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Extinctopedia : discover what we have lost, what is at risk, and how we can preserve the diversity of our fragile planet / written by Serenella Quarello ; illustrated by Alessio Alcini ; translated by Margaret Greenan.

Quarello, Serenella, (author.). Quarello, Serenella Translation of (work): Estintopedia. (Added Author). Alcini, Alessio, (illustrator.). Greenan, Margaret, (translator.). Quarello, Serenella Estintopedia. English (Added Author). Smithsonian Institution, (sponsoring body.).

Summary:
"Every living creature contributes towards the richness and beauty of our planet. Each one has a reason to exist, from the giant panda to the pygmy possum, and if we lose them, it will be forever. Extinctopedia tells a complex story, not just of those who are extinct, but also of those in greatest peril, with explanations of what threatens their survival. It is also a story of hope-hope for animals who have been rediscovered, hope in the form of newly-discovered animals, and hope that we might hear the warning call and act to preserve the amazing biodiversity of our fragile planet for future generations to come. Extinctopedia provides a fascinating catalog of life on earth and encourages the reader to find ways of preserving the incredible diversity of species, so we may all thrive and life itself can endure on this amazing and beautiful planet"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781636550725
  • ISBN: 163655072X
  • Physical Description: 59 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Red Comet Press, LLC, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from cover.
Original title: Estinctopedia.
"Smithsonian"
"First published in Italian by Camelozampa ©2022"--Page facing title page.
Includes index.
Language Note:
In English, translated from the Italian.
Subject: Extinction (Biology) > Juvenile literature.
Endangered species > Juvenile literature.
Mass extinctions > Juvenile literature.
Extinction (Biology)
Endangered species.
Mass extinctions.
Genre: Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams County Library System.

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New Oxford Library J576.8 QUA (Text) 35740636071243 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -


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