Department of Libraries, Va.
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Book Description Facts on File, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110816015554
Book Description Facts on File, 1987. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0816015554