The Galapagos Islands (Rosen Publishing Group"s Reading Room Collection) by Greg Roza

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Published by Rosen Publishing Group .

Written in English

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  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Galapagos Islands,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Natural history,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11428348M
ISBN 100823937143
ISBN 109780823937141

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Take Your Time: A Tale of Harriet, the Galapagos Tortoise by Eva Furro and Donna Jo Napoli and illustrated by Laurel Molk. Where Are the Galapagos Islands. by Megan Stine was a particularly fun read for me because we have been there. We were on a cruise around the various islands that make up the Galapagos and went ashore every day to see and photograph many of the strange creatures described by the author/5.

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Galápagos, The Islands That Changed the World by Paul D. Stewart Stewart and co-authors, associated with the BBC natural history unit, present the natural and human history of the islands in this wide-ranging, beautifully illustrated book, the companion to the BBC series.

The Beak of the Finch by Jonathan Weiner. Charles Darwin, his book “The Origin of Species”, and the theory of evolution will always be associated with the Galapagos Islands.

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The Galapagos archipelago is located about 1, kilometers ( miles) from continental Ecuador. It includes more than islands, islets, and rocks populated by a diversity of wildlife.

Charles Darwin’s book, The Voyage of the Beagle, cast a spotlight on the Galapagos, which he called “a little world within itself, or rather a satellite.

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Mary Hepburn, a widowed biology teacher, artificially inseminates the fertile females with the sperm of her lover, Captain Adolf von Kleist. The Galapagos Islands. [William Russell] -- Describes some of the animals living on the Galapagos Islands including the giant tortoise, the flightless cormorant, and the marine iguana.

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Johanna Angermeyer, American-born author and artist, is the author of the critically acclaimed My Father's Island: A Galapagos Quest (now in its 9 reprint) and children's picture books, (illustrated by the author): "Is Your Mama An Iguana?" and "How The Booby Got Its Feet".

An exhibiting artist and lecturer on Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, the author lived for many decades in the UK but. Getting Around Galapagos Islands The best way to get around the Galápagos Islands is by boat.

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All in all, the archipelago consists of 19 islands and dozens of islets and rocks that dot a vast area of.

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