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Porpoises

Andrew J. Read

Porpoises

by Andrew J. Read

  • 26 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Colin Baxter Photography in Grantown-on-Spey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Porpoises.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography: p72. - and index.

    StatementAndrew Read.
    SeriesWorldLife library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19801104M
    ISBN 101900455609
    OCLC/WorldCa42700585

    : SCIENCE SQUAD: PORPOISES IN PERIL (PAPERBACK) COPYRIGHT () by Scott Foresman and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(6).   People use the terms dolphins, porpoises, and whales to describe marine mammals belonging to the order Cetacea (from the Greek work ketos, “large sea creature”), and often use them interchangeably. The orca, or killer whale, for example, is actually .

      In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. Porpoises. [Andrew J Read] -- An illustrated introduction to porpoises, discussing the appearance, behavior, ecology, and life history of the animals, and providing information about some of the conservation problems they face. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ;.

      A third of the way through Mark Haddon’s new novel, The Porpoise, a character succumbs to a failing , who spent his boyhood reading science books Author: Charlotte Higgins. Porpoise, any of seven species of toothed whales distinguishable from dolphins by their more compact build, generally smaller size (maximum length about 2 meters, or feet), and curved blunt snout with spatulate rather than conical teeth. In North America the name is sometimes applied to dolphins.


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Porpoises by Andrew J. Read Download PDF EPUB FB2

As novels go, The Porpoise is one of the weirder ones I've encountered. How could it not be, considering it contains narratives set in the present day, ancient Greece, and Elizabethan England (each having something to do with the other).

Not to mention (but I will) some magical realism/5(). Dolphins and Porpoises is a book with the straight facts. Unlike other scientific books, Dolphins and Porpoises is easy to understand, but still gives you the information that you need. It is ideal for research, or pleasure reading.

There are also many descriptive diagrams to explain slightly hard-to-grasp concepts on Porpoises book and by: Porpoises by Andrew Read is a non-fiction book about marine animals that are constantly mistaken for Dolphins, the porpoises.

This book tells us about these animals. In the book, it says that there's five species of porpoises and one is endangered/5. Book of the day Fiction The Porpoise by Mark Haddon review – a fantastical voyage This stunning novel based on the legend of Pericles navigates myth, imagination and the power of Author: Justine Jordan.

This educational information book about dolphins and porpoises is packed full of fun facts, interesting differences between the species with good illustrations.

It is written in an easily readable style and is packed full of photographs and depictions to assist with learning.5/5(10). Porpoise Books On July 2, July 2, By bookramblings In Sets and Series One of Penguin’s few publishing disasters was Porpoise Books. SCIENCE SQUAD: PORPOISES IN PERIL (PAPERBACK) COPYRIGHT by Scott Foresman (Author) out Porpoises book 5 stars 1 rating.

ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. 2/5(1). This is an excellent book for referring to about whales, dolphins and porpoises.

It tells you about their behaviour, migratory paths and their size compared to a human. There are brilliant illustrations and this is a great comprehensive guide (in a portable size) for anyone interested in these wonderful creatures/5(67).

In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans that make their homes in the world's oceans. Drawing on decades of firsthand experience and a comprehensive familiarity with the current revolution in cetacean studies, Hoyt provides unique /5(13).

Name: _____ Dolphins and Porpoises By Guy Belleranti Porpoises and dolphins are fascinating and beautiful sea creatures.

They are in the group of whales called toothed whales. Many people think dolphins and porpoises are fish, but this is simply not true. They are mammals, just like dogs, cats, horses, cows, deer, and humans. The Porpoise (Audible Audio) Published May 9th by Random House Audiobooks Digital UK edition, Unabridged, Audible Audio, 11 pages.

Mark Haddon's latest novel, The Porpoise, inhabits a strange interstitial space between myth, fantasy, tragedy, and adventure. Among other things, it's a reimagining of the ancient legend of.

Author: Mark Carwardine; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» 'Everyone who loves the sea and what's in it should own this book.' Bill Bryson From the blue whale to the Indo-Pacific finless porpoise, this handbook is the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date reference to each of the world's 90 species of cetaceans.

Mark Haddon has written a terrifically exciting novel called “The Porpoise.” Could we just stop there. Almost anything else I say about this book risks scattering readers like startled birds.

• The Porpoise by Mark Haddon is published by Chatto & Windus (£). To order a copy go to or call Free UK p&p over £15, online orders only. Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals, all of which are classified under the family Phocoenidae, parvorder Odontoceti (toothed whales).

There are seven extant species of porpoise. They are small toothed whales that are very closely related to oceanic most obvious visible difference between the two groups is that porpoises have shorter beaks and flattened, spade Class: Mammalia. “The Porpoise,” with a nod to Shakespeare and the Greeks, updates the legend of Apollonius with a new focus on the story’s women.

A Dog's Porpoise book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When a bad storm throws Bangor, a harbor porpoise, off course, he /5.

DK Handbook: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises: The Visual Guide to All the World's Cetaceans (Eyewitness Handbooks) by Mark Carwardine (Dorling Kindersley )() is a wonderful reference book for all the cetaceans in both saltwater and freshwater environments. I /5. Full of humor and heart, A DOG'S PORPOISE asks readers to consider what it means to be a good friend, especially during tough times.

Readers will love this fact-filled and fascinating book about porpoises. This book takes readers beneath the ocean s surface to learn about one of the smallest ocean mammals the porpoise.

Readers will be introduced to porpoise anatomy and skills, as well as different species of porpoise. This book is an excellent addition to any life science. The Porpoise by Mark Haddon (Chatto & Windus $37) When "ancient Gower" enters at the start of Pericles, he comes "To sing a song that old was sung".

It is no. The Porpoise by Mark Haddon has an overall rating of Positive based on 23 book reviews.3/4(23).