Life On Earth: The Greatest Story Ever Told

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Item#: 9780008294281
Author Attenborough, David
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A new, beautifully illustrated edition of David Attenborough's ground
eakingLife on Earth.David Attenborough's unforgettable meeting with gorillas became an iconic moment for millions of television viewers.Life on Earth, the series and accompanying book, fundamentally changed the way we view and interact with the natural world setting a new benchmark of quality, influencing a generation of nature lovers.Told through an examination of animal and plant life, this is an astonishing cele
ation of the evolution of life on earth, with a cast of characters drawn from the whole range of organisms that have ever lived on this planet. Attenborough's perceptive, dynamic approach to the evolution of millions of species of living organisms takes the reader on an unforgettable journey of discovery from the very first spark of life to the blue and green wonder we know today.Now, to cele
ate the 40th anniversary of the book's first publication, David Attenborough has revisitedLife on Earth, completely updating and adding to the original text, taking account of modern scientific discoveries from around the globe. He has chosen beautiful, completely new photography, helping to illustrate the book in a much greater way than was possible forty years ago.This special anniversary edition provides a fitting tribute to an enduring wildlife classic, destined to enthral the generation who saw it when first published and
ing it alive for a whole new generation.

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A new, beautifully illustrated edition of David Attenborough's ground
eakingLife on Earth.