Author:David Attenborough


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The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

By: David Attenborough

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins / BBC: 1984

Seller ID: 234738

ISBN: 0002191393

Condition: Very Good Condition

Nowhere on our planet is devoid of life. Plants, animals and man thrive or survive within the extremes of climate and almost infinite variety of domicile which it offers. Single species and often whole communities, adapt to make the most of ice-cap and tundra, forest and plain, desert, ocean and volcano. The adaptations are sometimes extraorfinary: fish which walk or lay eggs on leaves in mid air; snakes that fly; flightless birds that graze like deer; and bears which grow hair on the soles of their feet. In The Living Planet, based on his BBC television series, David Attenbourough's searching... View more info

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Life on Air

By: David Attenborough

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, BBC: 2003

Seller ID: 245156

ISBN: 0563487801

Condition: Good Condition

Sir David Attenborough is Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. His career as a naturalist and broadcaster has spanned nearly five decades and there are very few places on the globe that he has not visited. In this volume of memoirs David tells stories of the people and animals he has met and the places that he has visited. Sir David's first job - after Cambridge University and two years in the Royal Navy - was at the London publishing house Hodder & Stoughton. Then in 1952 he joined the BBC as a trainee producer and it was while working on the "Zoo Quest" series (1954-64) t... View more info