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A Beginner's Guide
to Ireland's Seashore

Helena Challinor; Susan Murphy Wickens;
Jane Clark; Audrey Murphy

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A Beginner's Guide to Ireland's Seashore is a 208 page pocket-sized guide, suitable for beginners of all ages. With the help of this book you will be able to explore the wonders of marine life on the shores around Ireland.

The guide contains colour photographs of 125 animals and plants; their Common, Scientific and Irish names; clear and simple descriptions, including colour, size, habitat and location on the shore.

It has an introduction to each of the main groups of animals and plants on the seashore, with illustrations, highlighting important features. It also introduces the various types of shore and their different environments, helping you to understand why certain animals and plants live there.

ISBN: 1 87049296-X (size 5.5" x 4" - 208 pages)

Price: 7.00

plus postage: Ireland - 1.00

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