The Nature Handbook

The Nature Handbook : A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors

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This guidebook takes the concept and format of a standard field guide in a new direction. It is designed for anyone interested in nature, explores the natural world through a series of observations based on general themes including-- relationship of size and shape, adapatations, distribution patterns, behavior, and diversity of life forms. Readers will learn about plants, animals, and habitats, as they discover the pleasure of understanding organisms and patterns in the environment.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 277 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 839.16g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous colour halftones, 2 tables
  • 0195179293
  • 9780195179293

About Ernest H. Williams

Ernest H. Williams, Jr. is Leonard C. Ferguson Professor and Chair in the Department of Biology at Hamilton College (NY). He is co-author of The Butterfly Book and editor and co-author of A Marsh for All Seasons.show more