Giants of Land, Sea and Air, Past and Present
by David Peters
Publisher: Random House 1986
Number of pages: 38
A superbly illustrated book of the biggest animals, both living and extinct, that have inhabited the world. The animals are all drawn to scale, as are the humans included in each picture to show proportion. This makes any number of comparisons possible.
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by Bertha Morris Parker - Row, Peterson and company
Studying the distant suns is a great strain on the imagination. If you are to get a true picture of the stars, you will have to imagine temperatures so high that the temperature in the center of a furnace fire would be cool beside them.
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