FROGS AND TOADS OF THE WORLD by Hilda Simon

FROGS AND TOADS OF THE WORLD

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Except for some introductory material on anatomy and a closing chapter on unusual breeding habits, this leisurely introduction to the world's anurans proceeds species by species, noting along the way unusual habits and adaptations--particularly coloration, which seems to be Simon's special interest. The prose--often redundant and overwrought in praise of ""attractive colors, musical voices, acrobatic talents, elfin proportions"" and other ""exquisite"" frog attributes--is offset somewhat by the appeal of Simon's luminous illustrations. Supplemental.

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1975
Page count: 128pp
Publisher: Lippincott