Nat­u­ral His­tory Mu­seum Book of An­i­mal Records

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - BOOKS -

By Mark Car­war­dine Fire­fly, 256 pages, $20 THIS Bri­tish cof­fee-ta­ble book does for mam­mals, birds, rep­tiles, am­phib­ians and in­ver­te­brates what Guin­ness has done for hu­mans — de­fined their won­der and diver­sity in the records they set at ev­ery­thing from whisker grow­ing to long­est liv­ing. Great pho­tos and as­ton­ish­ing ffacts abound.b d IIt is the per­fect gift for trivia nuts, but es­pe­cially for kids, who can be in­tro­duced to it as a pic­ture book and then keep it as a ref­er­ence book.

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