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The Amazing Coelacanth

A fascinating book that teaches you all about a fish from the dinosaur era, thought to be extinct, until 1938.  Written by Mike Bruton an Ichthyologist, and science educator, this book is aimed at 9- 14 year old curious mind.

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SKU: 9781775845027

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Description

The Amazing Coelacanth is a fascinating book for the older Child to get stuck into. Fantastic illustrations, photographs, and text are found to engage the little scientist. This unique fish was thought to be extinct, and only known from its fossil record; until 1938; when Professor J.L.B Smith rediscovered it on the East London coast, South Africa.

Features about The Amazing Coelacanth book

This book will explain more about the first live Coelacanth, and how it lives in modern times.  You can also learn how it evolved over thousands of years, and the impact these facts have on our knowledge as to how the human mammal evolved.  Learn about its different appearance, and lifestyle to other bottom-dwelling fish. Read how, and what this massive fish eats, and what eats it!

About the author

Mike Bruton was born in 1946, and educated in a town called East London, a city found along South Africa’s east coast. He studied at Rhodes University under Professor J.L.B Smith himself, becoming an Ichthyologist.  Additionally, he qualified as a science educator, and author who specialises in fish biology, and conservation. He has given talks all around the world, and written a range of books about the Coelacanth, and other topics.  He has received multiple awards for his dedication, and contribution to science.

Size of the Book

28cm x 22cm x 1cm / ( 11″ x 8½” x ½” )

Order R1000 worth of items to qualify for free shipping to your door anywhere in South Africa.

Transit times depend on your location:

  • Cape Metro – next day if your order is placed before 13h00
  • Gauteng & Durban – 2 to 3 days
  • Everywhere else – 2 to 4 days depending on your location

 

Feel free to email us should you require any further information.

We offer free delivery to the USA:

  • USA – free for orders over $400 – 7 days to your door
  • Canada – 7 day shipping is calculated at checkout – subject to additional GST & PST which is billed on arrival
  • UK – 7 day shipping is calculated at checkout – subject to 20% VAT which is billed on arrival
  • EU – 7 day shipping calculated at checkout – subject to EU VAT which is billed on arrival
  • Australia – 9 days – may be subject to 10% GST which is billed on arrival
  • NZ – 9 days – may be subject to 15% GST which is billed on arrival

Should you require further information about shipping charges, please feel free to contact us at info@childrenshouse.co.za

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Further Reading and Reference Material

  • Read about the Coelacanth more in depth for adults and teachers.

Additional information

Weight 0.300 kg
Dimensions 28 × 22 × 1 cm

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