The Natural History Book

The Ultimate Visual Guide



A spectacular and exceptionally well-illustrated guide to everything on Earth. From rocks to redwoods, microbes to mammals – this is a dazzling visual introduction to our planet’s treasures.

Filled with more than 5000 species and in-depth studies of animals, plants, fungi, microorganisms, rocks, and minerals, it’s the ultimate celebration of the world’s extraordinary diversity of life.

Planet Earth’s eclectic wildlife and endless wonders come to life in the most spectacular way in this monumental compendium of Earth’s natural wonders. Compiled by a team of professional wildlife experts working with the world-renowned Smithsonian Museum, this comprehensive nature book was 5 years in the making!

From the evolution of nature to the classification of species, The Natural History Book begins with a general introduction to life on earth. The next chapters form an extensive and accessible catalogue of species and specimens – from flowering plants to reptiles – interspersed with fact-filled introductions to each group and in-depth profile features.

Additional information

Weight 2930 g
Dimensions 28.8 × 24.3 cm
Language English
Year of publication
Pages 648
ISBN 9780241393345

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