LIFE AND DEATH IN NATURE by Seymour Simon

LIFE AND DEATH IN NATURE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Life seems to awaken in the spring,"" begins Simon unincisively, and he goes on to state that dead, decaying plants and animals act as nutrients for new ones; green plants use the sun to make food out of chemicals; and animals prey on and compete with each other. It all leads up to the concepts of cycles and the balance of life, and Simon suggests two home experiments, in coffee can and glass jar, as reinforcement. But the unaccented lifelessness of the lecture and the gracelessness of the one-color illustrations of pained-looking young nature observers dampen the message.

Pub Date: Nov. 8th, 1976
Publisher: McGraw-Hill